Tag Archives: Stephen Waguespack

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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LABI leader caught on video: ‘Paycheck protection’ bill is ‘fatal spear to the heart’ of teacher unions

By Robert Mann To hear its supporters describe it, the so-called “pay check” protection bill recently approved by a Louisiana House committee is all about saving tax dollars and giving government workers greater choices for paying their monthly union dues. … Continue reading

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This is what happens when a college professor criticizes LABI

You get your job threatened by the former chief of staff to Gov. Bobby Jindal. @tegbridges @RTMannJr that must have taken all work day to write..I guess tenure reform for taxpayer funded bloggers might be a good start. — Stephen … Continue reading

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Why LABI’s silence on Jindal’s higher education cuts?

By Robert Mann You would think that the state’s largest business organization would be alarmed by the looming devastation of Louisiana’s colleges and universities. After all, college graduates help drive Louisiana’s economy. Young people with diplomas earn much more than … Continue reading

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Homophobes and bigots

I wonder if American-Press columnist Jim Beam and LABI President Stephen Waguespack are comfortable having their columns prominently featured on a website that is so blatantly bigoted and homophobic? I guess we’ll soon find out.

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