Our View

June 26, 2012

Summer fun found right out your back door

More than 24 million people visit Louisiana every year. They help directly sustain the lifestyles of more than 200,000 of our fellow residents and annually generate […]
July 3, 2012

OUR VIEW: July 4th requires America’s participation

Happy birthday, America. This is the occasion when we commemorate names of real people being placed on the Declaration of Independence, and sometime between parades, barbecues […]
July 11, 2012

Working poor all but forgotten this election

Louisiana native and Democrat political pundit James Carville will forever be associated with the phrase, “It’s the economy, stupid.” Although that is a variation of Carville’s […]
July 18, 2012

Locals to House: Pass the sugar, please

The U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee rejected, by a vote of 36 to 10, an amendment last Wednesday that would have undermined the U.S. sugar […]