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Romney VP pick tomorrow: Jindal, Ryan, Rubio, who?
Friday, 10 August 2012 14:16 Written by

jindal-historicAnd the winner of the Republican Mitt Romney running mate derby 2012 is....

Fill in the blank.  Will it be Rubio, Ryan, Jindal, Pawlenty, Portman?  What about a woman?  Or an outsider politician out from the hinterlands such as Sarah Palin in 2008.

 

Romney: Fire key campaign officials and fight Obama with fire
Friday, 10 August 2012 02:51 Written by

fireForget “Hope and Change” and welcome to the nightmare world of Obama’s re-election campaign. There is no more inspiration, no more vision for the future, only attacks against Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.  

Last week, the Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid claimed that a source told him that Romney had not paid taxes in ten years. Never mind that Reid refused to identify this source or provide any corroboration for this charge. As an interesting footnote, Reid refused to release his own tax returns.  

 

Obama, still AWOL, trying to hoodwink voters on U.S. economic plan before elections
Thursday, 09 August 2012 21:21 Written by


obama-smilePresident Obama has a problem. After 40 months of unemployment above the 8 percent level, he needs a marketable plan to convince American voters that his re-election is their best bet for employment, economic growth, and fiscal stability. Mr. Obama has had an economic plan for over three years. The problem is, not only has it not worked, it has prevented an economic recovery from taking root.

 

Louisiana's Jindal 4th in CNN VP Poll, but he has job he wants
Friday, 10 August 2012 01:52 Written by

ROMNEY-JINDAL-2012-2With Louisiana facing massive healthcare, education and budget problems while Governor Bobby Jindal has been campaigning for Romney’s vice-president, he might be facing his own personal problem. According to a new poll, among those who actually might vote, he comes in fourth place as the person they want to be the Romney pick.

 

Exciting Vilma court fight after Big D wins Saints vs. Patriots--dull
Thursday, 09 August 2012 19:09 Written by

SpagnuoloIt might not be as exciting as the “high-scoring” match Thursday night between the pass-happy New Orleans Saints and the New England Patriots, but today could be a pivotal point in the Saints-Jonathan Vilma-NFL-Goodell_NFLPA bountygate legal mess.

Judge Ginger Berrigan is hearing the bounty suspension matter to determine if Vilma’s case should go forward or end with the NFL’s own penalty ruling.  Regardless of Friday's ruling, this thing is headed to a federal appeals court.

 

Brees, Brady air show grounded as Pats clip New Orleans Saints in a bore, 7-6
Thursday, 09 August 2012 12:22 Written by

YUCK1The expected Drew Brees, Tom Brady airshow hit the ground in a hard thud as the two NFL offensive giants were dwarfed by New Orleans Saints and New England Patriots defenses.  

The Pats, at home, edged out the Saints 7-6 in a baseball game score perfect for on a hot summer night.

Dan Marino, who lost his season record to both Brees and Brady could be smiling as Brees’ hit 1 of 4 for a grand total of four yards while Brady sliced the air for 30 yards in a 4 for 7 passing night. 

 

Court Showdown: New Orleans Saints’ Vilma vs. Goodell and NFL
Thursday, 09 August 2012 11:45 Written by

goodellThe story earlier this week smacked of some relief for Saints fans, weary of a long subpoena-loving, brief-writing, lawyer-infested non-football offseason. ESPN, who hasn’t made a glaring mistake since airing the fairy tale of Mickey Loomis and the Bugged Booth, reported a settlement offer that would cut Jonathan Vilma’s suspension from the entire 2012 season to eight games.

 

PSC Campbell: Problems all directions, Jindal panders to political right
Thursday, 09 August 2012 02:55 Written by


Health reformIt has become obvious to me that Bobby Jindal sees Louisiana in his rear- view mirror.

That's a real shame. Our state has problems in every direction - crumbling roads and bridges, colleges facing cuts and raising tuition, coastal erosion, threatened LSU teaching hospitals and the worst poverty in the United States. 

Funny thing happened at New Orleans public forum on journalism and digital media
Thursday, 09 August 2012 02:34 Written by

Optimized-boycott-nola1last night i attended an informational forum entitled “public forum on journalism: where do we go from here?” at loyola university’s nunemaker auditorium. it was presented as a conversation with the public about the future of journalism.

while media insiders and new media fans were probably enthralled with what transpired, I don’t think it was the conversation that a lot of the people of new orleans were wanting.

 

Ghost of Loomis, bountygate hangs over New Orleans Saints, Patriots
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 23:26 Written by

spag-vitt2-newThe ghost of bounty overhangs the match between Drew Brees and Tom Brady as the New Orleans Saints take on the New England Patriots.

Showing little impact from the bounty drama and looking to build on the momentum of a 17-10 win over the Cardinals last Sunday, the Saints will challenge the Patriots on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.

 

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