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Age discrimination

“You’re too old – and you’re fired.” No one deserves to be ousted from their job, passed over for promotion, or denied access to training

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Federal involvement in New Orleans

As a Republican, I’m an unlikely Obama supporter (being Black, aside) but Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s recent comments about an alleged lack of federal involvement in

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We can stop this
Another summer evening erupts in gunfire, only this time it happens on what the world considers to be our stage, Bourbon Street. In the midst of summer celebrants and fun-seekers ...
Common Core
Louisiana students deserve the same opportunities as children across the United States, and for too long we have let our education standards lag behind. That is why Governor Jindal’s attempts ...
The American Wilderness Act
I grew up in the St. Bernard Housing Development of New Orleans, about as far as one can get from Yellowstone National Park. But as a young man while still ...
Education: The key to breaking the cycle of poverty
A recent survey by the National Adult Literacy Council reported that three-fourths of all welfare recipients perform at the lowest levels of literacy. It is important to understand that poverty ...
Letter to Editor: Gov. Jindal signs SB 469
Governor Piyush Jindal signed Senate Bill 469 into law on June 6, 2014. This legislation is governance at its worst: poorly written, for the worst of reasons, with no public benefit, ...
Monopoly utility companies must not abuse their customers
I do my best to stand firm in my beliefs. Through the years I have had many people compliment me for speaking out, even if they don’t always agree with ...
No fracking
Helis Oil &Gas, LLC has proposed to expand exploration, and possible development, of the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale south of the existing shale production into St. Tammany Parish, LA. ...
Immigration reform is a win-win
I recently received my Doctorate in Science Edu­cation from Louisiana State University. I am now teaching science in the Iberville Parish School System.

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