The electronic wires are alive on Wednesday with e-mail from Republicans and Democrats alike. Louisiana Republicans are rejoicing over the gift they received from comments by Democrat Caroline Fayard. On the Democratic side, Louisinaa resident James Carville is urging that democrats send money to help keep Republicans from controlling Congress. Louisiana Senator David Vitter, in the meantime is asking for money to fight Obama to preserve taxpayers' money.
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Nominations are being accepted for Louisiana Economic Development's 2011 Lantern Awards. Each year, the Lantern Awards recognize one outstanding manufacturer from each of Louisiana's eight Regional Planning and Development Districts.. The deadline to submit nominations is Monday, May 2.
Former Lt. Governor candidate Caroline Fayard has been touted as the Louisiana Democratic Party’s best hope of winning statewide office this fall. Some Democrats believe she is the only candidate who can possibly mount a competitive race against incumbent Governor Bobby Jindal. Other party leaders want Fayard to run for Secretary of State and challenge Republican Tom Schedler, who is newly appointed and relatively unknown statewide. To prepare for a potential statewide race, Fayard is in Washington D.C. tonight to meet with Governor Martin O’Malley, Chairman of the Democratic Governor’s Association. The meeting is another indication of how viable Democrats view Fayard as a candidate in the fall election.
A lot has been made in the last 24 hours of what former candidate for Lt. Governor Caroline Fayard said at a recent democratic meeting and it seems everyone is pouncing on her, but you know what… I think I agree… I hate republicans and I do think they “eat their young.” Here is why…
The Saints are currently scheduled to take the 56th over-all pick in the second round of the NFL Draft on April 29.
Looking back at the last 10 selections with this pick, several players have gone on to have solid NFL careers. Seven of the 10 are still playing in the league. Below is a review of the last 10 56th selections:
It’s months before the GOP presidential selection process officially gets underway. No, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal isn’t seeking the nomination – that we know of.
Bur former governors of two of the Ark-La-Tex states are: former Louisiana Gov. and Congressman Buddy Roemer, a Bossier City native and Baton Rouge banker, and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, host of a Fox TV talk show and scores of radio talkfests, who’s also hustling votes while touting his new tome, “A Simple Government.”
Both the Louisiana democrats and republicans were "raising cain" today as both parties sent out e-barrages to draw attention to their respective public relations swipes, du jour. Also, the Republicans announced a new speaker for their big spring shindig, Herman Cain.
American politicians and pundits dream that the revolutions in the Middle East will soon stimulate the rise of democracy. In the case of Egypt, some have argued that the military, which has taken over from Mubarak, should be able to draft a constitution and hold elections within six months to a year. Everyone should step back, take a deep breath, and consider reality.