Guest columnists

August 26, 2014

That’s what friends are for

“When you face a crisis, you know who your true friends are.” The significance of this quote, attributed to Earvin “Magic” Johnson, plays out quite often […]
September 2, 2014

Strife emerges in LSU privatization deal

Only a year into privatization, a bitter feud has erupted from a deal that transferred management of LSU’s Shreveport and Monroe hospitals to a research foundation […]
September 2, 2014

Mission creep in Iraq

There are several reasons not to intervene militarily in another country’s conflict, even modestly. One is the potential for mission creep. We already could detect the […]
September 9, 2014

Jam-packed election causing new snags

When the doors closed on the candidate sign-up period for the fall elections, Secretary of State Tom Schedler said it seemed “crazier” than usual. A few […]