Common Core, the education standards program is becoming a controversial subject in Louisiana. Governor Jindal, who supported Common Core is now in favor of pulling away from it. Many are concerned about the potential issues of privacy and federal intrusion.
Tuesday morning, Bayoubuzz publisher, Stephen Sabludowsky, substituted for Jeff Crouere on his WGSO daily radio talk show, who has been on a honeymoon with his new wife Simone.
In the final part of the Google Hangout interview of Greg Hilburn, reporter for the Monroe News Star, the focus turned to the news value, the importance and the social significance of the Vance McAllister kissing Congressman controversy rocking the state and the nation.
Since the Congressman Vance McAllister kissing bomb went off last week, the nation's attention has been on Monroe, Louisiana and the fifth congressional district. While there is no question what happened - McAllister was caught on camera kissing Mrs. Peacock - there are many remaining questions with only few clues.
For instance, we do not yet know for certain who dunnit--used what appears to be a smart phone to video the security screen. Nor do we know the motivation for the camera shooting, nor details regarding the release of the video.
Although the Louisiana gubernatorial election is roughly eighteen months away, there is always plenty to discuss, especially when there is a recently-released poll to talk about.
Should Louisiana Congressman Vance McAllister resign?
Reportedly, the Louisiana GOP is discussing this issue as a result of the Congressman's being outed by a video showing his kissing a staffer.
Governor Bobby Jindal is making news today in Louisiana and throughout the nation, as he now does every day. For those Jindal watchers, the Louisiana governor, Presidential hopeful is headlining a GOP fundraiser, is taking victory laps for a federal court ruling in his favor over his education reform fight against the Obama administration.
Today, on WGSO Radio, Bayoubuzz publisher, Stephen Sabludowsky and talk-show host, Jeff Crouere discussed the Vance McAllister scandal that is shocking Louisiana political scene and which has been broadcasted throughout the local and national media. The radio broadcast was webcasted on Bayoubuzz.com via Google Hangout.
Lou Gehrig Burnett, publisher of the popular Fax-Net political newsletter, has clarified a posting re-published Tuesday on Bayoubuzz.com
Below is his clarification:
This fall, Louisiana voters will be looking at two elections, one for U.S. Senate and the other for Congressman for the 6th congressional District. Obviously, only those registered voters can decide the latter.