Neelyism (noun): a scripted aphorism made by chronic kibitzer and soundbite machine Sen. John Neely Kennedy.
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In a wide-ranging discussion with The Bayou Brief, Mark McKinnon- the Texas political guru- talks about Buddy Roemer, Beto O’Rourke, and Edwin Edwards.
Alleged Russian agent cozied up to former Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal.
In his clashes with the press, the Kingfish used legislation, slander, and even physical force to control the message.
Louisiana’s greatest asset is its multiculturalism, but the state’s greatest liability is arguably a more defining characteristic: Bigotry and intolerance are still the most powerful organizing forces in state and local politics.
Mardi Gras in New Orleans should be unifying, not divisive. This year, the “Lost Causers” and the “Chadders” tried their best to ruin the fun.
Edward Snowden appeared virtually via Google Hangout for a compelling discussion about surveillance, and why he risked his life to leak information to the press.
For 74 years, a full-length movie, shot in color, had been hidden away in the library of First United Methodist Church in Alexandria, uncovered only once during the mid-1980s and then lost again, until now.
Louisiana’s Bill Cassidy
“We want to bypass conventional thinking,” Khan explained. “Our fundamental structure is flawed. You should own, but own sustainably.”
“Going tiny is not about square-footage as much as its about freedom. If a house costs $15,000, it’s a game-changer.” At $300 per month, you can own a $15,000 house in five years; at $150 per month, you can own in 10 years and take it wherever you want to go.