Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Louisiana”

Donald J. Trump = Edwin W. Edwards

Understanding the appeal of a brash, roguish populist

Posted January 24th, 2016

View From Your Birthday Table

Starhill, Louisiana

Posted January 3rd, 2016

View From Your Table

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Posted December 27th, 2015

So That Was A Thing That Happened

A birthday cake, an accidental shooting, blood on the street, fainting — you know, the Christmas Eve usual

Posted December 24th, 2015

A Christmas Eve Scorcher

T-shirts, shorts, humidity, mosquitoes, air conditioner: ‘Bah, mudbug!’

Posted December 24th, 2015

A Surprise Early Christmas Gift

What’s that hiding in the woodpile? Oh, that’s right, we live in Louisiana

Posted December 17th, 2015

Louisiana Elects a Democratic Governor

John Bel Edwards whips David Vitter. Start of something new down South?

Posted November 22nd, 2015

Fun With Louisiana Political Ads

Vitter turns to Duck dynast to save flailing campaign; Edwards dives headfirst into the mud

Posted November 13th, 2015

Democrat Far Ahead in LA Governor’s Race

David Vitter’s unpopularity may deliver Bayou State governor’s mansion to Dems

Posted November 2nd, 2015

Louisiana Governor Showdown

Don’t be shocked: the Democrat might win this

Posted October 26th, 2015

Louisiana’s Next Governor: A Democrat?

Vitter’s personal corruption, and Jindal’s toxification of the GOP brand, imperil the party’s hold on the governor’s mansion

Posted October 14th, 2015

The Secret History of Father Maloney

A brave Yankee priest who defied white supremacists on the bayou

Posted September 8th, 2015

Capt. Higgins, Pale Rider

St. Landry Parish’s top crimefighter is going to take you to hell, bad boy

Posted September 3rd, 2015

The Horrible Blessing of Katrina

Hard to admit it, but for many poor New Orleanians, the hurricane made their lives better

Posted August 18th, 2015

Can Your Grocery Store Do This?

Only in the South … and only in south Louisiana

Posted August 16th, 2015

Rome: A Long Way from Leeville

Why the papal encyclical doesn’t matter to coastal Louisiana Catholics

Posted June 18th, 2015

Farewell, Fannie Bell

Blaze Starr moves on to the Eternal Burlesque

Posted June 15th, 2015