New Orleans Events: March of Dimes, Fighting Crime, Ballet

Wednesday, 26 January 2011 17:10 Written by

What's going on in New Orleans?  Here are the latest events from Frank Stansbury and LaFete News:

Poll: Rating Obama's State of Union Speech
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 14:22 Written by

Now that President Barack Obama’s 2011 State of the Union Speech is history, how would you rate his speech?

Do you feel it set a good course for America?

Was the speech fluff or substantive?

A Louisiana Governor's Run For President
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 13:31 Written by

  John Maginnis--Louisiana  Politics By now, we should take Gov. Bobby Jindal at his word that he is not running for president in 2012. His frequent excursions around the country to campaign for Republican candidates, to sell his book and to raise money for himself could be explained as part of a future grand plan for 2016 or beyond. For now, as he says often, he has the job he wants and he's only running for re-election. Got it.

   That doesn't mean there won't be a candidate for president next year who was elected governor of Louisiana. Buddy Roemer hasn't ruled it out.

New Orleans Saints: Brees’s Knee, Surprise Sharper, Payton Fox Sports Pick
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 13:19 Written by

Brees played through the same type of knee injury that sidelined Cutler.

Brees and Saints coach Sean Payton stressed there are various degrees of medial collateral ligament sprains, depending on how significant the tearing is in the ligament.

New Orleans Saints Eye Roaf For Hall Of Fame, First Ballot
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 13:03 Written by

Ed Staton--Louisiana SportsWillie Roaf is a Pro Football Hall of Fame finalist and is likely to be voted in on his first year of the ballot, He'll join former Saints linebacker Rickey Jackson in the Canton, Ohio shrine.

Road (6-foot-5, 320 pounds) established himself as one of the NFL's top offensive linemen during his 13-year playing career, nine with the Saints and four with the Chiefs.

Obama's Snub Of BP Oil Spill Focus In Union Speech Shows Louisiana, Oil Bias
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 12:42 Written by

Mike Bayham--Louisiana SportsIf you’re a gay marine or a Chilean miner, you got some love from the Big O on Tuesday evening.   

But there was no love to be found for Louisiana and the gulfcoast in President Barack Obama’s 2011 State of the Union address. 

The president’s speech was chock full of his trademark lofty rhetoric that also included references to renewable energy, the end of the military’s rules on gay servicemen and women, previously mentioned trade agreements and increased government spending. 

Louisiana's US Senators Vitter, Landrieu Disagree Over Obama's Union Speech
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 12:30 Written by

Louisiana US Senators Mary L.. Landrieu, D-La and David Vitter R-La rarely agree on issues and the facts and the Obama State of the Union Speech of 2011 was no different.

Louisiana Politics: Experts Differ On Obama's State Of Union
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 12:21 Written by

Throughout the United States and Louisiana, President Obama’s State of the Union speech is being discussed  for the overall message and direction the President wants to take the country.  Shortly after his speech, Bayoubuzz requested various political minds to discuss part or all of these questions:

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu Praises Obama's Union Speech
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 11:54 Written by

Mayor Mitch Landrieu released the following statement Tuesday night regarding President Obama’s State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress:

“Last week, when I met with President Obama, he committed to create jobs by making smart investments in infrastructure, education, and innovation. Tonight, President Obama demonstrated that he clearly understands the needs of the American people and specifically those of us in cities across our country.  President Obama understands like I do that a leaner, more efficient government doesn’t mean cutting at any cost.  We cannot cut our way to excellence.  We must cut smart, reorganize, and invest for the future. 

Louisiana Republican, Democratic Party Chairs Respond to Obama's State Of Union
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 11:30 Written by

After President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday night, Louisiana Democratic Party Chair Claude "Buddy" Leach and  Louisiana Republican Party chairman Roger Villere released these statements:


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