Transparency Advocate Adley Does a 180 with Senate Bill 79

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 09:44 Written by

adleyBy general consensus, State Sen. Robert Adley (R-Benton) is regarded as one of the most principled, most respected members of the Louisiana Legislature.

Vitter Jitters, Jindal Juggles, Maness teases Cassidy
Tuesday, 25 February 2014 08:29 Written by

jindal-speechVitter’s giving jitters, Jindal still struggling, and Maness messes with Cassidy - these are the latest polls.

Serving Vitter and Jeff Landry in Louisiana Tea Party setting
Monday, 24 February 2014 12:13

landry-drillingThe Louisiana election table appears set; Only a matter of time before the tea is served and others are invited to the party.

Today, Jeff Landry, a Tea Party member and ardent supporter, announced that he is going to run for Attorney General of Louisiana. Landry is an attorney, a former US Congressman, a veteran, and a former Sheriff's deputy and local policeman.

Jindal Nation--Polls, pens, chips; Landrieu--seniority or Obamaflop
Monday, 24 February 2014 10:05 Written by

Louisiana capitolJindal: Internet Gambling a Bad Bet; Senator Election: Energy vs Healthcare; and more...These are the latest news in Louisiana politics.

Pregnant Kate Middleton's daughter, dingos and dingbats
Sunday, 23 February 2014 22:45 Written by

Optimized-kate-midleton-mag2Kate Middleton pregnant again, this time with a daughter?

That tabloid oracle, The Globe, reports that Kate is three months’ pregnant. Its glossier equivalent, Star, claims that Prince William is "ecstatic!" Kate, says Star, is about three months along."

The energy surrounding Louisiana Mary Landrieu's new chairmanship
Friday, 21 February 2014 14:18

congress-fight No doubt, Mary Landrieu, who is running for re-election for US Senator has the clout the Louisiana citizens would want from their congressional lawmakers.

New Orleans DA Cannizzaro should set Landry free in Coulter shooting
Friday, 21 February 2014 13:41 Written by

The unfortunate saga of Marigny homeowner Merritt Landry continues as an Orleans Parish Grand Jury refused to decline charges against him. While they did not indict Landry, he remains in legal limbo. With the grand jury concluding their deliberations, the Landry case will be presented to the next grand leon cannizzarojury that is convened.

The GOP race to demonize Obama
Friday, 21 February 2014 08:42 Written by

obama-brother2The American political system has traditionally exemplified the fundamental principles of democracy.  It is a system that Americans take pride in, and among other things enables them to promote their country as the leader of the free world. However, America's political system is not perfect, as it does not prevent those we elect from abusing and undermining it. Such abuse is currently playing out with the current Republican-controlled House of Representatives.

Where's Bobby Jindal? Lawmakers seek legislative agenda
Thursday, 20 February 2014 14:52 Written by

Louisiana-house-repsby Tyler Bridges

Less than three weeks before the annual legislative session begins, Gov. Bobby Jindal has shown few signs of wanting to use his remaining political capital to tackle any of the major problems that bedevil the state.

Russia's hockey coach Bilyaletdinov has Mora to learn after Olympics loss
Thursday, 20 February 2014 12:31 Written by

moraYou’re driving down a darkened road. It’s late at night, and out of the corner of your eye, you see a small animal darting out of the shadows and into the path of your car. You can’t stop and you prepare for the bad thing that is going to happen. You hear the killing “thump” and then the bump-bump-bump as the poor dead creature rolls under your car. And now you understand how losing coaches view postgame press conferences.