Katrina memories: New Orleans, Louisiana, Coast did rise again

Friday, 29 August 2014 11:52 Written by

katrina-31st-columnWe all have our Hurricane Katrina memories.  On the 9th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, many of us who believe that the Katrina experience remade our realities, like no other event in our collective lifetimes, look back.

I am no different.

Race discord like Trayvon Martin, Ferguson can occur in Louisiana?
Thursday, 28 August 2014 13:49 Written by

trayvonby Jim Brown

Is the Ferguson, Missouri community unique in its inability to deal with a troubling death with still unanswered questions?  Of course not. Ferguson is any town when reason disintegrates into the chaos of aggressive confrontation.

Clyde Holloway will help McAllister, not hurt kissing Congressman's campaign
Thursday, 28 August 2014 13:37 Written by

vance-mcallisterThe ego of Public Service Commissioner Clyde Holloway might be what brings about the nightmare scenario for state Republicans in the Fifth Congressional District contest.

Jindal's Edmonson amendment saga gets a voice, or two
Thursday, 28 August 2014 13:22 Written by

edmonson2by Tom Aswell, publisher of the Louisiana Voice

Things appear to be heating up on the issue of the behavior of the upper tier of the Louisiana State Police, though the rank and file (and retired officers) appears for the most part to support our efforts to peel back the veneer to expose widespread abuse by those in charge.

Louisiana US Senate race: An online debate for the future
Thursday, 28 August 2014 12:44 Written by

techno-politicalShould all candidates who have qualified for elective office, even those having virtually no chance of winning, still be allowed to participate in all televised debate?

What if a candidate is running as a quasi or real stalking horse—primarily or solely, to increase the chance that another candidate is defeated?

Ex-Black Panther Rev. Brown runs to eliminate Mary Landrieu as US Senator
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 13:13 Written by

rev-brown2Colorful Louisiana politics, at its best or worst?

On Tuesday morning, on the weekly WGSO-Bayoubuzz radio talk show, hosted by Jeff Crouere and webcasted on this site via google hangouts, Crouere and I discussed the candidacy of Tea Party favorite Rob Maness and what appears to be Republican Bill Cassidy's unwillingness to debate.  Closing out that part of the discussion, I mentioned that I was not interested in watching numerous candidates debating but only the candidates who were most likely able to win.

Biz: INC, BRAC; US Travel in NOLA; Aviation industry; LSUHC; BGR
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 09:59 Written by

BATON-ROUGE-SKYLouisiana remains a focus for economic development and business opportunities.  In today’s Business and organization shorts, our focus is on INC.,  the Aerospace Industry, Charity Health Center, BGR, LSU  Health Care and Dr. Fotham,  US travel and more:

Losing in state court, Jindal sues feds claiming Common Core coercion
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 07:42 Written by

jindal-speechAfter losing, thus far, in state court in his efforts to block the implementation of Common Core, Presidential hopeful, Governor Bobby Jindal, has taken on a new foe.  The US Government.

Mississippi burning with hate crimes, where's Sharpton, Holder, Obama?
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 13:50 Written by

missippi-burningNow that Michael Brown has been laid to rest in Ferguson, Missouri, don’t expect the liberal media, the race hustlers or the Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate what happened in West Point, Mississippi. 

Louisiana US Senate race: Uncertain Maness poll and where's Cassidy?
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 13:24 Written by

senate-collageWhat is the significance of a recent poll in the Louisiana US Senate race showing Tea Party favorite, Rob Maness, in mid-double digits in his quest to overcome the Republican Party's favorite candidate, Bill Cassidy?


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