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Increased Fees inconsistent vehicles for Louisiana legislators

Monday, 01 June 2015 11:41 Written by

edmonson2It’s funny what a difference of a few years and a billion or so dollars makes when it comes to legislator attitudes about fee increases related to vehicle operation.

Time for Louisiana legislature to man-up to Jindal's fantasies, bullying
Monday, 01 June 2015 11:09 Written by

 

MAN-UP2While the Louisiana Legislature, with only 11 days left to go, tries to grind out a budget compromise, Governor Bobby Jindal is in New Hampshire today. He is doing what he does best: The governor is using the state police as his own travel entourage (paid for at the public’s expense) campaigning for a position for which he hardly registers a heart-beat in most GOP polls.

Will "fixing a flat tire" be Pippa Middleton's new blockbuster bestseller?
Friday, 29 May 2015 16:49 Written by

tire-flatHow could we miss this?

Emergency!  Emergency!  Emergency!

Did Pippa break a nail?  Did she detect a blackhead disfiguring her visage?

Return of Hillary Clinton's Southern drawl "accentuates" her falsities
Friday, 29 May 2015 13:31 Written by

hillary-youngThe media should be having a field day with Hillary Clinton. For decades, she has been a scandal machine. From cattle futures to the Rose Law Firm to the White Travel Office, Hillary Clinton was never far from the scandals that plagued her husband's presidency.

Rand ready to Rumble, Jindal-Teepell tag-teaming Paul for exposure, campaign dough
Friday, 29 May 2015 11:12

rand-wrestleSunday, Sunday, Sunday—ready to do the Rand rumble?

Rand Paul, who has been attacked by his republican opponents including Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal lately is fighting, or at least, wrestling back.

Louisiana legislators on con game, Jindal can use shell game with budget
Friday, 29 May 2015 10:19 Written by

Louisiana-house-repsIf the Louisiana Legislature insists on playing a con game on taxes, then at least Gov. Bobby Jindal can play a shell game on them to produce a balanced budget for fiscal year 2016, which altogether does not abuse people’s property and liberty.

Bob Mann: What Jindal might do if Supreme Court approves gay marriages
Friday, 29 May 2015 09:39

mannWhat might Bobby Jindal, a sitting governor, still with power over affairs of Louisiana do, should the US Supreme Court rule in favor of gay marriages this summer?

LSU communications professor, blogger and columnist for the Times Picayune posits an interesting point of view today on his blog and TP column.

Mann believes that Jindal, in his quest to continue to be the most strident opponent on some social issues such as gay marriages and supporter of religious liberty, might try to nullify the court ruling, in essence, making it null and void.

Pinsonat: Louisiana election issues--Same sex, religious liberty vs. common Core
Friday, 29 May 2015 09:04 Written by

common-coreWith the statewide, Louisiana governor’s and other elections taking place this fall, what will be the burning issues at the polls?

Poll: Did Jindal violate Louisiana constitution with Rand Paul response?
Thursday, 28 May 2015 11:33 Written by

constitution-laLouisiana Governor Bobby Jindal lashed out at Rand Paul yesterday for a comment he made on Morning Joe.  

Hours later, some of his opponents returned fire. 

As gubernatorial candidates court, will Louisiana be fooled again?
Thursday, 28 May 2015 10:39 Written by

foolby Jim Brown

Fifty years ago this month, rock band The Who released their megahit rock opera called “Won’t Get Fooled Again.”  The song ended with the lyrics: “Meet the new boss, Same as the old boss.”  From the early debates in the approaching Louisiana governor’s race, voters are hearing few fresh ideas as how to get the Bayou State out of its fiscal and quality of life disarray that has continued for years. 

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