SARGE: The Old School Tie

By:  The Sarge   A couple of weeks ago, I was speaking with a friend who is a higher-up in the Louisiana Republican Party. I got on his case concerning the tactical; and political operation Republicans put forth to project conservative values and positions on national and foreign policy. I think I hurt his feelings…

Scalise: GOP Needs Conservative As Presidential Nominee

  Louisiana congressman and House Whip Steve Scalise says the GOP needs a true conservative as the party’s next presidential nominee. He’s told POLITICO “I’d argue we’ve had moderates nominated the last few times and they haven’t won.” “Show me the last time a conservative has lost the presidency,” he told the political newspaper and…

Your Inheritance May Be a Strange Experience

By:  Bruce Biolovsky       A theme that dramas and soap operas have dwelled on is the spats people can have over what their ancestors may leave for them. Life imitates art has been my experience seeing relatives squabble over the dead carcasses, but some have taken the issue to heart in a new…

Louisiana Is Going To Have To Close Some Universities, So Let’s Discuss Which Ones

By:  Kevin Boyd     Louisiana has 14 four-year universities. Florida, with over four times the population of Louisiana only has 12 four-year universities. Louisiana can no longer sustain this many universities. The state’s many public universities is crowding out better options for Louisiana’s young people. Many states have steered kids, for their first two years of college,…