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New Year's Eve in New Orleans events: A blast

Tuesday, 31 December 2013 10:28 Written by

new-orleans-tourismDarlings,

Another wonderful exciting festive week has gone by. With the recent victory of our Saints against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, you can feel an air of optimism as our team is looking forward to the playoff game against the Eagles in Philadelphia on Saturday. Geaux Saints, go! We want to brave the New York cold weather for Super Bowl 2014.

National lampoons for Obama and Christmas vacation
Friday, 20 December 2013 14:26 Written by

obama-vacationThis year, it finally became fashionable for comics to lampoon President Obama. His infamous lies about Obamacare and the disastrous rollout of the Healthcare.gov website were too tempting for comics to ignore. It is no surprise that the President’s poll numbers have significantly dropped. In fact, the latest poll shows that the President is more unpopular than former President George W. Bush and his disapproval ratings are the lowest of any President since Richard Nixon.

A & E, Robertson Poll: Did religious freedom get ducked?
Friday, 20 December 2013 14:14

duckedHave Phil Robertson’s religious freedom been infringed upon by A & E’s suspending him from the overly popular Duck Dynasty? 

Louisiana Democrat Chair Peterson slams Jindal’s Duck Dynasty free-speech defense
Thursday, 19 December 2013 16:23 Written by

jindal-angryAfter Governor Bobby Jindal decided to get political over Duck Dynasty, the Louisiana Democratic Party got political over Governor Bobby Jindal.

The Louisiana Democratic Party chairwoman Karen Carter Peterson has decided to speak out over the “issue of free-speech” in response to Gov. Bobby Jindal’s statement in support of Phil Robertson: 

Serving Krauthammer, naughty Louisiana Demos and Kleckley appoints
Wednesday, 18 December 2013 13:33 Written by

old-louisiana-capitolThe Louisiana political news stories for December 18, 2003: Speaker Kleckley, Louisiana legislature, Democrats's Christmas cheer, LABI serves Krauthammer, Forward New Orleans's election time and the GOP's daily blast:  

Louisiana healthcare and Medicaid expansion—what’s the debate?
Wednesday, 18 December 2013 12:41 Written by

HealthCareDebateOne of the major issues arising out of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) debate is its complexity.

As the law’s opponents have often argued, the law is made up of thousands of pages and even more thousands of rules that few have read and which no one seems to understand.

Vitter-Jindal parlay, Dardenne's poll, Roemer's mission
Tuesday, 17 December 2013 15:16 Written by

louisiana capitolJitters over Vitter
Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter is giving the jitters to those politicos who are contemplating a run for governor of Louisiana in 2015.

Can Bagneris link GOP, liberals forces to down Landrieu in New Orleans
Tuesday, 17 December 2013 14:59 Written by

ray naginThe New Orleans Mayor’s race has now started and instead of a cakewalk, the incumbent, Mitch Landrieu, will face serious competition.

Louisiana Treasurer Kennedy says use surplus for I-49 South
Tuesday, 17 December 2013 10:33 Written by

kennedy-officeLouisiana likely will have a surplus from last fiscal year. The state constitution prohibits us from using it for operating expenses like higher education, but we can spend it on infrastructure. We should use it for I-49 South. Here's why.  

Road-weaklings New Orleans Saints take St. Louis Christmas vacation
Monday, 16 December 2013 13:09 Written by

NationalLampoonsChristmasVacationPosterDidn’t they make a movie about this? Giddy tourists leave their comfortable home to vacation in an exotic clime that promises fun, frolic and great excitement? Did you get a flashback of "National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation" while watching the Saints venture off from the security of the Superdome Sunday for a disastrous road trip to St. Louis? Like the Griswolds, the Saints suffered every indignity imaginable as they gift-wrapped turnovers, missed field goals and made the Rams defense feel like it was Christmas morning.