Louisiana U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu voted in favor of cloture on President Obama's "jobs" bill, the American Jobs Act, however, the legislation failed to get sufficient votes to cut off debate in the Senate which would appear to kill the measure in its current form. The cloture vote required at least 60 votes to pass the Democratically-controlled U.S. Senate but at the time of this publication appeared lacking ten votes.
After a strong showing in the Florida straw poll, the presidential candidacy of businessman Herman Cain is on fire. In the latest Gallup poll, he is virtually tied with former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney for the lead among GOP presidential contenders.
For months, Cain was performing well in debates, but languishing near the bottom of the pack among Republican candidates. Finally, after he performed exceptionally well in the last televised debate held in Florida, he received renewed attention and support. Cain quickly built momentum and scored a massive win in the state’s straw poll.
Another fabulous week has gone in my beloved New Orleans highlighted by another victory by
In a very solemn funeral procession and services, New Orleanians paid their respects and put to rest our beloved spiritual leader Archbishop Philip Hannan. May his blessed soul rest in peace!
One of the fastest growing areas of the Louisiana economy falls under what is called “Entertainment” which the Louisiana Economic Development includes filmmaking, sound recording, live performance and digital media (digital interactive).
The person heading that sector is young and energetic Chris Stelly who has replaced Sherri McConnell after her recent resignation.
Saints coach Sean Payton said he likes players with passion like Shockey, the Saints converting on 73 per cent of their opportunities (No. 1 in NFL), coming out of the Panthers game healthy, not sugarcoating things you aren't doing well, and the rest of the Saints schedule at his media briefing after Monday's practice.
Also, Saints kicker, John Kasay, who kicked three field goals against his former team, the Carolina Panthers, talks about what it was like playing against them.
the twists and turns of the story of the impressive perseverance and expansion of the nationwide occupy wall street movement continues, even as our day-to-day lives move forward; even as those of us with jobs go about our jobs; even as the corporate media continues to downplay or attack the movement; even as the neocon meat-puppets respond with apoplexy and vitriol over this force that they cannot control or comprehend.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, Jefferson Parish President John Young, businessman John Georges, and various government officials and business leaders helped officially launch a new USDA fresh food manufacturing facility, Freshy Foods, located at 508 Timesaver Blvd. in Elmwood.
The Republican and Democratic parties have high-jacked the American people!
Many look back at the “Arab Spring” and believe it all began when a young Tunisian street vendor set himself on fire protesting government policies that fostered oppression and curtailed his small economic enterprise.
The Saints moved into sole possession of first place in NFC South with the victory over the Panthers. Tampa Bay (3-2) lost to to San Francisco 48-3 and fell a game behind the Saints. In another division game this Sunday, Atlanta (2-3) is hosting Carolina (1-4). The Saints go to Tampa Bay next week. The Bucs, who obviously took on plenty water in the 49’ers game certainly plan to redeem themselves after drowning near the Frisco Bay.