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Charles Elson "Buddy" Roemer III, the 52nd Governor of Louisiana, former four-term U.S. Representative from Louisiana's Fourth Congressional District, and 2012 candidate for President of the United States, passed away on May 17, 2021 at the age of 77. The following excerpt from his memoir Scopena: A Memoir of Home was originally published in the Bayou Brief with permission of the author on Dec. 14, 2017.

Does A Proposed Change to Louisiana’s State Motto Honor the Union, Promote Justice, and Inspire Confidence?

Louisiana state Rep. Richard Nelson's proposal to adopt a new state motto offers an important reminder of the hazards of borrowing from the history of a place once torn asunder by a war to preserve slavery.

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The Stupid Party Rages On

Donald Trump didn't create a "new" Republican Party. He just plastered his brand on a faction of the party already dominant in the Deep South. As history reveals and as GOP leaders in Louisiana continue to prove, this isn't the "party of Lincoln." It's a party founded on and animated by the politics of racial segregation.

“Little” Joe Catalanotto: A Daughter Reflects on Hollywood South’s Independent Pioneer

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I Started a PAC to Defend Our Democracy Against Extremists Like Clay Higgins

Lafayette-based entrepreneur Ken Miller launches Blackthorn PAC to challenge the seditious and dystopian vision of America championed by a congressman who pals around with anti-government militia groups.

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The Epic Lives of Edwin W. Edwards, 1927-2021

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Joe Badon’s Cinema of the Weird

On the Northshore of New Orleans, where things can get fairly unremarkable from time...

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"I have always loved Louisiana, its people, its bayous, its land, and its eternal...

The House That Chep Built

13th Ward Ramblings on former Mayor Chep Morrison, and Mayor Cantrell's proposal to relocate New Orleans City Hall to Treme.

Jeff Landry Reports His Campaign Spent Over $120K for Alligator Hunting Tags. There’s Just One Problem.

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The House That Chep Built

13th Ward Ramblings on former Mayor Chep Morrison, and Mayor Cantrell's proposal to relocate New Orleans City Hall to Treme.

Jeff Landry Reports His Campaign Spent Over $120K for Alligator Hunting Tags. There’s Just One Problem.

Before he won his first election, a campaign for Louisiana's Third Congressional District in...
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