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romneyHaving been sued by Louisiana teachers today, that is not to deter the road warrior Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal.

The governor will be in Utah for campaign events for Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential nominee only after he heads to Sioux Falls where he will address the South Dakota Republican Party’s State convention.

paytonThe Saints are supposed to be “Saintly”, not evil.  Even the New Orleans Saints.

However, former Saints Mike Karney has other thoughts about his former team due to the bounty ordeal.

georgesDemocrat John Georges released a poll, reportedly conducted by a statewide business group, today of 600 likely voters in Louisiana that indicates that were he a candidate for Governor, replacing current head of state, Bobby Jindal, he would be very competitive.

saints-seahawks1Where are the New Orleans Saints’ contract talks with Drew Brees going, anyway?
Perhaps down to the wire. Hopefully the end zone.  My gosh, if there is a fumble.


Down to the wire is the take of one pundit, Andrew Brandt of ESPN who suggests things are not as hunky dory as we all hope to believe but that ultimately the Saints star quarterback will pen the contract, right at the nick of time.

legislature jvlastnews thumbWhat groups, organizations and/or industries were the winners and losers during the past legislative session?

Legacy Lawsuit Legislation winners and losers:  The controversial back burner issue during this session was of course Legacy Lawsuits. Legacy Lawsuits have been around for about twelve years and finding a final resolution had been elusive with no end in sight. This session finally produced legislation that satisfied most parties.

saints-aintsWidespread reports over the over the past several months have pegged the Saints' offer at $19 million per year to Drew Brees, with Brees' expectations at $23 million.

Last month, Brees hinted that the demand attributed to him have been overstated and that the numbers that have been thrown around by ESPN have been inflated.

 TP-smallThe New Orleans Times Picayune—Digital media vs. print debate continues today with reports that the current Publisher Jim Amos has written a memo to employees to further explain the paper’s announcement to go digital in a much bigger way than ever before while cutting back on print publications to three days per week.  

GUN2In the movie about New Orleans called Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, Nicolas Cage plays a corrupt New Orleans cop, and tells a fellow cop to “Shoot him again.”  “What for?” says his companion. Cage casually observes:  “His soul is still dancing.”  You can’t kill enough in New Orleans.  It is the murder capitol of America with one of the worst murder rates in the world. And the killings continue at an ever growing rate.

jindal-brassSay what you want, but Governor Bobby Jindal is the man on the move, if not on the tube.

Today, on MSNBC, the governor was asked about his being the Romney choice for Vice President. Jindal, who is the point-person on education for Romney responded by stating that he has the job he wants and that he refuses to speculate.  Jindal also said he would help do whatever he could to ensure an Obama defeat.

louisianaFidelity Announces Concerts in the Park: Swing in the Park with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra 

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) with David Torns, conductor  and Fidelity’s Bank have announced that on  Wednesday, May 23, 6:00-8:30 p.m. (rain date:Thursday, May 24, 6:00 p.m.)  there will be music at Lafreniere Park under the gazebo on the center island of the Park.

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