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July 15 06:20 AM
Some 4,000 Republican delegates and party officials are converging in Cleveland this week, with Democrats heading for Philadelphia the following week. The old process of picking national candidates in the proverbial smoke-filled room has gone by the wayside in favor of party primaries.
July 15 06:20 AM
The nickname is a perfect fit. He can lie with the best of them. Over the years, he has fibbed his way into and out of trouble countless times. Still, he has had time to govern the state of Arkansas, lead the free world and become a gazillionaire. I've got to hand it to him.
July 15 06:20 AM
And I have also read what the “experts” want the public to believe — that the methamphetamine problem is blown completely out of proportion. They repeatedly state that the methamphetamine “hyperbole” is nothing more than some right-wing conspiracy created simply to imprison poor people who have not really done anything harmful.
July 08 07:04 AM
There is a perception around the country that high-profile shootings are considered the norm in Louisiana. Nine police officers were killed in the line of duty last year, more than in any other state in the nation. New Orleans regularly heads the list of the highest murder rate in the country.
July 08 07:04 AM
By his own admission, on July 19, 1996, he drove 26-year-old Kristi Gwen O'Pry to his family property in southwest Shreveport and strangled her. Not satisfied to just kill her, he proceeded to have sex with her corpse three times and then cut her body into pieces with a saw.
July 08 07:04 AM
I also discussed how the increases in dopamine can begin to slowly damage the very brain cells that release the pleasure chemical in different parts of the brain, including the frontal cortex.
July 01 05:29 AM
"If you lost your home to foreclosure during the national credit crisis, check our Unclaimed Property database to see if you're owed some money," said Treasurer Kennedy. "We just deposited more than $2 million that is owed to folks in Louisiana. We want to get this money back to you.
July 01 05:29 AM
Scientists say that meth increases levels of the brain pleasure chemical called dopamine more than any other pleasurable activity. Other drugs also increase dopamine – that’s why people enjoy using them, too. But methamphetamine increases dopamine three or four times more than even cocaine or morphine.

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