Gusman plays race card: sign of desperation? Vitter gets tough on banks

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Other critics, such as conservative pundit Quin Hillyer, argue it is an overbearing, top-down approach: “Common Core stands as an unwitting invitation for the federal government to dictate local curricular choices, with potentially objectionable results.”

Talk of possibly removing the elevated I-10 along Claiborne to achieve economic and social revitalization of the area strikes some as odd, if not disingenuous, considering the elevated expressway was erected despite the protest of mostly Black residents and business owners who foretold that plan would signal a downturn for their communities.

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