Kate Middleton pregnant again, this time with a daughter?
That tabloid oracle, The Globe, reports that Kate is three months’ pregnant. Its glossier equivalent, Star, claims that Prince William is "ecstatic!" Kate, says Star, is about three months along."
No doubt, Mary Landrieu, who is running for re-election for US Senator has the clout the Louisiana citizens would want from their congressional lawmakers.
The unfortunate saga of Marigny homeowner Merritt Landry continues as an Orleans Parish Grand Jury refused to decline charges against him. While they did not indict Landry, he remains in legal limbo. With the grand jury concluding their deliberations, the Landry case will be presented to the next grand jury that is convened.
The American political system has traditionally exemplified the fundamental principles of democracy. It is a system that Americans take pride in, and among other things enables them to promote their country as the leader of the free world. However, America's political system is not perfect, as it does not prevent those we elect from abusing and undermining it. Such abuse is currently playing out with the current Republican-controlled House of Representatives.
Less than three weeks before the annual legislative session begins, Gov. Bobby Jindal has shown few signs of wanting to use his remaining political capital to tackle any of the major problems that bedevil the state.
You’re driving down a darkened road. It’s late at night, and out of the corner of your eye, you see a small animal darting out of the shadows and into the path of your car. You can’t stop and you prepare for the bad thing that is going to happen. You hear the killing “thump” and then the bump-bump-bump as the poor dead creature rolls under your car. And now you understand how losing coaches view postgame press conferences.
When political courage wanes and politicians, often in desperation, search for a quick fix to age old problems, particularly as election times draws near, these men (and a few women) of supposed courage often seek out a scapegoat to blame. “Passing the buck” on someone else is standard operating procedure in the halls of congress as well as the state legislature in Baton Rouge. This is particularly true in dealing with the fact that Louisiana has the highest automobile insurance rates in America, and has for years.
Prince William traipsed the red carpet at the February 17, 2014 BAFTA awards in a crisp tuxedo, doling out royal waves and fist bumps, rapping with rappers and chatting up the female fans pressed against the metal barriers, flashing a strange kind of smile best described on a man as "fey."
Is former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin going to have another day in court after being convicted last week on 20 out of 21 counts in the federal court, in a case that was reported around the globe?