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Appearing on Larry Kudlow’s program on Fox Business, Ambassador Robert Lighthizer, who served as United States Trade Representative in the administration of President Donald Trump, stated that …

Every year, 2 million Americans receive the dreadful news that they have cancer. Getting a handle on the devastating disease requires immediate and continuous treatment ranging from chemotherapy to …

This week, we celebrate the Declaration of Independence signed by the original 13 colonies 247 years ago. Quite a lot has changed since colonial times. Early colonist and then immigrants to the …

In Robert Bolt’s play “A Man for All Seasons,” the character of Sir Thomas More argues at one point that he would “give the Devil benefit of law, for my own safety's sake!" Defending the …

A recent article in Politico’s “Climatology” section is intensely disturbing, especially when taken to its logical conclusions. While the title on its own, “Can Hospitals Turn into Climate …

Clark Robertson: Acorns for Fall

If you’ve read some of my articles, you may know my favorite season is autumn. What’s not to love? Crisp cool nights and pleasant sunny days. Those three autumn days we get each year (five …

In Harrisburg, Republicans believe in creating a child-first, family-focused educational experience where every graduate is prepared for the opportunity to experience earned success. We understand …

Anyone who thinks smaller population states and conservative rural areas are as well represented by the Electoral College as blue states and liberal strongholds isn’t paying attention. I think …

I’m not sure Sly and the Family Stone were singing about south Louisiana when they recorded that song. We’re a little closer Glenn Frey’s “The Heat Is On.” It’s been on for a few weeks …

President Joe Biden’s big plans for the Federal Communications Commission, including the reimposition of so-called “net neutrality” rules that were rolled back during the Trump years, may …

As a result of President Joe Biden's marquee Inflation Reduction Act, for the first time ever the government has the power to tell drugmakers how much they are allowed to charge for their …

The New Orleans City Council may soon consider an ordinance intended to recognize city workers’ right to collectively bargain. Though it’s being sold as a benefit for workers, New Orleans …

The uncertainty rippling through America’s financial markets is a problem for many consumers. CNBC’s recent Financial Confidence Survey found that over 70% of Americans are feeling financially …

The heat and humidity are rolling in. Unfortunately, afternoon showers have been a little scarce. We’re reaching the time of year that pushes many of our flowering perennials to their limit. …

The financial collapse of 2008 was hard on everyone. While most people were hit by the aftershocks, minority communities faced the full force of the crisis. Why, then, would anyone want to tempt fate …

We were on a mission. Armed with a galvanized pail and rubber boots, we set out to scour the fence line that surrounded the cow pasture behind my grandparents’ house for every ripe blackberry. …

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Medicaid enrollment ballooned from 23 million to 95 million as eligibility requirements were relaxed and states were given financial incentives to expand Medicaid rolls. …

It’s difficult to admit, but apparently, I’m not qualified to wash my hair — at least, not in Louisiana. The state requires shampoo assistants in hair salons to receive a special permit from …

I am a Louisiana native who recently returned to Louisiana after spending a few years away at graduate school. I’ve reconnected with old friends who work in the private sector who also recently …

Clark Robertson: Harvest time

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9 NIV. My Mawmaw Lat knew vegetable gardening required constant …

(The Center Square) – Although the federal government will put tens of billions of taxpayer dollars into broadband infrastructure growth in the coming years, the regulatory scheme threatens to harm …

The federal government is set to award more than $42 billion in new grants to state governments this summer, with the goal of expanding high-speed internet access in areas that currently lack …

Clark Robertson: Prized Pumpkins

This past week, volunteers from the Livingston Master Gardener’s Association distributed pumpkin growing kits to more than 200 students in Livingston Parish who signed up for our pumpkin-growing …

Louisiana remains one of the top states hampered by sky-high prices amid a slow nationwide recovery from record inflation. The Pelican State is home to the fifth highest inflation rate in the country …

Chicago just elected an extreme progressive union organizer as its new mayor. Reports indicate the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) – an affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) – was …

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