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Chamber backs Landrieu? BESE showdown; Edwards-Graves tweet trash, Vitter’s border

Monday, 28 July 2014 12:52 Written by

edwards-trina-news-conferenceChamber Surprise?

In what could be a major surprise to some, assuming the accuracy, the US Chamber of Commerce is reportedly supporting Mary Landrieu in her re-election bid.  Her primary challenger is Republican Rep.Bill Cassidy.

Jindal's hospital privatization should quiet critics
Monday, 28 July 2014 11:55 Written by

Jindal-differenceThe Gov. Bobby Jindal Administration looks like it may heave a sigh of relief on the budget front with the news that its plan to privatize operations at all but one of the state’s charity hospitals looks to come in well under budget – and aggravate the critics of the deal to no end.

Edmonson, Riser change tunes about amendment, investigation continues
Monday, 28 July 2014 11:37

riser-and-edmonsonby Tom Aswell, Publisher of LouisianaVoice.com

Were two separate announcements made late Friday by State Police Superintendent Mike Edmonson and State Sen. Neil Riser (R-Columbia) designed to neutralize State Treasurer John Kennedy’s calls for an investigation into the amendment to Senate Bill 294 that increased Edmonson’s retirement by $55,000 a year?

New Orleans Saints evade sexy Mayflies enroute to Super Bowl
Monday, 28 July 2014 10:08 Written by

saints-runTwo stories in the newspaper this week guaranteed to me that NFL training camps are under way. The first, of course, is the only story that New Orleans football fanatics are talking about, that the Saints descended upon the Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia to begin another positively certain Super Bowl quest. The second story meant the same thing in my own peculiar linkage of thoughts when swarms of mayflies descended on the Midwest in their annual suicide mating rituals! 

Media injects mercy in Joseph Wood lethal execution
Friday, 25 July 2014 14:54 Written by

lethal-injectionThe state of Arizona executed double murderer Joseph Wood this week. The convicted killer was injected with a combination of lethal drugs that eventually caused his death; however, it took too long according to some observers. 

Hangouts, Google Showcase App, Uberconference: Commerce meets opportunity
Friday, 25 July 2014 14:21

planet-apesGoogle Hangouts, the video killer app of killer apps, keeps getting better and better for  the hectic worlds of politics, education, commerce and frankly, all industry sectors and professions.

How would Jesus christ handle the border kids?
Friday, 25 July 2014 09:38 Written by

border-trainby Bob Mann; Read his blog, "Something like the truth"

Pity the poor American Christian. From every side, he is persecuted, set upon by government bureaucrats, forced to do this, required to do that -- denied his God-given right to pay low taxes and live as he pleases.

Except for Walsworth, deafening silence over Edmonson amendment
Friday, 25 July 2014 09:07 Written by

capitolby Tom Aswell, Publisher of Louisiana Voice

State Treasurer John Kennedy has forwarded a two-page letter to the executive director of the Louisiana State Police Retirement System (LSPRS) that itemizes 13 questions Kennedy said need to be addressed concerning the $55,000 per year pension increase awarded State Police Superintendent Mike Edmonson in the closing minutes of the recent legislative session.

Donelon alerts, Louisiana construction, Farm to Bistro, NOLA 14th in recreation
Thursday, 24 July 2014 11:38 Written by

new-orleans-convenionDonelon

With the technology and mobile playing an expanding role in the area of transit services, Louisiana Insurance Commissioner has issued this statement:

Louisiana’s Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon is joining a number of other states in issuing a consumer alert to potential drivers of new transportation network companies (TNCs) or rideshare services. These companies offer mobile applications (apps) that give passengers access to transportation services that are provided by people who register to serve as drivers for these networks. 

Maness up, Vitter’s border, Business Report Columnist, Jindal
Thursday, 24 July 2014 11:27 Written by

vitter-teaOne Maness standing (Or Maness Up)

Louisiana Republican Rep. Paul Hollis, former self-funded candidate for US Senate is now in lockstep with the mainstream Republican Party.  He is supporting Bill Cassidy for the Senate spot against Democrat Mary Landrieu.  This means, the last person standing other than Mary Landrieu and Cassidy is Col. Rob Maness, the Tea Party favorite.  Maness has the supporter of speedster Sarah Palin, the one-time Alaskan Governor, VP nominee and now Indianapolis 500 “qualifier”, after her recent speeding violation.

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