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Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016
This is a tough column for me to write. My deadline in Nov. 3, and the publication date is Nov. 9. The election is Nov. 8, so by the time you read this, it will be over. We will know who is president as well as the outcome of a U.S. Senate race and U.S. House races, where there will likely be a runoff.
Monday, Oct. 10, 2016
So Trump flailed his arms about, dropping his wrist in a way that mimicked Kovaleski’s arthrogryposis disability, a chronic joint disease which limits the movement of his arms. Then in a silly voice, Trump said, “Ah, I don’t know what I said! I don’t remember!” But wait.
Monday, Sept. 12, 2016
Traditionally, after Labor Day is when political campaigns shift into high gear, and this election cycle will be no different. So you can get ready to be bombarded by political ads on your television and radio sets.
Monday, Aug. 15, 2016
While his supporters may think he is anti-establishment, not politically correct, and even funny, some comments he has made are no laughing matter. All the while, his campaign and party loyalists spin his dangerous and reckless pronouncements to justify supporting him.
Monday, June 6, 2016
By the time you read this, Louisiana legislators will have concluded their regular session and are in the throes of a special session, the second one called by Democratic John Bel Edwards in an effort to fill massive budget holes left by the two terms of Republican Gov.
Monday, May 23, 2016

It’s time to put people ahead of party

I was in a local liquor store the other day buying a little spirits to keep my spirits up when a man, perhaps in his late 30s, walked in looking to buy some high-end booze. He did a double take when he saw the price and immediately asked the clerk why the booze had gone up in price.
Monday, March 14, 2016

Also: The unsung heroes at the polls

My association with Chuck drew puzzling reactions from some of my Democratic friends. After all, Chuck was a dyed-in-the-wool conservative Republican, and his sharp pen often criticized Democrats from the national to the local level. I, of course, was a Democrat, so his views and mine often clashed.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
It was noted the chief and deputy chief were no where to be found as they hunkered down at their residences while their officers battled drunks and unruly people. The police officer identified the situation as total chaos. The arrest statistics released by the police department apparently do not reflect what really takes place.
Monday, Feb. 15, 2016

Why so much hype over two small states?

I have a daily ritual. If possible, at 5:30 p.m. every day, I sit down with a rum and coke with a little cherry juice added in to watch the national news followed by the local news. After that hour is over, I am either depressed, angry or befuddled. Sometimes all three.
Monday, Feb. 1, 2016
These are not the best of times for the Republican Party at the national or state level. Its candidates for president have put on an entertaining show, one that Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey would be proud of. The two candidates currently leading in the polls – billionaire Donald Trump and Texas U.

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