The Lafayette Consolidated Government is saddling the widow of Cpl. Michael Middlebrook with an additional $4,000 a year in health insurance costs, even though there is an easy solution. Their failure to do the right thing represents the very worst kind of government and betrays the community they serve.
Posts by: Lamar White, Jr.: Page 12
From the archives of CenLamar
Originally published on November 4, 2013
Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator recently generated national and international condemnation for comments that seemed to laud slavery.
But the real surprise is that the more interesting story is about a dog park.
There is a special irony to Whittington’s manufactured outrage. His decision hurts Dallas Hixson, a fellow Louisiana Republican and prominent donor, the most.
No candidate for any elected office has ever spent as much per voter in modern Louisiana history.
State Sen. Conrad Appel is an outspoken critic of trial lawyers. And yet he may be the legislature’s most prolific plaintiff.
But a wealthy businessman publicly undermining the civil justice system is not only hypocritical; it’s dangerous for our democracy and our environment.
Jimmy Kimmel eviscerates Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy. Here’s the full transcript.
As the country discusses the merits of the Cassidy and Graham proposal to repeal Obamacare, it’s worth remembering that Cassidy, the bill’s principal author and sponsor, could not produce the vast majority of time sheets documenting his work at LSU. This is still a problem, no matter how the Senator or LSU attempts to explain their highly unusual and ethically problematic business relationship.
The latest on the Saints from Nath.
The U.S. Chamber survey, which has been widely criticized for its sloppy and misleading methodology, has nothing to do with ensuring justice. Quite the opposite.