Louisiana: Sasol $4B, New Orleans's New Years Eve, Community Coffee, Farm2Table

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 12:26 Written by

new-orleans-tourismBig news for Louisiana and bad news for New Orleans;  More community in your coffee and more food for thought;

Business news of the day (based upon press releases:

Ex-LAGOP, Jindal aide blasts Governor's LSU prayer rally
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 11:45 Written by

jindal-speechby Tom Aswell, Publisher of LouisianaVoice.com

One day in early December, I received one of countless telephone calls pertaining to the upcoming Dec. 6 election. Normally, the calls are pre-recorded, or “robocalls” appealing for my vote for this or this candidate or telling me how horrible the opposing candidate would be for Mom, apple pie and America.

Getting social: Jindal, Vitter and The White South
Monday, 22 December 2014 13:17 Written by

gov-mansionMuch of the state's attention is upon preparing for Santa and recovering from the New Orleans Saints bizarre season.  However, there is still politics for those looking for it.

Jindal and Obama: Parallel Universes
Monday, 22 December 2014 12:15 Written by


by Lamar White Jr., Publisher of Cenlamar.com

(Initially published on Cenlamar under title Barry and Bobby)


From two different worlds away, their fathers had always believed in the promise of America, and when they finally got the opportunity to study and work at an American university, they didn’t think twice. They packed up everything they had, and they flew across oceans to be here. They were both idealistic, young, brilliant, and full of ideas and ambition.

New Orleans Saints, death wishes and Christmas
Monday, 22 December 2014 12:00 Written by

peyton-christmasOkay, so you still are walking around mumbling about what happened to the Saints’ once-promising season. You recall a formerly trustworthy pundit who happens to inhabit this space predicting a possible Super Bowl appearance. Even after slogging to a 2-4 record, loyal Who Dats rationalized by saying three of those losses came by a total of six points and just as easily could have gone the other way.

Response at Jindal's LSU prayer rally must be free speech, not jackboots
Friday, 19 December 2014 12:46 Written by

lsu-boardThe staging of an event at Louisiana State University Baton Rouge’s Pete Maravich Assembly Center has raised the question about whether events at state facilities ought to be censored over free speech concerns of its sponsors, and is worth some exploration.

Crouere's Ringside Politics Champion of Year: Ted Cruz
Friday, 19 December 2014 12:36 Written by

cruzIn the horrific aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Ringside Politics bestowed its first “Turkey of the Year” award to then New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin for his woeful leadership, bad judgment and embarrassing statements. Since then, we have been recognizing “turkeys” from both of the major political parties. For example, in 2014, we gave the “Turkey of the Year” award to a very worthy recipient, Republican House Speaker John Boehner. 

Lost faith in LSU prayer rally and in Bobby Jindal
Friday, 19 December 2014 12:23 Written by

jindal-perry Once again, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, in his quest to become president of the United States, has made a statement expecting the world to simply accept the truth of his assertion simply because the statement is his.

SMOR Poll: Jindal, Vitter, Dardenne, Obama, Louisiana Issues
Thursday, 18 December 2014 12:33

vitter-mobile Bernie Pinsonat and SMOR (Southern Media Opinion and Research released its latest poll about Louisiana and the findings are quite instructive:

In short:

President Barack Obama has a 81% negative job record among white Louisiana voters which numbers are consistent with the poor Democratic election results in the state since his taking office.

Scalise: Dangerous Obama, harms America’s direction, fight has just begun
Thursday, 18 December 2014 12:07

american-revolution-quotes“Man the battlements”.  “Take no prisoners” “I have not yet begun to fight”

There is a war-a-coming for the hearts and minds of America and it is being played out on the airwaves and in the halls of the state and US Capitols.