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The Re-Election Of Gov. Edwards

The Re-Election Of Gov. Edwards

Michael Kurth December 5, 2019 Comments Off on The Re-Election Of Gov. Edwards

Louisianans just re-elected John Bel Edwards as their governor. It was a close race that drew a great deal of national attention, including three visits to the state by President Trump — who won

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Post-Election Analysis

Post-Election Analysis

Michael Kurth November 7, 2019 Comments Off on Post-Election Analysis

On Oct. 12, Louisianans went to the polls and cast their ballots for candidates for state and local offices. It was the first stage in Louisiana’s electoral process, in which candidates who receive more

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What In The World is Going On?

What In The World is Going On?

Michael Kurth October 3, 2019 Comments Off on What In The World is Going On?

A great deal that is comment-worthy happened in the first two weeks of September. To begin with, President Trump cancelled a meeting at Camp David with leaders of the Taliban to discuss the withdrawal

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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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The Economics Of The Border Wall

The Economics Of The Border Wall

Michael Kurth December 21, 2018 Comments Off on The Economics Of The Border Wall

The signature pledge of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign was that he would build a “big, beautiful wall” along our entire border with Mexico to keep out illegal immigrants. It had tremendous appeal to his

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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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Cultural Appropriation And The Intolerant Left

Cultural Appropriation And The Intolerant Left

Michael Kurth November 16, 2018 Comments Off on Cultural Appropriation And The Intolerant Left

Megyn Kelly was recently fired by NBC. The stated reason was that in an on-air round table discussion about appropriate Halloween costumes, Kelly seemingly defended “cultural appropriation” when she noted that wearing “blackface” or

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Death By Drugs: Part 1

Death By Drugs: Part 1

Michael Kurth September 21, 2018 Comments Off on Death By Drugs: Part 1

The Origin Of The Opioid Crisis By Micheal Kurth August 31 was International Overdose Awareness Day. Events were held around the world to raise awareness of drug-related deaths. The United States has the highest

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Do Campaign Slogans Matter?

Do Campaign Slogans Matter?

Michael Kurth September 10, 2018 Comments Off on Do Campaign Slogans Matter?

  Pundits have cited many factors for Donald Trump’s surprising victory in the 2016 presidential election: the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia; Trump’s use of Twitter and social media in general; low

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