The future of social video, politics and elections: Blab, Periscope, Google Hangouts, Meerkat

Sunday, 27 September 2015 19:41 Written by

jim-scott-social-vidWe're in the explosive Google Hangouts, Blab, Periscope, Meerkat revolution and very few are noticing.   

Actually, many in the political communities, appear to be unaware of the new, explosive and inexpensive technologies available to them.  Why is that?  

Will conservatives abandon Fox News after Trump dumping?
Friday, 25 September 2015 15:18 Written by

trump-compressedEver since it was launched in 1996, Fox News has enjoyed an ever growing television audience. Talk show host Rush Limbaugh often promoted Fox News in the early years of the network, helping to establish the connection with conservatives across the country. In fact, thanks to Rush and others on talk radio, Fox News enjoyed tremendous ratings growth over the last 19 years. 

Scott Angelle's sinkhole or Team Vitter's sinking and slurring?
Friday, 25 September 2015 14:48 Written by

scott-sinkholeAre the recent attacks by the Vitter PAC  (officially known as the “Funds for Louisiana’s Future”) and by his gubernatorial campaign against Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle regarding his role, in the Bayou Corne sinkhole tragedy, accurate?  Are they truthful?

Gumbo PAC's PPP shows Edwards beating Vitter by 12, and moon is orange
Thursday, 24 September 2015 16:05 Written by

orange-moonSo, is the moon orange?

A liberal-oriented polling organization has rendered a new survey in the Louisiana governor's race, on behalf of Gumbo PAC, an organization dedicated to ensure that David Vitter is not elected governor of the state.

Catholic-laden Louisiana fertile grounds for Pope's message
Thursday, 24 September 2015 15:40 Written by

popeThe Pope is taking the country by storm having made visits to three American cities in the past week.  His schedulers made one oversight in planning Pope Francis’ first trip to the U.S.  He should have come to Louisiana.  More than half the population in South Louisiana is Catholic. There are over 500,000 Catholics in the New Orleans area alone.  If the pope wanted to visit a state with a Catholic pulse, the Bayou State should have been a “must stop” for the pontiff.   

Louisiana governor's forum: Tolls of Highways, and low roads of trackers
Thursday, 24 September 2015 15:13 Written by

edwardsOn Monday, the Baton Rouge Press Club hosted a forum for the gubernatorial candidates.  Of the major candidates, US Senator David Vitter, was the only person not in attendance, apparently due to pressing obligations at Washington DC., although he has made over thirty forums since declaring to be a candidate for Louisiana governor.

Vitter gobbling up more GOP endorsements
Wednesday, 23 September 2015 12:36 Written by

VITTER--CHICKENNo doubt, US Senator David Vitter is winning the money war and the endorsement war.  His own campaign and that of his Super PAC, Fund for Louisiana's Future have substantial funds as they have taken to the airwaves in the gubernatorial election.  

Today, his press office released the following statement concerning even more support--endorsements:

David Vitter announced a number of key endorsements for his gubernatorial campaign from multiple Republican Parish Executive Committees from across the state.

Vitter tries to sink Angelle with Bayou Corne sinkhole mess
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 13:31 Written by

bayou-corne 4US Senator David Vitter continues to try to sink the Scott Angelle campaign by claiming that the former Secretary of Natural Resources under Governor Bobby Jindal is running away from the controversail Bayou Corne Sinkhole.

Vitter's GOP opponents under attack, Democrat Edwards escapes unscathed
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 13:11 Written by

obama-angelleFrom the very beginning of the race for Governor of Louisiana, the leader has been U.S. Senator David Vitter. The conservative Republican has a massive fund raising advantage over his opponents. Also, as a member of Congress since 1999, Vitter enjoys a name recognition advantage as well.

Louisiana Sheriffs demur, Nungesser picked; Trump vs. Clinton
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 13:00

nungesserby Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net

Sheriffs Assn. makes endorsements
    The Louisiana Sheriffs Association is having a  hard time deciding who to endorse for governor.  In the end, it did not make an endorsement.
    The Louisiana Sheriffś Association comprises Louisianás 64 sheriffs and nearly 14,000 deputy sheriffs. 


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