Today, shortly after the BESE board voted to intervene in a lawsuit against Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal over Common Core, the administration filed its own lawsuit. Below is a press release associated with that lawsuit.
In what could be a major surprise to some, assuming the accuracy, the US Chamber of Commerce is reportedly supporting Mary Landrieu in her re-election bid. Her primary challenger is Republican Rep.Bill Cassidy.
One Maness standing (Or Maness Up)
Louisiana Republican Rep. Paul Hollis, former self-funded candidate for US Senate is now in lockstep with the mainstream Republican Party. He is supporting Bill Cassidy for the Senate spot against Democrat Mary Landrieu. This means, the last person standing other than Mary Landrieu and Cassidy is Col. Rob Maness, the Tea Party favorite. Maness has the supporter of speedster Sarah Palin, the one-time Alaskan Governor, VP nominee and now Indianapolis 500 “qualifier”, after her recent speeding violation.
For too often over the past six years or so, many of us have been told that the Louisiana economy is growing in leaps and bounds, that we lead the rest of the country in economic growth.
Col. Mike Edmonson, Superintendent of the Louisiana State Police, defended his and other actions taken on his behalf, on Jim Engster ‘s WRKF radio program this morning.
Has a familiar title. Now where did I hear, Leadership and Crises? Or was it Crises and Leadership?
Yesterday, Robert Travis Scott, President and CEO of PAR (and former reporter for the Times Picayune) crafted this commentary about Common Core:
Much has been said Governor Jindal and the fawning national media who seems to want the world to believe that Louisiana has been suddenly transformed by a “Bobby Jindal magical wand”.
Louisiana is well and widely known for its unique blend of music, food and culture. In particular, the Cajun lifestyle in south Louisiana has been long-documented and has developed a personality and legacy of its own.
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It’s time again for the Koch brothers through its "generous" contibutions of the Americans for Prosperity vs. the US Senate campaign of Mary Landrieu.
Maybe its the mysterious swamps or the grey-mossy bayous. Perhaps it’s the French-Spanish-Indian-African-English-Haitian bowl of voodoo gumbo that flavors our spirits.
Whatever the reasons, Louisiana has and still owns the title and deed to the Master of the Ripley's House of the Political "Believe it or Not".