On Tuesday afternoon, after a House committee essentially defeated the legislation calling for "religious freedom", Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's office issued this statement and copy of an executive order on the issue:
The Louisiana Democratic Party and a gay-rights group slammed Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal for announcing an executive order he is issuing after controversial legislation he supported failed in the House of Representatives. Here are the statements:
The liberal media has lost an expensive bet on another biased anchor. Just a few months after the suspension of NBC’s Brian Williams for lying on the air multiple times, ABC is now facing an embarrassment with their star anchor, George Stephanopolous.
While it was named the “Marriage and Conscience Act” and while it purportedly promoted and protected religious freedom, it did so much more more and was for all purposes--defeated, for now.
by Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net
New poll – interesting results
The anxiously awaited Spring poll by Southern Media and Opinion Research (SMOR) of Baton Rouge is here, and it contains some interesting results.
Our friend C.B. Forgotston, who follows the legislature relentlessly, alerted us to this little tidbit this morning that illustrates just how far the legislature is willing to go to absolve itself of any responsibility in the current fiscal mess in which the state currently finds itself.
After Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announced his launching of his Presidential Exploratory committee, the Democratic National Committee expressed its deep concern over the upcoming Jindal bid--by releasing a statement from the National Press Secretary Holly Schulman.
As an amateur yet enthusiastic historian armed with the luxury of hindsight, I can conclude that John Paul Jones would have made one helluva NFL commissioner. Jones was the United States’ first well-known naval fighter in the American Revolutionary War and is called by some as the father of the U.S. Navy. However, his eligibility to lead the most popular sporting enterprise in the modern nation has less to do with leadership than with the proper use of tactics. John Paul Jones knew that when facing an enemy intent on blowing you out of the water, it is wise to employ a fundamental naval defensive tactic: Do not expose your broadside.
Another major republican has endorsed David Vitter for Louisiana Governor. Days ago, Vitter picked up the Treasurer John Kennedy endorsement. Today, it is Steve Scalise, the powerful Republican House Whip.