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  • Drew Brees says NFL can't be trusted, thought Deflategate was 'dead issue'

    04/26/2016 6:34:13 PM PDT · by detective · 32 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | April 26, 2016 | Sean Wagner-McGough
    Tom Brady is suspended (again) for his role in Deflategate, but that doesn't necessarily mean he's guilty of what he's been accused of doing. What it means is that the Roger Goodell believes Brady is guilty and deserves a four-game suspension, and the judges who reinstated that suspension believe Goodell has the proper authority to do so. At least one player doesn't agree with that assessment. According to Saints quarterback Drew Brees, who spoke with Sports Illustrated's Maggie Gray, Goodell has too much power and the league shouldn't be trusted.
  • Tabloid says it has proof: Ted Cruz’s father is mystery man in Lee Harvey Oswald photo

    04/24/2016 2:15:08 PM PDT · by Lazamataz · 188 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | April 22, 2016
    WASHINGTON -- The National Enquirer has published what it says is conclusive evidence that Ted Cruz’s father, Rafael B. Cruz, is the man photographed next to JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald distributing pro-Castro leaflets in 1963 in New Orleans. The Cruz presidential campaign fired back unequivocally. “This is another garbage story in a tabloid full of garbage,” communications director Alice Stewart told McClatchy. “The story is false; that is not Rafael in the picture.” The explosive suggestion that Cruz’s father would have had any affiliation with Oswald is not corroborated in any other way. Cuban-born Rafael Cruz is now a...
  • New Orleans City Council to consider 5 gun-control measures(DOH!)

    04/22/2016 8:55:12 AM PDT · by rktman · 16 replies
    nola.com ^ | 4/21/2016 | Ben Myers
    The gun-control proposals that Mayor Mitch Landrieu will publicly announce on Friday (April 22) include restrictions on who can carry guns, as well as the places and manner in which guns can be carried. The measures would also outlaw guns without serial numbers and require gun-theft victims to notify police within 48 hours, according to a draft ordinance.
  • Louisiana House Committee Passes Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood Abortion Company

    04/22/2016 11:40:25 AM PDT · by Morgana · 1 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | April 21, 2016 | Steven Ertelt
    A Louisiana state House committee has approved legislation that would further defund the Planned Parenthood abortion company in the state. last year, pro-life former Governor Bobby Jindal cut off a taxpayer-funded contract with Planned Parenthood after the abortion business was caught selling aborted babies and their body parts. In August, then-Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal canceled a state contract with Planned Parenthood that provides the abortion company with family planning funding through Medicaid. But Planned Parenthood went to court to block the move. Then, Jindal tried a different approach — one based on the fact that Planned Parenthood has been caught...
  • ...fraternity causes uproar on campus after erecting 'Trump wall'...'Make America Great Again'

    04/14/2016 1:58:50 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 55 replies
    A Tulane University fraternity has caused an uproar this week after building a wall made of sandbags with the message 'Make America Great Again and 'Trump' plastered across it. Photos of the wall circulated on social media after it was erected on April 7 on the off-campus house of the university's chapter of Kappa Alpha Order.
  • Louisiana governor signs order protecting LGBT rights

    04/14/2016 8:02:17 AM PDT · by C19fan · 19 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 13, 2016 | Staff
    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards on Wednesday signed an executive order providing protections for state employees and employees of state contractors against discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and other criteria.
  • Whining College Students Petition Against Tulane Frat's Trump Wall, Claims It 'Threatens' Muslims

    04/14/2016 6:04:20 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 34 replies
    The Hayride ^ | April 13, 2016 | John Binder
    After a Tulane University fraternity built a wall with the Donald Trump slogan "Make America Great Again" written across it as satire, now a group of whining college students are petitioning the university, saying the wall is "overtly threatening" to Muslim and Hispanic students. The Hayride reported late yesterday how the Kappa Alpha fraternity erected their annual wall with a Donald Trump slogan to be satirical. But apparently a group of football players didn’t get the satire, prompting them to physically tear down the wall, which was on private property. Check out the video of that incident HERE. Now, a...
  • NFL Coach Sean Payton: ‘I Hate Guns,’ It’s ‘Madness’ We’re ‘Hanging Onto’(stick to fball coach)

