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In Louisiana, is the governor always in charge?

Thursday, 05 March 2015 08:59 Written by

treenby Jim Brown

In his quixotic quest to run for president, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has been out of the state 50% of the time in recent months. He’s rarely been visible in his home state, but voters are getting to know him far and wide in the likes Iowa, New Hampshire, Florida, and numerous other states with early presidential primaries. So the question is — who’s in charge when the Louisiana Governor is on the campaign trail? 

Ex-Louisiana GOP leader urges Jindal to resign
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 13:22 Written by

bagertYesterday, former lawmaker and top Republican official Ben Bagert called for Governor Bobby Jindal’s resignation on the Jim Engster Show, citing neglect for his home state in favor of a hyper-partisan national agenda, specifically Grover Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform, and shady budget practices. 

Will Jindal, legislature take on sacred cows to save education, healthcare?
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 12:52 Written by

cowby Ron Chapman

The citizens of Louisiana have to make a decision. Is education necessary? If so, then fund it! If not, then cut all expenditures and accept a state of ignorance and the subsequent destruction of Louisiana’s economy vitality. Also, acknowledge you are sacrificing your children on an altar of “fiscal mismanagement.”

Jindal admin promotes Forbes piece written by Grover Norquist staffer
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 12:38 Written by

Jindal-differenceThe Bobby Jindal administration wants the public to know that an opinion piece in Forbes today is supporting Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's plan to eliminate refundable tax credits this legislative session due to the $1.6 billion dollar budget shortfall.   

Ex-Team Jindal insider slams governor, administration
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 12:04

gov-mansionThere are many who are now disallusioned with Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal these days.  Some have questioned his policies and his honesty on many issues.  Many of those who are doing so are members of the media, democrats, independents and yes, even some republicans.  Lately, the anger towards him has become more shrill than ever.  In part, he is getting blamed for mismanagement of Louisiana's budget while trying to take on the worlds' woes.

Jindal cigarette tax-higher education plan is inefficient
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 11:48 Written by

educationWhy go to all this trouble? Peripherally attached to a budget somewhat contortioned, perhaps the most convoluted item of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s fiscal year 2016 effort is a request (not actually in the budget) that cuts in state monies for higher education could be offset partially by an extra fee put upon students, the cost of which would be claimable as a tax credit, financed by an increase in cigarette taxes. Why such a Rube Goldberg device when there’s a far less complex answer to bolster higher education’s resources?

Pregnant pausing over Kate Middleton's or Milla Jovovich's baby bumps
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 09:17 Written by

kate-middleton-hatWant to see a lady who’s really eight months’ pregnant?

Take a look at Milla Jovovich, who waddled around in sensible flat shoes, support hose, and a very attractive mumu that left nothing to the imagination.

Hillary Clinton coronation slammed by private email scandal
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 13:38 Written by

hillary-compressedWith the bombshell revelations that Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State used a private email account to conduct official business, there is a growing chorus of liberals such as Ron Fournier of the National Journal who are now questioning her inevitability as the Democratic Party nominee for President.

Netanyahu Speech Poll: Iran nuclear deal good or bad?
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 12:51 Written by

netanyahu2Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Congress Tuesday about the nuclear deal with Iran.  The Prime Minister said the deal was a bad one.  Immediately after the speech, The Obama administration and others criticized the speech saying it provided no new information and that Netanyahu did not convey all of the alternatives, such as, what if there were no deal.  Below is the transcript, a poll and articles following the speech.

Return of the Netanyahu-Bush-Wolfowitz, Cheney neocon dynasty
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 12:06 Written by

cspan-netanahuHe looks like Dracula.

But a rather elderly Dracula, very grey and wrinkly, but still dark and brooding.

And a very thirsty Dracula...one of the undead who’s ready to take a long drink of...of...

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