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"The Thing That Launched Trump's Campaign": Birtherism; Trump’s Original Sin And The Media’s Latest One

Next time you watch the news, do me a favor. Take a look at the reporters’ arms. Do they seem tired to you? Overworked? They have to be a little sore at least. 1,013 more words

Republicans

Jindal hospital privatization plans just won't go away; Baton Rouge attorney files appeal of Huey P. Long Hospital closure

There’re few feelings worse than a hangover and when the hangover contains remnants of the eight-year drunjeb privatization binge of the Bobby Jindal administration, the pain is particularly excruciating. 563 more words

Governor's Office

A LIFETIME OF HISTORY - #3

Last week we continued a journey through a growth period of our great nation as it would have appeared during the lifetime of one individual.  We began the journey and are now at a growth point in the country where we began looking inward at our moral conscience.  802 more words

Proud Flesh ('All the King's Men') (12/16/01)

When All the King’s Men was published in 1946, it won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. The 1949 movie version, directed by Robert Rossen, starring Broderick Crawford, won the Academy Award for best picture. 1,929 more words

Greil Marcus

Louisiana has a new Clown Prince but it's egg, not a pie all over Lt. Gov. Nungesser's face after succession of blunders

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:

Melvin L. “Kip” Holden (DEM)             Defeated         506640            45%

“Billy” Nungesser (REP)                     Elected            628876            55%

Turnout: 40.2% 

We’re not yet halfway through the 2016 legislative session in which lawmakers and Gov. 2,051 more words

Governor's Office

LOUISIANA’S INFLUENCE IN DEMOCRATIC CONVENTIONS

Today there is much discussion about the use of the Brokered Convention and some see it as a way to steal a nomination from a person that the political party feels is unworthy to represent the party.  757 more words

Jindal tanks again, Edmonson relieves Troop D commander, Troy Hebert in need of history lessons, personal time clock

Bits and pieces picked up by LouisianaVoice while out and about in the Gret Stet of Looziana:

Yet another Jindal scheme backfires

Bobby Jindal’s gambit for a hoped-for selection as a vice presidential running mate or appointment to a cabinet post may have just been shot down by another Indian-American governor. 1,392 more words

Governor's Office