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Gov. Bobby Jindal hands out praise to ‘Duck Dynasty,’ while state hands out money

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R) will appear on the season premiere of A&E’s Duck Dynasty on June 11, 2014. According to the network, Jindal will be presenting Willie Robertson, the CEO of the family’s business, with the first ever “Governor’s Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence,” which honors “homegrown Louisiana businesses that…

Jindal: ‘The war over religious liberty is a war over free speech’

Speaking at Liberty University’s 2014 Commencement yesterday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R) attacked “elite” liberals who, he claimed, have launched “an assault on the freedom of expression in all areas of life.” “Today the American people, whether they know it or not, are mired in a silent war,” Jindal began.…

Obama to campaign for minimum wage increase in face of Republican opposition

President Barack Obama will take his campaign to increase the minimum wage on the road in the coming week in an effort to build pressure on Republicans who oppose the raise. Obama will appear on Wednesday in New Bristol, Connecticut alongside four New England governors to make the case, the…

BP accuses Louisiana leaders of ‘political grandstanding’ over Deepwater Horizon disaster

Oil company and US state embroiled in war of words over the clean-up operations after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster BP and one of the US Gulf states most affected by pollution from the Deepwater Horizon blowout in 2010 have become embroiled in an acrimonious slanging match over the oil…

Bobby Jindal calls for jailing of IRS officials behind Tea Party targeting

Louisiana governor uses speech to Virginia Republicans to say Barack Obama ‘bears responsibility’ as scandals continue The governor of Louisiana, Bobby Jindal, on Saturday called for any Inland Revenue Service officials who are found to have unfairly targeted conservative groups to be put in jail. In a speech to be…

Louisiana’s Jindal declares victory in re-election bid

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, seen as a rising star in the Republican Party, declared victory Saturday in his state’s gubernatorial election. “You’ve chosen to give me another four years as your governor,” he told supporters less than an hour after polls closed. “We’ve got a lot…

Coast Guard may burn polluted areas to clean up spilled oil

The thick globs of oil now coating delicate grasses along Louisiana’s fragile coast threaten a slow and painful death for countless waterfowl, wildlife and their wetland habitat. Cleaning up the maze of marshes, where there’s nothing to stand on and shallow-bottomed boats are needed to navigated the narrow channels, is…

GOP sees Bobby ‘The Exorcist’ Jindal as its Obama for 2012

No lie. Boy this party is in more trouble than I thought. Now that the bloom is off of the Sarah Palin rose, apparently GOP movers and shakers are ready to gamble on the governor of Louisiana. Must be that whole diversity thing nagging at them. Sorry pals, he’s still…

Bobby ‘Exorcist’ Jindal ready to sign off on stealth creationism bill

McCain’s VP short-lister continues the march to turn back the hands of time –and enhance his fundnut cred — by supporting a Louisiana bill that will advance intelligent design. (Talk2Action): The stealth-creationist SB 733, the “Louisiana Science Education Act,” which in its pre-amended version as SB 561 was entitled the…

McCain VP short-lister Bobby Jindal’s exorcist work

The very young governor of Louisiana is allegedly on John McCain’s VP shortlist, but this little bit of news should tank his prospects for selection. Bobby Jindal, the 36-year old governor of Louisiana, is being taken seriously by the national press as a candidate on the shortlist to be John…

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