The good people of Alabama need not fear the corruptive influence of former Gov. Donald Siegelman. Women and children may emerge from hiding, confident they are now safe and no longer must be protected from his treachery.
Yesterday, we were informed that republican PSC Commissioner Scott Angelle would be throwing his helmet onto the gubernatorial campaign field. He wants to be our next governor. After his announcement, I wrote:
The Mary Landrieu campaign has turned towards the positive as it released a new television ad titled, “Walked Miles.” The ad is running statewide. The TV ad features retired Navy Capt. Tom Nagelin who walks on a highway to reflect what her campaign says is Landrieu’s long record of supporting the military and military families.
Of course, we are now the prison capital of the world, and entire generations of predominately African-American men are locked behind bars for decades for non-violent crimes. Last session, legislators approved a bill that would provide 99-year minimum mandatory prison sentences for repeat heroin dealers, because locking people up for the rest of their lives on drug charges is a whole lot easier than addressing the underlying problems.
Regardless of how you might feel about Common Core, Gov. Bobby Jindal has shown in no uncertain terms that he is either a liar willing to twist facts to his own political advantage or that he is just too dense to comprehend the English language.
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.