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Louisiana Republicans groping for response to Trump’s admitted sexual assaults

By Robert Mann The presidential nominee each Louisiana Republican leader has endorsed was exposed on Friday afternoon bragging about committing sexual assault. As first reported by the Washington Post, Donald Trump bragged in vulgar terms about kissing, groping and trying … Continue reading

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Donald Trump? Louisiana Republicans hardly know him

By Robert Mann Donald Trump? The name is familiar. He’s the GOP nominee? Well, I guess I support my party’s nominee. Next question. That, in essence, is where Louisiana’s courageous GOP leaders stand on the presidential race. Their nominee is … Continue reading

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Millenials mild about Clinton should be terrified of Trump

By Robert Mann I know you and your fellow millennials were wild about Sen. Bernie Sanders and many are now excited by Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson. As for Hillary Clinton, you think she’s shady and represents the past as … Continue reading

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North Korea may be plotting nuclear blackmail but don’t expect the press to ask Clinton or Trump about it

By Robert Mann A distressing event unfolded last weekend as the national political press was busy freaking out over Hillary Clinton’s pneumonia and her labeling half of Donald Trump supporters a “basket of deplorables.” In the cascade of this and … Continue reading

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‘We never lost that sense of humanity’: Col. Ed Bush’s photos of Katrina’s Superdome

By Robert Mann In the days after Hurricane Katrina in August-September 2005, then-Major Ed Bush of the Louisiana National Guard and a colleague, Sgt. Carlos Sanchez, took dozens of photographs of life inside the Louisiana Superdome, where they and hundreds of … Continue reading

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Remembering mercy, kindness in Katrina’s Superdome

By Robert Mann It was unmercifully hot outside the Louisiana Superdome around 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005. It was five days into the inhuman ordeal afflicting 40,000 New Orleans residents after Hurricane Katrina. Huddled in and around the … Continue reading

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‘Louisiana is strong. Our hearts are huge, our need is great’

By Robert Mann Everywhere I’ve been in Baton Rouge the past two days, I’ve witnessed remarkable compassion, grace and optimism. Much of this city and region remained under water on Monday. Tens of thousands are homeless. At least 11 are dead. … Continue reading

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