    04/12/2016 7:31:24 AM PDT · by rktman · 80 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 4/11/2016 | Dylan Gwinn
    In the wake of the murder of his former player, defensive end Will Smith, this weekend, New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton issued a challenge to Black Lives Matter, to stand-up and protest black-on-black violence, the same way they protest white-on-black violence. Actually, he’s not. That would be helpful. Instead, he’s calling for a gun ban. In a USA Today Sports article, Payton let fly:
  • New Orleans judge orders release of inmates charged with murder, rape, armed robbery, (tr)

    04/08/2016 12:55:16 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 15 replies
    In a blockbuster ruling Friday, an Orleans Parish judge ordered the release from jail of seven indigent inmates for lack of state money to represent them amid a squeeze on public defense funding in New Orleans and across Louisiana. Criminal District Judge Arthur Hunter stayed his order, which also included a suspension of their prosecutions, pending an appeal from Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro’s office. Assistant District Attorney David Pipes told Hunter an appeal is coming, and Hunter gave him 10 days. The seven men will remain behind bars pending the outcome of those appeals. All of them face...
  • 72-hour waiting period overwhelmingly passes Louisiana House

    04/07/2016 4:47:30 PM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    liveactionnews.org ^ | April 7, 2016 | Calvin Freiburger
    On Wednesday, the Louisiana House voted 85-9 to pass legislation tripling the state’s waiting period for abortion from one to three days, and 87-0 to require abortionists to have board certification or be certifiable in obstetrics and gynecology or family medicine. The wait bill, introduced by Republican Representative Frank Hoffmann, makes an exception for women whose nearest abortion facility is 150 miles away, for whom the 24-hour wait would still be in effect. “It can certainly help prevent against later regret,” he said. “It’s the life of the unborn child that will be affected by the decision.” Under the second...
  • Bill to block removal of Confederate monuments rejected (Louisiana)

    04/06/2016 11:59:43 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 6, 2016 1:59 PM EDT | Megan Trimble
    A proposal to stop the teardown of Louisiana’s Confederate monuments and step into an ongoing fight in New Orleans has failed to win support in the state Senate, blocked by Democratic lawmakers. Sen. Beth Mizell, a Republican who lives 70 miles north of New Orleans, sought to create a state commission to sign off on monument removals. She told senators: “History is bigger than a single community or the mood of a moment.” The argument failed to sway Democrats on the committee, all of whom are black. …
  • Federal land grabs violate Fundamental Rights of the American people

    04/06/2016 8:39:50 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 9 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 4/6/16 | Susan Frickey
    “Time and time again, the Federal government has breached its promises with respect to the public lands. Western states are moving to compel the Federal government to honor the same promise it made and kept with all states east of Colorado: to timely dispose of the public lands so they can be managed by those whose lives and livelihoods depend upon the wide management of those lands.” - American Lands Council When the western states were asked to join the union, they each agreed to sign a compact with the federal government much as the eastern states had done. The...
  • Louisiana deer hunters vs population boom of 'highly destructive' feral hogs

    04/01/2016 11:58:18 AM PDT · by dennisw · 99 replies
    Dailymail ^ | 1 April 2016 | Valerie Edwards
    Hunters say feral hogs are taking a toll on the whitetail deer population In Louisiana there are estimated 700,000 'highly destructive' wild hogs Feral hogs carry diseases and parasites that can cause abortion in deer They are 'opportunistic' eaters and feed on deer fawn and other piglets Deer hunters are facing unwanted competition as feral hogs in Louisiana threaten whitetail deer population. Wild hogs are known for spreading disease and killing and eating deer fawns. Population boom of feral hogs across the US is threatening the deer population as hunters face unwanted competition with the wild beasts that spread disease...
  • NYT: Donald Trump, RNC leaders discuss Louisiana delegates

