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The trickle down lie

New York’s new mayor, Bill de Blasio, in his inaugural speech, denounced people “on the far right” who “continue to preach the virtue of trickle-down economics.” According to Mayor de Blasio, “They believe that the way to move forward is to give more to the most fortunate, and that somehow the be

LaPolitics Notebook

In a recent interview with LaPolitics.com, U.S. Sen. David Vitter said there were no ulterior motives to his December announcement about his possible run for governor. But it was definitely an incomplete declaration and a definitive answer is expected sometime this month.

LaPolitics Notebook

The new year will host old issues for the Louisiana Legislature, starting with a state budget that is beginning to pull itself out of the muck, but may not be in the black for the 2014-2015 cycle.

LaPolitic Notebook

Should new parents be required by law to attend special classes before being permitted to raise their child? It’s an idea state Rep. Regina Barrow, D-Baton Rouge, is seriously considering.

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