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  • Hannity Guest Leo Terrell: Yes, Woman, There Is Apartheid In America, So Stop Hating On Blacks

    12/14/2013 2:08:23 PM PST · by absentee · 24 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 12/14/2013 | Caleb Howe
    On Fox News’ Hannity on Wednesday, Sean had on two guests to discuss the idea of apartheid in America: civil rights attorney and talk show host Leo Terrell, and conservative commentator and columnist Crystal Wright. The guests were asked to comment on two clips, one of Chris Matthews suggesting apartheid leadership in South Africa were more patriotic than the GOP in the United States, and the other of Jesse Jackson claiming “apartheid remains in America.” Leo Terrell’s comments, both about the clip and regarding his colleague Crystal were far less than cordial, and in fact got downright ugly. (VIDEO)
  • R. Emmett Tyrrell This Month's Guest on C-Span2's In Depth

    02/05/2011 9:34:18 PM PST · by Intolerant in NJ · 2 replies
    C-Span | 6 February 2011 | C-Span
    This month's guest on C-Span2's In Depth, Sunday 6 February from noon to 3PM EST, is R. Emmett Tyrrell, founder and editor in chief of the American Spectator magazine. Tyrrell has written a number of books including the most recent "After the Hangover: the Conservatives' Road to Recovery", and will be taking calls and emails from viewers as well as discussing his philosophy and writing......
  • Terrell Owens To Make Sitcom Acting Debut

    05/12/2008 10:08:28 AM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 16 replies · 194+ views
    local6 ^ | 12-May-2008
    IRVING, Texas -- Get your popcorn ready: Terrell Owens is coming to prime time Wednesday night. As an actor. T.O. will make his sitcom acting debut on the MyNetworkTV show "Under One Roof" as the long-lost brother of the show's star, Flavor Flav. Owens tries convincing Flav and sitcom sibling Kelly Perine that they're all brothers in hopes of getting them to invest in his Web site. "I see dollar signs," Owens said in an interview with The Associated Press. "I'm trying to kind of smooth my way into the family, but Flav is not buying it. It's a lot...
  • Police: NFL Star Terrell Owens Attempts Suicide

    09/27/2006 7:36:05 AM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 94 replies · 3,464+ views
    cbs11 ^ | Sep 27, 2006
    Controversial Dallas Player Tells Authorities He Overdosed On Painkillers (CBS News) DALLAS Controversial Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrell Owens has told police he tried to kill himself by overdosing on pain medication, even putting two more pills into his mouth after a friend intervened. A Dallas police report released Wednesday morning said Owens told his friend "that he was depressed." The friend, who is not identified in the report, "noticed that (his) prescription pain medication was empty and observed (Owens) putting two pills in his mouth," the police report said. The friend attempted to pry them out with her fingers,...
  • What did McNabb mean?

    02/04/2006 9:37:20 PM PST · by george76 · 19 replies · 700+ views
    The Inquirer ^ | Feb. 03, 2006 | Annette John-Hall and Rob Watson
    A figure of speech, some say of the quarterback’s “black-on-black crime” remark. Others say it fans flames. Hear what fans have to say. During the lead-up to the world's biggest sporting extravaganza, the Super Bowl, Donovan McNabb fires off a salvo for the world to hear: Terrell Owens' criticism of his quarterbacking skills last season was "black-on-black crime." Black-on-black crime? A careless choice of words, given the daily tragedies in Philadelphia and other cities, or intentionally loaded? Or just a figure of speech? From the streets of Philadelphia, inside barbershops, and all day over the radio airwaves yesterday, people weighed...
  • T.O. hosts own star-studded birthday party (Tookie supporters in attendance)

    12/13/2005 7:09:09 AM PST · by CharlieOK1 · 13 replies · 865+ views
    ESPN ^ | 12/13/05 | AP
    Terrell Owens doesn't need to score touchdowns to celebrate.Exiled from the Philadelphia Eagles last month, the All-Pro wide receiver known for his flamboyant end-zone theatrics hosted a birthday party Monday night at rapper Jay-Z's 40-40 club. T.O. turned 32 on Dec. 7.The bash drew several NFL stars, some of Owens' former Eagles teammates and a few celebrities.Among the celebrities on the guest list were Jamie Foxx, Will Smith, Paris Hilton, Jessica Simpson and the Rev. Jesse Jackson.
  • Terrell convicted in McPherson killing (son of Bruce McPherson)

    03/02/2005 8:56:37 PM PST · by CounterCounterCulture · 2 replies · 414+ views
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 2 March 2005 | Ken McLaughlin and Mary Anne Ostrom
    Terrell convicted in McPherson killing SON OF SECRETARY OF STATE BRUCE MCPHERSON WAS GUNNED DOWN ON S.F. STREET By Ken McLaughlin and Mary Anne Ostrom Mercury News More than three years after former state Sen. Bruce McPherson's son was murdered in a botched San Francisco street robbery, 21-year-old Clifton Terrell Jr. was found guilty of the crime Wednesday. Secretary of State Bruce McPherson, his wife, Mary, and other family and friends helped fill the San Francisco courtroom every day of the two-week trial, which ended Feb. 22. Sentencing is set for May 6. Assistant District Attorney Harry Dorfman said he...
  • Leo Terrell on Hannity (Anyone Listening to This?)

