This columnist has composed numerous articles focusing attention on the many problems that plague our nation during these turbulent times. The challenges appear overwhelming when one considers how many there are: economic, social, political, educational, environmental, racial, international, and three consuming wars.
Taking this into consideration, along with a view to the present political landscape, and it is no wonder that the confidence in the future that traditionally marked American attitudes has so eroded over the past few years. Only 16% of Americans believe the nation is moving in the right direction. 82% think we are on the wrong path! (Rasmussen Reports)
Saints quarterback Drew Brees will miss Stinchcomb and agreed that the release of the Pro-Bowler was a wake-up call for the team.. His comments on Stinchcomb's release:
What are your thoughts on Jon Stinchcomb?
Saints coach Sean Payton announced on Monday the Saints have released offensive Jon Stinchcomb, who was missing practice time because of slow-healing knee surgery.
"Jon was one of our first players in Mickey Loomis' first draft back in 2006," said the coach. "We go back to 2006 in that first training camp and he was one of our leaders. This decision was very hard to make. We will devote a lot more time tiome to Zaach Strief and Charles Brown. They will compete for the starting job."
Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal joined Gameloft S.A. executive Samir El Agili to announce the establishment of a major new game development studio in New Orleans by Gameloft, one of the world's largest publishers of digital and social games. Based in Paris, Gameloft will create 146 jobs during the next decade with jobs over time averaging more than $60,000 a year, plus benefits.
Will the real Bobby Jindal, please stand up.
On Friday, I received the following campaign piece which touts Jindal as a mega-conservative, Washington as liberals ruining the economy, Louisiana Way not being the "Washington Way", and Louisiana balancing its budget while the "libs" in Congress allow the U.S. debt soar out of control.
It just keeps getting worse for the Louisiana Democratic Party.
Days after The Advocate report that the Democrats were no longer the majority party in Louisiana , the Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation welcomes Representative Taylor Barras, New Iberia, to the Republican Party.
It was both a good-news and a good-tasting story.
On Wednesday, Deanie's Seafood French Quarter restaurant located at 841 Iberville St., teamed up with and Vella Vetro Art Glass & Custom Designs' artist James Vella to celebrate the unveiling of a custom-designed glass art installation highlighting the bounty of Louisiana's waters. The celebration occurred at a private event benefiting the America's WETLAND Foundation.
Focus: New Orleans Saints Sean Payton press conference in which he talks about Joique Bell, Drew Brees, Zach Strief, the upcoming game against the Houston Texans and more.
Saints leading rusher Joique Bell in the 49ers game on his lack of good times in the 40: "I have totally different game speed. I'm the kind of guy who's game speed is much faster than my 40 speed. My Combine drills were all in the top 20 per cent for for myposition, outside of my 40. The 40 is all about technique. Bell on coming from Division II school Wayne State: "You have to work for everything to have, Coming from a Division II school, they don't come out early, so no pressure of coming out early. The level of competition is the only question. I guess that's the only way you could say it hurt me."...Bell will sit for a while with a knee sprain, suffered against the 49ers...