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Vitter to Mitch Landrieu: Focus upon State Police, not confederate monuments

Wednesday, 12 August 2015 11:54

Landrieu-re-elected-smallOne can argue that US Senator and now Louisiana gubernatorial candidate, David Vitter, gets pleasure and political mileage, in knocking a Landrieu at every opportunity.  He helped torpedo Senator Mary Landrieu’s ship last year by backing fellow republican Bill Cassidy.  Now, he has another Landrieu in sight, her brother Mitch, the Mayor of New Orleans.

More about Angelle's poll momentum and John Georges
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 10:27

angelleMuch has been made over the reported decline in David Vitter's poll numbers, as presented in a recent controversial poll conducted by pollster Verne Kennedy.  In part two of Tuesday's WGSO-Bayoubuzz Google Hangout, moderator Jeff Crouere and publisher Stephen Sabludowsky, discussed if the drop is real, what might be driving the decline and John George's roll in the campaign and the poll.

Vitter's blast of Mitch Landrieu is monument to New Orleans crime woes
Tuesday, 11 August 2015 13:09

landrieu-leeAs New Orleans continues to burn, our emperor, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, continues to fiddle. In the first six months of 2015, violent crime has surged in New Orleans. Compared to last year, rapes have increased 61% and murders are up 30%. Since the end of June, murders have increased at an even more alarming rate. At this pace, murders will reach 200 in 2015, the highest level since 2007.

Is Louisiana Poll showing Angelle over Vitter reliable, if not, which poll is?
Tuesday, 11 August 2015 12:42 Written by

reliable-poll 6The recent Louisiana governor’s poll conducted by Verne Kennedy showing Scott Angelle leading David Vitter has been criticized.  It also has sent puzzling shockwaves across Louisiana.  How can Scott Angelle come from so far behind, so quickly—assuming the poll is accurate, which the Vitter camp is say, it is not.

Louisiana Poll: Sadow says poll bias against Vitter, favors Angelle
Tuesday, 11 August 2015 11:02 Written by

vitter-memoSo what does it mean when two different polls about the same political contest come up with differences beyond the marginal? It means that observers get a peek into the imprecise world of survey data and the impact it can have on larger perceptions.

Anti-Vitter's doth protest too much over Super PAC
Monday, 10 August 2015 13:15
dardenneA politicized organization connected to the beneficiary of a court decision that strikes down a government regulation receives reimbursement from the state of Louisiana for its legal costs. Then a hue and cry arises from some quarters, not complaining about how the state never should have defended its jurisprudence but about how the winner should return voluntarily the money due to Lambda Legal and the Forum for Equality to taxpayers to help out a strapped state … uh, maybe not, considering with whom we’re dealing here.
Watch the Trump, Clinton, Sanders, Biden Reality TV show
Monday, 10 August 2015 13:05 Written by

trump-appBy Stephen Waguespack, President and CEO of LABI

It is hard to flip the channels these days and not come across one reality show after another. With low production costs, unlimited viewer interest in anything called “reality” despite how orchestrated it may be, and a nation full of people in desperate need for their 15 minutes of fame, reality TV has slowly but surely taken over the airwaves.

Jim Miller: Saints, LSU, UK and hope summers eternal
Monday, 10 August 2015 12:36 Written by

hope 4Summer is over when Saints and colleges tee it up

I hope you enjoyed your summer, because this is the week it ends. I know it’s a bit hard to realize as you soak in a cauldron of humid 90-degree days, but summer as you have known it and enjoyed it is over! Since this space is meant to inform as much as entertain, let us remind you that Labor Day on September 7 is the symbolic end to summer, although the scientific end does not come until the autumnal equinox when the sun crosses the plane of the earth’s equator around September 22.

Analysis: Angelle leading Vitter in Louisiana Governor's race?
Monday, 10 August 2015 11:04 Written by

vitter-angelle 3Is Republican Public Service Commissioner, Scott Angelle, ahead of the existing-favorite in a race, US Sen., Republican David Vitter in the Louisiana gubernatorial race?

The Fox Debates: Jindal, Fiorina and Trump realities
Friday, 07 August 2015 14:16 Written by

carlyEverybody has an opinion about the Republican debates last yesterday in Cleveland.  Of course, I have many.

So in a stream of consciousness (or maybe “unconsciousness”) let them roll:


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