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Mayor Landrieu's Complaint on NOLA Being Shortchanged Is Bogus

Friday, 27 June 2014 09:23 Written by

landrieu-allianceChalk it up either to embarking on an impending campaign for state office or to set the stage to squeeze more money out of taxpayers, or both, but New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s assertion that Louisiana somehow shortchanges the city he runs is nothing short of ludicrous.

Gov. Jindal Sends out Memo on Common Core Conflict
Thursday, 26 June 2014 10:12 Written by

jindal-angryToday, Gov. Bobby Jindal's office sent out a memorandum debunking statements made by the Louisiana Superintendent of Education and the President of the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education that it is illegal for the state not to follow the Common Core Standards and implement the PARCC assessment.

Hostile Revolution against Part-Time Governor Jindal?
Thursday, 26 June 2014 09:14 Written by

Jindal-collageWritten by Lamar Parmentel, The Daily Kingfish.

According to the political press, Bobby Jindal launched another one of his embarrassing broadsides against the awful “DC establishment,” calling for a “hostile takeover” of DC by enraged teahaddists.

Riser out, Kissing Congressman and Duck Dynasty Dasher In
Thursday, 26 June 2014 08:57 Written by

robertson-philWackiness by omission and commission continue to illuminate Louisiana’s Fifth Congressional District contest, leaving the distinct possibility that the field remains entirely unsettled and the race unpredictable.

Berlin Wall Anniversary memories from Louisiana
Thursday, 26 June 2014 08:13 Written by

jim-brown-hangoutTwenty-eight years ago this week, President Ronald Reagan traveled to West Berlin, and at the Brandenburg Gate admonished: “Mr.Gorbachev, take down that wall.” The Berlin Wall had been erected by the puppet Soviet state of East Germany. Unless you are over sixty-five or are a history buff, you may not understand the tensions that existed then had many observers feeling that we could be on the brink of war with the Soviet Union. 

Jindal Attacks "Frivolous Lawsuits"; Accepts Special Interest Money
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 12:04 Written by

Jindal-airWritten by Tom Aswell, publisher of Louisiana Voice.

Gov. Bobby Jindal, with the signing of House Bill 799, has continued his assault on the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East (SLFPA-E), underscoring the importance and power of special interest money over the welfare of the state.

Louisiana 6th Congr. race, Landrieu, Jindal and World Cup: Latest wrap
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 11:36 Written by

Louisiana capitolPaul Dietzel, Garret Graves and the 6th District

The results of a 6th Congressional District Poll, conducted by JMC Analytics and Polling, shows Edwin Edwards leading the race with 27% of the votes in a primary. Paul Dietzel follows with 12% and Dan Claitor with 7%. 43% was undecided.

Louisiana shorts: Disney-New Orleans, Delta Leadership, Justice for ALL, WWII Museum
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 10:24 Written by

new-orleans-tourismLouisiana business and organization shorts news today:

NOTMC Partners with Disney ABC, Delta Leadership Institute Accepts Applications, LABI Backs Export-Import Bank Reauthorization, National Pralines Day, Emerging Philanthropists Accepts Proposals, Entergy General Counsel Honorary Chair of Justice for All Ball and Explore WWII Museum's Digital Collections

 

Louisiana Taxpayer Money Pours out on Jindal's Duck Dynasty
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 08:57 Written by

robertson-philIf the New Orleans Times-Picayune can, so far, on 13 occasions in 15 months stump for expanding Medicaid that would cost taxpayers more money for worse outcomes for anybody put into that program, then this space can continue to point out the stupidity of corporate welfare for the film/television industry.

12 Parish Presidents host breakfast for Garret Graves Congress run
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 14:24

garret-gravesIf political endorsements mean anything in the upcoming 6th Congressional District race, Garret Graves has picked up a lot of "meanings.

Republican, Graves, former Jindal official, who has been doing quite well in the fundraising-arena, is looking forward to a major fundraising event, however, this one, with the help of some heavy campaign artillery.

 

GNO Inc's Michael Hecht stokes New Orleans region rapid acceleration


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