Vance McAllister: Latest Louisiana Sex, Lies and Videotape scandal

Tuesday, 08 April 2014 13:01 Written by

louisiana-washington-wayLouisiana is known for its colorful political characters. From Huey Long to Edwin Edwards, the state has produced more than its fair share of political rogues. From corruption to sex scandals, the state’s politicians seem to be unable to stay out of the headlines for the wrong reasons. 

Tobacco Free campaign in On the Move in Louisiana
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 12:27

healthyThe Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living (TFL), a program of the Louisiana Cancer Research Center and the Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI), recently launched its 2014 statewide media campaign, “On the Move.” The campaign features an interactive concept, utilizing print, broadcast and digital advertising, website development and social media to showcase the depth of success ofsmoke-free initiatives throughout Louisiana and creating a call-to-action for all Louisianans to continue to advocate for stronger protections from secondhandsmoke.

Team Gleason, Lafayette Chamber, Le Petit, Carnival Cruise, Job Fair, SBLF
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 12:17

gleasonLouisiana Business and organization news stories for  April 8, 2014:

Team Gleason and Health 2.0 New Orleans, Lafayette Chamber event,  SBLF lending,  Carnival Dream Cruise in New Orleans, Death of a Salesman and LePetit Theater and New Orleans Job Fair...

Plaquemines, Jefferson flood protection lawsuits under legislative assault
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 10:52 Written by

TheLens2by Tyler Bridges of The Lens

A high-profile lawsuit filed by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East is not the only lawsuit under assault by the oil and gas industry and its allies in the state Legislature.

Pinsonat: Legislature lawsuits, Landrieus' Chances, Jindal's Absence, Vitter's lead
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 09:28

Louisiana capitolIt happens every spring.
As baseballs fill the pollen-infiltrated air, so do politics and the Louisiana legislature.
"Who’s on first" might be the call of the spring national pastime nationwide, but in Louisiana, the way to pass the time is not by juicing tobacco, but by chewing over the latest poll stats, hot legislative issue and by talking about the real state sport-- the game of elections and legislative affairs.

With a new poll being released last week by business-man Lane Grigsby, Bayoubuzz.com has turned to Bernie Pinsonat of Southern Media and Opinion Research for his insights with politics, polls and legislative homers and strike-outs.

Poll: Landrieu's Frail Lead, Vitter vs. Mitch, McCutcheon vs. FEC
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 08:17 Written by

landrieu-tea-partyLandrieu leads, but...
    Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, who is seeking a fourth six-year term, has a double-digit lead over her main Republican opponent, U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy. The election is November 4.

Louisiana legislature: Higher education, LSU plan at risk?
Monday, 07 April 2014 12:39

capitol-newLouisiana legislature: Higher education, LSU plan at risk?

Can Louisiana pay for higher education?  Are states getting out of paying for higher education, and will Louisiana follow this course?


Landrieu in trouble but who's Cassidy?
Monday, 07 April 2014 12:04 Written by

landrieu-tea-partyOn Friday, Bayoubuzz.com published a summary of the Grigsby poll's findings. The Grigsby poll assessed the opinions on a sample of Louisianians on politicians, elections, and current political issues in the state. The numbers concerning Mary Landrieu's popularity, Bill Cassidy, and the US Senatorial Election were the topics of Saturday's Google Hangout with Stephen Sabludowsky and Jim Brown.

Grigsby Poll Has Work Cut Out for Cassidy, Vitter, Jindal
Monday, 07 April 2014 09:33 Written by

cassidyIt’s now Rep. Bill Cassidy’s 2014 Senate race to lose, Sen. David Vitter’s governor’s race to begin to consolidate upon, and Gov. Bobby Jindal’s restoration of political capital to achieve, according to a semi-annual poll put out there by one of Louisiana’s major Republican activists.

Mozilla’s Brenden Eich, latest gay-activists', free-speech censors' victim
Friday, 04 April 2014 12:18 Written by

chick-fil-a-gay-One of our cherished rights in this country is our 1st Amendment guarantee of free speech. Throughout our history, Americans have been allowed to speak their mind no matter how controversial the topic. Unfortunately, over time, this right has been steadily diminishing and the forces of censorship are winning. For example, on college campuses today, liberal speakers are welcomed, while conservatives are ignored and labeled too reactionary for young audiences.