By general consensus, State Sen. Robert Adley (R-Benton) is regarded as one of the most principled, most respected members of the Louisiana Legislature.
The 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.
Kate 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."
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.
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 jury that is convened.
The 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.
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.
You’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.