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Woosh: Vitter Twitter jams on Koch Patriotism

Friday, 21 March 2014 08:32

Vitter-twitterHow important is the Internet and social media in the world of politics?

If money is the mother's milk of politics, social media and the Internet are the light beams.

Watchdog Media Obama's Lapdog
Friday, 21 March 2014 07:13 Written by

obamcare-keepWhat happened to the watchdog media? Sadly, in this day of Obama, they have turned into the lapdog media. Everyone knows that most members of the mainstream news media are card carrying liberals; however, even staunch left wingers should have enough integrity to fulfill their responsibilities to the public. Our country has benefited from a vigorous “fourth estate,” but that crucial oversight is sorely lacking today.

Sadow swipes at John Maginnis for Landrieu, Medicaid pieces
Thursday, 20 March 2014 12:30 Written by

maginnisIf you’re a careful reader of the website LaPolitics founder John Maginnis, you can see hints of the liberal Democrat in him just straining to get out. But sometimes his suppression fails, as it did in a hope-against-hope opinion piece about Sen. Mary Landrieu’s reelection chances, thereby reminding the viewing public that while his site is great on political gossip, it often comes up short on analysis.

JEDCO Challenge, Demo Diva, Entrepreneurship Week, Stephanie Hebert
Thursday, 20 March 2014 12:10 Written by

demo-divaJEDCO CHALLENGE

A Jefferson Parish-based pitch competition, held during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW), will highlight five innovative startup companies with ties to Jefferson. Please visit our JEDCO Challenge Information Center at www.jedco.org/jedco-entrepreneur-challenge/ to learn about the five companies chosen to participate.

French Quarter Fest Highlights: Dr. John, World's Largest Jazz Brunch
Thursday, 20 March 2014 11:54 Written by

frenchquarterfestivalWith the French Quarter Festival scheduled less than a month from now, organizers, vendors, artists, and volunteers are preparing for a surge of excited visitors. French Quarter Fest is the largest free music festival in the U.S. Last year, it hosted more than 560,000 visitors. The 31st fest is taking place from April 10 to April 13, 2014.

New: Bayoubuzz's Edwin Edwards Portal
Thursday, 20 March 2014 10:35 Written by

edwards-CollageSince his comeback announcement on Monday, Edwin Edwards has received a lot of local and national media attention. As the election campaign of the former four-term Louisiana governor and convicted felon proceed, this attention will undoubtedly increase since Edwards is both controversial and popular and known for his frisky statements. Bayoubuzz will be covering the Edwards campaign in multiple channels:

Edwin Edwards, the Silver Fox Is Back in the Ring
Thursday, 20 March 2014 07:25 Written by

edwards-trialIt shouldn’t have surprised anyone paying attention to Louisiana politics. Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards made it official this week. He will be a candidate for the U.S. Congress in the coming fall election. The political prognosticators say the congressional district has been gerrymandered by the Louisiana legislature to favor a republican candidate. Edwards feels otherwise.

PAR Reviews Use of Campaign Funds
Wednesday, 19 March 2014 09:31 Written by

capitol-red-blueThe Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana has evaluated the personal use of Campaign funds, an issue that has received significant media exposure lately despite the changes made by Governor Jindal and the legislature in 2008. Here is PAR’s evaluation:

Edwin Edwards in National Media
Wednesday, 19 March 2014 08:51 Written by

newspaper boySince the news of Edwin Edwards’s decision to run for Congress broke on Monday, the former Governor and convicted felon has been a hot topic in Louisiana. However, journalists and bloggers nationwide have picked up the news, too:

Edwards Citizen Kane-Move Reveals Democrats Despair
Wednesday, 19 March 2014 07:37 Written by

citizen-kane-2Prisoner #03128-095 has announced he's back in action, and state Democrats cling to the dubious hope that the tradeoff of forfeiting the Sixth Congressional District to the GOP in the service of redemption and ego-boosting can pay off with a statewide win.