“Louisiana United States Congressman Edwin W. Edwards.”
If the “old sly gray Fox” has his way, that will be his name and title should the 86-year-old former Congressman and former four-term-ex-governor pulls off the totally unexpected.
Today, one of the big stories in the national media is that Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has upgraded the past presidency of Jimmy Carter at the expense of the current White House inhabitant, Barack Obama.
It could be the most recognized American song worldwide. Go to a small Asian community were little or no English is spoken. Then start humming “You Are MySunshine.” More likely than not, the locals will join in singing along. Everyone knows the words to a down home tune written by a Louisiana country singer and movie star. And he was sworn in as Louisiana Governor seventy years ago this week.
Now that the Mardi Gras parades are history, rumor has it that spring is floating about and turning the corner bringing warmer temperatures, soon. This, I can't promise.
Considering the passion Gov. Bobby Jindal devoted to his big speech on religious liberty earlier this month at the Ronald Reagan Library, you’d think he would have been all over the airwaves this week.
The Maori King does not care that Kate Middleton and Prince William danced around last week in a London nightclub called "Bunga Bunga."
When you have as much mana, otherwise known as "sex energy," as the Maori King, who needs "Bunga Bunga?"
Besides, "Bunga Bunga" is an Australian thing– supposedly the Aborigines’ name for a place in eastern Australia by a lake. Or it might relate to the Bundjalung peoples who controlled the Australian northern coastal areas.
I mean, "Bundja Bundja" sure sounds like "Bunga Bunga," doesn’t it?
It’s been a scant seven months since State Treasurer John Kennedy fired off that news release claiming that 36 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) owed the state either an audit their expenditure of state funds or a combined refund of up to $4.5 million.
A U.S. Senate seat and all U.S. House members are up for re-election in 2014.
Here is a look at those races pertaining to our area and a recap of how much money the incumbents have.
The Jimmy Graham franchise tag dispute reminds me of a Disney movie. You remember Dumbo the Flying Elephant whose oversized ears gave him the ability to soar like an eagle? Well, imagine Dumbo going to Walt Disney asking for a raise. It might go something like this:
Today, New Jersey television viewers could watch the first commercial for a medical marijuana service on a major U.S. network. Comcast, a system that includes A&E, AMC, FOX, CNBC, CNN, COMEDY CENTRAL BRAVO, DISCOVERY, and several other channels, is airing a commercial for MarijuanaDoctors.com, a website aimed to build a bridge between patients who need medical marijuana and doctors who prescribe it.