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Louisiana Poll: Sadow says poll bias against Vitter, favors Angelle

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 11:02 Written by

vitter-memoSo what does it mean when two different polls about the same political contest come up with differences beyond the marginal? It means that observers get a peek into the imprecise world of survey data and the impact it can have on larger perceptions.

Anti-Vitter's doth protest too much over Super PAC
Monday, 10 August 2015 13:15
dardenneA politicized organization connected to the beneficiary of a court decision that strikes down a government regulation receives reimbursement from the state of Louisiana for its legal costs. Then a hue and cry arises from some quarters, not complaining about how the state never should have defended its jurisprudence but about how the winner should return voluntarily the money due to Lambda Legal and the Forum for Equality to taxpayers to help out a strapped state … uh, maybe not, considering with whom we’re dealing here.
Watch the Trump, Clinton, Sanders, Biden Reality TV show
Monday, 10 August 2015 13:05 Written by

trump-appBy Stephen Waguespack, President and CEO of LABI

It is hard to flip the channels these days and not come across one reality show after another. With low production costs, unlimited viewer interest in anything called “reality” despite how orchestrated it may be, and a nation full of people in desperate need for their 15 minutes of fame, reality TV has slowly but surely taken over the airwaves.

Jim Miller: Saints, LSU, UK and hope summers eternal
Monday, 10 August 2015 12:36 Written by

hope 4Summer is over when Saints and colleges tee it up

I hope you enjoyed your summer, because this is the week it ends. I know it’s a bit hard to realize as you soak in a cauldron of humid 90-degree days, but summer as you have known it and enjoyed it is over! Since this space is meant to inform as much as entertain, let us remind you that Labor Day on September 7 is the symbolic end to summer, although the scientific end does not come until the autumnal equinox when the sun crosses the plane of the earth’s equator around September 22.

Analysis: Angelle leading Vitter in Louisiana Governor's race?
Monday, 10 August 2015 11:04 Written by

vitter-angelle 3Is Republican Public Service Commissioner, Scott Angelle, ahead of the existing-favorite in a race, US Sen., Republican David Vitter in the Louisiana gubernatorial race?

The Fox Debates: Jindal, Fiorina and Trump realities
Friday, 07 August 2015 14:16 Written by

carlyEverybody has an opinion about the Republican debates last yesterday in Cleveland.  Of course, I have many.

So in a stream of consciousness (or maybe “unconsciousness”) let them roll:

Crouere: GOP scared of Trump's nuclear option and wins Drudge poll
Friday, 07 August 2015 12:26 Written by

 Trump-fox 0From the very beginning of the first GOP presidential debate, Donald Trump was in the spotlightand under fire from Fox News commentators. The first question asked for a show of hands of all candidates who would not pledge to support the Republican presidential nominee. Only Donald Trump raised his hand, which led to the first of many confrontations during the debate. He was challenged by debate moderator Brett Baier and lambasted by Senator Rand Paul for “buying and selling politicians.” While Trump declared that he wants to “run as the Republican nominee,” he is absolutely correct to keep his options open. 

Round Louisiana: Farm To Table, Great American Seafood Cookoff, Centenary, Unemployment
Friday, 07 August 2015 12:08

new-orleans-tourism-compressed1Today’s “Round Louisiana” focuses upon 12th annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off, the 3rd Annual Farm to Table International Conference, Centenary College students go to Paris and today’s Louisiana job reports: 

Fox News debate moderators picking on Donald Trump?
Thursday, 06 August 2015 20:40

trump-kiss 1Is Fox News picking on Donald Trump?

So far, the only candidate who has taken on “The Donald” has been Rand Paul.

Jindal, Planned Parenthood talk at the "Happy Hour Debate"
Thursday, 06 August 2015 18:04

planned-parenthoodLouisiana Governor and Republican presidential candidate Bobby Jindal made it known that he would crack down on Planned Parenthood should he be elected.

The issue?  Shutting down government if Planned Parenthood is not defunded.

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