    04/01/2016 11:15:47 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 109 replies
    theadvocate.com ^ | Elizabeth Crisp
    GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump met with leaders from the Republican National Committee this week and reportedly hashed out his concerns over delegate distribution, particularly in Louisiana. Trump has spent the past week raising issue over Louisiana’s delegates because, while he won the state’s GOP primary March 5, he could get fewer GOP delegates from than second-place finisher U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz through political maneuvering. The New York Times reports that Trump and RNC leaders met Thursday to clear the air, with RNC chairman Reince Priebus explaining that each campaign had to fight for delegates at each state’s convention.
  • Complaint: Court sentences Latinos to costly English classes [New Orleans]

    03/30/2016 8:47:14 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 30, 2016 11:14 AM EDT | Kevin McGill
    A suburban New Orleans court discriminates against Latinos by charging them for inadequate English interpreters and making them attend overpriced, ineffective English classes as a condition of probation, the Southern Poverty Law Center said Wednesday in a letter to the U.S. Justice Department. The SPLC complaint centers on practices in 1st Parish Court of Jefferson Parish, which handles traffic and misdemeanor cases. The complaint cites the experience of four people with limited English speaking abilities who said interpreters rushed them through proceedings and failed to adequately explain their cases. …
  • Welcome to politics, Mr. Trump: You won Louisiana’s battle but lost the war

    03/28/2016 9:47:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 191 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 03/28/2016 | Kelly Riddel
    Oh, how cruel the game of politics can be — especially if you don’t have a ground game. On Sunday night, Donald Trump tweeted, “Just to show you how unfair Republican primary politics can be, I won the State of Louisiana and get less delegates than Cruz — lawsuit coming.” It’s true: On March 5, Mr. Trump took 41.4 percent of the Louisiana vote compared with Ted Cruz’s 37.8 percent and Marco Rubio’s 11.2 percent. Mr. Trump was awarded 18 delegates, so was Mr. Cruz, and Mr. Rubio got 5 delegates. So what happened between March 5 and Sunday? Mr....
  • Donald Trump Blames Ted Cruz for Spat Leading up to National Enquirer Report

    03/27/2016 7:55:53 AM PDT · by GilGil · 153 replies
    ABC News ^ | 3/27/2016 | Nicki Rossoll
    Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump blamed rival Ted Cruz for starting a spat leading up to a report in the National Enquirer claiming "political operatives" are looking into rumors that the Texas senator had multiple marital infidelities. Trump again denied he or his campaign had anything to do with the National Enquirer report. Cruz on Friday had blamed the report on Trump and his "henchmen" while forcefully denying the report. "I had nothing to do with it. The campaign had absolutely nothing to do with it," Trump told ABC's Jonathan Karl on "This Week" Sunday. "I have over control over...
  • Removal of Confederate symbols turns nasty in New Orleans

    03/25/2016 7:06:53 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 65 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 25, 2016 9:47 AM EDT | Cain Burdeau
    Backlash against a plan to remove prominent Confederate monuments in New Orleans has been tinged by death threats, intimidation and even what may have been the intentional torching of a contractor’s Lamborghini. For now, at least, things have gotten so nasty the city hasn’t found a contractor willing to bear the risk of tearing down the monuments. The city doesn’t have its own equipment to move them and is now in talks to find a company, even discussing doing the work at night to avoid further tumult.Initially, it appeared the monuments would be removed quickly after the majority black City...
  • THE HILL: "Cruz could gain 10 more delegates than Trump from Louisiana".

