Skip to comments.Jindal declares victory in Louisiana governor's race
Posted on 10/22/2011 8:47:18 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
"You've chosen to give me another four years as your governor," he told supporters from a stage at his Baton Rouge campaign headquarters less than an hour after polls closed. "We've got a lot more work to do over these next four years."
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If you consider what life was like in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, you must realize how powerful was that government relative to the details of your life. The rules were not, as they are today, impersonal and bureaucratic, but they were strict, During the early republic, government was largely state and local, but the citizen was subject to it. The Central government was in deed, a distant power. It is IT which has grown exponentially. for the past century. State and local power have also grown to a degree that out forefathers would not have imagined, but they was something they were used to.
“Talk about a media (MSM) blackout! A conservative man of color wins a governorship in the South.”
Yet I can’t watch a single sporting event without having Obama mentioned somewhere in it.
Me neither. Jindal must have won by a landslide for the liberal media not to be all breathless about the Dems getting back the Governorship.
That had to have been the quietest, most laid-back political race in history. I`m as much a newshound as anyone, but this one slipped way below the radar screen.
So anyway.. congrats to Gov. Jindal!!
It’s a good idea; no need to take time from work or rush around before/after work to get to the polls.
A state that has parishes instead of counties is bound to do some things differently.
I wonder if this has EVER happened in Louisiana history.
1999 - Mike Foster won with 62%
1987 - Edwin Edwards won with 62%
This ‘jungle primary’ system was implemented in 1975.
good points. I was thinking more from the bureaucratic control at all levels.
Anyone have info on what has gone wrong in Kentucky & the candidate the GOP has for November 8th Governor election? Seems to be personal issues sinking his chances.
(sorry did not want to start a new topic on what I see as a difficult situation)
didn’t he sign a law that would ban cash transactions to buy used goods?
WTF? That's the most ridiculous law I've ever heard. That cannot be constitutional. Why isn't this a top national story?
It’s been all over FR I think, hang on. Here are some other sites:
Insane. And if they think it will stop petty theft they are dreaming.
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