Friday, 05 February 2016 13:38

louisiana washington wayIf anybody is expecting Louisiana to move away from Washignton DC-style politics, I'm almost ready to take bets against such a notion. 

With the state budget in the toilet, instead of our leaders getting together to make some deals so we can get out of this mess, we have so far seen a lot of brass knuckles-style political theater that gets a lot of attention, but, creates logjams and gridlock, beltway style.

Friday, 05 February 2016 12:56

obama whistleSince President Obama is in the homestretch of his second term and does not have to worry about re-election, so he can finally be himself and it is quite a scary sight. 

Of course, the President has been a liberal since the first day of his administration, but, in these final months, his agenda will be even more strident and more progressive.     

Friday, 05 February 2016 10:00

oil pricesMore bad news for Louisiana and the oil and gas industry as Chevron North America issued a WARN (Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification) today announcing possible layoffs in five office locations in Covington and Lafayette.  

Thursday, 04 February 2016 15:09

BARRAS 5The Louisiana Democratic Party has unleashed an attack against Bobby Jindal, Speaker Taylor Barras, Rep. Cameron Henry and republican legislators while supporting Governor Jon Bel Edwards's budget proposals which includes taxes.  This email is from the Party:


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