Edwards trial juror backing EWE is further confirmation of Democratic fall from grace

Thursday, 20 November 2014 11:20 Written by

edwards-trinaIf we needed any confirmation of why Democrats have fallen from any meaningful power in Louisiana, we need only observe the intervention of the base upon which it dominated state politics into the congressional campaign of Prisoner #03128-095, the microcosm of the old Louisiana political culture, in the guise of Juror 68.

Obama turning Landrieu, South red again
Thursday, 20 November 2014 10:44 Written by

HOUSE-OF-RED President Barack Obama is once again doing no favor for the Mary Landrieu for US Senate campaign.  Nor did he help his party during the November elections landslide.  

So, how does the Keystone Pipeline help Louisiana's economy?
Thursday, 20 November 2014 08:18 Written by

keystone-mapAlmost overnight, the approval of the Keystone pipeline has become a key issue in Louisiana’s cantankerous senatorial runoff campaign.  Incumbent Mary Landrieu is leading the charge in the U.S. Senate, while challenger Dr. Bill Cassidy is trying to one up Landrieu by being the Keystone champion in the House of Representatives.  So two questions.  Where have both of these candidates been with such an important issue all these many months?  And is building the pipeline the huge job creator and economic bonanza that both candidates say it is?

The Landrieu Keystone Pipeline Louisiana ugly election farce
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 13:13 Written by

mcconnellThere are two ways to view what transpired in Louisiana and in Washington DC involving yesterday’s Keystone Pipeline XL debate.

Mary Landrieu did not win.

Holy Smokes: Anti-smoking legislation in New Orleans; Cessation Program
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 11:39 Written by

smoke-stinks1HOLY SMOKES!

Thursday November 20, New Orleans will be smoking!  Or perhaps, not.

Louisiana business: JEDCO, Allegiant to New Orleans, BP study, LOEWS, PAR
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 11:17 Written by

new-orleans-tourismLouisiana Business News Buzz for today: Studying the impact of BP oil spill, Louis Armstrong Airport gets new airline Allegiant, PAR hires, JEDCO announces its annual business pitch competition, LOEWS HOTEL renovations are completed.

Liberal and Latino group blast Landrieu, likes US Senate block of Keystone
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 18:31

landrieu-tea-party Below are statements from a liberal group praising the US Senate’s vote today to block the Keystone Pipeline and another statement from a Latino group also blasting Senator Mary Landrieu for her efforts to pass the pipeline.

LaGOP's Chair Roger Villere slams Senator Landrieu after Keystone fall
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 17:59 Written by

villereOn the heels of a losing effort by Mary Landrieu to get the US Senate to pass the Keystone Pipeline legislation which has been very popular in Louisiana, Louisiana GOP Chairman issued this political statement:

US Senate denies Landrieu's plea to pass Keystone XL pipeline
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 17:05

keystone The U.S. Senate rejected Senator Mary Landrieu’s appeal to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline by a vote which exceeded 41 votes.   For the legislation to have succeeded, backers needed 60 votes for approval. 

Landrieu, a Democrat from Louisiana had appealed to the Senate members to approve the legislation that has been tied up for six years.

Ex-Zulu King gave New Orleans a black eye with rude ball interception at Saints game
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 12:54 Written by

zulu-ballIt was the interception seen around the world. On Sunday at the Superdome, as the Saints were losing their second game in a row, Bengals Tight End Jermaine Gresham scored a touchdown. After the catch, Gresham attempted to give the football to Bengals fan Christa Barrett. Sadly, the ball was rudely stolen by a Saints season ticket holder, 70-year old Tony Williams, who elbowed Barrett in the face in the process.