Could Melania Trump Actually Be A Russian Spy?

October 19, 2020

There have been conspiracy theories before that Melania Trump is a Russian agent. Business Insider called the theories “shaky” but failed to debunk the idea thoroughly. I have zero documented evidence to show that she is, but what I will be presenting here is speculation – based on uncovered Russian intelligence operations that have been […]

Senate Report: Trump Team Actions Interfered in Obama’s Diplomatic Effort

August 18, 2020

A report released today by the Republican-led intelligence committee concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a Russian hack of the Democratic Party during the 2016 presidential election in an effort to help Donald Trump become the president. In the more than 1,000 page report, the committee finds that Putin intended to “harm the Clinton […]

Louisiana Struggles With Testing Supply Chain as COVID-19 Cases Rise

July 16, 2020

A shortage of raw materials needed for machines used to process COVID-19 tests led to testing sites and hospitals in New Orleans and across the state scaling back available testing, even as COVID-19 cases are spiking. According to data from John Hopkins University, Louisiana once again has the fastest rate of COVID-19 case growth in […]

Poll: Vast Majority Support Stay-at-Home Order in Louisiana, Despite Economy

May 6, 2020

According to an LSU Manship School Survey of Public Relations, the “re-open” protests on television might be overblown. In fact, Louisiana residents actually poll like the rest of the country, largely opposing premature efforts to re-open businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.  Louisiana residents have expressed broad bipartisan support for measures slowing the spread of coronavirus. […]

Louisiana Republicans Disagree with President’s Plan to Reopen State Economy; Trump Praises Governor Edwards

May 2, 2020

On April 28, 2020, the Bayou Brief received an internal memo from Louisiana GOP political operative Jay Connaughton, addressed to Republican state Sen. Sharon Hewitt of Slidell, which was shared with other Louisiana Republican legislators. The memo outlined a series of talking points aimed at undermining Governor John Bel Edwards emergency orders to shut the […]

Tide Pod Trump Kills Satire: An Obituary

April 26, 2020

Our loving friend Satire passed away on April 23rd, 2020, when President Donald “Tide Pod” Trump raised the idea of shooting up Lysol, while inserting UV lamps rectally. Satire had a good run, what with helping put a mirror to civilization, and motivating people through humor, irony and shame to aim to improve themselves and […]

Democrats are United and Ready for War

April 15, 2020

Prolonging the Democratic primaries while we are trying to defeat Donald Trump is just like wasting time in-fighting with our allies while the greatest threat we all face enjoys a strategic advance over his opponents. The enemy is garnering universal support from his party much sooner, lending him an early advantage in the general election. […]

In a 10-Day Span, ICE Flew This Detainee Across the Country — Nine Times

March 31, 2020

This article was originally published in ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Less than two weeks ago, the Trump administration urged Americans to avoid nonessential travel to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Major airlines slashed their routes. All the while, Sirous Asgari took nine different flights around the country. None of […]

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