Ray Nagin’s final act | Gambit – Opinion writer Clancy DuBos says former mayor Ray Nagin’s testimony at his corruption trial reminded citizens of his narcissism and tendency to avoid responsibility: “Ironically, Ray Nagin’s biggest crime is one for which he was never formally charged: depriving New Orleanians of real, effective leadership when we needed it most.”
Scalise’s broad mission, he told CQ Roll Call, is “to help move leadership to a more conservative place.”
And while that could easily be the stated goal of every RSC chairman, Scalise now has an even bigger task before him: offering the American voting public a glimpse of what kind of policy Congress could send to the president’s desk if only there were a Republican Senate to help.
Oil industry, ‘Green Army’ at odds | The Advertiser – Environmental lawsuits could dampen the biggest energy boom in 40 years, according to Louisiana Oil and Gas Association President Don Briggs. Retired Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré says industries are not cleaning up the mess they make.
David Duval’s brief tenure at the claims facility has become one of the latest targets in British oil giant BP’s push to create the perception that the settlement program is rife with conflicts and wrongdoing on the part of its own staff, claimants and trial lawyers who sniffed out an easy payday after the 2010 oil spill.
A Truly Socially Inclusive School Benefits Everyone | Edutopia – A New Iberia school served as a case study in Project UNIFY, “Special Olympics’ effort to create a constellation of programs for schools and communities, focused on sports, that respects the dignity of all youth and empowers them to act as agents of change for young people with intellectual disabilities.”
Mark Moseley blogs at Your Right Hand Thief. Until mid 2014, Mark Moseley was The Lens' opinion writer, engagement specialist and coordinator for the Charter Schools Reporting Corps. After Katrina and...
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