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formerly known as The Louisiana Movement

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Featured Blog Posts (7)

Medicaid Expansion Letter Campaign

The following note is from the Louisiana Center for Health Equity and the related Helathcare for Everyone-Louisiana campaign:

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Added by Edward M. Behan on December 4, 2014 at 7:32pm — No Comments

Sitting Through the Lies

(c) by Mary Griggs

Most of us, even masochists, surround ourselves with people who respect us and support us. Not all of them will be like-minded but they will, generally, not denigrate us to our faces.

That’s why it can be such a shock to hear the voices of our enemies, as they spout lies in their testimony against laws that would protect lesbian,…

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Added by Mary Griggs on May 6, 2013 at 9:02pm — No Comments

I may be on a semi-sabbatical from politics for a while, but I' m still paying attention. Solidarity was the name of the game when we rallied at the state capitol in support of the public workers' un…

I may be on a semi-sabbatical from politics for a while, but I' m still paying attention. Solidarity was the name of the game when we rallied at the state capitol in support of the public workers' unions in Wisconsin two years ago. Lot of water under the bridge since then, but I think we still need to hang on to that notion. We are all in this together. . .



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Added by Edward M. Behan on November 7, 2013 at 12:35am — 1 Comment

"Momma's Lessons"

Momma's Lessons

A spoken word piece

Spirit broken, my little kindergartener lamented when a bully pulled the chair from under him in class.   His heart lay beneath the thud of his body.

Me?  I did what any southern bred mother would.  I told him to go back to school unafraid and unapologetic,  but if that little boy put his…

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Added by Dawn D. Collins, MPA on October 19, 2013 at 5:37pm — No Comments

Oil threatens our coast and more

Catastrophe command center for the oil flow "incident" is posted below. Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu provided this link with notice that if we wanted to help, this information would provide information and advice about what is needed and who to contact.

http://www.deepwaterhorizonresponse.com/go/site/2931/

Please bookmark this and spread the word. This…

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Added by Theresa Rohloff on May 2, 2010 at 7:50am — No Comments

The New War Against Women

We are twelve years into the new millennium and the battle for women’s lives is still being fought across the nation. During the last election cycle a number of social conservatives won their races for political office. At the time, they claimed their focus would be on the economy. Almost universally, however, they've focused on trying to turn back the clock on advances of women's rights.

 

Here are some examples of the recent legislation:

 

On February 16, 2012,…

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Added by Mary Griggs on February 21, 2012 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

The cook is in the house

The Cook Is In The House





By Michael P. Fagan

Slidell, Louisiana USA

05 March 2009





Them damn Mexicans... The blacks... Asians, don't get me started... Oh boy, Jews!



How many times have we heard this crap? More times than anyone cares to note and it's not only from one side but from all sides. Arabs talking trash about Whites who talk trash about Latinos who talk trash about Blacks who... we could go on forever. But I figured out the… Continue

Added by Michael P. Fagan on March 5, 2009 at 10:33am — 3 Comments

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