Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Monday, January 22, 2018
Monday, January 22, 2018
Sunday, January 21, 2018
Sunday, January 21, 2018

How on earth did you think it was remotely acceptable to put a picture of a padlocked and chained dog sitting in the straw being warmed by a halogen lamp on the front page of the Metro section in Baton Rouge? I would like to chain and padlock you …

Friday, January 19, 2018

Your editorial, “Our Views: Anti-Israel move under false pretenses,” must be labeled a “quick and dirty” laced with expressions of abject ignorance and omission of historic context. You attacked the “resolution” unanimously passed by the New Orlea…

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Have you ever wondered that 2018 students are worse off than 50 years ago? Or that the United States has fallen to between 14th to 35th in the world in education? Have teacher's forgotten how to teach? Can you explain it except to say, politicians…

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

I’d like to see our Louisiana Legislature set working hours to start at 8 a.m. so lawmakers could enjoy the beauty of traveling to work in the massive early-morning traffic jam that they chose to not address by passing a gasoline tax to start impr…

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Monday, January 15, 2018

Having just been emotionally devastated buy our beloved Saints last second loss, and remembering our nation of millennials needing safe rooms and comfort dogs after the 2016 election, will New Orleans City Hall giver citizens days to mourn with pa…

It’s always depressing to read a glaring example of the straw man fallacy, but it’s particularly so when written in a newspaper of record by a professor of political science. In a column this week, Jeff Sadow essentially asserts that Fair District…

Monday, January 15, 2018
Sunday, January 14, 2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Friday, January 12, 2018

There have been quite a few columns discussing where the blame or credit, depending on which apologist wrote the piece, belongs for President Donald Trump’s election. For those who seem incapable of looking objectively at reality, I would like to …

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Hearing President Donald Trump talk about how smart he is and, in fact, being a genius, reminded me of a couple of quotes from my French teacher, Madame Cappel, at Marksville High School back in the 1960s. She said, “It’s a sorry rooster who crows…

We now know that Robert Mueller's investigation into the Trump campaign's alleged collusion with Russia has uncovered enough evidence to file charges and make arrests. There is no longer any question that President Donald Trump and his associates …

I learned in freshman economics that flat taxes such as sales taxes are the most regressive of taxes. The reasoning is this: poorer taxpayers pay a greater percent of their income, and the poorer the taxpayer, the greater the percent going to taxes.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Michael Hale gets a lot of letters published in The Advocate. Too bad most of what he writes is a regurgitation of left-wing fake news. His letter, headlined “to know economics, read the paper,” is another perfect example. Several of his facts are…

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Michael Hale is at it once again with the liberal talking points in his recent letter, headlined, "to know economics, read the newspaper." He starts off by saying that Robert Hebert gets a lot of letters published. If that’s not the pot calling th…

It seems to me that in today’s society, political parties are far more interested as to which party is in power versus what is best for our country. Take, for example, what we just experienced in the past nine years — a historical vote that put th…

Monday, January 08, 2018

I have a recurring dream about a train racing down a steep track, out of control, weaving from side to side, jumping off the track more than on it, picking up speed every second, going faster and faster down this steep hill toward an abrupt bend i…

In light of the recent accusations and negative press directed toward Louisiana State Police Superintendent Col. Mike Edmonson and his family, let's take a moment to recognize and thank him for his service and protection in serving the citizens of…

Sunday, January 07, 2018
Friday, January 05, 2018

Louisiana Appleseed is grateful The Advocate highlighted some of the serious problems that result in neighborhoods which contain a high density of blighted property. As noted in a recent article, heirs who fail to care for land when the original o…

Thursday, January 04, 2018
Wednesday, January 03, 2018

I think Danny Etling deserves a big thank you from the LSU Tiger faithful. Etling went out every day to work and gave his all every time he stepped on the field. He is the epitome of the quote from the movie Rocky V: "You, me, or nobody is going t…

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

The writer of a previous letter bemoans that he has spent 40 years listening to Republicans complain about the deficit and national debt. Does he find that a despicable position? Did doubling the national debt under former President Barack Obama d…

Thursday, December 28, 2017