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Why no GOP demand for budget cuts and efficiencies when Jindal was governor?

By Robert Mann “A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.” – Adlai E. Stevenson II There are days I wish that David Vitter … Continue reading

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Louisiana House GOP leaders go looking for fat – and find it in the classroom

By Robert Mann After waiting weeks to learn how they would eliminate the state’s $950 million budget shortfall, Louisiana House Republicans made their first move on Wednesday. It turns out a large part of our fiscal problem is that we spend … Continue reading

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Are Louisiana GOP lawmakers budget hawks or chicken hawks?

By Robert Mann After eight years of enabling then-Gov. Bobby Jindal as he mismanaged Louisiana’s budget process, isn’t it remarkable that some prominent Republicans in the Legislature have suddenly grown a backbone? Apparently, the gestation period for valor among certain … Continue reading

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Don’t Feed the Bully: advice for dealing with Bobby Jindal

By Robert Mann According to author Brad Tassell, his book Don’t Feed the Bully “is an important self-help book for pre-teens that is cleverly disguised as a hilarious, fictional novel. “ He says the book “provides practical advice to children on … Continue reading

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