Katrina Anniversary 10: Louisiana, New Orleans Political lessons and Remembrances

Monday, 31 August 2015 14:10

clinton-katrinaI bet most of us are happy the Katrina Anniversary 10 is now history.

Some believe, it was nothing but nonsense.  Others did not want to look at the rear view mirror of horrors.  Then, there were some who felt the anniversary experience was necessary and for the most part, well-done.

Dardenne tries Vitter prostitution claim, but effort will fail
Monday, 31 August 2015 12:13 Written by

dardenne-vitter 5It’s official: Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne has gone into desperation mode in his quest for Louisiana’s top office.

Surprised? Jindal's Katrina statement fails to mention federal bailout $
Saturday, 29 August 2015 11:21

Congress-house floorLouisiana Governor Bobby Jindal issued the following statement today about Katrina anniversary, but, somehow, in a conservative politically correct way, he seemed to have left out something quite important that allowed the Gulf Coast, and Louisiana and New Orleans in particular, to come back from figuratively speaking, the dead.

President Clinton, Soledad O'Brien, New Orleans music highlight Katrina Anniversary 10
Friday, 28 August 2015 13:18

soledadTwo upcoming major events being held August 29, 2015, honoring and remembering Hurricane Katrina anniversary:

Obama, Katrina 10 and the New Orleans presidential grease spot
Friday, 28 August 2015 13:05 Written by

mitch-obamaI was one of the fortunate ones to see President Barack Obama speak to New Orleans politicos, supporters, the media and others, yesterday, at a Lower 9th ward center which apparently had been 17-feet beneath water after Hurricane Katrina hit on August 29, 2005.

Louisiana organization says ducation gains post-Katrina is better than reported in media
Friday, 28 August 2015 10:47 Written by

CABLOn this Katrina Anniversary, the Council for a Better Louisiana, CABL, is taking issue with some of the national news reporting relatted to the state's education system post-Hurricane Katrina.   Here is the statement from CABL:

This week there has been a flood of news stories assessing the recovery of New Orleans ten years after the devastation of Katrina. There are many aspects of life and rebuilding to look at in a city that was virtually destroyed and almost totally depopulated. No American city in modern times has been through so much.

Angelle, a Jindal clone, serving welfare wagons, religious-freedom red meat?
Thursday, 27 August 2015 11:33 Written by

angelle-jindalLooks like Louisiana gubernatorial candidate Scott Angelle is going after a certain “conservative” crowd in an effort to peel off potential David Vitter supporters.  It also appears that Angelle, who occasionally tries to distance himself from our “alleged” governor, Bobby Jindal, is now appearing to be his clone.   

Katrina tried to wash Louisiana away
Thursday, 27 August 2015 09:12 Written by

katrina-leveeJust as most Americans remember where they were on 9/11, those of us living on the Gulf Coast remember the fear and concern that enveloped our region ten years ago this week. A lady named Katrina changed many of our lives.  In looking back, many Louisianans felt that maybe New Orleans really was a city that care forgot, and the whole Gulf Coast was thrown in for good measure. This human tragedy has haunted the Bayou State over the past decade as even today the rebuilding effort continues.

David Vitter's TV are coming, the campaign ads are here
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 13:14 Written by

vitter-teaThe ads are coming, the ads are coming!!

Actually, they ads are here.

Dueling polls for Louisiana governor election
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 11:40 Written by

Louisiana State Capitol at nightBy Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net

New governor’s poll
    The polls just keep coming on the Louisiana governor’s race, and each one is always controversial among some candidates and their supporters.


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