MAR 6 Here's another funny one from Tom Aswell and his cartoonist; this post speculates on the possible future positions for Bobby Jindal and all his buddies. You know, after his pathetic delusion fizzles and they realize that nobody wants a condescending, lying, incompetent ignoramus working for them. It's a hoot.
MAR 6 Here's a post on NOLA Defender which makes the case against the golf course under construction now at City Park in New Orleans. There are better, more inclusive, options available for the land, these folks argue.
MAR 6 Columnist James Gill writes here about the time the former monarch of the land where he was born, King Edward VIII, visited the town where he lives during Carnival in 1950. The king, who abdicated his throne to marry an American divorcee, is the subject of a new book which Gill previews here.
MAR 6 Jan Moller, director of the Louisiana Budget Project, pens this post in LaPolitics about the huge tax program for the movie industry in Louisiana. While the health and education of our citizens is slashed year after year, the benefits for the out-of-town millionaires who make movies here stay fat, he says.
MAR 6 This story in a Michigan newspaper tells the story of a Kalamazoo family who finally learned Thursday what became of their sister, who disappeared more than 30 years ago. DNA tests confirmed that a body found in Bossier Parish in 1981 was Carol Ann Cole, the story reports.
MAR 6 This is hard to believe, even for Bobby Jindal. This post on Mediaite reports that journalists attending Jindal's speech preachers last night were allowed to attend only if they agreed to use quotes provided to them by the organizers.
MAR 5 Columnist Clancy DuBos is writing here about Bobby Jindal's attempts to be viewed as a "tax virgin" on the national stage, as well as his desperate effort to spin his fiscal mismanagement by claiming Louisiana's financial situation is due to the price of oil. That's a lie, and even his buddies need to call him on that, DuBos writes.
MAR 5 Columnist Jim Beam says the budget proposed by Bobby Jindal's staff is designed to cover Jindal's hiney with psychotically anti-tax Grover Norquist - and not much else.
MAR 5 Here's a novel approach to encouraging tipsters - as WGNO reports, the owner of Melba's poboy shop on North Claiborne is fed up with people tagging the store. He's got pretty clear security video, and is offering 1000 pieces of chicken to anyone with the name and location of the two guys who spray-painted his shop.
FEB 10 So, blogger CB Forgotston has waded into protraitgate, and the debate over white Bobby Jindal/brown Bobby Jindal. It's really a visual comment he's making, so we won't spoil it -- just go look.