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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.   

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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.   

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jindal-trumpWe have a race.

Sort of.

We all know that Donald J. Trump is dominating the republican candidates in the polls, on TV talk shows, news programs and yes, even social media.

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jindal-trumpWe have a race.

Sort of.

We all know that Donald J. Trump is dominating the republican candidates in the polls, on TV talk shows, news programs and yes, even social media.

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chickensoup-jindalLouisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, who is either last or next to last in most Republican Presidential polls, has a new way to get attention, something he has sorely lacked since entering the campaign in June and which media focus he craves so he can make the first squad of candidates.

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Jindal-Meet-the-pressIt is a progressive sign for the Democrats Louisiana gubernatorial campaign. 

Rep. John Bel Edwards secured the endorsement this week of VoteVets PAC, a progressive veterans group boasting over 400,000 members. Edwards, a West Point graduate who served eight years of active duty with the U.S. Army as an Airborne Ranger, won their support on the strength of his record in the legislature as a champion for his fellow veterans.

 

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The Financing Jindal, for what it's worth
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 14:10

JINDAL-LASTby Tom Aswell, Publisher of LouisianaVoice.com

Three news stories on the last day of July and first day of August raised more questions than they answered about Bobby Jindal’s personal and campaign finances and, at the same time, re-opened a controversy over the funneling of $4.5 million in state funds to a family member of one of Jindal’s campaign contributors at the expense of Louisiana’s developmentally disabled.

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Financing Jindal, for what it's worth
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 12:23

JINDAL-LASTby Tom Aswell, Publisher of LouisianaVoice.com

Three news stories on the last day of July and first day of August raised more questions than they answered about Bobby Jindal’s personal and campaign finances and, at the same time, re-opened a controversy over the funneling of $4.5 million in state funds to a family member of one of Jindal’s campaign contributors at the expense of Louisiana’s developmentally disabled.

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carlyEverybody has an opinion about the Republican debates last yesterday in Cleveland.  Of course, I have many.

So in a stream of consciousness (or maybe “unconsciousness”) let them roll:

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treenby Tom Aswell, Publisher of Louisiana Voice

 Louisiana, from Huey and Earl Long to Jimmie Davis, John McKeithen, and Edwin Edwards, has a well-earned reputation of electing colorful—and controversial—governors. It is, therefore, something of a paradox that the one who would aspire to play on the national stage would be described as a policy wonk with no personality and nothing in common with the others.

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