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Will "fixing a flat tire" be Pippa Middleton's new blockbuster bestseller?

Friday, 29 May 2015 16:49 Written by

tire-flatHow could we miss this?

Emergency!  Emergency!  Emergency!

Did Pippa break a nail?  Did she detect a blackhead disfiguring her visage?

Return of Hillary Clinton's Southern drawl "accentuates" her falsities
Friday, 29 May 2015 13:31 Written by

hillary-youngThe media should be having a field day with Hillary Clinton. For decades, she has been a scandal machine. From cattle futures to the Rose Law Firm to the White Travel Office, Hillary Clinton was never far from the scandals that plagued her husband's presidency.

Rand ready to Rumble, Jindal-Teepell tag-teaming Paul for exposure, campaign dough
Friday, 29 May 2015 11:12

rand-wrestleSunday, Sunday, Sunday—ready to do the Rand rumble?

Rand Paul, who has been attacked by his republican opponents including Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal lately is fighting, or at least, wrestling back.

Louisiana legislators on con game, Jindal can use shell game with budget
Friday, 29 May 2015 10:19 Written by

Louisiana-house-repsIf the Louisiana Legislature insists on playing a con game on taxes, then at least Gov. Bobby Jindal can play a shell game on them to produce a balanced budget for fiscal year 2016, which altogether does not abuse people’s property and liberty.

Bob Mann: What Jindal might do if Supreme Court approves gay marriages
Friday, 29 May 2015 09:39

mannWhat might Bobby Jindal, a sitting governor, still with power over affairs of Louisiana do, should the US Supreme Court rule in favor of gay marriages this summer?

LSU communications professor, blogger and columnist for the Times Picayune posits an interesting point of view today on his blog and TP column.

Mann believes that Jindal, in his quest to continue to be the most strident opponent on some social issues such as gay marriages and supporter of religious liberty, might try to nullify the court ruling, in essence, making it null and void.

Pinsonat: Louisiana election issues--Same sex, religious liberty vs. common Core
Friday, 29 May 2015 09:04 Written by

common-coreWith the statewide, Louisiana governor’s and other elections taking place this fall, what will be the burning issues at the polls?

Poll: Did Jindal violate Louisiana constitution with Rand Paul response?
Thursday, 28 May 2015 11:33 Written by

constitution-laLouisiana Governor Bobby Jindal lashed out at Rand Paul yesterday for a comment he made on Morning Joe.  

Hours later, some of his opponents returned fire. 

As gubernatorial candidates court, will Louisiana be fooled again?
Thursday, 28 May 2015 10:39 Written by

foolby Jim Brown

Fifty years ago this month, rock band The Who released their megahit rock opera called “Won’t Get Fooled Again.”  The song ended with the lyrics: “Meet the new boss, Same as the old boss.”  From the early debates in the approaching Louisiana governor’s race, voters are hearing few fresh ideas as how to get the Bayou State out of its fiscal and quality of life disarray that has continued for years. 

Pinsonat: The Jindal-Louisiana legislature veto override debate
Thursday, 28 May 2015 10:10 Written by

pinsonat2With less than two weeks left in the Louisiana legislative session, no issue is more important than the $1.6 billion budget deficit.  While there remains a possibility that the legislature might find enough money with the combination of revenue-raisers and budget cuts that would satisfy all parties involved, there is also the possibility that the legislature will defy Gov. Bobby Jindal and his allegiance to Grover Norquist of the Americans for Tax Reform --and approve a budget that raises taxes without a corresponding and equal cut in government spending.  

Pinsonat: If no democrat in La. Governor runoff, turn out party lights
Thursday, 28 May 2015 08:50 Written by

Louisiana State Capitol at nightWhat could be more exciting than a Louisiana governor's race, statewide elections and the Louisiana Legislature wrapping up a little $1.6 billion deficit budget brawl?

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