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College Football Heaps up Cash; Players Get Scraps

Thursday, 03 April 2014 07:08 Written by

ncaa470x263Millions of rabid college basketball fans have been glued to their TVs over the past month as March Madness reaches its crescendo. And the big bucks have been rolling in. With coaches getting bigger salaries and colleges splitting huge TV and admission revenue, there are lots of winners. But one group is being exploited and shortchanged — the players themselves.

Louisiana Voice unveils Jindal's Presidential campaign photo
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 12:40

capitol-new Speculated aspirations heretofore steadfastly and repeatedly denied by the man who coyly insisted for six years that “I have the job I want,” have now been officially confirmed: Gov. Bobby Jindal is a candidate for the 2016 Republican nomination for president.

Louisiana's Congressman Fleming's conservative record clarified
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 12:03 Written by

Congress-house floorLou Gehrig Burnett, publisher of the popular Fax-Net political newsletter, has clarified a posting  re-published Tuesday on Bayoubuzz.com

Below is his clarification:

Edwin Edwards impact on Mary Landrieu's US Senate race?
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 10:46 Written by

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This fall, Louisiana voters will be looking at two elections, one for U.S. Senate and the other for Congressman for the 6th congressional District.  Obviously, only those registered voters can decide the latter.

Unpopular Gov. Jindal, pitches national healthcare plan for likely Presidential run
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 10:51 Written by

jindal-perryToday, Bobby Jindal, whose absence from Louisiana has been a topic numerous media reports and complaints from Louisiana voters has announced a plan to replace President Obama's Affordable Care Act. It's hard to interpret this announcement as anything else than a sign that Jindal is preparing for the race to become the Republican Presidential candidate in 2016.  

National Democratic Committee responds to Jindal's healthcare plan
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 09:53 Written by

jindal-obamaThe Democratic National Committee National Press Secretary, Michael Czin, has released a statement concerning a healthcare plan presented to the nation by Presidential hopeful, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal:   

Noah movie creates flood of anti-Bible foolishness
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 12:47 Written by

noahOnce again, Hollywood has injected left wing themes into a movie, but this time the subject matter to known to almost every American. The great biblical story of Noah has been twisted and perverted by an atheist director more interested in selling tickets than in staying true to the Bible.

 

Obamacare open enrollment ends but not heated debates: Google Hangout-WGSO
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 12:00 Written by

fireToday, is the end of the signup period (except for those who tried to enroll but were unable to doso) and reportedly roughly 7 million people have signed up for Obamacare 

On the strongly-conservative WGSO radio talk show, host Jeff Crouere and Stephen Sabludowsky discussed the Affordable Care Act, the pros and cons.   The discussion got testy and included callers chiming in to express their oppositions to the healthcare law and implementation.  

The interview was also recorded via Google Hangouts, as has a number of the recent Crouere-Sabludowsky, WGSO-Bayoubuzz radio-hangout-broadcasts-webcasts.  Here is the transcription.  Check the video for the most accurate conversation: 

Louisiana legislature, Levee District vs. Oil and Gas; Jindal and LABI
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 10:27

legis-labiOne of the major issues this Louisiana legislative session is and will be the lawsuit by a levee district against the major oil and gas industry companies.  Governor Jindal has been very vocal in his opposition to the lawsuit and has supported the idea of stopping the lawsuit through the legislative process during this spring's session.  

Landrieu's Rookie Week in Energy Committee; Presidential Vacations
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 07:02 Written by

landrieu-tea-partyEnergy chair’s agenda
    Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, the state’s senior senator, is now in full command of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, a key post  for the Pelican state’s oil and gas industry.