Tomorrow we vote on thirteen amendments to the Louisiana constitution. In a futile attempt to make sense of the issues on the table, I’ve compiled a grid comparing the recommendations of every organization I could find, with links to sources for further reading. I’m probably voting for amendments 1, 2, 3, 7, 10, 12 and […]

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The Times-Picayune is calling Saturday’s election the “biggest election fiasco in modern Louisiana history.” This is not buried on the op-ed section. It’s on the front page. The article mentions an online petition but gets the name of the website wrong, so I thought I should post the link here in case anybody wants to […]

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There are two bills under consideration by the Louisiana legislature which have caught my interest. House Bill 1626 “prohibits wearing pants below the waist.” For obvious reasons, this bill has attracted the attention of people all over the country, and they are laughing at us. I even heard a segment on NPR this morning, during […]

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