Karen Champagne: Candidate for St. Tammany Parish President

Democracy Versus A Republic
In a Democracy, the majority rules. If the majority decided they wanted your bike, they could take it.
In a Republic, your bike is your property and you do not owe it to anyone. It cannot be taken against your will, by law.
America is a Constitutional Republic
Therefore, the Constitution is the law by which we are supposed to be protected.
In a Republic, the individual is protected From the majority, by Constitutional Law.
A Constitutional Republic is what we were given. It is up to us to Keep It.

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Karen Champagne Announces Bid For Parish Presidency

Since 2003, I have been a resident of St. Tammany and have become extremely concerned about the growing problems in this parish. High taxes/fees; extreme permitting/licensing; ridiculous traffic congestion; poor drainage; and, high density developments are just some of the ways the current administration has made life in St. Tammany more difficult and expensive for all of us.

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Mayor Cooper Appoints Culotta to Chief of Police

“I am confident that Chief Culotta will build upon the foundation and culture established over the past several years with the continued commitment to maintain safety in our community” said Mayor Cooper.

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