Independent Louisiana political analyst and demographer, based in Shreveport
Senator Barack Obama went to New Orleans five times to criticize then-President George Bush for failing to rebuild New Orleans or protect it from future flooding.
Oct. 15, 2009from Which Way, L.A.?
As a Senator, Obama went to New Orleans five times to criticize then-President Bush for failing to rebuild the city or protect it from future flooding.
Oct. 15, 2009from To the Point
The speeches have ended, the confetti's dropped and the candidates are hoping to translate the enthusiasm of the conventioneers to the electorate at large, especially the estimated 15%…
Sep. 5, 2008from To the Point
After finding herself abandoned by society after leaving prison, Susan Burton became the aid she and so many others in her position needed.
Apr. 12from Scheer Intelligence
Partisanship is more powerful than science, even for conservative environmentalists. They don’t buy warnings about an existential crisis.
May. 6from To the Point
Everyone’s lawyering up.
May. 15from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Hollywood's triumph in the global culture wars is a serious cause for concern at a time in which conglomerates and uniformity reign, argues French scholar Violaine Roussel.
May. 24from Scheer Intelligence
Democrats are divided: impeachment now or further investigations? Top aides don’t do what the president tells them.
Apr. 25from To the Point
More than 300 people died in a series of bombings at churches and high-end hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.
Apr. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic. It’s not just glacial melting and rising seas, but rising temperatures mean trouble for plants and animals.
Apr. 11from To the Point
Ken joined Josh Barro on this week's Left, Right & Center episode to discuss the Mueller report with Rich Lowry and Christine Emba
Apr. 19from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
President Trump has invited Iran to “pick up the phone and call” him. He’s also threatened the “end” of that country. It’s the latest act in a long international drama.
May. 23from To the Point