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Dayne Sherman

Professors Dayne Sherman, SLU, and Jeff Sadow, LSU-Shreveport, square off on state and national politics as Louisiana candidates qualify for the Oct. 12 primary next week and Democrats survey the impact of two contentious presidential debates this week. Dr. Faye Williams, Alexandria native and National President of the National Congress of Black Women, questions the legacy of President Reagan after a tape surfaces with Reagan in 1971 as California Governor referring to black people as apes in a conversation with then President Richard Nixon.

Democrat Dayne Sherman,  author professor and blogger, and Republican Elbert Guillory, former state senator, spar over the governor’s election and the state of the nation under President Trump, who hosted a military style exhibition yesterday in the nation’s capital. Journalist Meredith May details an extraordinary story of a girl, her grandfather and one of nature’s most mysterious and beguiling creatures, the honeybee. May’s book is “The Honey Bus.”

Daniel Erspamer, CEO of the Pelican Institute for Public Policy, discusses his organization, which is described as a non-partisan research and educational organization. The think tank was on the front lines of criminal justice reform and is a voice for free markets in Louisiana. Democrat Dayne Sherman, Southeastern Louisiana University Professor, and Republican Scott Wilfong square off on major issues in the governor’s election and President Trump’s decision to call a national emergency to build a wall at the Southern border of the U.S.

Louisiana GOP Executive Committee member Vincent Bruno and Democratic blogger, Professor Dayne Sherman of Southeastern Louisiana University, offer their views on next year’s governor’s race and the state of the Trump presidency. LSU Sport Management Professor Chad Seifried on the history of Tiger Stadium, which first opened in 1924.

Former state lawmaker Troy Hebert and Southeastern Louisiana University Professor Dayne Sherman on the continuing impasse on the budget in Louisiana and the first 70 weeks of the presidency of Donald Trump.

Public Affairs Research Council Robert Travis Scott on the prospect of yet another Special Session. There have already been six in the 28 months of Gov. John Bel Edwards.

Julie Schwam Harris, Co-Chair Legislative Agenda for Women, commented on the implications of the budget impasse at the State Capitol.


Republican Political Consultant Scott Wilfong and Democratic blogger and commentator Dayne Sherman on the political consequences of the special legislative session, the challenges of President Trump and new leadership in the Louisiana GOP.


Blogger and Southeastern Louisiana University Professor Dayne Sherman opines about the political fortunes of Gov. John Bel Edwards and President Donald Trump.

LSU Law Center Dean Thomas Galligan on his career in academia and the standing of the school that is the alma mater for many of Louisiana’s most prominent attorneys and politicians.

Author Daniel Pink on his latest work, “WHEN.” Pink believes that timing is essential in all walks of life.

 


Fiscal Cliff Injury Report: Higher Ed

Feb 4, 2015

“Who will starve, and who will get some breadcrumbs?”

That’s the question Southeastern Louisiana University professor Dayne Sherman — and many others — are asking, as Louisiana colleges and universities have been told to expect up to $400-million in cuts for the next fiscal year. That amounts to 40 percent of their current state funding.