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Monday, 09 November 2015 11:45
Jason Berry, Col Maness, Ron Faucheux, Jim Brown, Jeremy White, more: Politics with a Punch

zombie punch 1The Louisiana gubernatorial Election Day is approaching and the water cooler conversations are getting serious. 

So, it’s time for some levity--which brings us to Politics With a Punch, Louisiana Governor's Election edition 2015, “funnier than laughing gas”. 

Monday, 09 November 2015 11:09
LABI: Louisiana will pay piper with Edwards victory
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labiby Stephen Waguespack, President of Louisiana Association of Business and Industry 

The Louisiana people are rightly frustrated and they are looking for hope. They want a new approach to old problems, inspiring leadership to rally around, honesty to admire and integrity to emulate.

Monday, 09 November 2015 10:26
Atomic bomb against Vitter or a stink bomb bringing out Edwards’ uglies?
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stockley1Will conservatives continue to vote in sizeable numbers for Jon Bel Edwards Election Day, November 21?

Why did Jon Bel Edwards unleash an ad, this weekend--that, in some camps, is considered to be an atomic bomb that could obliterate David Vitter’s campaign for Louisiana governor while in other camps, is a stink bomb that brings out the Edwards’ uglies.

Friday, 06 November 2015 13:22
Godfather Villere's own comments before giving Dardenne GOP kiss of death

godfatherMaybe Republican Party Chairman, Reince Preibus, the Louisiana Republican Party and Roger Villere should have listened to WGSO radio Wednesday morning.  They might have learned something.

Friday, 06 November 2015 12:52
F-Bombing Donald Trump video backfires, helps his campaign
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trump2This week, a bevy of new polls continue to show Donald Trump and Dr. Ben Carson at the top of the GOP presidential race.

As one of the front runners, Trump has faced a variety of mean spirited attacks from fellow Republicans, Democrats, media commentators and liberal groups, including Hispanic advocacy organizations.

Friday, 06 November 2015 12:28
Pollster: Vitter should get off Obama, get 80 percent off Dardenne, Angelle's votes
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Scott Angelle According to pollster John Couvillon of JMC Analytics, David Vitter’s campaign has some real issues it needs to confront, if the US Senator is to beat democrat Jon Bel Edwards to be the next Louisiana governor.  The election is November 21.

Friday, 06 November 2015 11:07
WGSO: LAGOP Chair, Roger Villere talks Newell Normand-Vitter, candidates, party endorsements
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normandRoger Villere, the Chairman of the Louisiana Republican Party spoke with WGSO Jeff Crouere, Wednesday morning and discussed various issues relevant to the party.

Thursday, 05 November 2015 17:45
St. Tammany GOP Exec. Committee chair says Dardenne acting like jilted man
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lagopAccording to the Chairman of the St. Tammany Republican Parish Executive Committee, Peter Egan, Republican Jay Dardenne's action of publicly supporting Democrat Jon Bel Edwards is a "vehement act of retribution".

Thursday, 05 November 2015 15:09
GOP's Priebus, Roger Villere's strong-arm tactics against Dardenne reek of hypocrisy, extortion
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reibusToday’s strong-arm tactics by the Republican Party, Reince Priebus, the Louisiana Republican Party, and Roger Villere is simply deplorable.  It is embarrassing to Louisiana.

Thursday, 05 November 2015 11:59
WGSO: LAGOP Chair, Roger Villere talks governor’s election, Jeff Landry endorsement
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villereRoger Villere, the Chairman of the Louisiana Republican Party is in somewhat of a difficult position.  Over the years, he has been one of the most influential forces in taking the Republican Party out of the phone booth and transforming it into the dominant party that it is today.  However, as of now, the most important state job is at risk, that is, the Louisiana governor’s spot.  Currently, David Vitter, also, one of the prominent influences in bringing the GOP out of the cellar, is trailing his opponent, Jon Bel Edwards, a Democrat.

 

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Perhaps it should.  It’s hot as heck.  The airlines have been packed. The hot dogs are ready for grilling.  The umps are saying, "play ball". The patriotic activities are scheduled. The fireworks are ready-for-blasting. 

Yet, it just doesn’t feel like independence day.

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