Mayor Mitch Landrieu released the following statement today following news that the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) plans to conduct a study to examine the feasibility of closing the New Orleans Processing and Distribution Center on Loyola Avenue:
“I am working aggressively with our congressional delegation and the Obama Administration to fight to keep these 880 jobs in New Orleans. This processing and distribution center provides critical services to the residents and businesses of this region, including everyone with zip codes that begin with 700 or 701.
“It’s the Economy, Stupid!” Remember that slogan during the Presidential election of 1992? James Carville coined Bill Clinton’s campaign slogan and won the race. It bears repeating again.
President Obama continually displays his vulnerability because he lacks an understanding about business. His speech the other night highlighted this shortcoming once again.
Saints quarterback Drew Brees talked about his contract extension negotiations, the Bears, Urlacher, Colston, his receivers after Wednesday's practice: His comments:
It looks like Marques Colston might be sidelined. How does that affect the offense?
Obviously He’s a big part of what we do. I feel like what we’ve been really good at going on six years now, when a guy goes down there are other guys to pick up the void and the slack and usually do a great job. I feel like Adrian Arrington, Robert Meachem, Lance Moore, Devery Henderson, all those guys will do a great job to fill that.
After Wednesday’s practice, Saints coach Sean Payton talked about the upcoming about the upcoming game with the Bears, injuries and replacing Marques Colston. His comments:
“Today’s injury report: Garrett Hartley (right hip) did not practice, WR Marques Colston (right shoulder) did not practice, S Roman Harper (right ankle) did not practice, WR Lance Moore (groin) was limited, and DT Tom Johnson (left calf) was limited," said Payton.
Today, the Business Council of Greater New Orleans and the River Region and Greater New Orleans, Inc. released a statement in response to recent comments made by Michael Bromwich, Director of the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE).
Two years after Americans were sold a phony bill of goods in the $1 trillion stimulus bill, we are now learning the extent of the corruption. In September of 2009, Obama administration officials pushed through a $528 million loan to a Solyndra, a solar panel company.
A joint Coast Guard/BOEMRE investigative panel report was issued this morning which reportedly will show that “BP made critical mistakes on the well and failed to tell its partners and the U.S. government when it realized it.
An investigation team of the U.S. Coast Guard and the agency that regulates offshore drilling held hearings over the course of a year following the April 20, 2010, Deepwater Horizon tragedy. The Coast Guard-Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Regulation and Enforcement investigation has been among the most exhaustive.”—Time