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Jim Brown

Labor of love to vote!

People early voted in record numbers for Saturday’s first primary election. Here in Louisiana, election participation was up 25% over the gubernatorial election just four years ago. Predictions proved true that as many as 35% or more of total voters will cast their ballots before Election Day.

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Providing better solutions for individuals on Medicaid expansion

Dear Editor
The past several months have seen the emergence of numerous problems related to Louisiana’s Medicaid expansion to able-bodied adults. The Legislative Auditor reported late last year how an antiquated verification system left thousands of ineligible adults receiving Medicaid benefits. After outrage from the public and legislators, the Louisiana Department of Health removed tens of thousands of ineligible individuals from the Medicaid rolls, including nearly 1,700 beneficiaries with incomes of over $100,000 per year.

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Jim Brown

Who is going to win on election night?

With the Louisiana statewide election only a few days away, and with many voters already making their way to the polls, it would seem to be a good time for me to gaze into my crystal ball and make a prediction of just who will be successful after all the vote are tallied. As many of you regular reader well know, I generally am right on the money. (yeah, right!)

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Rich Manieri

More fiction than fact in Schiff’s performance

Adam Schiff – congressman, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, thespian.
Schiff’s dramatic reading of President Donald Trump’s phone call to the president of Ukraine was a tour de force by the California Democrat.
The performance had a little bit of everything. Sure, it was mostly made up, but what actor doesn’t take a bit of creative license?
Here’s my favorite part. Schiff’s reading in Trump’s voice:

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