|Taxpayers shouldn’t have to fund stem-cell horror studies
April 18, 2007 at 2:05 pm
The U.S. Senate has debated two very different bills on stem cell research. One bill, submitted by Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid, calls for the federal funding of research that kills human embryos.
|Melancon lashes out: Prez is dead wrong about storm help
April 18, 2007 at 1:59 pm
U.S. Rep. Charlie Melancon commented on a draft policy paper from the Bush administration advocating that authorization for the Morganza to the Gulf hurricane and storm protection project be removed from an upcoming comprehensive water projects bill.
|International watchdog groups says ...
April 18, 2007 at 1:38 pm
Persecution of Christians is commonplace throughout the world but almost entirely ignored by the media.
|Bill Clinton ... George Bush ... John Tyler ... Richard Nixon - who do you think is the worst president ever?
April 11, 2007 at 1:47 pm
A question that seems to be on everybody's mind these days turns out to be: Is George Bush the worst President in American history?
|So who says insurance companies have to know enough about money to their bank accounts?
April 11, 2007 at 1:38 pm
A member of the "Crack Mullet Research Team" has raised an interesting issue.
|Keep the secret ballot in Union-organizing elections
April 11, 2007 at 1:36 pm
Secret ballot elections are the hallmark of democracy. This process has withstood the test of time not only because of its legitimacy, but because it has signified the democratic principles our country was founded upon: personal freedom and choice. What has worked so well in regular elections in our country has worked equally as well when workers decide whether or not they would like to affiliate with a union. The secret ballot has given workers a level of protection from intimidation when they choose whether or not to be represented by a union.
|Al Gore’s hiding a few INCONVENIENT TRUTHS of his own
April 04, 2007 at 2:09 pm
Hollywood praises Al Gore for revealing what the media elite consider to be “inconvenient truths.” But the fact is, at some point, Mr. Gore needs to face a few inconvenient truths of his own.
|It’s time to face the reality of the N.O. criminal justice system
April 04, 2007 at 2:07 pm
This week as I watched the news on the New Orleans television stations, I couldn't help but note the contrast between rhetoric and reality.
|Don’t balance federal budget on backs of Louisiana farmers
April 04, 2007 at 2:03 pm
Louisiana has a strong agricultural history, and these farming traditions continue to play a major role in our economy.
|Louisiana has spoken: now for some ACTION
March 28, 2007 at 4:20 pm
A public outreach campaign to get input on the state's hurricane recovery effort generated a lot of response and a surprising degree of agreement, says an official who has been working on a rebuilding plan.
|Protecting our right to bear arms - senator weighs in
March 28, 2007 at 4:17 pm
On March 12, the U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia overturned Washington D.C.’s long standing ban on firearms as a violation of the Constitutional rights of D.C. residents.
|States force HPV vaccine on school-age girls ...
March 28, 2007 at 4:11 pm
Americans continue to be indoctrinated with the false idea that the government has our best interests at heart and we should trust them to do what’s best for us.
|Another day, another dead in The Big Uneasy
March 21, 2007 at 1:22 pm
As I write this, New Orleans has recorded at least its 42nd murder in the first 77 days of the year.
|Here’s a republican you can count on to keep U.S. strong
March 21, 2007 at 1:14 pm
By Nathan Tabor/Special to the Herald-Guide
One lesson that I’ve drawn from the 2008 Presidential campaign is that America needs a fresh face. As much as Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama may try to portray themselves as agents of change, they so monopolize the media spotlight that many of us have already grown weary of them and their rhetoric.
|Stop immigration COLD - arrest employers who hire illegal aliens
March 21, 2007 at 1:12 pm
By JOHN COX/Special to the Herald-Guide
If you want to get rid of the drug problem, you don’t focus on arresting 10 million casual pot smokers. You go to the source, the drug cartels.
|No delays needed in coastal restoration
March 21, 2007 at 1:08 pm
Last week after this newspaper extolled on the need to quick start coastal restoration projects if we are to save south Louisiana, we learned that groups planning the restoration have different views on how it is to be done. Scientists have criticized the preliminary draft of the Coastal Restoration and Protection Authority as being confusing and misleading.
|Herald-Guide has done it again
March 07, 2007 at 3:01 pm
Praise and more praise for the Herald-Guide
|Willowridge expansion and healthy wetlands - are they compatible?
March 07, 2007 at 2:43 pm
Dear Editor, I wanted to make local residents aware of a proposal to destroy nearly 80 acres of wetlands on the west bank of St. Charles Parish to add a 200-home subdivision in an area with no hurricane protection levee.
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Court tosses out 75-year sentence - 955 views
A 43-year-old man who was sentenced to 75 years in jail for molestation of a juvenile and sexual battery will be retried after his sentence was thrown out by an appellate court due to a technicality.