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.
Sean Payton's first appearance in the NFL came in 1987 as a replacement player during the 24-day player strike as the backup quarterback for coach Mike Ditka's Chicago "Spare: Bears. as they were referred to.
With such a long stretch of labor peace, not many in the NFL noticed how the Saints coach got his first break. But with a lockout heading into its third week, Payton has bee asked about it more and more.
Word around the state is that Carolyn Fayard is moving towards running for the top state’s office. Even former Miss America Phyllis George called her “governor” this weekend during George’s speech to the Louisiana Center for Women and Government.
Which is probably the reason that Roger Villere, the news national GOP executive is so bent out of shape today.
CHRIS Ivory came in and helped save the Saints' season when Pierre Thomas and Reggie Bush were banged up. Put those three in the same backfield and use them in rotation, and the Saints have a pretty good backfield. I'm not saying the Saints need to use a first-round pick on a running back. I'd like to see them add one more quality runner. Ivory has missed lots of playing time while in college and the NFL...
The 3rd annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week presented by Idea Village is now a part of history but for many start ups and hopefuls, it highly touted event is creating a future.
The week-long event ended Friday with IDEApitch and a cocktail party at the home of James Carville and Mary Matalin.
NOvate Medical Technologies was selected winner of the 2011 New Orleans Entrepreneur Week IDEApitch, which culminated with a investment pitch opportunity led by Jim Coulter, founding partner of TPG Capital.
Louisiana Women in Government is a relatively recent phenomena as women all over the United States began to realize their full potentials.
One organization, housed out of Nicholls State University has been showcasing the trailblazers who have carved out a path for women starting or yet to make their marks in the conversation of Louisiana women governmental leadership.
Hoda Kotb was at home in New Orleans.
Kotb showed her enthusiastic flair and candor—both which have made her wildly popular nationally as she “got down” in front of an audience of Louisiana women and some men who gathered on Saturday at the Louisiana Center of Women and Government Hall Of Fame banquet.