Benjamin Franklin and arguing on the internet

Arguing on the Internet is the worst. No one ever changes their mind. No one ever really learns anything new. Internet arguers start their arguments aggressive with clichés, catch phrases, slogans and usually a not too subtle insult of anyone that disagrees with them. We’ve probably all done it. We may open with a snarky […]

John Bel Edwards wins re-election in Louisiana by 2.5%

The only Democratic governor in the deep south, John Bel Edwards won a second term Saturday November 16, 2019. This despite three trips by President Donald J. Trump to Louisiana to stump for Republican challenger Eddie Rispone. With all precincts reporting, Edwards had a 40,000-vote lead — 774,469 to 734,128, according to the Louisiana Secretary […]

Southern Junto 2020 State Legislative Calendars

Below are the legislative sessions commencement dates and filing dates for Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Legislative opening dates and closing dates may be changed by the legislatures and special sessions are not uncommon. STATE CONVENES ADJOURNS PREFILING OPEN/CLOSE Alabama 02/4/2020 03/27/2020 Open 02/03/2020 Florida 01/14/2020 03/13/2020 Open 01/13/2020 Georgia 01/12/2020 03/27/2020 12/15/2019 […]


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