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Maness's future Louisiana political opportunities now are slim

Thursday, 13 November 2014 11:00 Written by

maness siteDefeated Republican Senate candidate Rob Maness apparently on his terms endorsed Rep. Bill Cassidy for that office. Which leads to the question of whether he really got anything politically out of that as it relates to any elective future he might have.

Landrieu, Cassidy, TV makes wholesale changes of retail politics
Thursday, 13 November 2014 08:39 Written by

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Remember the days when candidates for U.S Senator or Governor would speak to thousands of supporters at weekend rallies all over Louisiana? Huey Long was the master, mainly because he promised he’d give voters just about anything they wanted. A long line of colorful politicians followed in Huey’s wake. But those days seem to be long gone and forgotten.

Jindal's post-racial Louisiana
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 10:57

edwards-lamar-whiteby Lamar White, Publisher of CenLaMar

Five years ago, Keith Bardwell, a Justice of the Peace from Tangipahoa Parish, refused to marry an interracial couple, earning himself attention in the national and international media. “The reason I didn’t (marry the couple),” he told CBS News, “is because I’ve had countless number (sic) of people that was (sic) born in that situation and that they claim the blacks or the whites didn’t accept the children, and I didn’t want to put the children in that position.” Governor Bobby Jindal quickly denounced Bardwell and called on the Louisiana Judiciary Commission to revoke his law license.

Jindal, the Lord of Ethics, flies on campaign dime
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 10:18 Written by

Jindal-kingRemember back to the days of yore in the year 2008 when newly-minted Louisiana governor, Bobby the Jindal (otherwise known as Bobby Jindal), rose into power on an ethics reform platform?

Vance "Kissing Congressman" McAllister was no glorious leader
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 13:49 Written by

 vance-mcallisterThus ends ignominiously Louisiana’s Fifth Congressional District’s year-long infatuation with Rep. Vance McAllister, although he parted company with his constituents through one more demonstration of the insufferable ego that was his downfall.

Bill Cassidy, LaGOP better not underestimate Mary Landrieu in Louisiana US Senate Race
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 13:42 Written by

landrieu-mary-youngEver since Senator Landrieu's poor performance in the primary election, some Republicans have been predicting an easy victory in the run-off.
Such thinking is dangerous to say the least. It is never easy to defeat an incumbent, especially one who has been in the same office for 18 years. The Landrieu name has legendary political appeal in Louisiana as the family has been winning elections for 54 years.

Kate Middleton, William separate lives and all about Harry?
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 09:08 Written by

 kate-middleton-portraitJust call her “Frownie Face!”

Or maybe, “The Duchess of Frownie Face.”

Her hubby is the essence of the “The Duke of Grim.”

Treasurer Kennedy: Louisiana's cash flow problem worsening
Monday, 10 November 2014 14:06

 


kennedy-graphIn what might be another slam at Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's handling of the budget and the state's assets, Treasurer John Kennedy has penned another OpED, this time warning that the state general fund is running a historically high negative balance just four months into the fiscal year.

 

Sen. Guillory and Rep. James talk on Engster show, goes to dogs
Monday, 10 November 2014 13:35

dog-chi Senator Elbert Guillory, who has been receiving quite a bit of attention since converting back to a Republican a couple of years ago, is back in the middle of controversy.

Guillory, recently made a video which he placed under his polittical PAC Free At Last, denouncing Senator Mary Landrieu, and claiming that she was not helping blacks and that she only cared for herself and not for her constituents.  The video was widely promoted by the Republican Party and others during the recent open primary campaign.

Money bomb for Landrieu, debate challenge, GOP unity, Incoherent Cassidy ad
Monday, 10 November 2014 12:39

money-bombWhile the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee apparently has not put up the $1.8 million money it took off of the table for Landrieu television buys after the general election in which Democratic candidates got walloped at the polls, Mary Landrieu is continuing to raise money for her run against Bill Cassidy.

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