The Louisiana Shale Industry Will Survive

Louisiana Shale Industry

< ![CDATA[ For Louisiana, low oil prices can and will have a negative impact on our economy. Economic development authorities across the state tell us we are no longer dependant on energy. Try telling that to the workers and their families in Southwest Louisiana. What does the future hold and how much longer will the […]

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Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s Grand Illusions

< ![CDATA[ While  Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal runs across the country with his self-delusion run for president, he leaves his minions (aka state legislators) on their own. For the past seven years Louisiana legislators haven’t done anything without getting the approval of the emperor (aka Bobby Jindal). Now when they need him most he’s running […]

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BP-Lack of Louisiana Ethics in Gulf Oil Claim Settlements

Ethics in Louisiana Politics?

Recent activities related to BP oil claims settlements begin to “shine the light” on the administration of claims in Louisiana. BP seems to think the entire process is a joke. As an indication of the problems they are encountering with the lack of Louisiana ethics they recently took out a full-page ad in the New […]

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Louisiana Higher Education: Out of State Tuition

Higher Education

More Challenges for Louisiana Higher Education Revenues Louisiana higher education generates significant revenues from out of state tuition. Can these universities depend on out of state tuition in the future? Perhaps not. In a recent article published by, Christine Fisher discusses the impact of out-of-state tuition on the cost of higher education. As more […]

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East Jefferson Hospital Politicians Bring Back Hadacol!

East Jefferson Hospital Uses Hadacol Approach

Healthcare Insanity – get big, cut costs, and provide less expensive better care to the patients of East Jefferson Parish. At least in the old days when State Senator Dudley J. marketed Hadacol as Hadacol to the Rescue of East Jefferson Hospitala cure for what ailed us, it had a12% alcohol content! The Snake Oil […]

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New Orleans Politics – Cronies Continue to Thrive

New Orleans Politics – Cronies Thrive The problems in New Orleans politics are many, well-documented, and in most cases attributable to the long-time political insiders of New Orleans’ Mayor Dejour! To name just a few we need look no further than the crime and corruption in the NOPD, the well-document issues at Orleans Parish Prison […]

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