Louisiana politics: LOGA sues Caldwell, Maness dunks Landrieu, Cassidy, US back Demos

Monday, 16 December 2013 11:15 Written by


The political scene has plenty to discuss today as the oil and gas industry has filed suit against Louisiana AG Buddy Caldwell, the Democratic Party (at least throughout the nation, but likely not in Louisiana) seem to support Democrats handling much of government, except for the all-important economy and Tea Party favorite Rob Maness has taken a shot against his competition Mary Landrieu and Bill Cassidy on the flood insurance disaster issue.

New Orleans elections: From ho-hum to hum-dingers
Monday, 16 December 2013 09:48

landrieu-allianceNew Orleans elections season has begun and what was considered to be a ho-hum drag during the ho-ho Christmas holidays season is turning out to be a hum-dinger.

New Orleans mayor’s race from sleeper to Bagneris-Landrieu shocker
Saturday, 14 December 2013 14:19 Written by

landrieu-press-superbowl-webcastNo doubt, the announcements that Judge decided to quit his position on the Orleans Parish Civil District Courts and jump into the New Orleans elections against a popular Mayor from a famous and powerful political background, is a shocker.

American Christians, US values victimized with Nativity scene, cross removals
Friday, 13 December 2013 13:00 Written by

church-and-state-300x181It has been a disturbing week for American Christians. At Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, South Carolina, a nativity scene was removed after complaints from the Military Religious Freedom Foundation.

New Orleans elections: Clarkson, Bagneris, surprises and more the same
Friday, 13 December 2013 13:08

city-hallWith only hours left to the end of qualifying for elective office for the City of New Orleans, there have been some surprises and perhaps, hardly any surprises at all or simply more of the same faces running for the same or different available positions.


Nick Lord's Kate Middleton portrait belly up to the tease
Friday, 13 December 2013 12:37 Written by

kate-middleton-portraitNick Lord is the British artist who just won the Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year competition.

Judge Bagneris takes on Mitch Landrieu for New Orleans Mayor spot
Friday, 13 December 2013 11:35 Written by

bagnerisAs suspected, Judge Michael G. Bagneris, a judge in the city’s Civil District Court for the past 20 years, submitted his resignation from the bench on Wednesday evening and will officially become a candidate for Mayor of New Orleans today at 11:45 am

A Louisiana ode to a great generation
Thursday, 12 December 2013 15:36 Written by

kennedy-saluteTen years ago, NBC newscaster Tom Brokaw wrote a book about what he called “The Greatest Generation.” In contrast, there’s a new best seller out now calling America “the dumbest generation.” And since Louisiana is at the bottom of the barrel on most national lists, you can imagine how folks in the Bayou State are viewed.

Does Pinocchio know if Landrieu or NRSC nose the truth?
Thursday, 12 December 2013 11:25

pinocchio1Democratic Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu released a television commercial of her own  on Monday portraying that she has kept her promise about American insureds’s keeping their health insurance.

Landrieu, Foti, Gusman, Clarkson, others qualify for New Orleans offices
Wednesday, 11 December 2013 15:51

Optimized-new-orleans-skyFamiliar names and faces have qualified for office in New Orleans for the Orleans Parish elections.  Candidates such as Mitch Landrieu, Charles Foti, Marlin Gusman, Jackie Clarkson, Dale Atkins and others had paid their respective qualifying fees.