    03/25/2016 12:23:22 PM PDT · by windhover · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 25, 2016 | Jessie Hellmann
    Donald Trump won Louisiana by 3.5% , but is losing the delegate battle. Simply; more Cruz people made it to the County/State conventions than Trump. All the primaries will do is allow, if delegates are awarded proportionately, is give the percentage winner the OPPORTUNITY to get more of his voters to become delegates than the other guy. This is done by hard work in advance to make sure you max out with the delegates who will vote FOR YOU. In most conventions there are open seats left available. In this case more Cruz voters made it to Convention to vote...
  • Cruz Gains Delegates In Key Convention Posts

    03/25/2016 12:57:24 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | March 25, 2016 | Kerry Picket
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz may turn out to be the real winner of the Louisiana Republican primary. Despite losing the primary in early March by fewer than four percentage points and winning an equal number of pledged delegates, Cruz supporters scooped up five of Louisiana's six positions on key committees intended to write the Republican National Convention's rules and platform, The Wall Street Journal reports. Only one Trump supporter managed to receive an appointment to a senior level delegate post. Eric Skrmetta, the Trump campaign's state co-chairman was named vice chairman of GOP convention delegation, a mainly ceremonial position without...
  • Breaking: Bobby Jindal Just Made A HUGE Announcement

    03/23/2016 10:42:23 AM PDT · by georgiegirl · 202 replies
    The Political Insider ^ | 3/23/16 | Kosar
    Jindal has had enough! He has rejected the “Never Trump” movement, and made a bold announcement that he’s standing WITH Trump! Read more: http://www.thepoliticalinsider.com/breaking-bobby-jindal-just-made-huge-announcement-trump-smiling/#ixzz43kVp93p7
  • Meet Jacinta Gonzalez Goodman - Soros Fellowship Award Winner

    03/21/2016 4:19:25 AM PDT · by Mr Apple · 42 replies
    The Beer Barrel ^ | March 20, 2016 | Apocales
    This is one of the people who chained themselves to a van to block traffic to the Phoenix Trump rally. She decided for people that they cannot go to a rally cause she didn't like it. She is believed to be Jacinta Gonzalez Goodman, who works for the George Soros Open Society Foundation and...
  • LEAD ORGANIZER Who Shut Down Hwy to TRUMP RALLY Is “Soros Fellow” from New Orleans

    03/21/2016 6:54:56 AM PDT · by GilGil · 28 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/20/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Yesterday Far left open border activists SHUT DOWN THE HIGHWAY leading to the Trump rally in Fountain Hills, Arizona for two hours. The lead protester who chained her neck to a pickup truck was Jacinta Gonzalez from New Orleans. Jacinta shut down traffic for two hours in Arizona. Jacinta Gonzalez is a trained community organizer and Soros Fellow. Jacinta is from Mexico but lives in New Orleans. It’s not clear if she is an American citizen. Jacinta was one of three organizers who shut down traffic for over two hours yesterday in Arizona. She was trained by Soros. The Soros...
  • 49 Senators OK Common Core Advocate as Education Secretary

    03/15/2016 6:54:04 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 44 replies
    dailysignal ^ | March 14, 2016 | Leah Jessen
    The Senate voted 49-40 Monday evening to confirm John B. King Jr., President Barack Obama’s nominee, as secretary of education. A total of 11 senators did not vote on King’s confirmation, while those who voted against him cited his loyalty to the system and support for Common Core education standards. King, 41, has been the acting secretary of the Department of Education since January, after Arne Duncan stepped down from the Cabinet post at the end of last year. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., secretary of education under President George H.W. Bush, spoke in support of King on the Senate floor....
  • Major Disaster Declared for the State of Louisiana

    03/13/2016 8:30:33 PM PDT · by Mechanicos · 26 replies
    Office of the Governor (Louisiana) ^ | 3/13/16 | Office of the Governor
    Governor John Bel Edwards today announced that the federal government declared a major disaster for the State of Louisiana. Following a tour of several parishes, Governor Edwards requested that President Barack Obama make the declaration. The initial federal declaration is for Bossier, Claiborne, Grant, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, and Webster Parishes. Additional parish declarations may be made as further damage assessments are conducted.
  • Dam Break bayou Lafourche ... EVACUATE HEBERT NOW!

