David Duke rises from the political dead, takes on Scalise?

Monday, 02 February 2015 14:54 Written by

crossby Lou Gehrig Burnet, Publisher of Fax-Net

U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Metairie, has been busy trying to put behind him the controversy which developed when it was revealed that he spoke in 2002 before a white supremacist group founded by former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke.

Louisiana Business head Waguespack says speak softly can pack a wallop
Monday, 02 February 2015 14:43 Written by

carsonsby Stephen Waguespack, President and CEO of Louisiana Association of Business and Industry

You don’t always have to be loud to make a lot of noise.

Last week, the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) kicked off our 40th Anniversary with our 2015 annual meeting in Baton Rouge. Joining us to focus on our meeting’s theme of “Sustainable Growth in a Global Economy” were over 1,000 Louisiana business and political leaders.

Seahawks' mountain of excuses not giving ball to beast mole Lynch
Monday, 02 February 2015 12:55 Written by

beast-mole-compressedOur modest attempt at literature is not only intended to inform but to educate our readers. Today’s lesson is about certain Sporting Absolutes that periodically arise with the persistence and joy of Type A flu. These are things that are bad but people in and around the games persist in doing them anyway. For example, a Sporting Absolute with local impact is: Never wear the opponent’s colors into LSU’s Tiger Stadium. You will be abused, threatened and possibly assaulted. That one comes from personal experience. 

The road Team Jindal will travel to live in the White House
Monday, 02 February 2015 12:17 Written by

White House Washington-compressedby Tom Aswell, Publisher of the Louisiana Voice

To call Gov. Bobby Jindal disingenuous would be to belabor the obvious. The evidence is there in plain view for everyone to see: his painfully patronizing platitudes, designed to appeal to his ever-shrinking core base, induce involuntary winces of embarrassment not only from his critics, of which there are many, but from objective observers as well.

Scalise bogus scandal gives Duke publicity, nutjobs purpose
Monday, 02 February 2015 11:27 Written by

scalise-flagFormer presidential candidate, U.S. Senate candidate, U.S. House candidate, gubernatorial candidate, Ku Klux Klan grand wizard, state Senate candidate, and former state Rep. David Duke has a unique quality of becoming of sillier and sillier as time passes. Despite that, Republican Rep. Steve Scalise must be thankful Duke opened his trap about recent controversy manufactured around Scalise involving the gadfly.

Southern U. invites Obama's Minister of Hate, Rev. Wright to Louisiana campus
Friday, 30 January 2015 14:22 Written by

JeremiahWright-compressedJust days after a group of evangelical Christians held an event on the LSU campus that attracted undue criticism, a state university has announced that they will feature a preacher of vile hatred on their campus. Yesterday, it was revealed that Southern University will have Rev. Jeremiah Wright address their students on February 19 at the Cotillion Ballroom.

Wright was the former spiritual adviser to President Obama, who was practically banished from public view after his embarrassing speeches were discovered.

During his 36 years as the Pastor of the Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, Illinois, Wright preached sermons filled with anti-white, anti-Jew and anti-American messages. He claimed that America's "chickens" were coming home to roost after the 9/11 attacks. In a 2003 sermon, he thundered that the government "wants us to sing 'God Bless America.' No, no, no, God damn America, that's in the Bible for killing innocent people."

Louisiana top in Joblessness climb, gun deaths; Jindal skewed over Prayer meet
Friday, 30 January 2015 08:52 Written by

jindal-GE-new-orleansToday's Louisiana political shorts: Louisiana's joblessness,  Lilly Ledbetter Day,  Jindal Wins? Louisiana ranks high in gun deaths, Morial slams lack of diversity:

Here's hoping the Patriots Lynch the Seahawks in Superbowl
Friday, 30 January 2015 08:27

YUCK1I might be a dinosaur in things such as this, but does anybody else take offense at  Marshawn Lynch’s childish actions at Super Bowl Media Day this week? The Seattle running back burnished his own thuggish reputation by sitting on his platform for less than five minutes, refusing to say anything more than: “I’m only here so I don’t get fined.” He made the point over and over, repeating that phrase or variations of it a total of 29 times, then abruptly departed when his cellphone rang.

Louisiana Biz: LABI, Federal City, New Orleans Chamber, BRAC, JEDCO, La Tech
Friday, 30 January 2015 08:03 Written by

BATON-ROUGE-SKYToday's Louisiana business shorts include the upcoming Baton Rouge Area Chamber's shareholder meeting featuring the Chairman of Whole Foods John Elstrott, the new Board of Directors of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce, Federal City, Louisiana Tech and JEDCO finalists.  

Miss USA 2013 Erin Brady, PBS Genealogy Roadshow Mary Tedesco talk New Orleans, technology
Thursday, 29 January 2015 12:41 Written by

tedescohancedOn Tuesday February 3, the second segment of the PBS Genealogy Roadshow filmed in New Orleans will be broadcasted nationally and locally on WYES-TV, Channel 12.

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