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  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 21 July 2013

    07/21/2013 5:15:20 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 188 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 21 July 2013 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows July 21st, 2013 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Kevyn Orr, Detroit's emergency manager; Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md.; Ben Carson, a pediatric neurosurgeon and Washington Times columnist.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Gov. Rick Snyder, R-Mich.; Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio; Marc Morial, president of the National Urban League.FACE THE NATION (CBS): House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio; Gov. Rick Snyder, R-Mich.THIS WEEK (ABC): Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas; Detroit Mayor Dave Bing.STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.; Reps. Cedric Richmond, D-La., and Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.; Sherrilyn Ifill, president and...
  • "Morial Machine" endorses Landrieu For mayor(New Orleans)

    04/22/2006 10:42:24 AM PDT · by catholicfreeper · 6 replies · 390+ views ^ | april 22 2006 | life
  • Dubious Value: Underassessments save politicians bundles (NOLA Corruption Part 1)

    09/03/2005 7:00:29 PM PDT · by freespirited · 5 replies · 338+ views
    New Orleans Times Picayne ^ | 4/4/04 | Gordon Russell
    Logic might dictate that the politicians who spend money generated by New Orleans property taxes would be among those pushing the city's seven assessors to be more aggressive in keeping appraisals in stride with rising property values. But rarely is a peep about lax valuation practices heard from members of the School Board or City Council. Although there's no evidence that politicians have sought special treatment, a review commissioned by The Times-Picayune suggests they're getting it anyway. While the average New Orleanian's home was worth 70 percent more than the appraisal reflected on the 2003 tax rolls, the average politician's...
  • Former 1st ID Soldiers reunite in nation’s capital (BIG RED 1 Vets)

    07/28/2005 5:27:14 PM PDT · by SandRat · 9 replies · 462+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | July 28, 2005 | Spc. Joe Alger
    First Infantry Division veterans met for the 87th time at the Society of the 1st Infantry Division’s annual reunion July 20-24. The reunion not only afforded veterans the opportunity to visit the sites in Washington and take in a concert by the U.S. Army Choir, but also to re-kindle old friendships. “It’s great for all the veterans to get together and talk about what we’ve been through,” said Paul Leifholtz, who served with the 1st ID from 1966-67. “I’ve been to five of these,” said Bill Baty, 1st ID Soldier from 1965-66. “It’s a healing process to see people you...
  • Politically connected exec charged in fraud (NOTE: A huge LIBERAL DEMOCRAT exec)

    02/03/2005 7:42:13 AM PST · by LSUfan · 35 replies · 5,451+ views
    New Orleans Times-Picayune ^ | Thursday, February 03, 2005 | Martha Carr and Gordon Russell
    Ray Reggie, a businessman and Democratic operative with close ties to prominent politicians ranging from former President Clinton and U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy to former New Orleans Mayor Marc Morial, was charged by federal prosecutors Wednesday with attempting to defraud three banks of millions of dollars. Reggie, 43, known for his web of political contacts at all levels of government, is a member of one of Louisiana's pre-eminent political families, and until 2002 ran one of the largest advertising-placement firms in the state. That company, Media Direct LLC, is at the heart of the charges filed Wednesday in parallel bills...
  • New Orleans Mayor Endorses Democrat Ewing in LA Gubernatorial Contest

    09/10/2003 6:25:01 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 7 replies · 392+ views
    Shreveport, LA, Times ^ | 09-10-03 | Hill, John
    <p>BATON ROUGE - New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin is backing former state Senate President Randy Ewing for governor, raising the Jackson Parish resident's political profile in the Crescent City.</p> <p>"It is symbolically significant for a man from North Louisiana to get the endorsement of the mayor of the largest city in South Louisiana," retired Southern University political scientist Frank Ransburg of Zachary said of the endorsement announced Tuesday.</p>