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View of Baton Rouge From the Top of the State Capital

The top of the State Capital building in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is something I never get tired of going to. You get a wonderful view of the city, and Mississippi River.

Louisiana

Den Tandt: As media, we struggle with our Rob Ford addiction

Here’s what we’ve discovered, so far, from Rob Ford’s comeback: We in the media still adore him. That’s not to say we feel affection or regard for the man; the opposite is mainly true. 920 more words

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His Message Still Rings True

Huey Long’s Share Our Wealth Speech

In a national radio address on February 23, 1934, Huey Long unveiled his “Share Our Wealth” plan, a program designed to provide a decent standard of living to all Americans by spreading the nation’s wealth among the people. 837 more words

Politics

SHOTS HEARD 'ROUND THE WORLD

June 5th in history:

Only two U.S. Senators have been assassinated while in office.  One was Huey Long of Louisiana.  The other was Robert F. Kennedy, shot on June 5th, 1968, just moments after giving a victory speech at a Los Angeles hotel on the night he won the California presidential primary. 165 more words

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