Four and Counting

Louisiana Politicians

            New Orleans     This isn’t a race among the Republican majority in the US House of Representatives, it’s a some kind of a bad survival television reality show.  The big difference is that the subtitle on this show would be:  Survival of the Unfittest.  We’re watching such a downhill slide that we seem to …

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A New Twist in Recall Efforts

Ballot Elections Louisiana Municipalities

            London, Ontario         Initiated referendums and recall petitions were some of the great reforms of the Progressive Era in the United States one-hundred years ago.  In some states and many cities, these reforms have lasted since then, even if rarely used, offering some measure of accountability by citizens to protect themselves from malfeasance or abuse. …

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