    03/13/2016 7:42:38 PM PDT · by Mechanicos · 83 replies
    NWSShreveport BNS News ^ | 3/13/16 | NWSShreveport BNS NEWS
  • Trump Campaign Very Upset About Louisiana Delegates

    03/08/2016 5:15:45 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    Red State ^ | March 8, 2016 | Joe Cunningham
    A lot of Trump folks are not very happy about the fact that Ted Cruz tied Donald Trump in the number of delegates he received from the Louisiana Primary on Saturday. The head of Trump's campaign in Louisiana, Woody Jenkins, posted a lengthy rant on how unfair it is and said that it is, somehow, a violation of the 14th Amendment. The problem for Team Trump is that they simply did not take part in writing the formula for handing out the delegates in the first place. This comes from the Louisiana GOP Executive Director, via the Hayride: I sent...
  • CNN commentator: Media will share blame when Donald Trump 'institutes internment camps'

    03/08/2016 4:14:55 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 76 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 6, 2016
    As Donald Trump added to his delegate total on Saturday with primary and caucus victories in Louisiana and Kentucky, CNN commentator Sally Kohn offered a grim forecast of a Trump presidency — and suggested the media will be culpable. "There is a fine line between covering a candidate and amplifying a candidate," Kohn, a progressive activist, said during the cable channel's coverage of Saturday voting. "And I’m sorry, but, yes, Donald Trump may be the Republican front-runner, I still think we’re giving him way too much attention in proportion to the other candidates who also had victories to celebrate tonight....
  • Cruz now tied with Trump in Louisiana! Over? ...It's NEVER over.

    03/06/2016 2:37:18 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 169 replies
    Red State ^ | March 6, 2016 | Moe Lane
    The Louisiana state GOP announced the current estimated delegate breakdown: Ted Cruz and Donald Trump both get 18, Marco Rubio gets 5. How is this possible, when Trump got more votes? Well, the popular vote count statewide was effectively a two-man race, as only Trump and Cruz got above 20%. Those at-large delegates (28 total) went 12 for Trump, 11 for Cruz, 5 unbound. But! Louisiana has 6 Congressional Districts, and each gets 3 delegates (18 total). In five of those districts the state GOP is unofficially calling it as Cruz, Rubio, and Trump all getting 1 delegate... except in...
  • The Ted Cruz surge is not a staged joke

    03/06/2016 2:08:55 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 105 replies
    The Examiner ^ | March 6, 2016 | Kareem Gantt
    If you listen to Donald Trump, you would believe that Ted Cruz's huge victories in Kansas and Maine in Super Saturday were a fluke. While Trump is still leading in delegates, he should be a little more worried about the Cruz surge. While Kansas was always going to be a toss-up between the two, Cruz's surprising victory in Maine should not be overlooked. While Trump was spinning Mar. 5 as another resounding victory, in reality, it was a not such a good day. Not only did Cruz obtain most of the 155 delegates that were up for grabs on Saturday,...
  • Why Louisiana tells us the most about Trump

    03/06/2016 6:54:04 AM PST · by Zakeet · 73 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 6, 2016 | W. James Antle III
    Louisiana ... was a primary rather than a caucus. Trump won the state on strength of early voters. He lost among people who showed up on election day. The RealClearPolitics polling average showed him leading by 15.6 percentage points, but he only carried Louisiana by 3.6 points. Trump finished on the low end of his March polling, with a shade more than 41 percent of the vote, while Cruz overperformed even the high end at better than 37 percent. If there was any sign that an anti-Trump vote is coming together, we saw it in Louisiana.
  • ‘Scary, Tense, New Level of Menace”: PROTESTERS GET PHYSICAL, INTERRUPT, SCREAM PROFANITIES (trunc)

