Katrina Annniversary 10 is now less than one month away. New Orleans has rebounded impressively but there are still serious gains needing to be made.
The New Orleans Index at Ten has examined how well metro New Orleans has bounced back from Katrina, and also whether the region is developing the capacities needed to be resilient in the face of all future shocks.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has not done badly for he and his family, financially, during the seven-plus years serving as the state’s Chief Executive.
Based upon a report today from Reuters, Jindal and his wife worth is between $3.9 million and $11.3 million.
Governor Bobby Jindal reportedly agrees with Rick Perry that people should have a right to carry heat along with their popcorn when they watch a movie.
On CNN, Jindal said, “There are private property rights issues, I understand that. Somebody has a right to say what they want to do with their private property, but I think the fewer restrictions on law abiding citizens, the better for them and the better for our country.”….
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal might be debating the second-team candidates opponents when Fox News opens presidential debate season on August 6. According to ABC.com, Jindal is on the bubble and is tied for 12th with Rick Santorum.
My home phone rang around 9:00 pm. It was my wife Gladys who was in New York with grandkids. “Turn on CNN. They are reporting a mass shooting at the Grand movie theater in Lafayette. Apparently, several people were killed.”
It’s not that it’s rare; it’s that it’s never happened before. Until the Louisiana Republican Party endorsed former Rep. Jeff Landry against incumbent Atty. Gen. Buddy Caldwell for the latter’s job this fall, no statewide office incumbent ever elected as a Republican had faced a challenger endorsed by the party. And it had good reason to make this historical move.
Probing the Internet for the way that Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal handled the Lafayette shooting incident focuses upon two issues—his executive order preventing protest during the funeral and of course, guns.
Is it fair to blame the Great Society for the social ills of today? If so, how much blame should we attribute to the programs that were intended to help bring a more balanced society than what existed under Jim Crow in America?
Louisiana political shorts for today: Vitter overwhelms, Jeff Landry gets the GOP endorsement, Jindal is back on the trail and some political tweets.