Opinion

A four-quarter fix

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You don’t put on a tuxedo to go to McDonalds and you don’t get on an airplane to visit your neighbor across the street. It would be silly to take such grand steps to accomplish something quite simple.

La. DA uses program to fund his foundation

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This is part 6 in a multi-part series about questionable behavior in Calcasieu Parish, reprinted from The Washington Post. The L.A.C.E. program is statewide and has been criticized and found to have many issues all across the state.

Socialist Democrat

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Anyone watching the Democratic debate last week may feel amused at the way the Democratic candidates tore into each other. In earlier debates it was like a group of canines walking around sizing each other out; sniffing and touching noses and being very cautious of each other. Now, think of the Caucus in Nevada as being a big piece of raw steak being tossed into the middle of the pack and suddenly the fangs came out and the animals tore into each other. The only winner in the debate was the big wolf sitting at the edge of the pit eating a wellcooked steak, President Donald Trump. The loser of the debate was the Democratic party as it continued to splinter.

A tale of 2 rankings

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Two recent sets of rankings about Louisiana’s economy and business climate send mixed messages about how attractive the state is to companies that want to invest here. Or do they? Sometimes you have to dig a little deeper to sort it out.

It's time to heal America

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Needless to say our country is in a real dilemma. The democrats and republicans don’t even speak to each other and when they do the dialogue is venomous and full of negativity. It’s amazing that the congress of the United States is able to pass any laws much less move a mighty nation forward. It is the resilience of the population that is ensuring that America remains the greatest nation in the history of the world.

Labor Dept. unveils new rule

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In January, the U.S Department of Labor (DOL) announced its new “joint employer” rule, which narrows the definition of joint employer under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the

The Chicken or the Egg—and the Rooster

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All species that propagate by sexual reproduction have two sexes, and every new organism arises from one male and one female gamete. Except in the rare hermaphroditic species, every organism

Simpler Times, Part 2

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In the previous article, I mentioned that as I “hit the memory replay button,” I wanted to share with you my recollections and take you on a series of trips