Louisiana

Two Things Donald Trump Got Absolutely Right

Erick Erickson, The Resurgent

First, Donald Trump and Mike Pence went to Louisiana. In the midst of terrible devastation, while President Obama was on vacation and Hillary Clinton was fundraising, Team Trump went to Louisiana. They drew positive media exposure and looked Presidential. Second, Trump went to Mexico and Hillary did not.

New Black Panthers Declare War In Milwaukee: The Summer Revolution Part 5

The police officer who shot and killed the armed suspect is African – American. The Sheriff of Milwaukee County is African – American, and a very public advocate of law and order and Donald Trump. But according to the Black Lives Matter and the New Black Panther movements in this context they are “white,” because being “white” does not necessarily mean a person of the Caucasian race.

I Endorse Dr. John Fleming for Senate in Louisiana

Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
I have every confidence Dr. John Fleming will maintain the same steadfast commitment to conservative principles he displayed in the House if he is elected to the Senate. I urge my friends and family in Louisiana to vote for John Fleming to ensure that a reliable full-spectrum conservative serves as Louisiana’s next United States Senator.

Donald Trump Doesn’t Know the Nomination Rules And Cries About It

streiff, RedState

The guy who promised us he’d give us winning until we were tired of winning is being out hustled and out organized by Ted Cruz. Trump is whining about the process because he is not running his campaign any better than he has run any of his business ventures.

Bobby Jindal goes home

Erick Erickson, Erickontheradio.com

Bobby Jindal is the smartest Governor in America, one of the great reformers of the twenty-first century, and a genuinely kind soul. He is returning to Louisiana to finish out his second term with a population that is ready to move on from the Jindal era. I suspect we have not heard the last from Bobby Jindal and it would be our loss if this was the end of his career in politics.

Now, you have Matt Bevin

Scott McKay, American Spectator

Kentucky Governor-elect Matt Bevin won by nine points on Tuesday despite pre-election polls showing him down or tied in the race. Conservatives also scored victories in Virginia, Houston and San Francisco. Is 2015 a harbinger for things to come? Conservatives in Louisiana certainly hope so.

SCOTUS Won't Hear LA Same-Sex Marriage Case

Manuel Torres, The Times-Picayune

The decision means the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, Louisiana, can continue to consider an appeal from seven gay couples challenging the state's 2004 ban on gay marriage.

Scalise Casts Shadow on GOP

Ben Kamisar, The Hill

Monday’s revelation that House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) spoke at a white supremacist event in 2002 as a state representative is just the latest in a series of member-related problems for John Boehner.

Encouraging Signs for GOP in Early Voting

Rick Moran, American Thinker

After this election, Dems may rethink their strategy about early voting. We find that early voting totals in Nevada, Iowa, Louisiana, Colorado, and Florida all favor the GOP.

Judges Usurping The Powers Of We The People Strike Down Abortion Regulations

The abortion industry isn't interested in "women's health." They want to sell more abortions and they are being aided and abetted by federal judges who are willing to usurp the powers reserved in the Constitution to the States and We the People and legislate from the bench in a way that would never pass muster were it applied to any medical procedure other than abortion. Links to Louisiana's commonsense abortion law and the judge's ruling granting a temporary restraining order against parts of it inside.

Senate Spoilers: 6 States to Watch for 3rd-Party Candidates

Cameron Joseph, The Hill

As both Dems & Repubs. calculate their odds of a Senate majority, several 3rd party candidates are complicating their math. Popular dissatisfaction with both parties, and bitter campaigns, have helped boost 3rd-party candidates in a number of states into the high single digits.

Louisiana Common Core Face-Off On State Contract Cronyism

Governor Bobby Jindal is right to use Louisiana’s state procurement system to make sure that students, parents and taxpayers are getting the best deal for their tax dollars, especially if that breaks-up the cozy financial relationships between those who write the Common Core standards, those who write the textbooks and tests and those who sell the technology, textbooks and tests.

Common Core Debate Now Moves to Jindal's Office

Associated Press Staff

Bobby Jindal, The GOP governor, a one-time supporter of the standards now turned critic, has said he's studying his legal options, but whether he can or will do anything remains unclear.

Jindal Takes the Stage

Quin Hillyer, National Review

The Louisiana governor polishes his delivery, answers critics, and welcomes the spotlight. 

Join Sarah Palin and Ted Cruz – Stand With Phil Robertson

As Ted Cruz said, “The reason that so many Americans love "Duck Dynasty" is because it represents the America usually ignored or mocked by liberal elites: a family that loves and cares for each other, believes in God, and speaks openly about their faith.” You can stand with Phil Robertson, Ted Cruz and Sarah Palin by signing our petition demanding A&E reinstate Phil Robertson and end the censoring of his Christian witness. 

Palin Defends Duck Dynasty Star

Tal Kopan, Politico

Sarah Palin says the suspension of Phil Robertson of the show “Duck Dynasty” over recent anti-gay comments he made is an attack on free speech. “Free speech is an endangered species. Those ‘intolerants’ hatin’ and taking on the "Duck Dynasty" patriarch for voicing his personal opinion are taking on all of us,” Palin wrote.