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Lynch mob with Baltimore riot investigations

Friday, 08 May 2015 12:21 Written by

lynchIt was no surprise that new Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced the Department of Justice will launch a civil rights investigation of the Baltimore Police Department. This is the second investigation that has been authorized in the wake of the riots that broke out after the death of Freddie Gray. The other investigation is looking into potential violations of Gray's civil rights.

Watch Steve Case, Walter Issacson, Irvin Mayfield, Zach Streif today
Friday, 08 May 2015 11:41 Written by

case-steve3Think *Steve Case* founder of AOL .  Think Walter Issacson, New Orleans-born author of biography of Steve Jobs and head of the prestigious Aspen group.  Think Irvin Mayfield, famed New Orleans trumpeter and businessman.

Why is Kate Middleton and Prince William in such a "Juggers" not, after baby Charlotte?
Friday, 08 May 2015 09:15 Written by

kate-pippaPrince William and Kate Middleton have drawn a line in the sand.

I mean, a line in Sandringham.

Louisiana Higher education officials thank House of Reps for revenues
Thursday, 07 May 2015 17:24 Written by

lsuWith the House of Representatives approving over $670 million in revenues which includes taxes today in a major session at the capitol, the State's University leaders have indicated its approval with the statement below. 

Louisiana Democratic Party blasts Jindal, Republicans; GOP House take credit
Thursday, 07 May 2015 16:38 Written by

gov-mansion 200x149The Louisiana House Republicans and the Louisiana Democratic Party’s executive director (speaking for the party), do not see eye-to-eye as to what occurred today in Baton Rouge in cobbling together a budget.

Jindal Showdown at the Louisiana "Not Ok" Legislative Corral
Thursday, 07 May 2015 10:42 Written by

ok-corralWhat’s wrong with this picture?

Today, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s communications (press) office issued the below press release promoting the fact that Louisiana has another economic development medal it can pin on its chest.  Great news indeed. 

Political emails: Tony Perkins, Vitter and help Gowdy destroy Clinton
Thursday, 07 May 2015 09:45

Hillary-Clinton-benghaziIf you have been receiving political email in your inbox, asking you to write a letter to the legislature, contribute to a candidacy, attend a fundraiser, watch a film clip and so on, you are not alone.

Jindal Time: Chehardy talks Louisiana film industry, tobacco tax, budget
Thursday, 07 May 2015 09:27 Written by

filmToday is a big day for Louisiana’s future.

The Louisiana House of Representatives will likely be voting upon the future of film tax credits and tobacco taxes and other legislative instruments to generate revenues for its $1.6B budget hole.

Jim Brown: I'm 75 and in full rage for living
Thursday, 07 May 2015 08:33

jim-brownThere is a disturbing article in this month’s Atlantic Magazine by a prominent physician at the University of Pennsylvania.  Ezekiel J. Emanuel is an oncologist, a bioethicist, and a vice provost of the University, and is the author or editor of 10 books, includingReinventing American Health Care. So he is a bright guy who knows a lot about health.  His premise is that no one, in this day and age, should aspire to live longer than 75 years of age. 

Jindal fries colleges, universities with severe budget cuts
Thursday, 07 May 2015 08:15 Written by

friesHigher Education in Louisiana is in crisis. Over the past seven years Governor Jindal and members of the state legislature have cut spending critically. It is difficult to find accurate numbers, because statisticians have a tendency to make the numbers work out the way they want. As the old saying goes: “There are lies, damn lies, and then statistics.” The governor is telling his national audience that he has actually increased spending…imagine that…at a time when nearly $700 million has been cut, with more to come!

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