New Orleans Saints Brees Says NFL Offer A Front

Wednesday, 16 March 2011 13:30 Written by

Ed StatonSaints quarterback Drew Brees said the NFL owners’ final offer on Friday "was all a front."

In a conference call with Brees, Kevin Mawae, president of the NFL Players Association, now the depleted union, accused the league of spreading "complete falsehoods and complete lies."

Obama Sports Leisure As Libya, Japan, Economy Fail
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 12:08 Written by

Jeff CrouereOur President sure loves his job, the vacations, the perks and the access to celebrities and athletes. He also enjoys the leisure time his job provides, which allows him to work on his golf game and perfect his basketball jump shot.

NFL Lockout: Draft boycott, evil owners, anti-trust lawsuit, Patrick Peterson
Monday, 14 March 2011 14:38 Written by

The question of whether there will be a 2011 NFL season might hit home earlier than expected.  Now, the issue is whether the NFL will have a draft.

ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that the NFLPA has told NFL draft prospects that they should boycott the NFL draft held annually New York City.”

New black Regents member Sams sworn in at SUNO-UNO meeting
Monday, 14 March 2011 12:36 Written by

Dr. Albert D. Sam II, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s appointment to the Board of Regents was sworn in today at the Regents special meeting focused upon the possible UNO-SUNO merger.

Sam is African-American.  

Cartoon: Offshore Group criticizes Obama on energy policy, drilling moratorium
Monday, 14 March 2011 11:53 Written by

The Offshore Marine Service Association has taken a direct shot in a cartoon video on Youtube.

The video questions his energy policy, his commitment to energy independence—particularly in light of the deepwater oil drilling moratorium imposed since the BP oil spill and the defacto moratorium that has resulted.

Louisiana Black Caucus blasts Jindal on Regents, diversity matters
Monday, 14 March 2011 11:13 Written by

The Louisiana Board of Regents will be hearing, on Monday,  a report concerning the possible merger of UNO and Southern University of New Orleans at a time that the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus has criticized the Governor in association with his appointment process to Regents and other agencies.

Last week, the Caucus issued this press release after Jindal appointed an African American, Dr. Albert D. Sam, to the Board of Regents.

Louisiana International Trade Briefs: Cuba, Mississippi Dredging, Trade Agreements
Monday, 14 March 2011 10:00 Written by

How is Louisiana doing in business investment, in exports-imports and in its port system?

Below is the first in a continuing series focusing upon International Trade and more particularly, Louisiana International trade, written and compiled by Eugene Schreiber, the retired Managing Director of the World Trade Center of New Orleans and the principal of Schreiber International Trade, featuring the follow:

Louisiana Rep. Patricia Smith of Baton Rouge concerned over Jindal’s budget
Monday, 14 March 2011 08:14 Written by

Rep. Patricia SmithAlthough Governor Bobby Jindal’s budget is only a few days old, it will likely face serious analysis as the state prepares to deal with a whopping $1.6 billion gap.

One of those voices who has appears concerned over the governor’s priorities and solutions is Democrat State Patricia Smith of Baton Rouge who represents District 67.   While Smith is Chairman of the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus, Smith responded to Bayoubuzz’s e-questions—speaking for on her own behalf and not for the Caucus.

New Orleans Saints, NFL Takes Lockout Seriously
Sunday, 13 March 2011 16:40 Written by

NFL teams are taking this "no contact with players" thing seriously. A coach's contact with a player would be reason for firing with cause.

Ed Staton--Louisiana sportsTwitter offers an unprecedented level of player-fan reaction, and players responded to online questions found themselves in in spirited and mostly good-natured debates.

Saints fullback Heath Evans posted links to union-friendly articles on the labor dispute, then spent Friday night and Saturday explaining his position to fans.

Is Ex-Louisiana Gov. Roemer Ready For Presidential Campaign Prime-Time?
Saturday, 12 March 2011 19:13 Written by

Christopher Tidmore--Louisiana PoliticsThe only foreign policy event that most remember of Buddy Roemer’s tenure in the Governor’s Mansion centered around a visit from the Japanese Ambassador.  

       Observers recounted that the Ambassador was shown into the Governor’s private office, where Roemer reclined in jeans and cowboy boots, legs perched up on the top of his desk.   It was from this somewhat relaxed position that the interview proceeded.

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