    03/05/2016 10:34:38 PM PST · by Mariner · 67 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | March 4th, 2016 | Kristinn Taylor
    ‘Scary, Tense, New Level of Menace”: PROTESTERS GET PHYSICAL, INTERRUPT, SCREAM PROFANITIES at Massive Trump Rally in New Orleans “Bad vibes.” “Scary.” “Tense.” “Physical.” “New level of menace.” “Vicious.” Those are the words used by reporters who covered the New Orleans campaign rally by leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump Friday evening to describe the leftist anti-Trump protesters who disrupted the rally and the reactions of fed-up Trump supporters. There was even a report that Trump’s campaign manger was personally escorting protesters out of the rally.
  • CNN projects Trump wins Louisiana!

    03/05/2016 6:42:07 PM PST · by entropy12 · 43 replies
    CNN
    CNN projects Trump to win Louisiana. 9:43 EST.
  • WATCH LIVE: Trump holds news conference on Super Saturday

    03/05/2016 6:52:04 PM PST · by bryan999 · 174 replies
    ***LIVE*** Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is holding a news conference after winning Louisiana and losing Maine and Kansas on Super Saturday.
  • Decision Desk calls LA for Trump (48% to 23% right now)

    03/05/2016 6:19:38 PM PST · by LS · 82 replies
    Decision Desk per Twitter | 3/5/2016 | LS
    Decision Desk has called LA for Trump. He is currently at 48% and pushing. Might top 50.
  • Rank and File Republicans Tell Party Elites: We’re Sticking With Donald Trump

    03/05/2016 7:41:31 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 111 replies
    New York Times ^ | MARCH 4, 2016
    From Michigan to Louisiana to California on Friday, rank-and-file Republicans expressed mystification, dismissal and contempt regarding the instructions that their party's most high-profile leaders were urgently handing down to them: Reject and defeat Donald J. Trump. Their angry reactions, in the 24 hours since Mitt Romney and John McCain urged millions of voters to cooperate in a grand strategy to undermine Mr. Trump's candidacy, have captured the seemingly inexorable force of a movement that still puzzles the Republican elite and now threatens to unravel the party they hold dear. In interviews, even lifelong Republicans who cast a ballot for Mr....
  • Rank and File Republicans Tell Party Elites: We’re Sticking With Donald Trump

    03/04/2016 7:45:34 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 92 replies
    NY Times ^ | 3/4/16 | MICHAEL BARBARO, ASHLEY PARKER and JONATHAN MARTIN
    From Michigan to Louisiana to California on Friday, rank-and-file Republicans expressed mystification, dismissal and contempt regarding the instructions that their party’s most high-profile leaders were urgently handing down to them: Reject and defeat Donald J. Trump. Their angry reactions, in the 24 hours since Mitt Romney and John McCain urged millions of voters to cooperate in a grand strategy to undermine Mr. Trump’s candidacy, have captured the seemingly inexorable force of a movement that still puzzles the Republican elite and now threatens to unravel the party they hold dear. In interviews, even lifelong Republicans who cast a ballot for Mr....
  • Rank and File Republicans Tell Party Elites: We’re Sticking With Donald Trump

    03/05/2016 5:22:56 PM PST · by Innovative · 31 replies
    NY Times ^ | MARCH 4, 2016March 5, 2016 | MICHAEL BARBARO, ASHLEY PARKER and JONATHAN MARTIN
    From Michigan to Louisiana to California on Friday, rank-and-file Republicans expressed mystification, dismissal and contempt over the instructions that their party’s most high-profile leaders were urgently handing down to them: Reject and defeat Donald J. Trump. Their angry reactions, in the 24 hours since Mitt Romney and John McCain urged millions of voters to cooperate in a grand strategy to undermine Mr. Trump’s candidacy, have captured the seemingly inexorable force of a movement that still puzzles the Republican elite and now threatens to unravel the party they hold dear. In interviews, even lifelong Republicans who cast a ballot for Mr....
  • Trump, GOP set sights on 4 states; Clinton, Sanders battle

