Tuesday, October 16, 2018

President Donald Trump is rolling back regulations on methane releases instead of promoting their capture, which can be done. The gas that is four times worse than CO2 in warming the earth and a hell of a lot longer-lasting.

Monday, October 15, 2018

I couldn’t agree more with Walter Babst’s letter of Oct. 11 regarding the last Monday Night Football Genesis halftime show. I am a Genesis owner and was once proud to be one. But after that inappropriate display, I am considering selling it. I wil…

Sunday, October 14, 2018

There has been a Parish Master Plan for land use in Ascension Parish since 1998. The plan was supposed to guide development into areas where it could be supported by existing infrastructure; roads, drainage and sewer. Nothing was further from the …

Friday, October 12, 2018

Imagine my shock after learning last week that former Gov. Bobby Jindal joined ranks as a board member of Florida-based WellCare Health Plans Inc. This group’s primary mission is providing government-sponsored managed care services primarily throu…

Recently, I have noticed articles in The Advocate about health care and some of the things U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy has been trying to do to reduce the cost of drugs, which is one of the largest costs in health care. I would like to applaud Cassidy …

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

One-party rule is a defining characteristic of many dictatorships. With the elevation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, the United States now has what is effectively a one-party political system. The Republican Party now has a lock on all t…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Approximately 13 years ago, I wrote a letter to The Advocate voicing my opinion about the discussion of establishing an Air Cargo Airport midway between the Baton Rouge airport and New Orleans International Airport in the Gonzales area. With my 29…

Congratulations to Drew Brees, and thank you. Thank you for coming to an old team with a new coach, and making us winners. Thank you for your resilience and quiet confidence in rehabilitating a devastating shoulder injury against the odds, and for…

Monday, October 08, 2018

I am writing to express my agreement with your view that U.S. Sen. John Kennedy's asking Judge Kavanaugh if he believed in God was theatrical and unnecessary, however, I must ask, when is it ever appropriate during a confirmation hearing, or at an…

Sunday, October 07, 2018
Friday, October 05, 2018
Thursday, October 04, 2018
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Monday, October 01, 2018
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Like it or not, socialism is back in fashion and gaining support among America’s youth. A recent YouGov survey found that 43 percent of respondents under the age of 30 had a favorable view of socialism, whereas only 32 percent had a favorable view…

Friday, September 28, 2018

Atrial fibrillation or “AFib” is not only the most prevalent heart rhythm disturbance but is also one of the most common heart conditions we as cardiologists encounter. In May 2018, the Louisiana Legislature passed a resolution requesting the Depa…

Thursday, September 27, 2018
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Tuesday, September 25, 2018