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vitter-jindalCandidate Jay Dardenne has now jumped on the David Vitter-pay-back-the-state bandwagon as did the Louisiana Democratic Party. A few weeks ago, Dardenne requested that Bobby Jindal repay his state police protection expenses for his campaign back to the Louisiana treasury.

jindal-wife 6Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has not done badly for he and his family, financially, during the seven-plus years serving as the state’s Chief Executive.

Based upon a report today from Reuters, Jindal and his wife worth is between $3.9 million and $11.3 million.

jindal-wife 6Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has not done badly for he and his family, financially, during the seven-plus years serving as the state’s Chief Executive.

Based upon a report today from Reuters, Jindal and his wife worth is between $3.9 million and $11.3 million.

great-societyIs it fair to blame the Great Society for the social ills of today? If so, how much blame should we attribute to the programs that were intended to help bring a more balanced society than what existed under Jim Crow in America? 

LIGHTNINGApparently, political lightning has struck a Louisiana gubernatorial election poll, once again.

Pollster Verne Kennedy of the Alabama-based Market Research Insights (MRI) wants to correct poll results tracking the Louisiana gubernatorial election.  He feels the information that has been reported in the media does not reflect the poll results.  He says that TheInd.com (and later,  other media), citing a June poll he conducted, has reported Democrat John Bel Edwards, is leading Republican US Senator David Vitter by a margin of six points 30 to 24.   Instead, as of the time of the relevant June poll, Kennedy says Vitter was in front of Edwards by two percentage points.

jindal-cavutoAnother senseless mass-shooting. Another moment of madness occurring in a movie theater--where we go to be entertained.
In the past six weeks, the United States has mourned over the June 17 evening shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. During a prayer service, Dylann Roof, a 21-year old angry man committed a horrendous shooting-spree for apparent racial purposes.

naacp-flagLast week, I wrote a column and created a video about various individuals in Oklahoma protesting President Obama in a way I thought to be offensive.  They present themselves displaying the Confederate flags as a symbol off their disdain for him and presumably his "liberal" policies.

odd-numbersIt might be odd, but could the next Louisiana gubernatorial election win be in the numbers?

Perrhaps. 

eat-soul 2by Stephen Sabludowsky

Yesterday, I posted on Facebook, a picture of some men in trucks and vans getting ready to wave the confederate flag in front of President Barack Obama.

landrieu-leeIf it's Tuesday morning, then Jeff Crouere and I will have been engaged in a political argument on the WGSO radio-Bayoubuzz Google hangout webcast. This morning, of course, was no different.

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