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August 21 10:54 AM
Once again, rumors have surfaced that Shreveport City Councilman Sam Jenkins will run for mayor rather than seek reelection to his District G council seat. A few months ago, Sam had two false starts at events scheduled to announce his candidacy for Shreveport’s top elected job.
August 21 10:54 AM
The roads we travel are always full of warning signs. For example, when you travel through the mountains in the state of Arkansas, you might see a sign that says: WATCH OUT FOR FALL- ING ROCKS. Or, elsewhere, you might see a sign that says: SLIP- PERY WHEN WET.
August 08 09:49 AM
I don’t like his politics. I don’t like his theology. I don’t like his worldview. I don’t like his view of America. I don’t like what he’s DOING to America. I don’t really much like HIM. I think he is arrogant. I think he is narcissistic. don’t like him, but I love him, because that’s what Jesus tells me to do.
August 08 09:49 AM
One of the problems with the federal Affordable Care Act (called “Obamacare” by the president himself) is the way it’s paid for: with $700 billion of taxpayer money taken from Medicare. Many Louisiana officials, myself included, have criticized this.
August 08 09:49 AM
Speaking with a close friend regarding this issue, we came to the conclusion that the services provided by our sanitation workers ranks above fire and police protection. Imagine if your trash and garbage was not picked up and allowed to accumulate; your health would be in serious jeopardy.
August 08 09:49 AM
In what will be the battle of the lawsuits, the city of Shreveport and Calvin Grigsby (actually Grigsby & Associates Inc.) have squared off against each other over the termination of Grigsby’s financial service contract with the city for the re-structuring of the city’s bond indebtedness and marketing of the $165 million of municipal bonds.
August 01 09:57 AM
Ollie Tyler’s mayoral campaign hypes her “great success” as the Caddo school superintendent during her tenure (July 1, 2003 — July 31, 2007). And in fact, Tyler claims that her administrative experience in Caddo (and in Baton Rouge/New Orleans) make her the most qualified candidate to be Shreveport’s next mayor.
August 01 09:57 AM
Unless you just parachuted in from Mars, you've probably seen media reports about the retirement bill recently passed by the Legislature and signed by the governor (Act 859) that boosts the retirement benefits for a small number (allegedly two) of Louisiana State Police Troopers.
August 01 09:57 AM
Twenty-six years ago, after almost 12 years with the Louisiana State Police, I graduated from LSU Law School and, immediately after passing the bar on my first attempt, was hired by then nationally acclaimed District Attorney Henry Brown as one of his prosecutors.
August 01 09:57 AM
As you watch events unfold in the Middle East, never take your eyes off Israel. What Israel does and what Israel says is always important. What other countries say about Israel and what other countries do about Israel or to Israel is always important..

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