Needless to say, there is much depending upon the passage of HB38 today in the House of Representatives at the Louisiana State Capitol and the full court press is on by all involved.
Judging from the flurry of tweets, Louisiana’s Future is on the line and advocates for and against the legislation are leading the cheers.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Republican Party have taken to the e-airwaves today to promote their respective positions on the budget during the special session.
Pubic Service Commissioner and Candidate for Governor Foster Campbell held an event to announce the launch of his website, other digital content and to provide specifics of his campaign platform Wednesday. Campbell was recently endorsed by Governor John Bel Edwards.
The Louisiana GOP must believe that the more it says the word, "liberal media', John Bel Edwards and taxes, the richer it will get.
Once again, the Louisiana Republican Party has sent out a campaign appeal, suggesting the "mean-old liberal media" is out to get it, therefore, it needs more of your money. The party staff, on Monday, urged that the dollars keep ka-chinging:
Has Louisiana governor Jon Bel Edwards deceived the voters over raising taxes or is the Louisiana Republican Party deceiving the voters in a video it has created and disseminated today?
The LAGOP released the video on the first day of the legislative session, as part of a process to destroy the character of the governor by constantly questioning his truth-telling.
The Louisiana Republican Party has sent out an "URGENT" email to its members asking them to contact their legislature due to "strongarming" by the Governor-in-Transition, Jon Bel Edwards. Here is the press release:
by Lou Gehrig burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net
Presidential Primay is March 5
Louisiana’s 2016 Presidential Preference Primary will take place on Saturday, March 5 within the Democratic and Republican parties. Qualifying will be on December 2-4.
As a Jewish person, I find this powerful “anti-religious freedom” fervor both incredibly hypocritical but obnoxiously repugnant. I am repulsed by the endorsement of a man and his xenophobia that seriously reminds me of the evil passions that engulfed Nazi Germany. We are not alone in our anxieties of the unknown. The good German people saw its economy destroyed, its honor denied and its people’s personal safety jeopardized. Instead of finding solutions to its many problems, it reacted, following those who provided easy answers of blaming others.
by Jim Brown
You may not have heard, but there is apparently a strict code of loyalty among Republican candidates in Louisiana. They follow the rule of never speaking ill about a fellow republican, and they always rally behind the parties’ choice against any democratic challenger.
On the heels of a losing effort by Mary Landrieu to get the US Senate to pass the Keystone Pipeline legislation which has been very popular in Louisiana, Louisiana GOP Chairman issued this political statement: