This week the country learned that in the politically red state of Texas is a very liberal, blue city of Houston, which is led by Mayor Annise Parker, an avowed lesbian activist.
During the last few days of our family vacation, we ended up in Boston. The newspaper headlines were startling. “Boston Could Become the Next Venice,” warned the Boston Globe. “Boston Sinking into The Sea,” blared the New York Times. A newly released report by the Urban Land Institute predicted that “Boston is sinking at a rate of more than a tenth of an inch a year.” The Governor of Massachusetts has set up a statewide strategy commission and earmarked $50 million out find out how to save the city from drowning. There’s panic in Boston.
Likely dispirited from a debate that did nothing to change the race’s dynamics, and with panic rising after more and intense polling confirmation that Sen. Mary Landrieu’s campaign was on the ropes, expect now that Louisiana Democrats will engage in the most terrific mudslinging ever seen in the state in order to stop Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy from poaching her current seat.
by Tom Aswell, publisher of Louisiana Voice
The scene is a cheesy carnival with a sleazy barker trying to coax indifferent passersby into a tent sideshow that is certain to be equal parts hype and fraudulence. You can almost hear his voice as he drones:
More people inflicted with the treacherous disease, cancer, are being cured than ever before.
Medical science is getting closer but the cure is still far away.
Unfortunately, one of those cancer victims was Al Copeland Sr., creator of Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits fast food chain and a successful restaurateur. Copeland began treatment in December 2007 and died in Munich where he was seeking treatment, on Easter Sunday, March 23, 2008. We was only 64 years old.
The Al Copeland Foundation, along with FirstNBC have partnered with LSU Health Science Center to raise funds to help defeat the condition that has killed millions.
Did the televised Louisiana US Senate Race, anxiously awaited by thousands, meet the expectations of two of the state's most politically-savvy experts? What were their disappointments, if any?
The Jindal versus John Kennedy budget battle continues.
On Wednesday, the Jindal administration in advance of a legislative hearing on the budget surplus it reports slammed Treasurer John Kennedy in the administration attempts to defend itself from criticism it has been receiving since it reported ten days ago that Louisiana would end the past fiscal year with a surplus.
The first US Senatorial campaign televiseed debate, where all of the three candidates appeared, is now history. On Tuesday evening, the three discussed the issues in a relatively civil and controlled forum.
Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive. Sir Walter Scott (Marmion, 1808)
It is election time again and U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and most of the other Democrat Senate candidates are campaigning on a moderate platform that does not correspond to their liberal voting record.