noun \ˈhi-pə-ˌkrit\: a person who claims or pretends to have certain beliefs about what is right but who behaves in a way that disagrees with those beliefs.
[hip-uh-krit] /ˈhɪp ə krɪt/
US Presidential hopeful and current Louisiana Governor, Bobby Jindal issued the following statement today on the developing situation in Israel:
Maybe its the mysterious swamps or the grey-mossy bayous. Perhaps it’s the French-Spanish-Indian-African-English-Haitian bowl of voodoo gumbo that flavors our spirits.
Whatever the reasons, Louisiana has and still owns the title and deed to the Master of the Ripley's House of the Political "Believe it or Not".
The Kissing Congressman Vance McAllister announced on Monday that he was not going to kiss-off chances of his becoming a one-year Congrressman. Reversing a prior public decision, McAllister announced he wanted the people to decide on whether he deserves another chance in US Congress.
Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal's office sent out a memorandum debunking statements made by the Louisiana Superintendent of Education and the President of the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education that it is illegal for the state not to follow the Common Core Standards and implement the PARCC assessment.
Written by Lamar Parmentel, The Daily Kingfish.
According to the political press, Bobby Jindal launched another one of his embarrassing broadsides against the awful “DC establishment,” calling for a “hostile takeover” of DC by enraged teahaddists.
Written by Tom Aswell, publisher of Louisiana Voice.
Gov. Bobby Jindal, with the signing of House Bill 799, has continued his assault on the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East (SLFPA-E), underscoring the importance and power of special interest money over the welfare of the state.
Paul Dietzel, Garret Graves and the 6th District
The results of a 6th Congressional District Poll, conducted by JMC Analytics and Polling, shows Edwin Edwards leading the race with 27% of the votes in a primary. Paul Dietzel follows with 12% and Dan Claitor with 7%. 43% was undecided.
On Monday, the US Supreme Court refused to intervene in a legal fight in Wisconsin over a new law that requires doctors performing abortions to have privileges to hospital located within 30 miles of his/her practice. Opponents of the law argue that this law will shut down half of the state's abortion clinics. Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin and Affiliated Medical services therefore challenged the measure in court. However, the Supreme Court decided to remain silent and wait for the final ruling on the legal challenge.
Are we seeing the first real skirmish between Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and one of his major hand-picked appointments?