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Should Louisiana use any of the $6.7B from BP settlement to plug future budget holes?

Thursday, 02 July 2015 10:55 Written by

cash-floatShould any of the projected $6.7B dollars that Louisiana anticipates be used for the general funds now that the BP oil spill settlement has been agreed upon, subject to court approval? 

The Louisiana State budget under Governor Bobby Jindal that went into effect on July 1 was $1.6B in the hole until the legislature raised over $700B in taxes on businesses.  Future projections for state budgets are between one and two billion dollars per year. 

Louisiana's Jefferson Davis, Grant, Washington, Jefferson Parishes under confederate flag knife?
Thursday, 02 July 2015 10:15 Written by

grantby Jim Brown

It looks like it’s time to get out the soap powder in Louisiana.  Some elected officials and the state’s largest newspaper are jumping all over themselves to call for the banishment of whatever tattered remnants are left from the aftermath of the Civil War.  Not just flags, but monuments, names, Dukes of Hazzard, Aunt Jemima syrup, Uncle Ben’s rice, Gone with the Wind, they all gotta go. The cultural cleansing in the Bayou state has begun.

A confederacy of dunces over spoof of LSU students call for Confederate Jasmine removal
Thursday, 02 July 2015 09:34 Written by

confederacyIdiots.  Fully retards.  What’s next, Pull, Confederacy of Dunces from the Book Store?

These are just some of the responses I have read over the Internet ever since Red Shtick, a well-known Baton Rouge based humor site posted earlier this week an faux-article spoof titled, “LSU Students Call for Removal of Confederate Jasmine From Campus”

And many of the angry comments coming after clear responses that the subject article is no other than--a spoof.

Jindal, Caldwell announce BP settlement, over $6.8 for Louisiana
Thursday, 02 July 2015 08:51 Written by

caldwellAccording to Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and State Attorney General Buddy Caldwell, the BP litigation has been settled for more than $6.8B for Louisiana and a total $18.732B amount, but still needs court approval. 

US-Cuba embassies, Hispanics in New Orleans, Macy's hit Trump, a hit with GOP
Wednesday, 01 July 2015 10:30 Written by

obama-whistlePolitical news for today:

Hispanic population has increased dramatically in New Orleans since Katrina.  Below is the latest from Data Research.  Also, Obama whistles an end to hostility towards Cuba with exchanging embassies, Governor Bobby Jindal promotes his Iowa town hall meeting, Macy’s is the latest to hit Donald Trump but, he’s a hit with Republicans.  And more news via twitter:

Not all media stories about Bobby Jindal are negative
Wednesday, 01 July 2015 10:02

jindal-mediaGovernor Bobby Jindal has received his share of criticism since first declaring his campaign for US President.  His Youtube family video where he and his wife Supriya told their kids of  their decision for him to run for president came off in the media like a tree-falling-thud.   His twitter #askbobby also backfired with the twittersphere taunting him on a host of issues.

Bobby Jindal's family tree
Wednesday, 01 July 2015 09:19 Written by

jindal-family-treeThe unfolding tragi-comedy known as the Bobby Jindal campaign just keeps getting weirder but it’s hard to imagine it getting any creepier than his crude re-creation of America’s Funniest Videosepisode in which he attempts to exploit his children—except it wasn’t really funny.

Jindal blasts ACLU lawsuit, liberals for religious liberty executive order challenge
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 14:50

religionRepublican Presidential candidate and Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has condemned the Louisiana ACLU for riling a lawsuit challenging his executive order on religious liberty.

NBC, Univision political correctness Trumps straight talk
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 11:00 Written by

trump2When Donald Trump announced for President, he made some strong statements about the immigration problems facing our nation. He said that Mexico was “bringing drugs, they're bringing crime, they're rapists, and some, I assume, are good people." In essence, Trump noted that Mexico was not sending their scientists and scholars to America.

New Orleans's Satchmo Summer Fest announces 2015 lineup
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 10:49 Written by

satchmo-summerFrench Quarter Festivals, Inc. proudly announces the complete music schedule for the 15th Anniversary Satchmo SummerFest presented by Chevron. The premier American jazz festival dedicated to the life, legacy, and music of New Orleans' native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, Satchmo SummerFest takes place July 31-August 2 on the grounds of the Louisiana State Museum's Old U.S. Mint. In 2015, French Quarter Festivals, Inc. will implement a nominal $5 daily admission fee (kids 12 and under are free).

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