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June 23, 2016

LOUISIANA BEHIND ON INTERNET ACCESS!

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Most of us take the Internet for granted. That is, if it is available and affordable for you. For millions of Americans, they are not on the web. Children are at a great disadvantage with homework if they can’t get on the web. So just how much a disconnect is there in America.? Check out my new column to see have far Louisianan and the U.S. has to climb. You can read my column now by going to the Red Flashing Box above, or by Clicking Here.




Weekend Radio Program Schedule!

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Radio lineup of guests will be posted Friday afternoon.




Campbell Brown: Why We Must Unite to Close the STEM Gender Gap

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Daughter Campbell is back in the news this week writing about the failure to seriously engage and support more girls in science, technology, engineering, and math classes. She says that the challenge for a just society is finding ways to remove systemic obstacles and erode cultural biases that devalue and limit opportunities for girls and women. Campbell is the co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of The 74. You can read her thoughts by Clicking Here.




June 16, 2016

LESSONS LEARNED: BASEBALL AND POLITICS!

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It’s early summer when many of us turn our attention to—well either baseball or politics. It’s hard in the current sports and political climate to watch both in the evening. Would you rather watch Trump and Clinton go at it, or see if the Yankees can edge out a winning season? So what is it for you-Politics or Baseball? I have a particular opinion; so if you want to read my take in this week’s column, go to the Red Flashing Box above, or Click Here.




June 15, 2016

Weekend Radio Schedule!

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Weekend radio is shaping up well with a variety of issues to discuss. Dr. Joe Alton joins us to discuss just what you should do if you are caught in a mass shooting. Timely after the Orlando tragedy. Then former Newsweek White House correspondent Clara Bingham will talk about how American life has changed in the past 30 years, and her new book Witness to the Revolution. See it HERE. And business consultant Lou Weiss will join me to discuss the rise of robots in manufacturing and in our future. So join us for an informative program. Check local listings for times and stations. See you on the radio.

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June 14, 2016

Walker Percy Weekend!

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Many readers who love Louisiana literature gathered this past weekend in St. Francisville, Louisiana to celebrate the live and works of novelist Walker Percy. He was, to me, a literary icon and many consider him to be America’s most significant Catholic writer. And he was passionate about Louisiana. So passionate that he took the time to give me some good advise about what he considered to be the insidious politics in the Bayou State years ago when I ran for Governor. Pictured above is photojournalist Chris Harris, Percy’s daughter Mary Pratt, Judge Steven Ellis who knew Percy well, and old friend and best selling author Jason Berry, along with yours truly, all who spoke at the festival. . By the way, St. Fransciville is one of the most charming small towns in America.  You can read a column I wrote about Walker Percy by Clicking Here.

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