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New Orleans Mayor Landrieu Occupied By His Premature Evacuation

Wednesday, 07 December 2011 09:49 Written by

mitch-landrieu

let’s just start by saying than when mitch landrieu decided to force the dismantling of the occupy nola encampment and to have its occupants driven off, the federal court determined that mitch was in fact guilty of a case of premature evacuation.

With or Without Luck, LSU's Mathieu In Heisman Top 5
Tuesday, 06 December 2011 13:03 Written by

lsuFor the first time since 1977, LSU will have a Representative in New York City for the Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation as outstanding sophomore cornerback/return specialist Tyrann Mathieu has been named one of the five finalists for college football's ultimate award..

New Orleans Saints #5 In Power Ratings, Tweets and Ingram
Tuesday, 06 December 2011 12:41 Written by

mark-ingramSaints running back Mark Ingram joined Monday night's NBC Sports Talk to discuss the prospects of the Saints as the postseason approaches. He sounded as nearly excited about his alma mater's (Alabama) inclusion in the BCS title game against LSU .He made a great case for it as he would if the Saints made the Super Bowl...

Cain Gone, Gingrich Rises, GOP Roller Coaster On Another Spin
Tuesday, 06 December 2011 08:52 Written by

bimbo-pizza2Herman Cain has suspended his campaign thanks to several major bimbo eruptions.  No one knows what really happened or who is really telling the truth.  Perhaps the truth is somewhere in between what has been said.  What we do know is that rumors of marital infidelity can kill a political campaign, sometimes.  Unfortunately for Herman Cain, his campaign is now dead.

Vince Vance's New Christmas Song, A Louisiana Cajun Gift
Monday, 05 December 2011 18:16 Written by

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 I must have listened to Vince Vance’s “All I want for Christmas is You” dozens of times.

So, when I first heard the audio of his new rendition--Cajun Christmas or  “All I want for Christmas is you, Cajun version” ("Tout Ce Que Je Veux Pour Noel C'est Toi."),  I thought, good, but “I look forward to seeing the music video”.   

Louisiana, New Orleans Politics, Christmas And Cheer
Monday, 05 December 2011 16:12 Written by

chris-roseAll I want for Christmas is some politics and laughter. 

Well, kinda, but I can find it at Politics With a Punch, a political-comedy panel discussion showcasing, the good, bad and the bizarre elements of life in Louisiana and in New Orleans.  The next Punch will be head Thursday December 8 at Eiffel Society on majestic St.  Charles Avenue.  

Louisiana Business, Broadband Ranking, Jefferson Parish, John Young, Real Estate
Monday, 05 December 2011 15:43 Written by

louisianaBroadband and Louisiana Ranked 35th

Does Louisiana believe in  Broadband?  The following from the Louisiana Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA)

Consumers and businesses will benefit from expanded high-speed broadband Internet, the Louisiana Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) said today, noting this year’s Cyber Monday set a single-day record for online shopping in the U.S. with 10 million people spending an estimated $1.25 billion.

Online sales for Cyber Monday increased 33 percent this year and topped the $1.03-billion record for online spending set last year, according to Coremetrics. 

Louisiana Politics: Roemer, Jindal's Schools, Trump's Hot Air, Vitter, Demos Elect
Monday, 05 December 2011 15:26 Written by

louisiana_capitol_2Jindal’s Schools 

Governor Bobby Jindal kicked off his school visits today in Houma at Dularge Middle School, a High Performing-High Poverty school that has taken advantage of many of the Governor’s education reforms and is outperforming statewide averages for overall school performance and the percentage of students performing at grade level.

Louisiana Democrats Are Whistling In Political Dark
Monday, 05 December 2011 14:22 Written by

darkReaders who desire an illustration of the definition of the phrase “whistling in the dark” need look no further than comments made by organizational and legislative leaders of Louisiana Democrats, on the subject of what the party and its candidates did in this past election cycle to win what they did in the Legislature, and what they need to do going forward to improve on that performance.

BP Spill Task Force Issues Final Report For Louisiana, Gulf Coast
Monday, 05 December 2011 11:33 Written by

A BP Oil spill task force ordered by President Barack Obama today released its final strategy for long-term ecosystem restoration for Louisiana and the Gulf Coast. 

The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force following feedback from citizens throughout the region. EPA Administrator and Task Force Chair Lisa P. Jackson, partnering with Task Force Co-Chair Garret Graves, made the announcement today during keynote remarks at the 2011 State of the Gulf of Mexico Summit in Houston. Administrator Jackson was joined by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Administrator Jane Lubchenco, Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley, USDA Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment Harris Sherman and several other Task Force members.

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