Specht: Let’s put our best face on

In the 1970s television show, “Fantasy Island,” the lead character, Mr. Roarke, would introduce all the guests of the week, and their fantasies. It...

Specht: It’s time to get out and vote

No one likes taxes, especially me. However, they are a necessary evil, and actually can be quite beneficial if they are levied for the...

Waguespack: Time to reboot the boot

As a dad, one of my duties at home is to be a “fix-it” guy. While I may not be the handiest person out...

Analysis: Constitutional convention talk growing louder

So many of the rules controlling Louisiana’s taxes and government spending are locked up in the state constitution that some lawmakers think it’s time...

Senate abortion vote was puzzling, dangerous

The abortion debate has been a political football for years. However, the actions of Senate Democrats on Monday are puzzling to say...

(FREE) 30 miles from one of the ‘Biggest’ cities in America

Did you know you were less than 30 miles from “fat?” It’s true, according to a WalletHub study. Shreveport...

When free speech and social media collide

During a City Council workshop in March, Minden Mayor Terry Gardner declared, “You can’t win on social media. So don’t even engage...

Love/Hate

More musings from the Muse-meister... 1. I love my alma mater, but I hate what has become of the...

Bastrop newspaper closure strikes close to home

This one struck a little too close to home. After 150 years, The Bastrop Daily Enterprise in Morehouse Parish,...

I am a Trump Supporter

To the Editor:  I want all to know in Louisiana, America, and the world of my support for our...