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How Louisiana Republicans Trumpeted the Big Lie: Rousing a Reckoning

As the U.S. Senate soon considers whether or not to convict former President Donald Trump for inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, we consider the complicity of his most ardent and influential supporters in Louisiana, a state that played a critical part in fomenting outrage by propagating the Big Lie. This is the first in a three-part series.

An Insurrection Born on the Bayou

In 1963, the nation was forever changed by the actions of a man who was born in Louisiana but moved to Texas. Today, as we piece together how the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol was organized, the country is now focused on the actions of a man who was born in Texas but moved to Louisiana.

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The third installment chronicling one family’s struggle to survive online schooling during the pandemic. CLICK HERE to read Part 1. And click HERE to read...
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How Louisiana Republicans Trumpeted the Big Lie: Rousing a Reckoning

As the U.S. Senate soon considers whether or not to convict former President Donald Trump for inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, we consider the complicity of his most ardent and influential supporters in Louisiana, a state that played a critical part in fomenting outrage by propagating the Big Lie. This is the first in a three-part series.

An Insurrection Born on the Bayou

In 1963, the nation was forever changed by the actions of a man who was born in Louisiana but moved to Texas. Today, as we piece together how the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol was organized, the country is now focused on the actions of a man who was born in Texas but moved to Louisiana.

Screentime for Corona: The Meltdown (part 3 of 3)

The third installment chronicling one family’s struggle to survive online schooling during the pandemic. CLICK HERE to read Part 1. And click HERE to read...