• Bannon-less Trump, how about Schwarzenegger 2.0?
  • Focus on Trump's stability as Bannon, Breitbart slam Afghanistan, globalism?
  • Louisiana Governor Edwards fiscal strategy for Correctons might pen him in
  • Scalise on call, Vitter on list, Trump ignores warning; Fox 8 vs. Direct TV

trumpernaggerArnold Schwarzenegger, the Barbarian, is back in the news. Following Steve Bannon’s walk out the White House front door a Breitbart News’ senior editor-at-large wrote that President Donald Trump risked becoming “Schwarzenegger 2.0.” It was meant to be an insult, but it shouldn’t be because “Schwarzenegger 1.0.” wasn’t such a bad thing, though it started out very oddly, indeed, as part of recall effort of Governor Gray Davis who just, months before, had won a 2nd term.

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breitbarthead 3More and more, the discussion has turned to the stability of President Donald Trump.

The months of July and August have been horrendous so far for those supporting the Trump White House..  Top Trump staff such a Reince Priebus and now Steve Bannon have been canned. Sean Spicer was replaced by Mooch who certainly had no smooth sailing either.  Then, the emotional controversies related to the KKK and the Nazis blew up in Trump's face, leaving observers wondering if there is any sanity remaining.

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edwards vicA couple of canaries in a coal mine may send mixed messages to Louisiana concerning its fiscal situation, making Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards both a winner and loser.

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On the day of the Solar Eclipse cutting across the United States, there’s a lot of gazing into the political skies too.

scalisebackSCALISE MAKING A COMEBACK

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise participated in a conference call with fellow Republican lawmakers today.  The topic? Spending bills.

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Wednesday, 23 August 2017 18:39

The last thing New Orleans needs with inadequate pumping and a horrific flooding event only weeks ago, is another potential flooding event.  According to the City of New Orleans and Mayor Mitch Landrieu, much depends upon whether the rain band stalls.

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 17:29

harvey22Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards is bracing for Tropical Depression Harvey, which is expected to become a Tropical Storm. On Thursday, Governor Edwards will meet with the Unified Command Group (UCG) to receive updates on Tropical Depression Harvey at the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP). Following the meeting, Gov. Edwards will host a press conference to discuss the latest information on the storm

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 14:13

fq owensWith bad weather causing rain delays and otherinteferences, the New Orleans French Quarter Infrastructure Improvement Project is now on a different course. Here is a press statement from the City of New Orleans

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 13:58

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Louisiana politics, Louisiana legislative branch

 

In case you haven’t noticed, there’s a Louisiana Treasurer’s election coming up to replace John Kennedy, now the US Senator.

Yawn.

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 11:58

harvey1New Orleans certainly would prefer to be in better shape as Tropical Depression Harvey moves towards Texas.

However, on Tuesday, Landrieu tweeted, “We are watching systems in/near Gulf very closely and have entire team preparing just in case. No reason to panic”

 

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