New Orleans Saints Get T. Jordan Black, Releases Danny Clark; Injury Report

Wednesday, 10 August 2011 21:28 Written by

The Saints, looking for depth at offensive tackle, on Wednesday signed Jordan Black 31, 6-5, 305 who played with the Jaguars the past three seasons, and waived veteran linebacker Danny Clark, 34, a starter last season. 

Saints  coach Sea nP ayton said the coaching staff hasn't made decisions on how long who will and who won't play on Friday night. They met on Wednesday night to decide that.

Dow In Free-Fall With 540 Point Drop
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 15:20 Written by

The Dow has hit another freefall falling 540 points on Wednesday.


For many investors, Wednesday steep decline disappoints hopes that the stock market would bounce back after the bloodbath on Monday following the S & P downgrade of the United States credit.  



Iowa Poll: Huskings For Bachman But Straw Breaking Campaign Backs For Pawlenty, Others?
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 14:39 Written by

Mike BayhamThe August straw poll in Ames, Iowa is the first unofficial contest on the presidential campaign calendar.


Though no delegates are on the line candidates have invested tens of thousands of campaign dollars on an event that is not much more than a shameless money grab by the Iowa GOP and the Hawkeye State’s political operatives.


The straw poll has had a winnowing effect on the Republican field.  Four years ago former Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson and Kansas US Senator Sam Brownback’s candidacies came to an end after disappointing showings.


Treas. John Kennedy Talks Impact Of S & P Credit Rating Downgrade On Louisiana, U.S.
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 12:43 Written by

John KennedyAfter S & P downgraded the U.S. credit ratings for the first time in history, many have wondered how and if this event would impact states and local municipalities.

To obtain more relevant information regarding how the downgrade might affect Louisiana, on Tuesday Bayoubuzz interviewed the Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy.

The interview is published in a two- part series.

Today, Bayoubuzz publishes Part One which follows below. 

Please listen to the audio for an exact rendition of the interview.

Facing A New Orleans Past: I Grew Up In Lakeview
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 11:51 Written by

Stephen SabludowskyWhile the Internet, social media is supposed to expedite our journeys into the future, one local New Orleans group is using Facebook to walk down the hallowed grounds of memory lane.

That group is informally called “I grew up in Lakeview did you?”

I first became aware of the Facebook group early Monday morning when I received a Facebook email from a person from too many years gone by, who started the group—Randie Ekman Porobil.  She asked me to please invite anyone who “might enjoy the site”.

New Orleans Events: Dirty Linen Night, YLC Gala, Red Dress Run, Photos
Tuesday, 09 August 2011 13:02 Written by


I hope you enjoyed our annual Satchmo SummerFest and our Satchmo Club Strut and the crowded White Linen Night in the Warehouse District. They were a lot to fun.


Wednesday was another one of those days that I wish I had a clone. I worked at Casell Gallery and was invited to the New Orleans Museum of Art to watch the fabulous new show called “Art.” I was also invited to the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s monthly network meeting at Algiers Point for Fiesta Latina, and also that night, was Opera On Tap at the Inn on Bourbon Street as part of the Satchmo SummerFest!


Ricky Williams, Reggie Bush No Saint; Randy Moss No Jerry Rice
Tuesday, 09 August 2011 12:33 Written by

Reggie Bush"It's been an amazing ride," said Ricky Williams on WQAM in Miami. "I want to apologize for any hearts I broke. Hopefully, I was able to amend for that these last couple of years."

LIONS GUILTY OF TAMPERING? Pro Football Talk writes that the Lions engaged in tampering with Williams last season.

Future Of Louisiana Office Of Group Benefits--League Luncheon
Tuesday, 09 August 2011 12:05 Written by

 JindalThe possible sale of the Louisiana Office of Group Benefits (OGB) is the topic being discussed at the "Lunch With the League" (LWL) sponsored by the League of WoMen Voters of Baton Rouge (LWVBR). 


Pinsonat On Louisiana Elections, Landrieu, Edwards, US Credit Ratings, Jindal, Tea Party, More
Tuesday, 09 August 2011 11:22 Written by

With the U.S. debt and credit rating crises playing out on the national stage and with Louisiana elections taking shape this fall, Bayoubuzz turned to Louisiana political poster, Bernie Pinsonat of Southern Media And Opinion Research (SMOR) to take the room temperature of the Louisiana politics, elections, Mary Landrieu, the national debt issues, President Obama, Governor Jindal, the Tea Party, Edwin Edwards and other issues.

2011, Poor Standards For Louisiana Democratic Party Elections
Tuesday, 09 August 2011 10:50 Written by

S & PIf S&P rated the Louisiana Democratic Partywould their rating be anywhere near investment grade?