Mitt’s Masquerade rides At CPAC as Romney scorched-earth parade continues

Friday, 10 February 2012 12:41 Written by

rino2Today in Washington D.C. the three leading GOP candidates for President are addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). For decades, CPAC has been the premier gathering of conservative activists in the country.

At the end of this year’s conference, attendees will vote in the annual presidential straw poll. For the past several years, Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) has won the poll; however, there is a real possibility that Rick Santorum will be the winner this year.

Pro-Life Group Blasts Obama’s Catholic Contraception Compromise
Friday, 10 February 2012 12:15 Written by

obama-smileOne anti-abortion pro-life group, Americans United for Life, is not very happy with President Obama’s compromise on the controversial conception-healthcare issue. President Barack Obama today announced the compromise today.

YLC New Orleans announces Wednesday at the Square concert schedule
Friday, 10 February 2012 11:48 Written by

YLC-square-concert A New Orleans Spring tradition continues.

Today the Young Leadership Council (YLC) proudly announced the line-up for its 13th Annual YLC Wednesday at the Square concert series, which officially kicks off on Wednesday, March 14 at 5:00 p.m. with The Soulabilly Swamp Boogie Band opening for the Honey Island Swamp Band. For the first time, the free concerts will now last 30 minutes longer, ending at 8:00 p.m.

Will leave New Orleans Saints lose Marcus Colston to free agency?
Friday, 10 February 2012 10:33 Written by

colstonThe Saints may not be able to sign Marques Colston.

After they sign Drew Brees to a Peyton Manning or Tom Brady type-contract, or use the franchise tag on him, the Saints need to re-sign guard Carl Nicks and wide receiver Marques Colston. If the Saints don't use the franchise tag on Brees they'll be able to use it on Nicks.

Facebook IPO Face-off, I'm Not Buying
Friday, 10 February 2012 10:04 Written by

zuckerman1The announcement has captivated business news publications all over the world. Facebook is going public. It could be America’s greatest business success story — especially for a start-up. Facebook has turned into a huge cash cow.  Why wouldn’t I want a hunk of that?

The numbers are stunning. Last year, Facebook’s free cash flow jumped from $190 million to $470 million. Oh, to be a shareholder in 2011, when stock equity went from $2.2 billion to $4.9 billion. So now Mark Zuckerberg and Company want more cash, and Facebook reportedly expects an infusion of $5 billion in new cash from the proposed stock sale. $5 billion? What for?

Organization criticizes Jindal's budget for Louisiana
Thursday, 09 February 2012 15:59 Written by

louisiana_capitol_2One Louisiana-based organization not very pleased with Gov. Jindal's budget is the Louisiana Budget Project.

It's director, Jan Moeller, a former capital Bureau reporter, has issued the following statement:            

“This is an unbalanced budget that would kill jobs, raise payroll taxes on hard-working state employees and cut services essential to protecting the middle class and building a strong economy.   

Obama, Catholics, Healthcare In Crosshairs
Thursday, 09 February 2012 14:00 Written by

obama-smileIs the Obama administration violating the constitution, over-reaching on health care with the mandate that certain religious facilities must provide certain contraption insurance coverage as part of the President’s health care reform or what is derisively called “Obamacare”?

Or are the conservatives trying to divide and conquer by using the emotionally-explosive issue as a vehicle to eliminate that provision, reform the health care plan, or nullify the controversial law with a Republican controlled administration and Congress?

Jindal Submits Louisiana Reform, Balanced Budget
Thursday, 09 February 2012 13:15 Written by

jindal-brassToday, Governor Bobby Jindal submitted a balanced budget to the Legislature for the upcoming fiscal year that protects higher education funding, fundamentally transforms Louisiana’s K-12 education system, reforms the state’s pension system, expands health care services, and does not raise taxes.

Passing On Peyton, Eli Manning Debate
Thursday, 09 February 2012 09:17 Written by

eli-manningPEYTON NOT THROWING LIKE 'NFL QB' -- Bob Kravitz of Indy star.com said Colts quarterback Peyton Manning  is not throwing like an NFL quarterback yet. That doesn't mean he never will. Structurally, he's sound and can take a hit.

When referring to how Peyton's been throwing the ball, Kravkirtz used the phrase "noodle arm."

Peyton said he's not jealolus of his younger brother, Eli, who has two Super Bowls compared to his one.

GOP Primaries Show Voter Unrest, Despite Tea Party Activism
Thursday, 09 February 2012 08:49 Written by

dontvote2hidden in the din of tea-party-flavor-of-the-week rick santorum’s meaningless so-called victories in this week’s gop political caucuses was the real winner: the voters who stayed away in record numbers and refused to vote for any of these clowns.

voters are staying home in droves and rejecting gop candidates in stunning numbers.


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