On a television crime drama series last week, there was an episode about a young girl who was kept inside a small cage in her mother’s apartment. Her mother was off on a “drug binge” and had completely neglected her.
Even the most casual TV viewer has probably noticed a heavy, heavy divulge of James Stewart for DA commercials that started in the last week. And there’s good reason: $256,000 has been dumped by an out-ofstate liberal into the Stewart campaign.
Remember the 1970 song by Chicago? “Does anybody know what time it is? Does anybody really care?” Well, it’s close to Election Day in Louisiana, and it would seem by early voting and general lack of interest that Louisianans are not holding their breath to cast their ballot.
In context, I know of nothing more disheartening than the way our Caddo Parish governmental bodies dishonor and abuse us who pay their huge bills. This week served up a graphic example, this time — and not unusually — by our Caddo Parish public school system.
The articles I have written for our Finish 3132 Coalition are available, here: http://finish3132. com/Meetings-News/Elliott- Stonecipher.aspx The first, on May 8, 2011, was written one month after the Extension was effectively killed by the Northwest Louisiana Council of Governments.
Leave it to a preacher to ask a serious and relevant question about ways to save money in a state that faces a huge financial crisis. At a recent forum of candidates running for Lt. Governor in Louisiana, Pastor Lewis Richerson of Woodlawn Baptist Church in Baton Rouge asked an interesting question.
The list of judges includes two judges who were not on the court the entire periods and several judges who, because of age, don’t have CLE requirements. Settle fails to mentions that there are two types of travel: administrative and non-administrative, although he lumps them together.
Because of space limitations, the market only holds from 15 to 20 vendors, but, King said, “these are hand-selected vendors that have unique items. We don’t have any type of competition in the market, so we won’t need, like, two vendors selling the same thing.
If you have ever read one of my columns before, you may have seen that at the end of each week’s column I write that I want to help people struggling with meth. Yet practically all of my columns have focused on crimes and bizarre behaviors committed by people under the influence of meth.