Louisiana’s Future: Wisconsin’s Election

April 7, 2020

The clearly wrong decision by the US Supreme Court allowing Wisconsin’s election to continue is going to a have a lasting effect. And Louisiana is fertile ground for similar attempts to corrupt an election. Wisconsin has been suppressing voters for decades. Most recently they have been doing this out in the open using courts packed […]

My Father’s Vote For Trump

December 14, 2019

In late November 2016 my parents were visiting us for my son’s birthday. It was one week after Donald Trump won the Presidential election. My nerves were shot, optimism gone, and a fearful panic of the next four years consumed my thoughts. But not my Dad’s. My father was an English Literature Professor, for 37 […]

Opinion: Democrats Can Do More

October 25, 2019

                        I know we enjoy gloating about the hot mess that is the Republican Party these days. Former GOP presidents warning the president about the people he places in his administration; and a former GOP speaker of the house saying “there is no Republican […]

The Way Out Is Through

October 16, 2019

I hope it was a wake-up call. Republicans now have super majorities, despite runoffs, in both the House and the Senate and they will use this to dictate what happens for the next four yearsincluding the intensely import 2020 census redistricting. Once again, Republicans are free to gerrymander us even further for the next decade. […]

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