In the prologue to his compelling and evocative new memoir, former Louisiana Gov. Roemer candidly opens up about how his life has changed since suffering a stroke three years ago and why he was inspired to share the stories of his childhood home in south Bossier Parish.
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For the last two and a half years, Traigle has been living in Charlotte, North Carolina. A man who once seemed to be everywhere in Baton Rouge suddenly vanished and, until now, hasn’t spoken to anyone in the Louisiana media.
If Jeff Landry wants Louisiana to believe his decision to investigate New Orleans Mayor-elect Cantrell’s spending is credible and based on a legitimate concern for the public’s interest, then he should first account for his own.
John Mathis, a Louisiana Republican political operative with close ties to Jeff Landry, Garret Graves, Rob Maness, and John Kennedy, has a new mission: Helping to elect the alleged child molester in Alabama.
In the wake of the killing of Alton Sterling and officers Gerald, Garafalo and Jackson, I encountered some who lamented, “This is not who we are.” My response was simply, “This is exactly who we are.”
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.
One thing is for certain: Russel Honore does not mind telling you why he’s totally unimpressed, even if it means boot-stomping all over the self-aggrandizing talking points offered by city, county, and state elected officials on both sides of the political aisle.
These monuments don’t belong where people of all races go to seek justice, fairness and equality, because we all can agree that the Confederacy never stood for that.
In Louisiana, the oil and gas industry sells two products: Energy and fear.
Baton Rouge police union liaison John Delgado referred to beneficiaries of B.R.A.V.E. funding as “young gang-bangers” after a contentious Metro Council meeting. The lack of attention to his comments highlights the city’s large racial divide.