Legislative Independence – A New Experience for Louisiana

Posted by root | 3 Jun, 2011
The Louisiana Legislature is exerting its independence this session by marching to its own drum.  House Speaker Jim Tucker (R) is leading the way and members of the House are following along.  Across the hall Senate President Joel Chaisson, a Democrat, appears to be more allied with...

Huckabee's Out, Gingrich and Paul Are In

Posted by root | 15 May, 2011
The Republican field lost one candidate last week but picked up two others.  Mike Huckabee has decided against a 2012 bid for President.  Huckabee, a former governor and current television show host, made a wise decision.  He has established himself as a conservative voice of...

The End of Osama bin Laden

Posted by root | 2 May, 2011
The people of New York crowded the streets in front of Ground Zero to sing the National Anthem as Americans celebrate the death of the world’s most wanted man.  None of us will forget where we were on September 11, 2001.  I was in my car heading to work, my wife was driving...

Cao on the Run

Posted by root | 19 Apr, 2011
Former one-term Congressman Joseph Cao (R) has announced he is running for Louisiana Attorney General against Democrat turned Republican incumbent Buddy Caldwell who was first elected Attorney General four years ago. Joseph Cao was very lucky when he beat longtime incumbent Congressman William...

“…‘Republicans’ Eat Their Young…”

Posted by root | 4 Apr, 2011
Former Lieutenant Governor Candidate Caroline Fayard (D) has really put her foot in her mouth.  At a recent Democratic Party Banquet she says, “I hate Republicans.  I hate Republicans.  They are cruel and destructive.  They eat their young.  They don’t...
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