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August 05 06:37 AM
He wanted to be Louisiana's governor and he was running against Edwin Edwards. I was a bivocational pastor at the time, and, along with several other pastors, I met with the former Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan at a restaurant in Northwest Louisiana.
August 05 06:37 AM
A statement issued last week by Mark Woodward, a spokesman for the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics read in part, “The Mexican cartels are just pouring ice into this country in record amounts,” referring to black-market methamphetamine. “It’s simply just to feed the demand, which still remains very, very high for meth.
August 05 06:37 AM
No matter how hard Louisiana tries, it just cannot shake entanglements with David Duke. Some would call it a noose. But whatever, Duke is back gaining a lot of press as a candidate for U.S. Senator, as 24 candidates vie for the distinction of replacing retiring incumbent David Vitter.
July 29 07:13 AM
The turnout for a special funeral was a sight to see. Hundreds of motorcycles and police vehicles from all over the nation were lined up to honor a fallen hero in Baton Rouge. Police Officer Montrell Jackson was laid to rest as several thousand mourners, black and white, joined to pay tribute to a cop on his beat who was killed in the line of duty.
July 29 07:13 AM
Just seven months later, on Nov. 5, 2009, a Palestinian secondgeneration immigrant, Nidal Hasan, went on a shooting rampage at the army base in Fort Hood, Texas. He annihilated 13 people, but the U.S. Department of Defense called the carnage the result of "workplace violence," not radical Islamic terrorism.
July 29 07:13 AM
Here's what was accomplished: State government now has the second largest budget in Louisiana history (second only to the post-Hurricane Katrina days when state government was a mere conduit for the millions of federal taxpayer dollars that flowed through to help our people rebuild).
July 29 07:13 AM
As I have done many times before, I am going to use my prerogative to go in a different but related direction this week. It will still be about meth, but if you are looking for the next big meth bust or meth-fueled horrific act, I'm going to do something different today.
July 22 05:16 AM
Early Sunday mornings are a quiet time for me. I’m generally at a local coffee house in Baton Rouge looking over the morning papers for ideas to discuss on my midmorning syndicated radio program. Several police officers dropped in for a coffee break, and we visited about the aftermath of the recent Alton Sterling shooting.

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