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Republican John Kennedy Wins Louisiana Runoff Election for US Senate

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 12:30pm 12/11/2016 at 12:30pm
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Republican John Kennedy has won the Louisiana runoff race for Senate, and the GOP now holds a 52-48 majority in the Senate.  Louisiana also elected two GOP House members, giving Republicans a 241-194 majority in the House.

Fox News reports:

Louisiana voters chose Saturday to send Republican state Treasurer John Kennedy to the...

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Feds Pressed to Restrict Sale of Crawfish Across State Lines

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 5:00pm 12/6/2016 at 5:00pm
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First they came for the mudbugs and I said nothing…actually, yes I did. We all know I always have something to say.

In any case, the latest push for MOAR government comes from Louisiana where a non-profit organization is urging the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to add Louisiana crawfish to the...

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Russia Asked State Department, Three States to Monitor U.S. Election

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 21, 2016 at 2:30pm 10/21/2016 at 2:30pm

Russian officials asked three states if they could attend polling stations during the Nov. 8 election while Kremlin propaganda sites like Russia Today reported that Russia’s Central Elections Commission even asked the State Department for permission to watch the polls.

The State denied a request even came through:

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Black Life In Louisiana Wants to Know: Where Are The #BlackLivesMatter rescue boats?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 1:00pm 8/24/2016 at 1:00pm

Legal Insurrection has chronicled the radical social upheaval pursued by Black Lives Matter, which seems to have enriched some of the participants more than accomplished anything worthwhile.

However, the lack of BLM response to the Louisiana floods now have some black Americans questioning the movement’s true motives. Jerry L. Washington, a former...

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Before and After: A Look at the Devastating Louisiana Floods

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 3:00pm 8/21/2016 at 3:00pm

Though its certainly not getting the same or even similar coverage as Hurricane Katrina, massive swaths of Southeast Louisiana are under water.

To appreciate just how severe the flooding is, take a look at these before and after shots compiled by the BBC:

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University of South Carolina Returns Favor to LSU, Louisiana With Flood Relief

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 4:34pm 8/20/2016 at 4:34pm

Last fall, Louisiana State University (LSU) reached out to University of South Carolina (USC) when their state had epic floods, offering them space and transferring their home stadium into USC’s home stadium. Now USC has decided to return the favor as Louisiana faces historical flooding that has killed 13

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Trump’s doing the “Presidenting” Obama won’t do

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 2:30pm 8/20/2016 at 2:30pm

I reported that the rains that hit Louisiana last week produced a “500 year flood” of epic proportions.

This week, the southern part of the state is still reeling from the storm’s devastating impact.

Approximately 280,000 people live in the areas that flooded, according to an analysis released Friday by the Baton Rouge...

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Epic Louisiana Floods Force Thousands to Evacuate

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 15, 2016 at 8:30am 8/15/2016 at 8:30am

While Milwaukee burned during race-based violence, thousands in Louisiana were forced to evacuate in the wake of historic rains that led to flooding.

More than 7,000 people have been rescued from their homes after massive floods swept across the state, and officials warned Sunday that even though the rain had subsided,...

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Shooting Deaths of Law Enforcement Up 78% in 2016

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 2:30pm 7/27/2016 at 2:30pm

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has found that shooting deaths of law enforcement has risen to 78% in 2016 from 2015. The majority of those officers died in “ambush-style killings.”

The report runs from January to July 20 and compares the stats from the same time period last year, which...

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Baton Rouge Shooter Described Cop Killings as ‘Necessary Evil’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 11:30am 7/21/2016 at 11:30am

Baton Rouge shooter Gavin Long described killing cops as a “necessary evil” and talked about taking action against law enforcement in his manifesto:

In the letter, Long said he expected people who knew him wouldn’t believe he would commit “such horrendous acts of violence.” He wrote that he viewed his actions as...

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Baton Rouge Shooter Ambushed, Targeted Cops

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 18, 2016 at 4:07pm 7/18/2016 at 4:07pm

The Louisiana State Police have confirmed that Gavin Long, 29, wanted to ambush and target law enforcement. He killed three cops on Sunday, leaving three injured:

“Our preliminary investigation shows that he definitely ambushed those officers,” Lt. J.B. Slaton, a public affairs commander for the Louisiana State Police, said Monday. “We are...

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Baton Rouge: Gavin Long Murdered 3 Cops, Injured 3

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 18, 2016 at 8:30am 7/18/2016 at 8:30am

On Sunday, at 8:40AM, Gavin Long from Kansas City, MO, opened fire in Baton Rouge, LA, killing three officers and injuring three more.

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Prostitutes over Patriots: Louisiana’s Gubernatorial Runoff Gets Nasty

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 6, 2015 at 7:50pm 11/6/2015 at 7:50pm

Well, I suppose this is one way to go.

Democratic candidate for Governor, John Bel Edwards unfurled one seriously nasty ad Friday, attacking his Republican runoff opponent David Vitter of “choosing prostitutes over patriots.”

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