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lagop logo new 600 stripesIn response to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on the Healthcare law, Republican Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, Republican Party chairman Roger Villere and Republican Congressman John Fleming have released statements blasting the healthcare law, Obamacare, for raising taxes and for being a blow to our freedom and our liberty. 

 

debbyAccording to the national Hurricane Center, Tropical Storm Debby has been stationary in the Gulf of Mexico with a tropical storm warning is in effect for... the coast of Louisiana from the mouth of the pearl river westward to morgan city...not including the city of New Orleans or Lake Pontchartrain. 

The NHC at the 7:00 pm public advisory, in part said: A tropical storm warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours. At 700 pm cdt...0000 utc...the center of tropical storm debby was located near latitude 26.1 north...longitude 87.5 west. debby has been nearly stationary during the past several hours...and little movement is expected tonight. a slow northward motion is forecast to begin by sunday morning...followed by a gradual westward turn by sunday night or monday morning. on the forecast track...

The center of Debby will be moving over the northern gulf of mexico during the next few days. maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph...85 km/h...with higher gusts. these winds are occurring well east of the center of circulation. some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours. tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 175 miles...280 km.. mainly northeast and east of the center. the minimum central pressure estimated from reconnaissance aircraft data is 1000 mb...29.53 inches. 

For storm information specific to your area in the united states...including possible inland watches and warnings...please monitor products issued by your local national weather service forecast office. For storm information specific to your area outside the united states...please monitor products issued by your national meteorological service.


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.

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