Louisiana News & politics focus on Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Louisiana legislature

jindal-inaugAs if Louisiana needs any more financial wallops that could hurt its ability to fund governmental projects or that could hamper its economic growth.  However, in a budgetary move that could hurt oil and gas industry and the State of Louisiana (which fought hard for revenue sharing of energy revenue) the Obama administration is favoring legislation that would drain Louisiana and three other Gulf states for redirect future oil and natural-gas drilling revenues.  

The shift would boost "clean energy" industry efforts and hurt the oil and gas industry.

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putinby Ron Chapman

“I am truly, deeply concerned!”

                                                          -Mikhail Gorbachev 

Before the situation becomes even more toxic, it would be wise for Americans to appreciate Russian concerns and understand their historical perspective. Something this White House seems incapable of doing.

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Wednesday, 21 January 2015 13:24
Obama's State of Union snoozer, a hit in Iraq

ginsburgWho can blame Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for falling asleep during President Obama’s 70 minute snoozer of a State of the Union speech?

Surely millions of Americans either fell asleep or turned off the President as his gave his usual speech, filled with a laundry list of liberal initiatives. In his speech, Obama did not acknowledge there was a Republican Senate and failed to recognize the stunning defeat his party suffered last November.

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thaw-politicsIt is the Christmas holiday season throughout the world particularly in Washington DC where the political temperatures are always red-hot with anger and with communications between the two major parties, the Republicans and Democrats, always ice-cold.

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Jindal-differenceThe Jindal administration received Christmas tidings today from, well, perhaps, an unlikely source.

The Obama administration has approved the controversial Jindal public-private partnership deal.

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vitter-mobile Bernie Pinsonat and SMOR (Southern Media Opinion and Research released its latest poll about Louisiana and the findings are quite instructive:

In short:

President Barack Obama has a 81% negative job record among white Louisiana voters which numbers are consistent with the poor Democratic election results in the state since his taking office.

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american-revolution-quotes“Man the battlements”.  “Take no prisoners” “I have not yet begun to fight”

There is a war-a-coming for the hearts and minds of America and it is being played out on the airwaves and in the halls of the state and US Capitols.

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obamacare-deadThe last race in the country for the U.S. Senate is over.  On Saturday, Louisiana voters elected Congressman Bill Cassidy to serve as their next U.S. Senator.  It is unusual for an incumbent senator to be defeated for re-election in Louisiana but this election was unusual from the beginning.

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Wednesday, 26 November 2014 11:37
Ferguson, Obama and race cards in the US

race-fireWhat role, if any does race play in American politics today?  None?

Who is playing the race card, President Obama, African Americans, Hispanics?

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 obama-letterTwo major issues today—Barack Obama’s executive order and the upcoming US Senate race.

Our inbox today is inundated with emails trying to belittle the competition or put their sides in the best light.

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  • Despite 5th plea, Schiff says House Intelligence Committee pursues Flynn's documents
  • Facebook Live: Discuss harm of Trump budget proposal on Louisiana coastal economy, restoration
  • Governor Edwards welcomes Pence with Medicaid, budget, Louisiana coast wishlist
  • World Premiere tonight in N.O. Bilderberg, the Movie

flynn2Despite General Michael Flynn’s announcement via his counsel that the General and former head of National Security, would take the 5th Amendment in Congressional proceedings, the Intelligence Committee will pursue information, regardless.

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560 usgs land loss map 2The efforts to rebuild the Louisiana coast has suffered a major and immediate setback, assuming that Congress goes along with the most recent budget proposal from President Trump.

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penceToday, Governor John Bel Edwards welcomed Vice President Mike Pence to Louisiana as he Veep is attending a event with top Louisianqa Republican officials. Along with the welcome, however, is a wishlist of requests including an item of recent vinctage involving the current Trump budget which tears a hole into the funding for the Louisiana coastal restoration. 

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bilderbergIt is always an honor when a movie premiere is held in New Orleans and tonight is no exception. At 7:30 p.m. Bilderberg, the Movie will premiere at the historic Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania Street.

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Sen. Appel talks budget, economy

TRUMP TALK

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