Jindal blames oil decline, credits for Moody's outlook drop; happy with credit rating

Friday, 13 February 2015 13:20 Written by

Jindal-campaignLouisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has issued a statement regarding the good and bad news associated with the anticipated Moody's Investors Services rating and outlook.


Liberals fail Scott Walker on college education but gave Obama a pass
Friday, 13 February 2015 13:05 Written by

scott-walker-compressedClearly, the hottest Republican in the country today is Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. After a well received speech to Congressman Steve King’s Freedom Summit, Walker has earned media attention and skyrocketed in the polls. Currently, he is in second place in New Hampshire and is leading in Iowa, while he is gaining ground on Florida Governor Jeb Bush nationally. 

Should Jindal blame oil price falls for Louisiana's $1.6B budget crises
Thursday, 12 February 2015 15:51 Written by

oilpricesIs Governor Bobby Jindal wrongfully being blasted for the astounding  $1.6 B looming budget deficit Louisiana is facing?  Or is he and the State of Louisiana’s unfortunate mere victims to the cascading price of crude oil?

Jindal administration salary cuts raise apology, scrutiny
Thursday, 12 February 2015 11:21 Written by

gov-mansion 200x149by Tom Aswell, Publisher of Louisiana Voice

In the five years we have been posting stories about Bobby’s administration, we have, from time to time, had to backtrack and admit we were wrong or were rash in our judgment. This is one of those times.

Caldwell shows surprising weakness, Landry strength for Louisiana AG
Thursday, 12 February 2015 11:11 Written by

Louisiana capitolLouisiana’s Treasurer John Kennedy found a tough decision of his made somewhat harder by impressive fundraising totals by attorney general candidate former Rep. Jeff Landry, while the incumbent Atty. Gen. Buddy Caldwell by his totals shows he faces a tough road to reelection, increasing the odds of just he and Landry facing off.

Louisiana's bad news bearers' grind away
Thursday, 12 February 2015 11:02 Written by

bear-compressedby Stephen Waguespack, President and CEO of LABI

Can you hear it?

Do you hear that gnashing and grinding noise? You may have to be very quiet and cup your hand around your ear, but if you concentrate for just a moment, I bet you can hear it off in the distance. Take a moment and try it. Quiet your breathing and listen very closely...do you hear it?  

Jim Brown, Coach Dean Smith's first Tar Heels recruit, remembers
Thursday, 12 February 2015 10:42 Written by

dean-smithby Jim Brown

One of the all time great coaches in college basketball passed away this week.  North Carolina’s Dean Smith had retired with more wins than any coach in history, along with capturing two national championships.  But to those who knew him, and I consider myself in that elite number, he was much more than a coach.  He was a teacher, an innovator both on and off the court, a role model, and a real humanitarian. 

Jindal stock downgraded as Louisiana asks Moody's for patience
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 11:34 Written by

stock-crash-compressedIt is not pretty.
Call it piling on or Jindal bashing.
Whatever you say and however you want to say it, Louisiana Bobby Jindal is now, for the first time in his career, under great scrutiny nationally.  

Jindal reforms stymied by Louisiana populist culture
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 11:08 Written by

legislature jvlastnews thumbNaturally, Republican conservative Gov. Bobby Jindal has faced a constant barrage from the liberals and their mainstream media handmaidens for the last dozen years (the latest such, exemplifying both valid points but selectivity, is here), and over the course of his governorship from the less ideologically principled political right as well. Yet more recently some principled conservatives have begun to criticize him, even if more on instrumental rather than on ideological grounds. It’s an outcome less a consequence of executional shortcomings and more concessions to the fundamental challenge his state stewardship has brought to its political culture.

Jindal takes hits on Morning Joe, with national media
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 10:20 Written by

jindal-tuition-compressedBobby just keeps on taking hits from the national media.

by Tom Aswell, Publisher of Louisiana Voice.com

First it was Politico, then the Washington Post and the New York Times.