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Petro Industry Cooking with Gas with Adley Fighting Wetlands Lawsuit

Friday, 04 April 2014 07:57 Written by

adley-robertRobert Adley rushed out of the state Senate chamber last week — past fellow politicians, past lobbyists wanting a minute of his time, past tourists visiting the state Capitol.

Jindal, Vitter and Louisiana's Leadership Lost
Thursday, 03 April 2014 10:01 Written by

jindal-speechGovernor Jindal keeps attracting buzz. Yesterday, he announced a plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, a move many see as a sign that he’s moving further away from Louisiana towards Washington, D.C. While Jindal is journeying the nation - to the extent that he should be made Secretary of Transportation, according to Edwin Edwards - his popularity at home is crumbling. Jindal’s future, both nationally and locally, was the discussion topic of the last segment.

Mary Landrieu and the Importance of Experience, Power in Government?
Thursday, 03 April 2014 09:14 Written by

landrieu-tea-partyThis fall, Mary Landrieu, who has served three terms as a US Senator, is up for election again. Recently, another experienced Democrat, four-term ex-Governor Edwin Edwards, announced that he’s running for Congress. Landrieu has faced a storm of criticism, particularly from Republicans, for her endorsement of Obamacare. Also, Landrieu has just assumed the powerful position of Chairperson of the Senate Energy and Natural Resource Committee, an important assignment for an energy-producing state such as Louisiana. This new assignment and the importance of seniority in office were the discussion topics in this section.

College Football Heaps up Cash; Players Get Scraps
Thursday, 03 April 2014 07:08 Written by

ncaa470x263Millions of rabid college basketball fans have been glued to their TVs over the past month as March Madness reaches its crescendo. And the big bucks have been rolling in. With coaches getting bigger salaries and colleges splitting huge TV and admission revenue, there are lots of winners. But one group is being exploited and shortchanged — the players themselves.

Louisiana Voice unveils Jindal's Presidential campaign photo
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 12:40

capitol-new Speculated aspirations heretofore steadfastly and repeatedly denied by the man who coyly insisted for six years that “I have the job I want,” have now been officially confirmed: Gov. Bobby Jindal is a candidate for the 2016 Republican nomination for president.

Louisiana's Congressman Fleming's conservative record clarified
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 12:03 Written by

Congress-house floorLou Gehrig Burnett, publisher of the popular Fax-Net political newsletter, has clarified a posting  re-published Tuesday on Bayoubuzz.com

Below is his clarification:

Edwin Edwards impact on Mary Landrieu's US Senate race?
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 10:46 Written by

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This fall, Louisiana voters will be looking at two elections, one for U.S. Senate and the other for Congressman for the 6th congressional District.  Obviously, only those registered voters can decide the latter.

Unpopular Gov. Jindal, pitches national healthcare plan for likely Presidential run
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 10:51 Written by

jindal-perryToday, Bobby Jindal, whose absence from Louisiana has been a topic numerous media reports and complaints from Louisiana voters has announced a plan to replace President Obama's Affordable Care Act. It's hard to interpret this announcement as anything else than a sign that Jindal is preparing for the race to become the Republican Presidential candidate in 2016.  

National Democratic Committee responds to Jindal's healthcare plan
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 09:53 Written by

jindal-obamaThe Democratic National Committee National Press Secretary, Michael Czin, has released a statement concerning a healthcare plan presented to the nation by Presidential hopeful, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal:   

Noah movie creates flood of anti-Bible foolishness
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 12:47 Written by

noahOnce again, Hollywood has injected left wing themes into a movie, but this time the subject matter to known to almost every American. The great biblical story of Noah has been twisted and perverted by an atheist director more interested in selling tickets than in staying true to the Bible.