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July 27, 2017 - 10:12 am
Have we been transported into a Bizarro World of politics? Bizarro World is a fictional planet appearing in DC comics where the Bizarro code states, “ Us do opposite of all Earthly things. ” In the Bizarro World , everything is opposite of what we are accustomed to in a normal world. Up is down;...
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July 25, 2017 - 10:51 am
For years, the Fox News Channel has dominated the world of cable news by consistently attracting an audience larger than CNN and MSNBC combined. There has been a cosmic shift in the ratings, though; and it’s important to understand why. Fox News suffered the setbacks of Megyn Kelly’s exodus from...
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July 24, 2017 - 11:51 am
She is sitting outside of the church I attend every Sunday morning. I give her money every week I see her. I didn’t know her name; but we did occasionally talk and she would always share things, like what’s going on with her health or someone on the street she knows or that her birthday was coming...
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July 21, 2017 - 10:44 am
The person at the intersection is holding a sign asking for money. The person appears to be homeless and usually shows obvious signs that he, or she, has not been in a situation to maintain basic hygiene. Our reaction to that person at the intersection can range from empathy to outrage. We can be...
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July 19, 2017 - 10:28 am
It’s a famous highway; and at one time before the I-10 was completed, it was the route everyone took going east or west through southern Louisiana. It’s Highway 90, and I remember as a kid driving with my family along Highway 90 whenever we went to the Mississippi or Florida Gulf Coast beaches...
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July 18, 2017 - 9:58 am
Overnight in Washington, D.C., the promise to repeal and replace Obamacare died suddenly. There had been talk of its deteriorating condition, but there was still hope the Trumpcare bill would make it. Some Republicans were with the bill as it breathed its last breath; others had already begun to...
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July 17, 2017 - 10:27 am
Every day the local news includes stories about murders, shootings, armed assaults and armed carjackings; and every day honest citizens from the city and the surrounding areas are vowing to stay away from New Orleans. Many of those who do continue to come to the city express new fears, and the...
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July 14, 2017 - 10:42 am
“Once again, we are witnessing the dark side of social media.” That was the observation made by Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania during a press conference detailing the arrests of three teenagers for physically and sexually assaulting a 23-year-old woman in a Facebook Live video. Chief Papania...
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July 12, 2017 - 10:16 am
The criticism of rock stars who use their stage at a concert to promote a political agenda or to bash or condemn a president comes from those who say, “I came to the concert to hear their music, not their politics!” Often that criticism comes from those who disagree with the views expressed, and...
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July 11, 2017 - 10:57 am
It’s not surprising that the number of registered Democrats in the state of Louisiana has decreased over the past 16 years. A new analysis from JMC Analytics shows that there has been a significant decrease in the number of registered white Democrats while the number of registered white Republicans...
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