WGSO's Jeff Crouere and Bayoubuzz's Stephen Sabludowsky discuss politics and news of day. Starts at 9:35 am. Live google hangout webcast
We all have our Hurricane Katrina memories. On the 9th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, many of us who believe that the Katrina experience remade our realities, like no other event in our collective lifetimes, look back.
I am no different.
Should all candidates who have qualified for elective office, even those having virtually no chance of winning, still be allowed to participate in all televised debate?
What if a candidate is running as a quasi or real stalking horse—primarily or solely, to increase the chance that another candidate is defeated?
Colorful Louisiana politics, at its best or worst?
On Tuesday morning, on the weekly WGSO-Bayoubuzz radio talk show, hosted by Jeff Crouere and webcasted on this site via google hangouts, Crouere and I discussed the candidacy of Tea Party favorite Rob Maness and what appears to be Republican Bill Cassidy's unwillingness to debate. Closing out that part of the discussion, I mentioned that I was not interested in watching numerous candidates debating but only the candidates who were most likely able to win.
The debate over the US Senate race debate rages—at least, for now, from Camp Landrieu.
Mary Landrieu’s campaign has been focusing upon the lack of commitment from Team Cassidy to engage in debate of the issues.
Despite the Times Picayune declaration today that Louisiana is 3rd in the nation in Real Gross Domestic Product since 2005, and despite the Jindal administration crowing about that very ranking, Louisiana is actually light-years away from that lofty national ranking.
In part two of a three-part Google Hangout webcast interview with Louisiana treasurer John Kennedy, the discussion turned to the Louisiana budget deficit and the state’s consultant contracts. In part I of the interview, as he has done so in the past, Kennedy, pointed out that Louisiana’s budget obligations have been met by using budget gimmicks, one-time monies, depleting various dedicated trust accounts, severely cutting education while allowing bloated government consulting contracts to prosper.
Will he and for what?
Columnist Tom Aswell of the Louisiana Voice has interestingly pointed out that Scott Angelle, the current Public Service Commissioner, just might be considering a run for Louisiana Governor or Lt. Governor.
It was Louisiana entertainment and technology meeting Google Hangout advocates on Thursday as ideas and opportunities were added to a roux of “making business” Google Hangout and Louisiana style.
Why is Louisiana's business climate so hot, yet, we we cold-shoulder in building the future?
Recently, it was announced that Business Facilities has ranked Louisiana as No. 1 in the nation for being "business-friendly. But, according to another report just published by Akamai, the state is second to last in one of the most critical and essential components needed for for current and future economic growth--Internet speed.
Did the federal government, specifically, the Obama administration, engage in a “scheme “ in support of the implementation of Common Core that violates not only Louisiana government procurement law, but the state’s control over educational curricula.