Letters to the editor

  • Amendments would help La.

    Community hospitals stand ready to treat patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Hospitals provide a safe haven for Louisiana's sick at their most vulnerable and life-threatening moments.

  • Changes drive cost increases

    As Louisiana's insurance commissioner, I wanted to take a moment to share my concerns about the rising cost of health insurance facing individuals, families and businesses.

  • Louisiana needs Sen. Landrieu

    Political ads by Congressman Bill Cassidy want us to believe that President Obama is on the ballot for Senate. He will be out of office in two years, but Louisiana will still need a senator with the dedication, passion, leadership, tenure and the...

  • Don't fall for fear-mongering

    Three weeks to go and the Republicans and Tea Party have finally settled on a campaign message for the 2014 midterm elections — fear and loathing.
    The message is decidedly grim and doesn't reflect the truth about America.

  • Don't support Mary Landrieu

    Mary Landrieu is back in Louisiana drumming up votes and money like she does every five and a half years.
    She's all over the paper and news channels telling everyone all the things she tried to do and all the things she wants to do.

  • No one should vote for Edwards

    I have been asked to briefly explain why anyone in his or her right mind should not vote for Edwin Edwards. So here are my top 10 reasons why no one should vote for this man, as printed on pedalagainstparkinsons.

  • Avoiding meat is easier, safer

    How’s this for irony? The chicken served at the Food Safety Summit’s annual conference was contaminated with C. perfringens, a bacterium commonly found on beef, chicken and turkey.