Letter to the Editor

Louisiana taxpayers- have we got a deal for you!

You’re not really going to pay your Louisiana state taxes on time are you? Why on earth would you do that? Why not do what

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We can’t build a strong economy on a weak base

Let’s bring the spirit of Christmas to Congress. The last time the minimum wage went up was in 2009, and, as the owner of a

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Let’s Save L. B. Landry’s Legacy…
Something very disturbing happened in my community in August 2013. Two high schools allegedly became one; a merger took place between L. B. Landry (LBL) and O. Perry Walker ...
An open letter to Black leaders/parents
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist “My whole head went flying to the side! It was a hard punch,” said Phoebe Connolly of Vermont. “One kid came from the side and pretty ...
Why I represent the New Orleans immigrant workers who committed civil disobedience
In the 36 years I have been a lawyer, I have seen many people take brave moral actions. I have represented hundreds in Louisiana and across our country who ...
An Open Letter to Archbishop Gregory Aymond: Stand up to racism
Standing up to racism, front page, Clarion Herald by Peter Finney, Jr. September 14, 2013. Thanks for giving several examples to inspire us to speak out when ever ...
The financial risk of Charity Hospital ‘privatization’
The reason advanced by the Jindal Administration for privatizing Louisiana’s charity hospitals is that a private hospital like Lafayette General or Ochsner, for example, can manage a hospital more efficiently, ...
The Name Obamacare
Universal health care in the U.S. was proposed in a letter by Republican President Teddy Roosevelt in 1907. It was central to his campaign when he ran for president ...
Louisiana fails women
In a recent report released by the Center for American Progress titled “The State of Women in America,” Louis­iana was given an “F” and ranked 50th (dead last) among all ...
Shame on Gov. Jindal
At my school in Kolkata, far far away from the American Civil Rights Move­ment and the red hills of Georgia, “I Have a Dream” was an elocution favorite. Tutored by ...

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