Don't rush election seasons

The news is so depressing these days some psychiatrists are advising their patients to quit watching the

State government flaws exposed

News about Louisiana state government has been extremely disappointing and depressing lately. Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration continues to make headlines with its budget gimmicks and Medicaid and food stamp miscues. Questionable action or inaction

Seniors not getting best care

Writing anything critical about nursing homes is guaranteed to generate a quick and strong reaction from those in the industry. If you don’t hear from individual nursing home owners, you won’t escape the feedback from Joe Donchess, executive director

Politicians play voting games

Political parties are going to extreme lengths to control their majorities in Congress and in the individual states. Unfortunately, they are using the voting process to suit their questionable purposes just as the nation is preparing to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Party leaders in Congress want to enhance their election chances in November and in the 2016 presidential race. It’s all about who is going to control the political process.