Ten years ago, NBC newscaster Tom Brokaw wrote a book about what he called “The Greatest Generation.” In contrast, there’s a new best seller out now calling America “the dumbest generation.” And since Louisiana is at the bottom of the barrel on most national lists, you can imagine how folks in the Bayou State are viewed.
Democratic Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu released a television commercial of her own on Monday portraying that she has kept her promise about American insureds’s keeping their health insurance.
Familiar names and faces have qualified for office in New Orleans for the Orleans Parish elections. Candidates such as Mitch Landrieu, Charles Foti, Marlin Gusman, Jackie Clarkson, Dale Atkins and others had paid their respective qualifying fees.
Washington attorney/political fundraiser Charlie Spies wants to make it even easier for those with the financial resources to continue to buy elections in Louisiana to the increasing detriment of the rest of us.
Just like Kate Middleton’s online moniker became "Waity" because she waited over ten long years to marry her prince, her sister Pippa Middleton’s nickname is "Orangina" because of the strange orangish cast her skin tone takes on when she has either excessively tanned from a cosmetic tube or flitted off to Mustique, or Spain’s Basque country.
Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock, Judi Dench, Meryl Streep and Emma Thompson along with Bruce Dern, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tom Hanks, Matthew McConaughey and Forest Whitaker were nominated today for their performances in leading roles today as nominees for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® for outstanding performances in 2013 were announced today in five film and eight television categories as well as the SAG Awards honors for outstanding action performances by film and television stunt ensembles.
The Louisiana Republican Party has turned into a political plow, trying to clear the road for the GOP’s effort to capture the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu.
The plow is meeting with some success in its efforts to help Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy of Baton Rouge, who is the party’s anointed candidate to face Landrieu, who is seeking a fourth, six-year term.
Today, at the funeral of former South African President Nelson Mandela, Barack Obama greeted a number of world leaders, including the communist dictator of Cuba, Raul Castro. The President warmly shook hands with Castro, slightly bowing during the visit to engage in pleasantries.
In Louisiana, in the land where the Affordable Care Act, (Obamacare) has few friends, Mary Landrieu is running for U.S. Senate with the albatross around her neck because of her vote, but is she hurting herself further in her campaign to win a 4th term?