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 By Eddie Gillis    Politics    June 21, 2018 

Separating Children is Not Biblical

U.S. Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, III really put his foot in his mouth recently as he tried to defend President Trump’s immigration problem, by only making it worse. By now, the world is witnessing the kind of depths that conserv...

 

Trump's Bad Week

One bird has sung, and two more may be about to sing. If you worked on Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and had links to the Russian government, your time in the hot seat may be next. That has to be the sentiment of various individuals that...

 

The Mayor's Corner

City of Monroe has Important Property Tax Renewals on November 18th Ballot Early voting Nov. 3rd – 11th It is election time once again, and Monroe residents will be making some very important decisions that will help shape the future of our city....

 

Soldier Buried, Controversy Continues

What could have been settled with a simple apology, would have ended the nightmare that the family of Sgt. La David Johnson is currently experiencing. Sgt. Johnson was buried Saturday (Oct. 21) with honors, but the controversy over what led to his...

 

The Mayor's Corner

Monroe-West Monroe Bike Route On October 19th, West Monroe Mayor Dave Norris and I held a joint ribbon cutting ceremony on the Endom Bridge to commemorate the connection of pedestrian bike routes in the Twin Cities. We were joined by council members...

 

Democrats vs Republicans; Good vs Evil

Forget the labels, hype and distractions. There are no democrats, republicans, independents, or other parties representing the people and government of America. Only people with good and evil purpose and intentions are elected to govern the people...

 

The Mayor's Corner

On Sunday, October 15, the Monroe Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board ended the application period for those interested in participating in the competitive civil service examination for Monroe Police Chief. Applications to take the exam...

 

New Road Economic Growth

I think that there is an old saying that goes, “if you build it, they will come”, or something like that. That is precisely what Dr. Ollibeth Reddix must have had in mind after her colleagues on the Ouachita Parish Police Jury passed a...

 

The Soul of Black and White America

There is a stark comparative difference of daylight and darkness between black and white races in America, which is reflected and manifested through the actions beliefs and history attributed to both races in the world. Of course the differences...

 

Marching Orders

The Monroe Man March will not be an actual “march”. We will not be literally marching from one place to another as it was typically done in the 1960’s. This is not a protest or a demonstration. We are not angry or demanding anything from...

 

America's Anthem, Flag, Freedom, Justice Hypocrisy

God loves the truth and the light. The American National Anthem, flag and claims of freedom and justice do not have the same symbolism for all Americans. Certainly not for black Americans and other minorities, the poor and downtrodden. White American...

 

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