NOLA ChristmasFest kicks off Friday with magical family fun in New Orleans

Thursday, 11 December 2014 09:21 Written by

christmas-districtIt might not snow much in New Orleans.  And Santa gets hit later than elsewhere USA because we are so Deep South—far from the cold winds and reindeers of the North Pole.

Mary Landrieu forgot politics is local
Thursday, 11 December 2014 08:39 Written by

tip-oneilby Jim Brown

Former U.S. House speaker Tip O’Neill said it time and time again.  All politics is local. I interviewed Tip on a New Orleans television show I hosted back in the 1990s.  He went on for sometime that you have to be intimately involved in your home state, if you want to survive.  It’s a lesson that Senator Mary Landrieu forgot. 

Scalise joins WTC, others, to discuss soybean exports issues, report
Wednesday, 10 December 2014 15:22 Written by

wtc-logoCongressman and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (LA-1) will be present for the announcement and give remarks in support of the release of a joint-study on the U.S. competitiveness of soybean exports.  The report is by the World Trade Center of New Orleans, the Big River Coalition, and the University of Southern Mississippi.  The findings will be released during a meeting on December 17, 2014 at the Westin Canal Place. 

Louisiana ranked 48th in US, in overall health, in United Healthcare report
Wednesday, 10 December 2014 15:09

healthrankNot the best of news for the health of Louisiana.

According to the special 25th Edition of America’s Health Rankings, Louisiana ranks 48 this year when compared with other states. The 2014 report illustrates Louisiana has its share of strengths and challenges.

Ho-hum, just a $4.25B Jindal announcement for Louisiana
Wednesday, 10 December 2014 15:02 Written by

jindal-betJust another Louisiana economic development announcement for Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, this one for $4.25.

In part, due to the strong growth of the liquefied natural gas industry in Louisiana and the US, economic development announcements like the one today has become someone of a regular, ho-hum, event.

Landrieu's Last Stand, a self-imposed massacre on talk radio
Wednesday, 10 December 2014 14:44 Written by

landrieu-tea-partyIt was not Mary Landrieu’s finest hour or even her best 11 minutes.

It might’ve been her worst.

Louisiana Biz: New Orleans Bowl, GNO Inc, BRAC; Dress for Success
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 14:54


It’s footbowl time in New Orleans.

Well, football and bowling to be more precise.  And time for all businesses to do something nice.

Democrats should blame Peterson, party, not Koch or Fox News
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 14:25 Written by

winners-losers In the wake of a massive loss and the defeat of the only statewide elected Democrat, the state leader of the party is delightfully delusional about what happened. 

Louisiana US Senate wrap: GOP backed Cassidy, Demos gave up on Landrieu
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 12:16 Written by

landrieu-cassidy-debateMore, Louisiana US Senate race analysis and talk--WGSO's Jeff Crouere and Bayoubuzz's Stephen Sabludowsky--continued the debate following this weekend's election in which Republican candidate Bill Cassidy ousted Democrat incumbent Mary Landrieu.  

Cassidy clubs Landrieu, Edwards' political Graves, North Louisiana votes
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 11:22 Written by

edwards-trinaBy Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net

Cassidy clobbers Landrieu

 They say no good deed goes unpunished.  That’s how Democrat U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu must feel after being sent packing by Louisiana voters.