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pinsonat2With less than two weeks left in the Louisiana legislative session, no issue is more important than the $1.6 billion budget deficit.  While there remains a possibility that the legislature might find enough money with the combination of revenue-raisers and budget cuts that would satisfy all parties involved, there is also the possibility that the legislature will defy Gov. Bobby Jindal and his allegiance to Grover Norquist of the Americans for Tax Reform --and approve a budget that raises taxes without a corresponding and equal cut in government spending.  

Louisiana State Capitol at nightWhat could be more exciting than a Louisiana governor's race, statewide elections and the Louisiana Legislature wrapping up a little $1.6 billion deficit budget brawl?

mathIf you're puzzled over the "new math" being taught courtesy to Common Core, you've ain't yet seen nothing.

jindal-exploreWhat happened to the Jindal camapign fundraising picture with his standing in a church, with his back partially to us?   

Yesterday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal sent me (and perhaps you) an email fundraising blast announcing that he and his wife Supriya, continue to think and pray “about whether to run for President. We'll make a final decision sometime in June, once our legislative session is over here in Louisiana”.

mannJindal hater, Bob Mann, says Jindal's Louisiana "economic miracle" is a mirage

 

time-alice"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.

jindal-dukeGotta 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.

AbramsonWhile it was named the “Marriage and Conscience Act” and while it purportedly promoted and protected religious freedom, it did so much more more and was for all purposes--defeated, for now.

jindal-faithAfter Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announced his launching of his Presidential Exploratory committee, the Democratic National Committee expressed its deep concern over the upcoming Jindal bid--by releasing a statement from the National Press Secretary Holly Schulman.

mannThe Louisiana Democratic Party and its supporters might not see eye-to-eye with Bob Mann, once again. 

The former democrat, former top staff for Senator John Breaux and Governor Kathleen Blanco (both democrats), current communications professor at LSU, blogger and columnist for the Times Picayune, has a message for democrats, if they want to defeat their' worst nightmare"--David Vitter.

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