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Radical ALEC nullification bill set for vote in Louisiana Senate committee on Tuesday

By Robert Mann In my latest column for the New Orleans Times-Picayune | NOLA.com, I wrote about how Gov. Bobby Jindal has morphed into a “nullifier.” That is, someone who believes that the states can nullify and void federal laws and federal … Continue reading

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Bobby Jindal, nullifier? Would he block SCOTUS ruling on same-sex marriage?

By Robert Mann Almost every semester in one of my courses at LSU, I discuss Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. There’s a passage, however, that we always overlook: “I have a dream that one day, down … Continue reading

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My nomination for dumbest bill of the 2013 Louisiana legislative session

By Robert Mann In the annals of Louisiana legislative history, many a demagogic lawmaker has filed many a puerile bill. Perhaps each year some organization, maybe the Public Affairs Research Council (PAR), should present an award to the benighted legislator … Continue reading

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