    03/05/2016 1:21:00 PM PST · by Innovative · 12 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 5, 2016 | Nancy Benac and Roxana Hegeman | AP
    Eager to lock up the GOP nomination without a convention fight, Donald Trump battled Saturday to pad his lead in the delegate count as four more states delivered verdicts on the fractious Republican race for president. Democrats in three states were choosing between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Saturday’s GOP races in Maine, Kansas, Kentucky and Louisiana and Democratic contests in Nebraska, Kansas and Louisiana were largely overshadowed by Super Tuesday contests in the rear-view mirror and critical contests soon to come. But with front-runner Trump yet to win states by the margins he’ll need in order to secure the...
  • Home NewsHeated presidential race comes to Louisiana with primaries (Caucus)

    03/05/2016 11:34:10 AM PST · by Morgana · 2 replies
    Washington Times ^ | March 5, 2016 | By REBECCA SANTANA
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The heated presidential race comes to Louisiana on Saturday with voters casting their ballots for the nominees in the Republican and Democrat primaries. The polls opened at 7 a.m. and will close at 8 p.m. On the increasingly chaotic Republican side, businessman Donald Trump, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Ohio Gov. John Kasich are all locked in a heated race for the nomination. On the Democratic side, former secretary of state Hillary Clinton faces Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.
  • Vote For Donald J. Trump in Maine, Kansas, Kentucky & Louisiana today!!!

    03/05/2016 8:22:56 AM PST · by JLAGRAYFOX · 70 replies
    Folks....get out and cast your votes today for Donald J. Trump to become the GOP POTUS nominee. Just remember, folks Ted Cruz is in locked & loving arms, heart & soul...with maniac, lunatic, madman, would be, Trump stabber, Glenn Beck. Marco Rubio neither needs comment or mention...he is being beaten so bad in the state of Florida by Donald J. Trump it is laughable. The Florida Republican counties revealing early/absentee voting show massive support for DJT. So....the bottom line is, casting a vote for lie teller, cheater, Glenn Beck, adoree, Ted Cruz or, Marco Rubio is just wasting your precious...
  • March 5, 6 GOP Primary Primer (KS, KY, LA, ME, PR): Closing Times, Polling Data, Delegate Formulas

    GOP Primaries for March 5 (Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine)154 of 2,472 delegates allocated GOP Primary for March 6 (Puerto Rico)23 of 2,472 delegates allocated
  • More than 2 dozen Black Lives Matter protesters disrupt Trump rally (New Orleans)

    03/04/2016 10:04:39 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 57 replies
    Channel 4000 ^ | March 4, 2016 | Jeremy Diamond, CNN
    NEW ORLEANS (CNN) - More than two dozen protesters chanting "black lives matter" disrupted Donald Trump's rally here on Friday, linking arms and resisting security personnel trying to eject them from the venue. The protests come after a week of intense scrutiny directed at Trump after the Republican presidential front-runner was asked to disavow the support of former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke and several white supremacist groups. Trump declined to disavow Duke's support and that of white supremacist groups, including the KKK, during a CNN interview on Sunday, but later tweeted his rejection of Duke, a position...
  • Polls show Donald Trump leading everywhere during a critical 2-week stretch

    03/04/2016 4:34:15 PM PST · by GilGil · 105 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 3/3/2016 | Allan Smith
    Thirteen states hold primaries or caucuses over the next two weeks. Of them, Trump is leading polls in nine, according to the RealClearPolitics average, including some of the most important, winner-take-all states. The other states — Hawaii, Maine, Idaho, and Missouri — don't have any recent polls listed on the site. They're also the three states with the fewest delegates to award. And in Maine, Trump has the endorsement of Gov. Paul LePage.
  • Louisiana GOP POLL/OANN (Trump 48%, Cruz 31%, Rubio 15%)

