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Obama Jobs Plan Stimulus 2 Is Job On Us And Class Warfare

Wednesday, 21 September 2011 15:17 Written by

US debtThis week President Barack Obama once again showed his failed leadership by proposing to solve American’s spending and debt crisis by combining token spending cuts with higher income taxes.  For two and one half years President Obama has attempted to reignite the U.S. economy with stimulus packages and increased government spending.  Despite these efforts the economy remains in the tank, and America continues to fall deeper and deeper into debt.

Wall Street Protesters Hit Wall With Media Blackout
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:26 Written by

there was a pretty impressive demonstration on wall street the other day to protest unbridled corporate greed, the lack of oversight and accountability in the marketplace, and the corrupting influence of money on the democratic process. if you watched the news, however, you probably missed it.  

Louisiana Hits Second Month In Row Lowest Unemployment
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 12:51 Written by

workforce commissionThe Louisiana Workforce Commission reported today that for the second month in  a row (August), Louisiana recorded its lowest unemployment rate of the year, the Louisiana Workforce Commission reported today.

Louisiana’s not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate improved significantly to 7.3 percent in August from the July 2011 rate of 7.9 percent. The U.S. rate improved to 9.1 percent from July’s rate of 9.3 percent. The unemployment rate is developed from a sample survey of residences by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Louisiana Landrieu, Senators, Groups Applaud Passage Of Restore The Gulf Act
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 11:46 Written by

BPBipartisan legislation introduced by to dedicate at least 80 percent of BP penalties paid under the Clean Water Act to Gulf states to restore coastal ecosystems and rebuild local economies damaged by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill took an important step toward passage today with approval by a key Senate committee.

The RESTORE the Gulf Act of 2011 was reported favorably out of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee and now moves on to the full Senate for final consideration.

Obama At UN: Unshakable Compromise Between Israel And Palestinians
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 10:50 Written by

What is being considered to be one of President Obama’s most momentous Middle East foreign policy speeches delivered to date, the U.S. President spoke to the general assembly today giving rise to the Palestinians hopes but calling the commitment to Israel's security, “Unshakable”.  

New Orleans Saints vs. Houston Texans: Darren Sharper, Reggie Bush, Will Smith, Sproles
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 10:12 Written by
TexansIt's the Houston Texans 2-0  vs. the New Orleans Saints 1-1 in the Louisiana Superdome this week, both needing a win to keep the ball rolling on season 2011.

John McClain has been covering the Texans for "longer than a coon's age" for the Houston Chronicle.

The undefeated Texans defeated the Colts without Peyton Manning and won at Miami. Now the terrain gets more difficult, beginning at New Orleans on Sunday.
Louisiana Elections: Dardenne, Schedler, Strain, Hodge Get Alliance Endorsements
Tuesday, 20 September 2011 23:15 Written by

AllianceThe Alliance for Good Government, one of New Orleans metropolitan area's most powerful political organizations, endorsed the following candidates for state elective office:

Louisiana Business Org. LABI Forms Tech Advocacy Council
Tuesday, 20 September 2011 14:15 Written by

 The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), the state’s largest statewide business association, announced today the creation of the new LABI Technology Advocacy Council, which is dedicated to being the public policy champion for businesses that are creators of technology; IT managers; distributors of technology; and users of technology applications.

Ron Paul, The Rodney Dangerfield Of U.S. Politics
Tuesday, 20 September 2011 13:24 Written by

DangerfieldComedian Rodney Dangerfield used to always say that “I get no respect at all.” It was his signature joke, a great punch line in his stand-up routines. Now, that Rodney has graduated to the great comedy club in the sky, the “no respect” line should be adopted by another well known personality, U.S. Representative Ron Paul (R-TX).

Louisiana Business: New Orleans Health, Humana, Idea Village, Sean Payton
Tuesday, 20 September 2011 12:50 Written by

LouisianaKey To The Cure
Key to the Cure Gala, the kickoff to a charity shopping weekend (Thursday-Sunday, October 20-23) during which 2% of sales at Saks will benefit the cancer research programs of the Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium.
 

GNO Inc's Michael Hecht stokes New Orleans region rapid acceleration


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