| Political Talk|| Baton Rouge to Bus Out Homeless - ragincajun03 on 6/13/13 at 10:47 am|
What? Not enough of them have been voting?
[quote]Councilman John Delgado, who proposed the program to the Mayor’s Office, said downtown Baton Rouge is being overrun with homeless people who are bad for business and tourism.
“They have no home, no job, no prospects, and if they want to go, qu...
| Political Talk|| Opelousas Voters Gonna Opelousas Vote - ragincajun03 on 6/13/13 at 9:09 am|
Probably 90% Obama voters re-elected this guy after he already had to step down from his school board seat due to a felony conviction. This has to be some of the dumbest voters in the state. No wonder their school system is in shambles.
[quote]A judge has ruled that St. Landry Parish School Board...
| Political Talk|| Death Row Inmates Sue Over "Extreme" Conditions - ragincajun03 on 6/12/13 at 8:22 am|
[quote]Three inmates on death row at the Louisiana State Penitentiary have filed suit in Baton Rouge federal court against jail officials for what they call "appalling and extreme conditions ... as a result of extreme heat" in the facilities. The lawsuit requests that corrections officials work with...
| Food and Drink Board|| Judice Inn Best Burger Joint in Louisiana? - ragincajun03 on 4/30/13 at 11:22 am|
Personally, I prefer Fat Pat's and Max's.
What say you, F&D Board? Also, those of you lucky enough to eat at the places listed for other states, YEA or NAY?
ETA: That green chile cheeseburger from the joint i...
| Political Talk|| Big Money Republicans Backing Mary Landrieu Again - ragincajun03 on 4/11/13 at 10:07 am|
[quote]Landrieu also promoted the support she has from top Republican donors, such as New Orleans developer Joe Canizaro and Lockport shipyard magnate Boysie Bollinger, who is a former state Republican Party chairman.
“Any challenger to Sen. Landrieu will have a hard time building support as more...
| Political Talk|| New fund raid proposed by Jindal Administration - ragincajun03 on 3/20/13 at 5:07 pm|
This should go over REAL well.
[quote]As Congress continues to discuss limiting Americans' access to certain firearms, Louisiana residents are lining up to take concealed-carry courses, but the process for receiving those permits may soon come to a screeching halt.
Gov. Bobby Jindal's budge...
| Food and Drink Board|| Beers That Are Good for Your Skin - ragincajun03 on 3/8/13 at 1:20 pm|
SN Celebration, Stone Ruination & DFH 60 min. are three of the four listed. Seems IPA drinkers should have gorgeous skin.
| Food and Drink Board|| Abita Spring IPA & Bayou Teche Saison d’écrevisses - First tries this weeekend - ragincajun03 on 3/3/13 at 7:21 am|
Tried the Abita Spring IPA at Chimes yesterday. Not bad, but not great either. Is what it is. Abita still makes my favorite LA beer (Oyster Stout), but the Spring IPA is like the majority of their line, just ok. I know many here say they're horrible. Maybe I just have still a soft heart because...
| O-T Lounge|| Which OTer is this? Tiger stripe lamborghini - ragincajun03 on 2/19/13 at 10:21 am|
Obviously successful to make the money to afford such a thing but sounds like a douche.
[quote]SH: Have you heard from anyone at LSU about it? Like, coaches, players, administrators?
DD: [b]No. I thought I would at least get some special parking privileges or something, but no.[/b] In fact, on...
| Political Talk|| Louisiana Constrution (Capital Outlay) Budget Going Broke - ragincajun03 on 2/11/13 at 9:07 pm|
[quote]Without a new infusion of cash, Louisiana is projected to run out of money to pay for college building repairs, economic development projects and state-funded road work in about four months by estimates recently presented to state senators.
And without a solution, the political ramificatio...
| Political Talk|| EWE Reality Show Wants LA Tax Credits - ragincajun03 on 1/23/13 at 8:36 am|
I'm just so very happy we now get to continue paying for this crook.
[quote]A&E says Edwards will star alongside Trina Scott Edwards, the woman he married upon being released from federal prison. Together they have four children from previous marriages, ranging in age from 62 to 13.
| Political Talk|| Trent Lott and John Breaux - Typical D.C. Prostitute P.O.S. - ragincajun03 on 1/3/13 at 9:00 am|
[quote]The "fiscal cliff" legislation passed this week included $76 billion in special-interest tax credits for the likes of General Electric, Hollywood and even Captain Morgan. But these subsidies weren't the fruit of eleventh-hour lobbying conducted on the cliff's edge -- they were crafted back in...
| Political Talk|| LA State Rep to File Gun Legislation - ragincajun03 on 12/18/12 at 8:31 pm|
[quote]In light of last week’s tragic school shootings in Connecticut, State Representative Barbara Norton is calling for action.
She’s preparing legislation which — among other things — would require gun owners to use gun locks or otherwise secure their guns[/quote]
| Food and Drink Board|| Abita Oyster Stout Release Party in Lafayette - ragincajun03 on 12/18/12 at 3:08 pm|
Tomorrow at Walk-On's in Lafayette, 7:30pm.
