Louisiana Statewide Races Prelude To Next Governor Post Jindal

Thursday, 08 September 2011 09:41 Written by
Louisiana PoliticsAs qualifying for state office begins, and since no major Democrats appear to be willing to run for any of the statewide kinds, given the kinds of outcomes that can come from the contests for the junior offices, we can see the jockeying begin among these Republicans appealing to the conservative base to become to successor to Gov.Bobby Jindal four years hence.
New Orleans Saints v. Green Bay Packers: Who Dat Talking?
Thursday, 08 September 2011 08:29 Written by

Green BayThe Big moment is now here.

New Orleans Saints vs. Green Bay Packers tonight on NBC.

Super Bowl  Champions 2009 vs. Super Bowl Champions 2010

Landrieu Secures $1.26B For Louisiana Flood Protection
Wednesday, 07 September 2011 19:32 Written by

LandrieuAccording to a press release issued by the Office of United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., "the Senator today secured more than $1.26 billion for Louisiana to restore flood protection infrastructure, $30 million to invest in algae biofuel research, and new provisions to strengthen enforcement standards of imported seafood. The funding is part of the FY12 Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA bill and FY12 Energy and Water bill passed by the Senate Appropriations Committee. The bills now move to the full Senate for its consideration.

Take New Orleans Saints Vs. Green Bay Packers In NBC Televised Game Opening 2011
Wednesday, 07 September 2011 18:40 Written by

PaytonPick New Orleans Saints Over v. Green Bay Packers: 

Quarterbacks Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers will take center stage when the Packers host the Saints in the NFL season-opening game on Thursday at historic Lambeau Field in Green Bay.

Democrat Hollis, Climbs In Louisiana Governor’s Race Vs. Jindal, Where’s Georges?
Wednesday, 07 September 2011 15:43 Written by

Tara Hollis Democrat Tara Hollis has qualified in Baton Rouge to run for Governor.

The odds-on favorite is incumbent Republican Bobby Jindal.  In addition to Hollis, perennial candidate Cary Deaton, also a Democrat, has filed his papers today for the top state job.  On Tuesday, three minor candidates qualified for the spot.

The Many Faces Of New Orleans's Garland Robinette
Wednesday, 07 September 2011 13:43 Written by

RobinetteThe many faces of Garland Robinette.

He walked down the decade of the 80’s with Angela Hill as “The New Orleans couple”.   

Huey Long Vitter, Kingfish of Louisiana
Wednesday, 07 September 2011 11:40

Huey LongWith the official campaign season set to begin, even critics have to marvel at the political handiwork of the pre-season's most active player: Sen. David Vitter.

   One has to go back to the Long era to find a politician as actively engaged as the junior senator is these days in elections for the Legislature, statewide offices, perhaps even for Congress next year. One has to ask: what's in it for him?

Payton Talks Rodgers, New Orleans Saints v. Green Bay Packers
Wednesday, 07 September 2011 10:58 Written by

Saints coach Sean Payton called the Packers Aaron Rodgers an "elite" quarterback and compared him with Saints quarterback Drew Brees, preparing for the Packers before flying to Green Bay for Thursday night's season-opening game at the Packers.

New Orleans Saints v. Green Bay Packers: Who’s Better—Drew Brees or Aaron Rodgers?
Wednesday, 07 September 2011 10:25 Written by

With the season opening NFL showdown between two highly-recognized quarterbacks taking the field in Green Bay as the Packers defend their Super Bowl record against the 2009 champs New Orleans Saints, the question might be--who is better--Drew Brees or Aaron Rodgers?

Jindal Gets 3 Opponents, Georges Considers, 2 Louisiana Races Competitive
Tuesday, 06 September 2011 23:58

Timmy Teepell
Update: Governor Bobby Jindal, as of 3:21 pm Wednesday, has another opponent. This time, it is Cary Deaton of Metairie (who has run in a number of statewide races) and Tara Hollis, the Democratic school teacher from North Louisiana--who could be the only Democrat running against Jindal.   Bayoubuzz reported on Tuesday that John Georges is seriously considering another  run for Governor.  Should he run, presumably, he would run also as a Democrat.

If so, now that Hollis has qualified, will the Democratic Party support any one candidate against Republican Bobby Jindal?

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After one day of Louisiana election qualifying, there was officially nothing much about which to get excited if you are into political competition.

Governor Bobby Jindal picked up three opponents—all of them no well-known political names of note probably possessing not enough money to compete with the campaign-rich-incumbent-governor-seeking his second term of office.

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