Donelon: Two Louisiana Dept. Insurance Commission Investigators Killed

Tuesday, 07 June 2011 16:51 Written by

The Commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Insurance, Jim Donelon has released the following statement confirming a shooting and killing of two LDI Fraud Section investiators.

Weiner's Terrible Sin, Louisiana And Politics
Tuesday, 07 June 2011 13:56 Written by

WashingtonAnthony Weiner

Or shall we say New York Democrat Congressman Anthony Weiner.

Because for now, after everything is said and done, Weiner is the New York Congressman and has chosen to fight rather than switch to become Citizen Weiner.


Democrats Show Impotency On Weiner, Sex Scandals
Tuesday, 07 June 2011 13:00 Written by

Anthony WeinerCongressman Anthony Weiner is a national disgrace. The New York Democrat lied to his wife, his constituents and to the American people. Yesterday, the truth was finally revealed after Weiner could no longer hide from the stream of embarrassing photos flooding the Internet.

This pervert was engaged in online sex talk with strangers, sending pictures of his aroused manhood to women young enough to be his daughter. The 46-year old was online sex partners with women in their early 20’s, such as a Las Vegas blackjack dealer, and a porn star Ginger Lee. Weiner even acknowledged that some of the women could have been underage.

Shreveport Louisiana Paying For Contract Attorneys
Tuesday, 07 June 2011 12:04 Written by

Mayor GloverIt’s time for our annual report on how much taxpayer money the city of Shreveport spent in 2010 on “contract attorneys,” who are hired by the city to represent it in specialized lawsuits.
How much the city is paying private or contract attorneys to handle the city’s legal work is always an interesting topic of discussion in local legal and  political circles.

Louisiana Smoking Legislation Goes Down In Smoke
Tuesday, 07 June 2011 11:56 Written by

Louisiana LegislatureIt appears that Louisiana smokers will be able to continue to light ‘em up in bars and casinos – at least for another year – unless something unexpected happens in the Legislature before it adjourns on June 23.
A House bill that would have banned smoking in bars and casinos did not make it out of committee.  While still alive, a vote on another bill in the Senate likely spells the death knell for that legislation.


New Orleans Events: Ken Burns, WTC, Ladies In Red, Vieux To Do
Tuesday, 07 June 2011 11:15 Written by

Margarita Bergen

I hope you are keeping cool in the premature summer in our beloved New Orleans.

Last week, I kept cool by attending mostly indoor events such as the opening of the delightful Shrek The Musical at the Mahalia Jackson Theater. I also enjoyed attended the always- irreverent Politics with a Punch at the Eiffel Society. I also attended very briefly the opening of the National WW II Museum's new wing: John E. Kusner Restoration Pavilion and the Iberia Bank Victory Ball with honoree Harry Connick Sr. and the Victory Belles. I also attended that night the always-glamorous Faulkner House's Juleps in June at a lovely residence in Audubon Place.


New Orleans Saints NFL Lockout Workouts With Brees, Vilma Could Pay
Tuesday, 07 June 2011 10:39 Written by

NFL Lockout The Saints are the team taking the most advantage from the lockout than any other team. The Saints are winning by a landslide.

Drew Brees and Jonathan Vilma are leading the play-organized workouts at Tulane. These veterans are like coaches on the field.


Amid Privatization Debate, Louisiana Group Benefits CEO, Kipper, Is Quitting
Monday, 06 June 2011 13:45 Written by

At the very time that the Jindal administration is pushing hard to privatize the Office of Group Benefits due to the current budget crises , the head of the state employee health insurance program is quitting after two months on the job.  Scott Kipper had replaced the previous CEO, Tommy Teague.

Louisiana Tax Idiocy: Jindal Vs. Tucker
Monday, 06 June 2011 12:59 Written by

Louisiana legislatureAs a result of his odd dealings with HB 479, the pertinence of the question increases even more: what office will term-limited Speaker Jim Tucker wish to contest this fall?

Changing Louisiana Presidential Primary Is Not Conservative
Monday, 06 June 2011 12:07 Written by


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