State Police Edmonson explains retirement controversy on Engster radio

Monday, 21 July 2014 13:46 Written by

edmonson2Col. Mike Edmonson, Superintendent of the Louisiana State Police, defended his and other actions taken on his behalf, on Jim Engster ‘s WRKF radio program this morning.

Investigation into State Police Superintendent Edmonson's secret pay raise?
Monday, 21 July 2014 11:47 Written by

gold-standardby Tom Aswell, Publisher of LouisianaVoice.com

State Rep. John Bel Edwards (D-Amite) Saturday told LouisianaVoice he will ask House Speaker Chuck Kleckley (R-Lake Charles) on Monday for a full investigation of the 11th hour amendment to an obscure Senate bill that resulted in an additional $30,000 per year income for State Police Superintendent Mike Edmonson upon his retirement.

Kate Middleton's genes talk on dour Prince George's birthday
Sunday, 20 July 2014 15:24

kate-babyKate Middleton and Prince William’s son, George, has just turned one year old.

But he’s not smiling about it.  http://time.com/3006166/prince-george-birthday-photo-kate-middleton-william/

At least, not in any photographs released by  “the Cambridges,” as the couple popularly known as “Willy and Waity” now call themselves, having ditched William’s proper legal surname of “Mountbatten-Windsor.”  Or just plain “Windsor,” as in the Queen’s technically legal surname. 

Reporter Bergin blames fatherless blacks for cop killing, TV boss takes fire
Friday, 18 July 2014 14:08 Written by

political-correctIt is not every day in our country that a reporter has the guts to tell the truth about what is happening in our inner cities. 

PAR throws book at Jindal, Vitter and kids, EWE soft on a Republican
Friday, 18 July 2014 13:48 Written by

jindals-book2Has a familiar title. Now where did I hear, Leadership and Crises? Or was it Crises and Leadership?
Yesterday, Robert Travis Scott, President and CEO of PAR (and former reporter for the Times Picayune) crafted this commentary about Common Core:

Jindal's OGB privatization takeover is under performing
Friday, 18 July 2014 12:30 Written by

Jindal-differenceby Tom Aswell, Publisher of Louisiana Voice

To probably no one’s surprise except a clueless Gov. Bobby Jindal, the takeover of the Louisiana Office of Group Benefits (OGB) by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana 18 months ago has failed to produce the $20 million per year in savings to the state.

Treasurer Kennedy blasts Jindal's State police commander retirement bill
Thursday, 17 July 2014 10:11

kennedy-officeby Tom Aswell, Publisher of The Louisiana Voice

State Treasurer John Kennedy told fellow members of the State Police Retirement System (LSPRS) Wednesday that he wants answers to a laundry list of questions pertaining to legislative passage of an amendment to an otherwise minor senate bill that increased State Police Commander Mike Edmonson’s retirement benefits by $30,000 per year.

Why is State Farm raising Louisiana property insurance rates?
Thursday, 17 July 2014 09:50 Written by

Isaac-monday1pmWhat on earth is happening out there?  Is a major hurricane churning in the Gulf and taking dead aim at Louisiana?  Is the Mighty Mississippi on the verge of overflowing its levees and about to flood thousands of acres, driving hundreds of thousands from their homes? Something drastic must be up. After all, State Farm Insurance Company just raised its rates on Louisiana homeowners by as much as 20%.

McAllister’s political pander on Medicaid expansion returns to N. Louisiana
Thursday, 17 July 2014 09:29 Written by

vance-mcallisterLooks as if an idiot magnet popped up in Pineville, attracting a motley iron-headed bunch that wants to loot Louisiana taxpayers and to discourage improved health care delivery even as they have no hope of attaining their ultimate goal.

Racist Eric Holder should be removed from office
Tuesday, 15 July 2014 13:15 Written by

HolderIn a recent interview with ABC News, Attorney General Eric Holder spewed more racist nonsense. He claimed that some of his critics and the President's critics were motivated by "racial animus."


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