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Monday, 21 November 2011 16:05

class warfareLouisiana U..S. Senator, Mary Landrieu has expressed her "extreme" disappointment after the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, Super Committee,  announced they were unable to come to an agreement.  In her statement, Landrieu stated appears to blame the Republicans for not being willing to discuss the raising of revenues. 

Monday, 21 November 2011 14:04

GUN2Who SHOT the chance for Debt reduction?

Who is most reponsible for shooting the super committee's efforts to keep the US on good footing?

Who killed the Super Committee or, better yet, who is to be blamed for the current US debt crises?

Monday, 21 November 2011 13:22

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November 21, 2011…This year, we continue a cherished Thanksgiving tradition at Ringside Politics by bestowing our annual “Turkey of the Year” award to the most deserving politician or media personality.  

This is always a very spirited competition because there are so many turkeys to consider. Previous winners have included former House Speaker Nancy “Botox Buffoon” Pelosi and former New Orleans politicians Mayor Ray “School Bus” Nagin and Congressman William “Dollar Bill” Jefferson.  

Monday, 21 November 2011 12:24

louisianaBasketball superstars LeBron James, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade, and Carmelo Anthony announced today they are joining forces to host a four-city exhibition tour visiting Akron, New Orleans, Chicago, and New York.  The New Orleans game will occur on Dec. 4 at the Lakefront Arena.  Each event will feature an exhibition game with two teams of 10 renowned players (to be announced), charitable community events and basketball skills clinics for local children, presented by Five-Star Basketball, the premier basketball teaching and instruction program in the country and former camp of the four tour hosts.  Proceeds from The Google+ Homecoming Tour presented by MetroPCS will benefit each player’s charitable foundation.  Google+ is the title sponsor of the event, MetroPCS is the presenting sponsor, and Five-Star Basketball, American Family Insurance, Mission AthleteCare, Sheets Energy Strips, and Zico Coconut Water are tour sponsors. 

Monday, 21 November 2011 11:50

Detroit-LionsIt will be the New Orleans Saints versus the Detroit Lions on NBC Sunday night football on Dec. 4 bumping the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots out of the national limelight. 

NBC reportedly prefers the Saints-This is what happens when a top-rated squad loses its head, heart and arm such as Peyton Manning, who has been out for the year due to a neck injury.



Between the Lions' Thanksgiving game against the Packers and the Saints game the following week,  this will be the first time the Lions have played consecutive nationally televised games since 2000, when the beat the Patriots on Thanksgiving and then lost to the Vikings on ESPN the following week.

With both teams at 7-3, Lions-Saints will have major NFC playoff implications. The Saints are in first place in the NFC South, while the Lions are the leaders in the NFC wild card race.

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