Carson wins straw poll with 25.4%, Jindal ties 4.1%, will he make cut?

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 12:51 Written by

carsonsby Lou Gherig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net

Carson wins SRLC straw poll

    Dr. Ben Carson finished first in the 2015 Southern Republican Leadership Conference (SRLC) straw poll with 25.4% of the votes cast.

Louisiana's Congressional clout plummets with loss of Landrieu; poll results
Tuesday, 26 May 2015 12:41 Written by

cassidyby Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net

Clout takes a big hit

    Poof!  That’s what happened to Louisiana’s clout in Congress when Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu lost her Senate seat to Republican Bill Cassidy.

Tyler Bridges explains "convoluted" tax credit plan passed by Louisiana Senate
Tuesday, 26 May 2015 12:11 Written by

mathIf you're puzzled over the "new math" being taught courtesy to Common Core, you've ain't yet seen nothing.

Bobby Jindal doesn't come cheap, but gets Irish up over same sex marriage
Monday, 25 May 2015 15:36 Written by

jindal-ad-wordsBobby Jindal might not be the most popular politician in Louisiana, the most likely republican or democratic candidate to be elected president, but he is expensive.

Jindal not a cajun crusader, must be joking, cher
Monday, 25 May 2015 14:16 Written by

jindal-inaugby Tom Aswell, publisher of Louisianavoice.com

Some clown from Washington, D.C. who calls himself a political writer traveled to Oklahoma City last week to cover the Southern Republican Leadership Conference and ended up insulting Louisiana Cajuns in a way they have never been insulted.

Billy and Kate Middleton's baby Charlotte is such a real doll, isn't she?
Saturday, 23 May 2015 16:30 Written by

charlotte-doll“Hello, Dolly!  Well, hello, Dolly!  It’s so nice to have you home where you belong....

“You’re lookin’ swell, Dolly.  I can’t tell, Dolly, if you’re really real or just another fakey pong...”

Pew Poll showing unhappy GOP with leadership bad omen for 2016
Friday, 22 May 2015 13:09 Written by

bushesA new Pew Research Center poll shows that America is not happy with the GOP-led Congress. In fact, Americans are downright disgusted as Republican congressional leaders only registered a 22% overall approval rating.

What happened to Jindal's exploratory committee fundraiser church picture?
Friday, 22 May 2015 12:26 Written by

jindal-exploreWhat happened to the Jindal camapign fundraising picture with his standing in a church, with his back partially to us?   

Yesterday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal sent me (and perhaps you) an email fundraising blast announcing that he and his wife Supriya, continue to think and pray “about whether to run for President. We'll make a final decision sometime in June, once our legislative session is over here in Louisiana”.

Vitter e-blasts gubernatorial plan for Louisiana healthcare
Friday, 22 May 2015 11:45 Written by

vitter-memoBy email blast today, Republican US Senator and candidate for Louisiana governor, David Vitter has released his healthcare plan for the state.

In doing so, Vitter said in his email, in relevant parts:

TOPS, LEAP, GRAD ACT and Louisiana budget woes
Friday, 22 May 2015 11:32 Written by

Louisiana-house-repsby Ron Chapman

Louisiana faces a serious problem as it relates to Higher Education. Over the past few years Governor Jindal has seen fit to cut $700 million from public education then shift the financial burden to students through increases in tuition and fees. Students seeking to better their lives now have to shoulder the costs themselves. Worse, those who work for a living and do not qualify for grants suffer the most. From my experience they are the better students.

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