| 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...
| Political Talk|| Lenar Whitney leading GOPer to face Edwin Edwards? - ragincajun03 on 9/29/14 at 11:49 am|
Granted, there's some points made in this poll, such as one of her campaign staffers owning the polling outfit.
[quote]They’re touting a poll by Jefferson Research, which is the “polling arm of The Watson Voice And Data Transmission Company” – which we’ve never heard of, but here is the company’s...
| Political Talk|| Transgender Chosen as HS Homecoming King in TX - ragincajun03 on 9/24/14 at 5:06 pm|
Really wouldn't have expected this in Sugar Land. Maybe Houston or Pasadena.
[quote]FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas – A homecoming king at Austin High School is making headlines in Fort Bend County.
The high school senior was born a girl but is now living as a transgender boy.
"Apparently in Texa...
| Political Talk|| Former Louisiana DHH Head Indicted on Perjury Charges - ragincajun03 on 9/23/14 at 1:30 pm|
[quote]A grand jury on Tuesday (Sept. 23) indicted the former head of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Bruce Greenstein, on perjury charges relating to alleged contact he had with CNSI, his former employer, before that company was awarded one of the biggest contracts in state histor...
| Political Talk|| LA 5th Congressional District: Mrs. McAllister - ragincajun03 on 9/22/14 at 1:36 pm|
New TV ad supposedly airing today with Vance and his wife.
His wife, Kelly McAllister addresses the camera, adding, “But a man’s character is based on how many times he gets back up and stands again.”
Offering the forgiveness that probably matters most, she also says, “I’m blessed to have...
| Political Talk|| Even Bob Mann thinks the LA Democrat Party is embarrassing - ragincajun03 on 9/11/14 at 7:13 am|
[quote]Yet, there are certainly completely unacceptable candidates for public office, just as there are individuals totally unsuited for marriage or friendship.
When it comes to political candidates, former Gov. Edwin Edwards is unacceptable in almost every way.
That’s why it was so disappoint...
| Political Talk|| Louisiana Democrat Party Endorses Convicted Felon for Congress - ragincajun03 on 9/8/14 at 7:39 pm|
[quote]NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana's Democratic Central Committee is endorsing former Gov. Edwin Edwards in the race for the state's 6th Congressional District seat.[/quote]
[quote]Two other Democrats are in the 13-candidate field but neither is well known and neither reports having raised any campai...
| Political Talk|| Tea Party of Louisiana Endorses Lenar Whitney for Congress - ragincajun03 on 9/4/14 at 10:26 am|
6th District race
Meanwhile, the Tea Party of Louisiana on Wednesday announced it is endorsing Whitney for the seat.
[quote]The group said in a statement that Whitney is a "proven proponent of the Tea Party initiative" and her track record "proves she is a true conservative sharing the values ...
| Political Talk|| U.S. District Judge says Toddy can't get married in Louisiana - ragincajun03 on 9/3/14 at 12:29 pm|
Not to another guy anyway.
[quote]U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman issued a ruling Wednesday (Sept. 3) upholding Louisiana's ban on gay marriage, breaking a string of 20-plus court victories for supporters of same-sex marriage since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down part of the federal Defense...