I've been wanting to try it. I probably won't be able to make it to Walk-On's tomorrow, but will be in NOLA this weekend for the bowl game. Is the Oyster Stout being served at the NOLA Walk-On's?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Bit and Booze.com: Best Louisiana Craft Beers of 2012 - ragincajun03 on 12/18/12 at 8:39 am|
| Political Talk|| State Rep. Barbara Norton to Talk Solutions to Violence - ragincajun03 on 12/17/12 at 2:36 pm|
[quote]State Representative Barbara Norton (D-Shreveport), has called a press conference to address preventative steps the state can take in light of the deadly shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. When asked if her announcement involves gun laws, Norton told KATC she w...
| Political Talk|| Jim Beam: Jindal Loves that One-Time Money - ragincajun03 on 12/16/12 at 1:54 pm|
[quote]Gov. Bobby Jindal’s addiction to using one-time money to balance the state’s budget has come home to roost again. You would think the governor would have learned by now that surplus money that is here today will be gone tomorrow if he spends it.
Jindal has earned the rare distinction of ha...
| O-T Lounge|| Which one of you Lafayette OTers was this? - ragincajun03 on 12/7/12 at 9:29 am|
[quote]Adams, 44, according to the arrest affidavit, was found in the company of Heather Kelley, 28.
The affidavit reads:
(Kelley) was wearing only a “G” string and (Adams) had no shoes on. (Adams) admitted that he had sexual relations with the female for $100. (Kelley) was also a employee of ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Sixth Glass Quadrupel Ale - ragincajun03 on 11/20/12 at 7:55 pm|
I fell in love with this beer the first time I tried it this summer. Awesome beer. Can't get it in Louisiana, so I've had to bring it home when I was working in TX, and since asked people who live in TX bring some for me.
Anyone else ever tried it? Boulevard Brewing in KC....
| Food and Drink Board|| Bars in Covington - ragincajun03 on 10/17/12 at 8:38 pm|
Going to be taking Mrs. Ragincajun03 to a house party in Covington next weekend. Party will end around 9, so I was wondering if there were any decent bars in Covington we could venture out to. Maybe something with live music? Decent tap beer selection would be a major plus.
Thanks in advance. ...
| Political Talk|| Louisiana's 3rd Congressional District Voters Don't Need a Real Debate - ragincajun03 on 10/17/12 at 11:39 am|
That appears to be the stance of Charles Boustany's campaign. Even a local publication which has been little more than an attack dog for Team Boustany has had to admit the current Congressman might be chicken.
[quote]It’s the question of the day as U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany declines what appear...
| Political Talk|| Rand Paul's Bill to Limit Foreign Aid Fails - ragincajun03 on 9/22/12 at 8:41 am|
LA Delegation: Landrieu - NAY; Vitter - Not Voting
Lots of spineless Republicans in the Senate. Marco Rubio also couldn't find his voting machine. He and Vitter must have...
| Political Talk|| GOP Incumbent vs. GOP Incumbent LA Congressional Race - Things Heating Up - ragincajun03 on 9/15/12 at 8:01 am|
[quote]Representative Jeff Landry is calling out his opponent, Representative Charles Boustany, Jr., for a campaign ad over taxes. The ad claims Landry did not pay property taxes on time; a claim Landry said is a lie. But Boustany's camp is sticking by its guns, saying there is documentation to prov...
| Political Talk|| LA GOP Execs Call Ron Paul Caucusers "Dishonest" - ragincajun03 on 8/7/12 at 6:25 pm|
[quote]The state party and the Santorum and Romney campaigns wanted the delegates pledged to those candidates to be have the imprimatur of their respective campaigns. The Paul forces wanted to choose whom the Santorum and Romney delegates would be. Some would be bona fide backers of those candidates...
| Political Talk|| LA House "Fiscal Hawks" Form Budget Reform Group & PAC - ragincajun03 on 7/25/12 at 9:03 am|
[quote]The Budget Reform Coalition, founded by State Representative Brett Geymann (R - Lake Charles) and key members of the "fiscal hawks" in the Louisiana House of Representatives, has formed a PAC to serve as a key tool for the Budget Reform Campaign. Representative Geymann will serve as Chair of ...
| Political Talk|| LA Dem Chair: Democrats Must Take Control of Louisiana - ragincajun03 on 7/18/12 at 5:18 pm|
[quote]State Sen. Karen Carter Peterson, the new chairwoman of the Louisiana Democratic Party, met with local Democratic leaders Wednesday to go over pla...
| Political Talk|| President Obama to Address the National Rifle Association - ragincajun03 on 7/11/12 at 10:24 am|
Seems like we should be reading this headline soon. After all, challenger Mitt Romney just finished giving a speech in pretty hostile territory at the NAACP.
The NRA, if they haven't already done so, should send an invite to President Obama to speak to the group. If he declines, then I should e...
| Political Talk|| Early Vern Kennedy Poll for Next LA Guv Race - ragincajun03 on 7/2/12 at 7:41 am|
Don't know if this was already posted and discussed.
[quote]The election won’t happen for another three years, but pollster Verne Kennedy says he was commissioned to survey likely voters about who they’d vote for as Louisiana’s next governor. Kennedy’s poll – based on responses from over 600 like...
| Political Talk|| Jim Beam - Alario Continues to Deliver - ragincajun03 on 6/24/12 at 10:34 am|
From this morning's Lake Charles American Press.
[quote]Alario has been more than efficient. He even manages to get state money for questionable projects.
One of the biggest boondoggles over the years has been the building of the Jefferson Performing Arts Center in Metairie. It began construct...
| O-T Lounge|| College Girl Arrested for Weapons, Bombs and Drugs - ragincajun03 on 6/1/12 at 1:11 pm|
At least no dude was going to mess with her. Self-defense. More power to her.
A college student from Cornelia says she loves guns, doesn’t love law enforcement and apparently really loves to blow things up. Especially toilets.
You have our attention. And you also have ...