Wedding is another milestone

A granddaughter who has brought extra meaning and purpose to our lives and made them richer and fuller is getting married this weekend. I have been fortunate to be able to chronicle the major developments in Jessica’s life.

GOP needs to one-up president

Like what he did or not, President Obama has definitely put Republicans on a spot. You aren’t going to hear any of them admit it, but his executive order shielding illegal immigrants from deportation put the ball in their court.

Democrats deserted Landrieu

Finding anyone who thinks U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu has a shot at winning a fourth six-year term on Dec. 6 is

Higher ed takes another hit

Pity the future for higher education in Louisiana. It is now the major target when it comes to cutting the state budget. Health care had been a victim as well, but much of it got favored status when voters approved two amendments on Nov. 4.