U.S. Senate debate
Centenary College will be the site for a U.S. Senate debate featuring the three major candidates – incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, and Republican retired Air Force Colonel Rob Maness.
Once again, political correctness has reared its ugly head. A case of domestic Islamic terrorism has been labeled workplace violence. The tragedy occurred last Thursday in Moore, Oklahoma when Alton Nolen was fired from his job at Vaughan Foods.
Prince William broke a tooth!
We almost missed this newsflash while watching the motorboats racing up and down the Grand Canal at George Clooney’s wedding over the weekend.
The Mary Landrieu campaign has turned towards the positive as it released a new television ad titled, “Walked Miles.” The ad is running statewide. The TV ad features retired Navy Capt. Tom Nagelin who walks on a highway to reflect what her campaign says is Landrieu’s long record of supporting the military and military families.
A tag-team campaign stunt by state Rep. John Bel Edwards and Atty. Gen. Buddy Caldwell might cause some bureaucratic headaches and burn up some taxpayer dollars, but in the end will make no difference to coming changes for health care benefits for state employees, retirees, and some school district employees – and may even hurt their 2015 electoral ambitions.
On Tuesday, September 23, our school-aged son was given a commonly prescribed medication by his physician. My wife attempted to get the pharmacy to fill it. We were shocked and horrified to find that it was rejected by our health insurance: Office of Group Benefits HMO Plan through BlueCross, a health insurance plan for Louisiana public employees.
In short contrast to a recent Fox News poll, according to a CNN/ORC INTERNATIONAL poll, US Senator Mary Landrieu is leading in a three-person race although based upon the margin of error, the race for the jungle primary is still a toss up.