A new door opened for New Orleans.
Every state relies primarily on one or more of three taxes to raise revenue: income, sales and property. None is perfect or pleasant. It's more a case of "pick your poison," and then try to achieve fairness by keeping rates low and the base broad, so everyone pays a little bit.
Today, approximately 400,000 pro-life activists are gathering in Washington D.C. to protest the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, which legalized abortion throughout the nation.
In a Keynote address before the Republican National Committee’s Winter Meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal repeated many of the comments he made on national television after the November presidential election tonight in a speech and spoke in broad principles for the future of the country.
In what was the worst-kept secret in New Orleans sports, owner Tom Benson announced Thursday that next season and forever more the local NBA franchise will be known as the Pelicans.