Landrieu survives challenge
Some politicos and political journalists are beginning to believe that the GOP feels they only way they can defeat incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is to have her removed from the November 4 ballot. That strategy did not work.
So it turns out that a special interest is aggrieved at having a northeast Louisiana family business sponsor the Independence Bowl. Unfortunately, that exemplifies the continued impoverishment of political debate.
Wackiness by omission and commission continue to illuminate Louisiana’s Fifth Congressional District contest, leaving the distinct possibility that the field remains entirely unsettled and the race unpredictable.
If the New Orleans Times-Picayune can, so far, on 13 occasions in 15 months stump for expanding Medicaid that would cost taxpayers more money for worse outcomes for anybody put into that program, then this space can continue to point out the stupidity of corporate welfare for the film/television industry.
A nephew of Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson says he is running for the Louisiana congressional seat held by Vance McAllister, who was elected with the support of the reality TV show family and later was wrapped up in scandal when video surfaced showing him kissing a married staffer.
Zach Dasher, a 36-year-old Republican who never has run for office, said in a statement Monday announcing his candidacy for the Nov.
WGSO’s Jeff Crouere and Bayoubuzz’s Stephen Sabludowsky discussed a variety of topics today during their weekly Radio-Google hangout webcast.
On Wednesday night this week, Gov. Bobby Jindal made a guest appearance in the season premiere of Duck Dynasty. The Governor has previously been very open about his fondness for the show and the Robertson family. When Phil Robertson, the family patriarch, was criticized for his viewpoints on homosexuality, Jindal went out and defended him. Furthermore, Gov. Jindal gave the family the Governor’s Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence. The Robertsons were the first recipient of this award. The season premiere showed the awards ceremony.
It was a Republican mixed-bag of Tea Party, religion, conservative principles, Obama-blasting, Presidential hopeful competing, Mary Landrieu-pounding, TV-celebrity start for the Thursday evening edition of the Republican Leadership Conference held in New Orleans. The conference continues Friday at the New Orleans Hilton.
It is refreshing to see a public figure with enough guts to take on the liberals in our society today. Most celebrities who are criticized for making a politically incorrect statement will fold like a tent and immediately issue an apology. The aim is to rebuild their reputation with the media elite and get back in their good graces.