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Posts tagged “Louisiana”

Walker Percy & The Trumpening

What would Percy make of American politics this year?

Posted March 30th, 2016

LA Welfare-Dependent Film Industry

When the Bayou State stopped paying Hollywood to film in Louisiana, moviemakers hit the road

Posted March 29th, 2016

La. Republican Rends Partisan Garment

Bobby Jindal an ‘idiot’ says sheriff who endorsed him. Also: ‘To hell with Grover Norquist’

Posted February 24th, 2016

What Jindal Did To Louisiana

America, you dodged a bullet

Posted February 22nd, 2016

The State of the State of Louisiana

The hangover after the Jindal years

Posted February 16th, 2016

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