Forget the popular TV show; the real biggest losers today are the lame duck Democrats in Congress. Despite a thrashing in the November 2nd elections, congressional Democrats re-elected their hapless leader, Nancy Pelosi, and are working with the Obama White House to push a radical leftist agenda in this abbreviated session of Congress. This is happening against the will of the American people and with the backdrop of an increasing unemployment rate.
Today, Governor Bobby Jindal joined Sasol North America President Mike Thomas and Sasol Managing Director, Olefins & Surfactants, Fleetwood Grobler to announce Sasol Ltd.’s plans to construct the world’s first commercial ethylene tetramerization unit, capable of producing over 100,000 metric tons per year of combined 1-octene and 1-hexene, at its production site in Lake Charles. The tetramerization unit will result in $175 million of capital investment, 36 new direct jobs at an average salary of $62,000, and the retention of 350 existing jobs.
Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that the City of New Orleans successfully renegotiated a contract with Richard’s Disposal, Inc., one of the city’s sanitation collection contractors.
The Obama administration Wednesday reversed a policy it announced in earlier this year weeks prior to the BP oil spill and said it will not pursue offshore oil exploration either in the eastern Gulf of Mexico or along the Atlantic coast.
Over the past two seasons, we have seen four of the biggest plays in the Saints' 44-year history.
For many years, we had only two big plays: John Gilliam's opening-game 94-yard kickoff return for a touchdown against the Ram. in 1967, and Tom Dempsey's 63-yard NFL record field goal in the last seconds that beat the Lions, 19-17, in 1970.
Drew Brees has returned from New York after being honored at Sports Illustrated Sportsman of Year and talked about getting the award, the game with the Bengals on Sunday and his wide receivers:
Sarah Palin brought her indomitable road show to my hometown of Baton Rouge this week with the flair and the chutzpah of a larger than life personality, which she just might be. Security was tight at the local Books-A-Million, and the crowd of over 1000 was given strict instructions of what it could, and could not do. From the way her entourage carried on, on you would have thought she was trying to be like Louisiana’s own, Governor Bobby Jindal.
On Wednesday, The American Chemistry Council reacted to the Obama Adminsitration new offshore energy policy announced at a press conference earlier in the afternoon.
Here is the Statement by the American chemistry council:
The website,SportsBuzz.com will celebrate their official launch with a Madden Tournament and Monday Night Football viewing party Monday evening, December 6 at House of Blues in New Orleans. This exclusive private event will allow fans to test their Madden skills against their favorite New Orleans Saints, with the winner taking home an ultimate Saints prize pack. Fans will also have a chance to interact with players throughout the evening and win autographed Saints memorabilia.
Today, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced an updated oil and gas leasing strategy for the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). Based on lessons learned from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama Administration has reversed its position on leasing and is claiming to raise "the bar in the drilling and production stages for equipment, safety, environmental safeguards, and oversight".