Fresh off the election of library reform candidates, the Slidell library on Robert Road has decided to double down and host a left-wing event for an extremist group that mocked Jesus Christ as a drag queen. Ms. Schmidt became publicly known during the District 9 race because defeated incumbent Mike Smith was seen campaigning with … Read more
With the elections of November 18, the council now could very well have a majority of members that want to solve the library situation. Stay tuned.
As expected, Councilman Smith’s non-binding, political resolution failed last Wednesday because both sides, and the council, recognized it was completely useless and only meant for his political benefit. Smith did lie and say he has been working on this issue for a long time and attending LBOC meetings. This is not true, as his first … Read more
The St. Tammany Republican Parish Executive Committee voted unanimously on a resolution regarding the library crisis. Unsurprisingly, the two members of the parish council on the committee, abstained.
Likely at least a majority of the parish council will be replaced in the upcoming elections, largely due to the library issue. It is IMPERATIVE that you know where candidates stand, and what they have done, on the library issue. Read about it here.
*** JUNE 13TH UPDATE *** Apparently, Councilman Fitzgerald sent two emails, and this first one had been cut off after “Good.” This doesn’t change the results of his votes for these two left-wing appointments, but for transparency, we wanted to provide you with his second email. Good morning:To whom it may concern:I am in agreement … Read more
As we reported yesterday, we have confirmed, based on his public social media posts, that new Library Board of Control appointment Bill McHugh is, in fact, a far-left ideologue who attacks Republicans and sells anti-Republican merchandise on his Facebook. This is not in dispute, as you can see here. McHugh was appointed by a 12-2 … Read more
In addition to appointing a left-wing political activist with a history of political attacks on Republicans at their June meeting, the St. Tammany Parish Council also unanimously voted to appoint Mr. Anthony Parr. The concerning thing about Mr. Parr is that apparently he signed the public petition of the far-left group, the “St. Tammany Library … Read more
On June 1st, 2023, the Parish Council voted 12-2 to appoint Councilwoman Martha Cazaubon’s nominee, Mr. Bill McHugh, for a 5-year term to the Library Board of Control. You can watch the video here, starting around 33 minutes in: https://youtu.be/xiC8sw_t5bk?t=1982 What apparently the council didn’t know, or didn’t care about, is that Mr. McHugh is … Read more
The Slidell Independent continues their great coverage on the library crisis. As we have discussed a few times, all this bill would have done is allow our parish council to have the same type of flexibility that Jefferson Parish has enjoyed for years, as explained here: But, Jake Airey either didn’t know that or didn’t … Read more