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Jim Beam column: Assassination turmoil averted

Every American was lucky Saturday when a would-be assassin failed in his attempt to kill former President Donald ...

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Jim Beam column:Traffic cameras are targeted

Members of the current Louisiana Legislature know motorists don’t like speed cameras or similar devices that catch speeders ...

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Jim Beam column: Landry reshaping Supreme Court

Louisiana legislators did some damage to the state’s public records laws at their last session, but they also ...

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Jim Beam column:Vitter paved way for Landry

Former U.S. Sen. David Vitter of Metairie built the state’s Republican Party into a major political force and ...

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Jim Beam column: School choice now top priority

Louisiana’s Legislature continues to reduce the role that public schools play in educating the state’s young people in ...

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Jim Beam column:Don’t expect new candidates

Many Americans who were watching Thursday night’s 90-minute debate between Democratic President Joe Biden and former Republican President ...

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Jim Beam column:How about the 10 Bill of Rights?

Much is being written about the new Louisiana law requiring that the Ten  Commandments be placed in every ...

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Jim Beam column:Contributions buy results

I have always been amused to hear politicians say that campaign contributions don’t influence the way they vote. Most ...

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Jim Beam column:News from a story collection

Artificial intelligence (AI) is as foreign to me as it was when I first heard it mentioned. A ...

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Jim Beam column:Pet project system is unfair

A city councilman in an area parish asked  me a question in an email message I have never ...

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