Election Campaign Tip: Big Fundraising Mistake

Thursday, 25 August 2011 11:38 Written by

Fundraising is obviously one of the most critical features of an election campaign.

Hurricane Irene Nears Abaco, South Of Cape Hatteras North Carolina
Thursday, 25 August 2011 11:13 Written by


The dangerous Hurricane Irene has made a north-northwestward turn approaching Abaco Island according to the 10 am EDT National Hurricane Center.  At that time, Irene was 645 mi south of Cape Hatteras North Carolina


Below are excerpts from the advisory:

New Orleans Saints v. Oakland Raiders: Brees, Payton, Darren Sproles, Reggie Bush
Thursday, 25 August 2011 10:24 Written by

The New Orleans Saints are in Oxnard preparing for the Oakland Raiders.  On Wednesday, Drew Brees, Sean Payton, Darren Sproles faced the media in the practice reports. 

Down in Miami, ex-Saint Reggie Bush wants to be the “new” Reggie as he fights hard to prove himself to the Dolphins. 

Past New Orleans Saints Training Camp Haze Blues
Thursday, 25 August 2011 00:28 Written by

The most dangerous place for Saints players at training camp at UW La Crosse in La  Crosse, Wisc. was not the practice field in 1989, it was the dorm.

Rookie hazing in the NFL has existed and it's been mostly good-natured, rarely more than forcing them to sing a song, carry veterans pad, or taping a rookie to a goal post. Initiation incidents went too far at the Saints camp that summer when rookie tight end Cam Cleland and defensive tackle Jeff Danish were injured after being gang-rushed by teammates.

Cat 3 Hurricane Irene Nears Bahamas, Carolinas Thru New England Should Monitor
Wednesday, 24 August 2011 23:49 Written by

According to the National Hurricane Center, as of 11 pm edt, Hurricane Irene is "dangerously approaching the northwestern Bahamas with maximum sustained winds of 120 miles per hour.  The NHC said, "Interests from the Carolinas northward through New England should Monitor the progress of Irene. Hurricane and tropical storm watches will likely be required for portions of the coast of the Carolinas early thursday.  The NHC also said Irene could become a category four hurricane on Thursday.

Hurricane Irene Hits Bahamas Hard, Could Become Category 4 Four
Wednesday, 24 August 2011 16:04 Written by

According to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Irene is striking the Bahamas “hard”.  In its 5pm advisory, the NHC has said that Irene could become a Category 4 hurricane.

Arroyo From Louisiana's Left Now Out Of Political Closet
Wednesday, 24 August 2011 12:57 Written by

tea partyme me me, an introduction

some of you may not know me at all, and why should you. others have known me over the last 20 years as a political strategist/consultant/communications director for dozens of campaigns of both major parties. others may recall radio shows i’ve co-hosted intermittently in new orleans or dallas.

Election Tips: Carville, Direct mail And Opposition Research
Wednesday, 24 August 2011 12:35 Written by

howtogetelectedHow can you win elections?  Whether you are the candidate or a candidate-wanna-be or a campaign worker, here are some tips to make your election life better. 

Today’s tips, produced by John Maginnis and howtogetelected feature political personality and consultant, James Carville, Brent Barksdale and Dave Kemmerly. 

New Orleans Saints vs. Oakland Raiders: Payton, Roman Harper, Vilma, Evans
Wednesday, 24 August 2011 12:09 Written by


Former New Orleans Saints fullback Heath Evans announced on Twitter he will move to Los Angeles to join NFL Network's ever growing list of analysts. He retired from the NFL after 10 seasons and a lot of victories. He spent four years with the Patriots before spending two with the Saints, picking up a Super Bowl ring along the way...


Category 3 Hurricane Irene Over Crooked, Acklins Onto Bahamas
Wednesday, 24 August 2011 11:46 Written by

With the Turks and Caicos getting hit, the Category 3 Hurricane Irene is moving over Crooked Acklins Islands onway to the Bahamas after damaging Turks and Calcos Islands. Here are extracts from the 11 am National Hurricane Center Advisory.


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