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Edwin Edwards still has Democratic populist beliefs in run vs. GOP hopefuls

Tuesday, 08 July 2014 11:01

edwards-lamar-white With former Democratic Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards running for US Congress in a conservative district, a question in many minds is whether the reddening of the State of Louisiana, since his last election, would force Edwards to moderate his views. 

Landrieu-Cassidy tie, Vitter leads, Mayo not on hold
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 10:46 Written by

landrieuSenate race: Dead heat
    A new poll on the Louisiana U.S. Senate race by Public Policy Polling (PPP) reveals that as few as six percent of voters could determine the outcome.
    In a hypothetical runoff between incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu and Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, it was a 47-47% tie with 6% undecided.

Louisiana, national poll want immigration reform now
Monday, 07 July 2014 15:36

obama-boehner-reid-pelosi-2A New national and Louisiana poll by Harpers Polling show that voters believe immigraton system is broken and want action now.

Full voodoo Moon over Louisiana swamps and politics
Monday, 07 July 2014 11:30 Written by

fullmoonMaybe its the mysterious swamps or the grey-mossy bayous.  Perhaps it’s the French-Spanish-Indian-African-English-Haitian bowl of voodoo gumbo that flavors our spirits.

Whatever the reasons, Louisiana has and still owns the title and deed to the Master of the Ripley's House of the Political "Believe it or Not".

Louisiana For Lifelife or Obama Phone: Unnecessary entitlement or worthy?
Monday, 07 July 2014 10:46

louisiana-for-lifelineLouisiana Lifelife or Obama Phone:  Is it nother expensive and unnecessary federal entitlement or a worthy and totally misunderstood program? 

Opposition to Duck Dynasty Biz sponsorship of Independence Bowl is intolerant
Thursday, 03 July 2014 11:52 Written by

robertson-philSo it turns out that a special interest is aggrieved at having a northeast Louisiana family business sponsor the Independence Bowl. Unfortunately, that exemplifies the continued impoverishment of political debate.

Is Jindal's hobby, to lobby for his presidency, an unfair treatment?
Thursday, 03 July 2014 10:49

Jindal-gopIn part one of the WGSO Radio-Bayoubuzz Google Hangout webcast talk show on Tuesday, Jeff Crouere and Stephen Sabludowsky discussed Congressman Vance McAllister's decision to let the people decide his future fate as a US Congressman, particularly, after a scandal in which he has been labelled the "Kissing Congressman".  Today, in part two, Crouere and Sabludowsky discussed Governor Bobby Jindal's continued quest to remain relevant on the national scene as a presidential candidate, whether the governor is being unfairly singled-out accusing him of putting his future job hopes in front of his current duties, and whether the governor violated his campaign pledges: 

Hurricane season reminds Louisiana, US, insurance needs federal plan
Thursday, 03 July 2014 08:34 Written by

flood-river It’s the kickoff for hurricane season and forecasters are predicting 8 to13 named storms with anywhere from 3 to 6 of these storms growing into major hurricanes. Here on the Gulf Coast, we certainly perk up when this time of year rolls around.  For years, a good story in south Louisiana went like this:

Lauer interview: Kate and Pippa Middleton want trolls to butt-out
Thursday, 03 July 2014 08:11

pippaYou remember Pippa Middleton, don’t you?

She’s Kate Middleton’s younger sister—the one who was the older bridesmaid at Kate’s royal wedding to Prince William.

Louisiana Treas. Kennedy claims $63M hole with "check kiting"-type practices
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 17:53

Kennedy-interview2With the new fiscal year starting today, Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy, has taken a slap at the Louisiana legislature and Governor Jindal claiming Louisiana is starting the new fiscal year with a $63 million hole due to procedures utilized that in the bank business would be called "check kiting".

 

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