Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal lashed out at Rand Paul yesterday for a comment he made on Morning Joe.
Hours later, some of his opponents returned fire.
It is very rare that a social issue generates as much interest and discourse than that of religious liberty versus gay-rights.
And what we saw today, talk radio and Google hangouts is indeed a terrific form for such heavy discussion.
Bobby Jindal might not be the most popular politician in Louisiana, the most likely republican or democratic candidate to be elected president, but he is expensive.
Some clown from Washington, D.C. who calls himself a political writer traveled to Oklahoma City last week to cover the Southern Republican Leadership Conference and ended up insulting Louisiana Cajuns in a way they have never been insulted.
"There are no secrets that time does not reveal"--Jean Racine
Lately, the candidates and likely candidates for US president have been peppered with questions about the past wisdom of the Iraq War. One of those likely candidates, Governor Jindal took the time to pen a column for the National Review, openly sharing his views on the issue “Iran isn’t Iraq , and this isn’t 2003.
by Tom Aswell, Publisher of Louisiana Voice
That hateful, smugly, self-serving Executive Order 15-8 signed by Grovernor Jindal on Tuesday could ultimately blow up in his face, although his tenure as grovernor will be long over by the time the courts get around to ruling on his license to openly discriminate against gays.
Producing both good politics and policy, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s executive order essentially promulgating the contents of HB 707, the Marriage and Conscience Act, also leaves some legislators a bit exposed and less comfortable in this fall’s elections.
by James Hartman
There are bills legislators file to make meaningful policy changes, and bills lawmakers file to make a statement. HB 707 was the latter. It was a solution in search of a problem, but it also was essentially harmless. No one would’ve been hurt by it.
Gotta tell you. If you think Louisiana’s Governor and Presidential aspirant has gotten much from his latest transparent pandering to the religious right of Iowa, New Hampshire and “My religion is better than yours USA”, think again.
The Louisiana Democratic Party and a gay-rights group slammed Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal for announcing an executive order he is issuing after controversial legislation he supported failed in the House of Representatives. Here are the statements: