This week, it was not Jindal’s fault…

Quite the week for Mr. Jindal. Bobby goes to CPAC. Bobby releases his budget for Louisiana. Bobby blames everybody but Bobby for all the criticisms levied against the decisions and policies of Bobby. Gotta feel for the guy, though…it must be difficult to be the only reasonable man in not only Louisiana, but the United…

The Red Snapper…what am I supposed to make of this?

Over the course of a week, it would appear a very interesting development has occurred regarding Red Snapper caught off the shore of Alabama…and it’s all got me a bit confused. Last week, in the Pensacola News Journal, the NOAA was warning anglers that some fish are sick and may pose health problems if handled…

A Quick Note on Taxes and Narrative…

So, Bobby Jindal maintains that in the next legislative session, he will not permit taxes to be raised to close the monstrous Louisiana budget gap, but like all things having to do with terminology, language and narrative, this is untrue. Sure, he won’t force everyone to pay a higher state income tax, but what about…  Are…

Bobby’s Bad Day…in Texas

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, ever concerned about the needs of his constituents, spent yesterday attending to Louisianans in the grand ol’ state of Texas. He gave a speech. He hawked his book. He did a fund-raiser. Oh, and while Bobby was out of town again… The National Oil Spill Commission declared that Jindal’s great sand…

Urgent: Call for a Moratorium On Demolitions in the LSU/VA Footprint

From Humid Beings, New Orleans Ladder and Save Charity Hospital… Repost from Save Charity Hospital website: Given the continuing uncertainty surrounding the financing for the proposed University Medical Center (UMC) in Lower Mid-City, we ask you to call upon Mayor Landrieu and the New Orleans City Council to stop demolitions in the LSU/VA Hospitals Footprint:…

FDA, NOAA Still Not Testing for Heavy Metals or Dispersants in Gulf Seafood

Federal officials and the Obama administration have maintained for well over two months now that all is safe in the gulf: no serious food contamination, no significant risk to air and water quality, no long-term health risks. And all this seems well and good so long as you only ask the government’s scientists. Asking elsewhere,…

Traces of Corexit Washing Up On Alabama Beaches?

BP and the Coast Guard used Corexit in unprecedented numbers in the Gulf of Mexico. The dispersant is designed to bond with the oil and sink the mix of chemical and crude deep, far away from shore and while this is indeed happening, depleting the oxygen and poisoning the lowest rung of the food chain…