    03/04/2016 3:32:51 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 41 replies
    Twitter ^ | 3/4/2016 | Daniel Scavino Jr.
    Louisiana GOP POLL/OANN Trump 48% Cruz 31% Rubio 15%
  • Supreme Court Blocks Louisiana Law Closing Abortion Clinics, Two Abortion Centers Reopen

    03/04/2016 2:57:27 PM PST · by Morgana · 15 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | March 4, 2016 | Steven Ertelt
    The Supreme Court has overturned an appeals court order allowing a pro-life law to go into effect in Louisiana that has already closed abortion clinics unable to provide for women’s health. Earlier this month, a federal appeals court overturned a block a federal judge put in place to stop a new law from taking effect that may close three of the four abortion clinics operating in the Bayou State. Now, the Supreme Court has versed that ruling. As ABC News reports: The justices effectively reversed an order by the federal appeals court in New Orleans that allowed Louisiana to begin...
  • Survey of Registered Republicans for Louisiana Presidential Primary

    03/04/2016 12:43:37 PM PST · by BigEdLB · 17 replies
    Univ New Orleans ^ | 3/4/16 | Univ New Orleans
    The University of New Orleans’ Survey Research Center sponsored an automated telephone survey of active registered Republican voters in Louisiana Wednesday March 2, 2016. The sample for the survey was randomly selected from all active registered Republicans in the state. The respondent sample of 1,874 yields a 2.26% margin of error at a 95% level of confidence. The sample matches the gender, age, race, and regional parameters from the voter file obtained from the Louisiana Secretary of State.
  • LIVE THREAD:3 Trump rallies today.Warren,MI,9am & Cadillac, MI, 1pm (EST) & New Orleans, 6pm (CST)

    03/04/2016 4:15:45 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 653 replies
    Friday, March 4, 2016: GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally in Warren, MI at the Macomb Community Expo Center. The event is scheduled to begin at 9:00 AM EST. Warren is a city in Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The 2010 census places the city's population at 134,056, making Warren the largest city in Macomb County, the third largest city in Michigan, and Metro Detroit's largest suburb. Friday, March 4, 2016: GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally in Cadillac, MI at the Wexford Civic Center. The event is scheduled...
  • Another Republican Candidate To DROP OUT Of Presidential Race!?!

    03/03/2016 10:52:27 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 78 replies
    But Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) appears to be ready to drop a bombshell! With no explaination, Rubio abruptly cancelled rallies in Louisiana and Kentucky. Now, political insiders are speculating that Rubio is ready to get out of this race and perhaps throw his support behind fellow Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX). As a major Kentucky newspaper noted, the Rubio campaign isn’t giving details on why a rally was cancelled: One day after winning only one of 11 GOP Super Tuesday primaries, Marco Rubio has canceled planned appearances in Kentucky and Louisiana. Tyler Glick, a spokesman for Anne Northrup, Rubio’s campaign chairwoman...
  • Marco Rubio quietly cancels Baton Rouge rally

    03/02/2016 11:54:40 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    WBRZ-TV ^ | March 2, 2016 | Kevin Dupuy
    BATON ROUGE - After a poor showing in the Super Tuesday primaries, Marco Rubio quietly canceled his plans for a Baton Rouge event scheduled for Friday. Individuals who signed up for tickets to see Rubio received an email Wednesday that the event was canceled. "In order to use Marco's time as efficiently as possible before Saturday's contests, Marco will not be making a stop in Louisiana Friday night," the email read. Rubio originally announced he would visit the capital city on Feb. 29. The event was planned for 5:45 p.m. at North Boulevard Town Square. The Rubio campaign's Eventbrite page...