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Government Megatrends

Government Megatrends

Michael Kurth August 15, 2019 Comments Off on Government Megatrends

Megatrends are sustained changes that shape our future. Globalization, urbanization, the application of technology, climate change and development of new energy sources are often cited as megatrends.  When it comes to government, I believe

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Trump And The Federal Reserve

Trump And The Federal Reserve

Michael Kurth August 5, 2019 Comments Off on Trump And The Federal Reserve

The Federal Reserve System, often referred to simply as “the Fed,” is our nation’s central bank. As such, it has a great deal of influence over interest rates and the amount of money circulating

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The Right To Life

The Right To Life

Michael Kurth February 21, 2019 Comments Off on The Right To Life

On Jan. 22, my wife Cathy and I participated in the Lake Charles March for Life. It was a chilly January evening with a forecast calling for rain, yet around 1,000 people showed up

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What Voters Are Concerned About

What Voters Are Concerned About

Michael Kurth January 24, 2019 Comments Off on What Voters Are Concerned About

If you tuned into Fox News, you might think the only thing voters care about is building Trump’s big, beautiful wall all along our southern border. If you switch over to CNN, all they

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Tips For A Happy Holiday Season

Tips For A Happy Holiday Season

Michael Kurth January 11, 2019 Comments Off on Tips For A Happy Holiday Season

With today’s political polarization, family get-togethers can be trying events. And the holidays are no exception. So I thought I would offer Lagniappe readers some tips for keeping the holidays happy and political arguments

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Patriots, Nationalists, Globalists

Patriots, Nationalists, Globalists

Michael Kurth December 6, 2018 Comments Off on Patriots, Nationalists, Globalists

At a recent campaign rally, President Trump made the following statement:  “A globalist is a person that wants the globe to do well, frankly, not caring about our country so much. And you know

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Chasing The High

Chasing The High

Karla Wall October 5, 2018 Comments Off on Chasing The High

Death By Drugs: The Opioid Crisis In SWLA A Lagniappe Magazine Roundtable NOTE FROM DR. MICHAEL KURTH   This feature is the second of my three-part series on the opioid crisis. In the first

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