| Political Talk|| The Whining Over Landrieu's Defeat Continues - ragincajun03 on 2/26/15 at 11:04 am|
Despite LSU's audit clearing Cassidy of any wrong-doing:
| Political Talk|| Paging IB: LA Taxpayers (forced by government) gave Miley Cirus film $3 Mil - ragincajun03 on 2/13/15 at 10:12 am|
[quote]NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - When Miley Cyrus made the move from music to movies, one of her first releases was shot in Louisiana, back in 2011. "So Undercover" had a budget of nearly $14 million.
“It received a straight-to-DVD release in 2013,” says media critic Matt Brennan. ”It barely made a sp...
| Political Talk|| Rand Paul Supporting Vitter for Governor - ragincajun03 on 2/10/15 at 11:50 am|
[quote]I am honored to tell you that David has chosen to run for governor of the state of Louisiana in 2015. While I will miss his strong conservative voice in the Senate, I know that the people of Louisiana deserve a governor like David Vitter. He is the right choice for governor.
In order to re...
| Political Talk|| "Environmental Racism" alive and well in Louisiana - ragincajun03 on 2/3/15 at 7:31 pm|
At least according to this report by Al Jazeera.
Asked why the community wasn’t consulted, Ambrose said, “I think it’s because we’re black. But I can’t put my finger on that alone to say that was the only reason … Blacks are still somewhat second-class citizens.”
Most of the council’s ...
| Political Talk|| LSU not having adequate female engineering profs is a disservice - ragincajun03 on 1/29/15 at 10:40 am|
At least according to this poly sci and "international studies" major.
It’s a well-known trope among college students: Women don’t study engineering. But at most universities, the lack of females in engineering extends beyond the student body into the faculty itself.
| Political Talk|| The race-baiting continues with letters in The Advocate - ragincajun03 on 1/16/15 at 7:14 am|
[quote]I do feel that we should start the new year with congratulations to the Republican Party of the Deep South. With the election of Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy and the elevation of David Duke’s protégé Steve Scalise to one of the leading spots in the House of Representatives, the Dixiecrats of ...
| Political Talk|| Vitter taking more shots at Jindal - ragincajun03 on 1/15/15 at 1:06 pm|
[quote]“As I’ve clearly said, this will be my last political job – elected or appointed – period,” Vitter said Thursday. “I’m running for governor to confront our biggest challenges head-on, not to avoid them or play politics with them.”
Aside from that apparent dig at current Gov. Bobby Jindal, ...
| Political Talk|| Jay Dardenne's Christmas card pokes at Jindal - ragincajun03 on 12/27/14 at 10:27 am|
[quote]The card, from Dardenne a 2015 gubernatorial hopeful, has a jovial yet political overtone.
There’s a drawing of Santa Claus on the front. Underneath are the words “I have the ONLY job I want….”
Inside the card’s front cover, the sentiment continues “After all, I am universally loved, I...
| Political Talk|| Jindal: I'm not an insider. I'm not part of the establishment - ragincajun03 on 12/17/14 at 11:23 am|
[quote]“We’ve had enough of letting the party bosses — the establishment in D.C. — pick our candidates,” Jindal said during a nearly 15-minute interview on Caffeinated Thoughts, an Iowa-based Christian Conservative radio show. “If I run, I’m not going to be a favorite candidate for a lot of insiders...
| Political Talk|| TOPS is racist - ragincajun03 on 12/10/14 at 6:03 pm|
[quote]Awards from Louisiana's free college tuition program known as TOPS have gone disproportionately to white students over the last decade, and on average to students from wealthier families.[/quote]
| Political Talk|| Mary Landrieu cuts interview short today - ragincajun03 on 12/5/14 at 8:22 pm|
Mary Landrieu seems to be following her campaign's and LA Democrat Party's lead in going over the coo-coo nest as the poll numbers look worse.
[quote]Mary Landrieu had a testy exchange with talk radio host Jeff Crouere’s on his “Ringside Politics Show” on WGSO today.
On the federal Affordabl...
| Political Talk|| American Conservative: Jindal's Boilerplate Hawkishness - ragincajun03 on 12/5/14 at 7:29 am|
[quote]Rosie Gray finds Bobby Jindal trying hard not to annoy too many Republicans on foreign policy:
In a roundtable meeting with reporters before appearing onstage, Jindal came down on basically every side possible in Republican foreign policy.[/quote]
[quote]That’s nothing new for Jindal. W...
| Political Talk|| Stevie Wonder to head Landrieu Fundraiser - ragincajun03 on 11/18/14 at 7:15 pm|
Even a blind person can see she's toast. :jump1:
| Political Talk|| Zurik also goes after Democrat ally NGO - ragincajun03 on 11/13/14 at 11:38 am|
Not content with just being a "hater" of Louisiana's Republican Governor, Lee Zurik also turns his reporting to some NOLA community organizers.
[quote]A non-profit that owes the Internal Revenue Service more than $1 million is spending money on pricey meals, trips and even gas. That non-profit,...
| Political Talk|| Lee Zurik turns his attention to Gov. Jindal - ragincajun03 on 11/13/14 at 8:36 am|
[quote]His annual campaign spending on items like consultants and hotels have remained at levels similar to 2011, when he last faced an election. Other expenses, such as air travel, have actually inched up. The campaign spent more than $152,600 total for flights in 2012-13, including trips to New Ha...
| Political Talk|| Tony Perkins wants Cassidy to stroke his ego - ragincajun03 on 11/6/14 at 2:15 pm|
[quote]Family Research Council President Tony Perkins said he likely won’t support Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) in a runoff against Sen. Mary Landrieu, even if the race would decide control of the Senate.
“I don’t see myself supporting Cassidy,” Perkins told The Hill at a FreedomWorks election-nig...
| O-T Lounge|| 16-17 Year Old Trick or Treaters - ragincajun03 on 10/26/14 at 8:06 pm|
I was talking with one of my neighbors earlier. We just moved to the neighborhood a few months ago from out of state, and I was asking her about what time range to expect tick or treaters. As part of her answer, she stated to "Be ready for 16-17 year olds dressed like sluts coming to your house f...
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD: Hobby Waitin' - ragincajun03 on 10/21/14 at 12:03 pm|
FBD: Hopadillo on draft to go with a Papa's Burger at Hobby Airport.
Disclaimer: Not my pic. I don't have a photobucket. ...
| Political Talk|| "Values Voters" Summit loves Cruz and Jindal, doesn't care for Rand Paul - ragincajun03 on 10/6/14 at 10:23 am|
[quote]The Texas Republican senator began the event with a deeply religious and emotional speech, pacing the stage and speaking with the cadence of a preacher, repeatedly rallying the crowd to its feet and jumping into an eager throng of supporters after his address.
But Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jind...
| Political Talk|| Tony Perkins: Only Maness can defeat Landrieu - ragincajun03 on 9/29/14 at 12:12 pm|
[quote]Family Research Council President Tony Perkins said Tea Party-backed Louisiana Senate candidate Rob Maness is the only candidate in the race who can defeat Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.).[/quote]
[quote]“There’s a reason for that. It goes back to that enthusiasm deficit,” he said. “He’s a mode...