Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal discussed his visit with Vice President Joseph Biden who travelled to Louisiana and other parts of the Gulf Coast.

Jindal said the two discussed a number of issues and heard from the commercial fishermen who have been gravely impacted by the BP oil spill and the gulf deep water drilling moratorium imposed by President Barack Obaman after the Deep Horizon rig exploded.

Vice President Biden is visiting the Gulf Goast today under a storm of anger and a natural one in the western part of the Gulf of Mexico.
Across the that region, members of the seafood industry are upset and concerned about the growing desperate plight of their families and businesses.   
As each day goes by, another seafood industry icon closes while the industry  leaders assert that there is plenty of shrimps and fish safe to eat and available to go to market.  
And, as June now makes way for July, and as days of this crises mount, local  government officials are getting more frantic, disillusioned  and upset at what they see as BP and the federal government’s slow, inadequate and sometimes feeble response.   

On Monday, Governor Bobby Jindal's Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary issued this press release in relationship to the DeepWater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

BATON ROUGE - In a letter to BP America's Chief Operating Officer Doug Suttles on Monday, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Alan Levine requested $10 million from BP to provide mental health services to Louisiana residents affected by the oil spill.

Joe Horn, one of the Saints' all-time leading wide receivers and fan favorite, will retire as a Saints.  Saints GM Mickey Loomis made the announcement.

The social and economic consequences of President Obama’s offshore drilling moratorium are starting to manifest themselves and will rapidly worsen. News spread this week that eight of the 33 deepwater rigs in the Gulf of Mexico had either left or were finalizing their plans to do so. Workers, businesses, lending institutions, and our state and local governments have started making plans for dealing with the economic disaster that is accompanying the ecological one in the Gulf.


The BP gulf oil spill is dredging up a real strain of relations between the Obama administration and the State of Louisiana and is dredging up acrimonious issues over barrier islands that took weeks to resolve.
Yesterday, federal and state authorities fought over the oil drilling moratorium and dredging of sand for barrier islands.  

President Obama remove General Stanley McChrystal's from his command in the Afghanistan war because of the  general’s comments in the Rolling Stone magazine. 

According to the AP, Interior Secretary Salazar will impose the drilling moratorium despite a court ruling today lifting the moratorium.Earlier today, a  federal judge in New Orleans lifted the moratorium.  Numerous Louisiana officials have urged President Obama to not appeal  appeal the court ruling.

Louisiana Politics and comedy at its best.

Yes, James Carville and Gennifer Flowers on stage, and at the same time, same place

Say it's not true!

Monday, 21 June 2010 23:27

Obama Golfs While BP Oil In Gulf Burns

While this nation is involved in two wars against terrorists overseas and a war in the Gulf of Mexico against the biggest oil spill in world history, our President continues to act like he is on perpetual vacation.
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