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Democrat In Position to Take LA-05 Where is the Cavalry?
Vance McAllister, Republican Congressman in LA-05 who earned eternal infamy as the "Kissing Congressman," reversed course earlier this year and announced that he would indeed seek reelection despite ...
bywaterbob 08/06/2014 5 10 - -
High Comedy In Louisiana
We have dueling poll results released today for Bobby Jindal. What makes them so notable is that both polls were conducted by Republicans. If you are in New Orleans today, the Times Picayune ...
bywaterbob 08/19/2013 3 11 - -
Louisiana Unemployment Rant
I am helping a desperate friend try to resolve an enormous problem with Louisiana's unemployment system. In doing so I discovered something that defies any rational explanation, but certainly smells ...
bywaterbob 08/05/2013 4 8 - -
New Orleans Stand Your Ground Shooting
A 14 year old boy was shot in the head by a homeowner in the Marigny neighborhood of New Orleans at 2 am this past Friday. The boy is in critical condition and if he survives will likely suffer from ...
bywaterbob 07/27/2013 52 12 - -
Seeing the Light In Louisiana
There has been a strange sequence of events over the past 6 months in Louisiana that seem to indicate that the deep crazy of national republican politics has worn out its welcome. First we saw ...
bywaterbob 07/09/2013 4 6 - -
Landrieu will hold senate seat
I was born in Boston but have lived most of my life in New Orleans. Hopefully, I have some good news to cheer some people up on a sad day. I also hope I don't offend anyone by moving on to a ...
bywaterbob 04/15/2013 29 38 - -
Worm Turns for Rick Scott
Well, well, well.... From todays Tampa Bay Times: "Saying his mother's death last year provided "new perspective" on one of the biggest decisions he's faced as Florida's governor, Rick Scott ...
bywaterbob 02/20/2013 6 9 - -
Gov. Bobby Jindal backs down on Medicaid hospice elimination
That was quick. http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2013/01/gov_bobby_jindal_backs_down_on.html#incart_river_default I really don't know what to make of this as usually no matter how ...
bywaterbob 01/23/2013 30 31 1 -
Semi-Closeted Jew
There have been some excellent diaries using undeniable facts to refudiate (sorry I love that word) the GOP's fantasy claim of substantial Jewish political support. This diary isn't really a ...
bywaterbob 08/23/2012 5 2 - 55
Ryan vulnerable in hometown district
I wonder if anyone is going to spend money in Ryan's congressional district to seriously contest him there. He seems vulnerable. A semi-obvious tact would be to turn the "Obama closed the auto ...
bywaterbob 08/18/2012 17 12 - 252
Rick Perry Won't Do It
Texas will not be able to opt out of participating in Obamacare, despite Rick Perry's avowed claims to the contrary. Texas has the highest rate of uninsured citizens in the country. Not ...
bywaterbob 07/11/2012 13 6 - 124
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