• Watch Louisiana Governor Edwards talk about CAT Tax failure
  • Ex-Saints, Bears, Bills, NFL Exec, Jim W. Miller discusses NFL Draft tomorrow
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  • Cat Fights on the Hot Cement Confederate New Orleans statues

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At a press conference today, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said the CAT Tax did not pass the House Ways and Means Committee.  The Governor, in addressing the media said that "the fate of that bill was decided long before we unveiled it".

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miller nfl live2 5It’s D-Day or Draft Day tomorrow in the NFL.

More specifically, Thursday represents the first day of the NFL draft 2017.

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trump curtainsThe major President Trump news of the day focuses upon taxes, not only the tax cuts he is proposing but his own taxes, which he obviously, refuses to unveil.

 

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catRarely, have I seen few issues that have generated as much raw heat, tension, and passion than the Confederate monuments controversy. 

Just as existed during the real civil war, where brothers battled brothers, social media is the battleground, particularly Facebook, pitting friend against friend.

On one side of the tense divide, there are those who are protecting the New Orleans civil war era monuments.  Burnt in effigy, forever, is the symbol of Mayor Mitch Landrieu for up-ending what the monument protectors consider to be the loving civil society of New Orleans.

Lately, events have turned somewhat militaristic.

Some protectors of the Confederate monuments have been staying vigilant, in person and online, even surveilling during the wee hours of the morning, waiting for the next Mayor Landrieu attack. On Sunday morning, with protections of snipers, masked workers and a dumbstruck audience, the worst of all of the monuments was cut and carried., the Liberty Monument. 

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obama isaacThe storm over Louisiana has ended for now but the clouds of anger, frustration, despair and blame continue.

The month of August in Louisiana has never been the best time for the state. It has been hit by various major weather events including the two in 2005, hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

 

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Thursday, 27 August 2015 09:12
Katrina tried to wash Louisiana away

katrina-leveeJust as most Americans remember where they were on 9/11, those of us living on the Gulf Coast remember the fear and concern that enveloped our region ten years ago this week. A lady named Katrina changed many of our lives.  In looking back, many Louisianans felt that maybe New Orleans really was a city that care forgot, and the whole Gulf Coast was thrown in for good measure. This human tragedy has haunted the Bayou State over the past decade as even today the rebuilding effort continues.

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vincent sylvain 200x196by Vincent T Sylvain,
Publisher of The New Orleans Agenda

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I-am-New-Orleans-KatrinaOutside of marriage, birth of my son, family deaths and other personal occasions, Hurricane Katrina was and is the most significant event in my life.

Never would I have imagined that a one-day storm would have caused such personal family disruptions, moments of bewilderment and despair, uncertainty of personal futures, cataclysmic changes in lives and hopes.

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katrina-prepareThe 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is approaching which will remind millions of one of the worst natural and man-made disasters in American history.  For the most part, hopefully, that killer-storm nightmare is behind all of us.  However, the anniversary should also be a reminder that families should not only prepare for themselves but for those who might be in special need-- senior citizens and people with chronic health conditions.  They are particularly susceptible to higher risks, in the event of a hurricane evacuation.

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 risingtidePerhaps one of the more creative opportunities arising from the weathered ruins and the waters of Hurricane Katrina is a vessel of energy and talent called Rising Tide NOLA.

The Rising Tide is an event founded by blogger Mark Moseley, who publishes Your Right Hand Thief blog.

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 12:35
Earth Day in New Orleans: Bikes safety

earth-dayEarth Day is celebrated all over the world and is discussed on the airwaves and at the water coolers.  

Here is a discussion on WGSO radio-Bayoubuzz Google Hangout webcast Tuesday morning on Jeff Crouere’s radio show.

 

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Katrina-StBernardSome in Louisiana are hopping mad at Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and want an apology for comments he made comparing Hurricane Sandy to Hurricane Katrina which destroyed much of South Louisiana.

 

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FirstFrameAs New Orleans braces for its magnificent holiday season followed by the mega-extravangzas of Sugar Bowl, Mardi Gras and this year, the super of the super, the NFL Super Bowl, there is one question on the mind of many tourists:  How is the New Orleans city and region economy doing since it is now seven Christmases ago from the season following Hurricane Katrina?

 

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voteShould the U.S. Congress postpone the Presidential and other elections due to the Hurricane and now tropical storm?

 

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