teddieIf you never thought the ongoing political circus between New Orleans Mayoral candidate Desiree Charbonnet and businessman Sidney Torres could ever get any more bizarre, brother, you are mistaken. It has.  Judging from developments in the past week, expect more media explosions and disruptions.  Things are going to get worse as election day creeps near.

 

torresIt's the Sidney Torres, Desiree Charbonnet, former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin political show again. 

 

notforsaleThe secrets behind the NotforsaleNola.com PAC which emerged last month to defeat Desiree Charbonnet has revealed its donor and expenses with the State of Louisiana Ethics.  The PAC put up a website and sent out political mailings for the sole purpose to defeat Charbonnet for Mayor of New Orleans.

 

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Slightly over a week to go into the New Orleans Mayor’s race and the focus seems to be on a side show involving Desiree Charbonnet-Sidney Torres than it is between any of the leading candidates.  Charbonnet is a mayoral candidate, LaToya Cantrell is a major candidate, Michael Bagneris is a major candidate, Sidney Torres is not.

payton shootFor the first ten years of his tenure as Head Coach of the New Orleans Saints, Sean Payton was focused on football. He did not give his political opinions and rarely granted interviews. In fact, he seemed to despise the media and consider all of the reporters to be fools. Unfortunately, in the past year, Payton has been the one who has looked foolish. This is not due to his unimpressive results as Head Coach, leading his team to three straight losing seasons and a 2-2 record in 2017. Instead, it is due to his decision to enter the world of politics. 

faucheux fb liveThe New Orleans Mayor’s race is a week and a half away and pollster Ron Faucheux, who performed a poll for WWL TV and The Advocate, contends that it is anybody’s race among the top three candidates—Michael Bagneris, LaToya Cantrell and Desiree Charbonnet.  Moreso, with high undecided vote and a tight race, Faucheux believes it all comes down to the last ten days and that the voters are still shopping.

faucheux fb live nola pollsRon Faucheux talks New Orleans Mayor, Council-at-Large races polls today Facebook Live

According to the recent Clarus poll, measuring the upcoming New Orleans Mayor’s race, a women, for the first time ever, is almost guaranteed to be in a runoff for New Orleans Mayor to replace Mitch Landrieu.  Perhaps more amazingly and historically, based upon the same poll and according to its President Ron Faucheux, the runoff could be between not just one, but two women.

BAD GROWTH Louisiana’s cities are not growing as well as some of the other states over the past seven years. The fastest growing, according to Wallet Hub, is New Orleans, ranked 168th. Lake Charles 216, Metairie 266, Lafayette 396, Baton Rouge 510, Shreveport 515.

faucheux pic2Another New Orleans Mayor's Race poll, another outcome.

According to a new poll focused upon the New Orleans Mayor’s election, two women and one man are bunched up among the top three candidates, leaving the almost certainty that at least one woman will be in the runoffs, post general election day.

bishop vidThe loud and emotional primal scream involving the NFL players, the American flag, President Donald Trump has subsided slightly due to the volume of other intervening events--yelling for attention and because various NFL teams have taken a different approach—take a knee before the National Anthem but stand when the music begins.

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