Perhaps no one is more proud of the fate of the Louisiana State Republican Party over the past couple of decades than Roger Villere Jr., its Chairman.
Not a single Democrat qualified for statewide office for the upcoming election and Republicans now control both Louisiana legisaltive chambers. In 2006, Democrats controlled not only the Governorship, but all statewide offices and the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Chicago Bears fans are coming to the Superdome for Sunday's Saints-Bears game, but they probably won't get surly treatment like the Saints fans suffer when they are in Chicago.
It all started back in 1991 when the Saints were playing the Bears in a wild card playoff game. Saints fans were pelted by snowballs and were treated rudely. The Bears won 16-6 and Chicago fans rubbed it in with profanity.
Bears fans in the end zone even cursed Bears Hall-of-Famer linebacker Dick Butkus as he trotted off the field.
Second-ranked LSU ran for five touchdowns, passed for two more, and held Northwestern State to minus-4 yards rushing en route to a 49-3 in its home opener on Saturday night in Tiger Stadium.
Today, two Louisiana National Guard UH-60 Blackhawks with Bambi Buckets dropped 137 buckets totaling approximately 60,280 gallons of water on the three hot spots in the marsh fire. According to flight crews, all visible fires have been extinguished and only minimal residual smoke remains from doused areas. Tomorrow, officials will conduct aerial reconnaissance to assess the situation.
He was Drew Brees' go-to-guy and will be missed. Brees will be throwing to Robert Meachem, Davery Henderson and Lance Moore (when he returns as well as Jimmy Graham). And Randy Moss?