Edwin W. Edwards, next United States Rep. from Louisiana's 6th Congressional District?

Friday, 07 March 2014 09:46 Written by

edwards-trina“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.

Jindal Praises Robertson, Disses Obama, Carter, and Ducks Arizona Bill
Thursday, 06 March 2014 14:43 Written by

jindal-betToday, 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.

Eternal Sunshine recipe, Jimmy Davis, Louisiana Governor remembered
Thursday, 06 March 2014 08:01 Written by

jimmiedavis03It 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. 

Jindal interrupts national tour for Louisiana legislative session
Wednesday, 05 March 2014 11:06 Written by

jindal-obamaNow 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. 

Jindal Professes Religious Liberty, but Remains Silent on Arizona Bill
Wednesday, 05 March 2014 10:40 Written by

jindal-speechConsidering 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.

Will Bunga Bunga duo, Kate Middleton and Willy Rub Maori’s Nose out of Joint?
Wednesday, 05 March 2014 09:32 Written by

hongiThe 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?

They're back: Louisiana NGOs Request $109 Million
Wednesday, 05 March 2014 08:52 Written by

kennedy-officeThey’re baaaack!
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.

Who leads in Louisiana Senate, Congress campaign cash race?
Wednesday, 05 March 2014 08:13 Written by

capitol-dcA 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, Saints' talks: Dumbo and dumber
Monday, 03 March 2014 13:42 Written by

dumbo-mickeyThe 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:

Hey, Louisiana: Medical Marijuana Commercial Rolls Out in New Jersey
Monday, 03 March 2014 10:51 Written by

potToday, 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.