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Louisiana GOP Gambit: Vitter, Mcallister and Villere

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 16:02 Written by

winners-losersThe discussion regarding Louisiana GOP, David Vitter and Congressman Vance McAllister has been in the news over the past two weeks and on a WGSO-Bayoubuzz Google Hangout Webcast, the issue was raised by Jeff Crouere during the radio-webcast broadcast:

On Earth Day, Liberal hypocrites fly first class
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 13:01 Written by

obama-whistleFor the past 44 years, on April 22, liberal environmentalists assume their soapbox to pontificate about the dangers of fossil fuel consumption and the precarious state of our planet. This environmental holy day of obligation was created during a time of grave concern about climate temperatures. In 1970, alarmists were lamenting the coming ice age, worried about the supposedly disturbing trend of global cooling.

Earth Day in New Orleans: Bikes safety
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 12:35

earth-dayEarth Day is celebrated all over the world and is discussed on the airwaves and at the water coolers.  

Here is a discussion on WGSO radio-Bayoubuzz Google Hangout webcast Tuesday morning on Jeff Crouere’s radio show.

 

Next act in McAllister Drama; Landrieu Ads; Louisiana Medicaid Ballot?
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 08:09 Written by

Louisiana capitolHope for McAllister?
    The news is not all bad for Republican 5th District U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister, whose recent marital misdeed of kissing a staffer in his Monroe office is getting mixed reactions from his constituents.
    A poll provided Fax-Net by Darrell Glascock of the Glascock Group out of Pineville reveals that 49% of 5th District voters would be willing to vote to re-elect McAllister at this point in time.

Black Conservatives Fund at New Orleans RLC
Monday, 21 April 2014 15:20 Written by

Republican elephantAccording to a recent press release from the Republican Leadership Conference, the Black Conservatives Fund is giving away tickets to the Republican Leadership Conference this year in New Orleans.

Urban Gardening, WWII Museum Student Week, Allen Toussaint at Mahalia Jackson, and more...
Monday, 21 April 2014 15:05 Written by

new-orleans-tourismLA taxpayer numbers released; urban garden opens at the Morial Convention Center; students go to the WWII Museum...These are some of the business news today.

Unlikely Louisiana groups in joint effort to decriminalize marijuana in legislature
Monday, 21 April 2014 14:35

marijuana-lightBernard Noble was visiting his father in New Orleans three and a half years ago when two cops spotted him riding a bicycle. They stopped Noble, frisked him and found a small amount of marijuana — the equivalent of two joints.

by Tyler Bridges of the Lens

Louisiana Demos: Let the People Decide Medicaid Expansion
Friday, 18 April 2014 11:59 Written by

Health reformSince the introduction of the Affordable Care Act, more than 8 million Americans have enrolled.

Jindal says Louisiana growing at remarkable rate
Friday, 18 April 2014 11:55 Written by

Jindal-Meet-the-pressThe Bureau of Labor Statistics Regional and State Employment Summary has just been released.

Mr. McAllister Goes to Washington
Friday, 18 April 2014 08:40 Written by

011809mrsmithIn the final analysis, the Mr. Smith Goes to Washington meme that played in the media early on about Rep. Vance McAllister was at least half correct, and the inaccurate part may explain why he could retain the job should he stay the course and run for a full term.

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