Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu called the 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend a huge success and thanked the local, state and federal public safety agencies, public employees, the host committee, and the people of New Orleans for helping make it all possible.
by Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net
The University of New Orleans Survey Research Center has released the results of a statewide poll on Louisiana’s budget situation and the governor’s call for a special session.
Aaron James wasn’t wasn’t just an ordinary basketball player who grew up shooting hoops.
He was one of those guys you knew, from the get-go, that he was going to make it to the top.
And, the NBA is about as top of the tops a basketball lover can get.
Hard to pick a better time to interview Mark Romig.
Today, the day after the first weekend of Mardi Gras 2017, the NBA All-Star Game, Romig and I did a Facebook and Twitter Live discussion about, well, tourism in New Orleans, of course.
Fake news or mad-man President?
This is the question being discussed today all over the world after one of the most provocative pressers in recent memory, or, say, even-- ever, in US presidential politics.
Roger Stone denies Russian involvement, slams fake news, Priebus, talks press conference
One of the politicos, right in the middle of the 2016 election, who played a major role outside of the Donald Trump campaign, is Roger Stone.
The media have awakened from their eight years of liberal slumber. The Trump presidency has turned dozing Obama lapdogs into insanely rabid Trump attack dogs.
Is it fair to say that Mark Romig is the voice of New Orleans?
I think so. If not "the voice" to be fair to other city officials, certainly one of the leading voices.
Regardless, the speed-talker, spokesperson, auctioneer, New Orleans Saints Superdome announcer, President and President and CEO New Orleans of the New Orleans Marketing Corporation is full-throated when it comes to praising and serving the city and community.
It bears repeating, in a little different way: the Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards Administration and Democrat legislators are from Mars, Republican legislators are from Venus.
Former NBC newscaster Tom Brokaw wrote a book a few years back about what he called “The Greatest Generation.” In contrast, there’s a recent best seller out calling America “the dumbest generation.” And since Louisiana is at the bottom of the barrel on most national lists, you can imagine how folks in the Bayou State are viewed.