    07/13/2004 1:17:54 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 42 replies · 2,274+ views
    Hannity ^ | 7/13/2004 | Pyro7480
    Anyone hear this short conversation between Leo Terrell, Sean Hannity, and some NYC councilman who said he would like to slap a white man so he could feel better? The councilman hung up, and Terrell is on Hannity's side!
  • Louisiana State Republicans Fight Each Other

    11/28/2003 9:39:38 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 12 replies · 205+ views
    Shreveport, LA, Times ^ | 11-28-03 | Hasten, Mike
    <p>BATON ROUGE - Just because the Republican Party has lost some hard-fought ground in recent elections is no reason to nail shut the coffin on the current state leadership, says Pat Brister, the state GOP chairman.</p> <p>But that's what a member of the opposition branch of the party wants.</p>
  • Leo Terrell going nuts on Fox News Hannity and Colmes. JUST WALKED OUT! LOL

    11/24/2003 6:26:40 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 134 replies · 1,532+ views
    Fox News Alert ^ | 24 NOV 03 | dcbryan1
    Ha ha! He just walked out.....couldn't handle the truth...
  • Jindal (R) Lead Narrows to Eight Points in Latest Poll

    11/01/2003 7:44:49 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 4 replies · 144+ views
    Shreveport, LA, Times ^ | 11-01-03 | Hill, John
    <p>BATON ROUGE - Republican gubernatorial candidate Bobby Jindal's lead over rival Democrat Kathleen Blanco narrowed to eight points Friday, down from 11 points the day before in tracking polling.</p> <p>"This race is getting closer," said Verne Kennedy of Market Research Insight. "The race is definitely winnable by either Jindal or Blanco."</p>
  • Louisiana Primary Election Results *Live Thread*

    10/04/2003 12:41:06 PM PDT · by JohnnyZ · 365 replies · 427+ views
    Louisiana Secretary of State ^ | October 4, 2003 | Fox McKeithen
    Results by Parish will be available later this evening Governor Alan Allgood - Patrick Henry "Dat" Barthel - Kathleen Babineaux Blanco - Quentin R. Brown, Jr. - "Hunt" Downer - J. D. "Boudreaux" Estilette - Randy Ewing - Richard Ieyoub - "Bobby" Jindal - J. E. Jumonville, Jr. - Patrick "Live Wire" Landry - Claude "Buddy" Leach - Edward "Eddie" Mangin - Richard McCoy - Fred Robertson - John M. "Doc" Simoneaux, Jr. - "Mike" Stagg - Lieutenant Governor J. F. "Rick" Ankesheiln - Kirt Bennett - Clyde C. Holloway - "Mitch" Landrieu - Karl E. Schorr - Melinda Schwegmann...
  • Jindal (R) Pulls into Lead in Louisiana Gubernatorial Primary Poll

    10/02/2003 6:29:59 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 3 replies · 243+ views
    Shreveport, LA, Times ^ | 10-02-03 | Hill, John, Morgan, Robert, and Hasten, Mike
    <p>BATON ROUGE - Republican Bobby Jindal, R-Baton Rouge, increases his lead, and there's a statistical tie for second place between Democrats Kathleen Blanco of Lafayette and Richard Ieyoub of Lake Charles in the Louisiana gubernatorial race, according to The Times/Louisiana Gannett poll.</p>
  • Computer Glitch Slows Absentee Voting in Louisiana

    09/26/2003 6:04:10 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 1 replies · 239+ views
    Shreveport, LA, Times ^ | 09-26-03 | Not given
    <p>Absentee voting slowed statewide for a while Thursday when the St. Landry Parish registrar of voters ran a program to check if precincts are registered correctly.</p> <p>The state computer used to verify registration and tell registrars of voters which precinct ballots to hand to absentee voters mysteriously became bogged down for about 45 minutes, state Assistant Elections Commissioner Pat Bergeron said. State computer experts checked the system when two registrars called to find out why it was taking two minutes instead of a few seconds for the computer to issue the information.</p>
  • LA: Terrell, Perkins to Run for Statewide Office

    06/17/2003 2:43:44 PM PDT · by Amish · 8 replies · 1,197+ views
    Political State report ^ | June 17, 2003 | by R Godwin
    State Elections Commissioner Suzie Terrell and state Representative Tony Perkins, both failed Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate last year, will seek statewide office in this fall's elections. Terrell, who lost 52 to 48 percent to U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu, says she will run for attorney general. Currently, Richard Ieyoub (D) holds the positon, but is running for governor. Terrell is a mixed big, with high name recognition and access to top GOP fundraisers, but the negative tone of last year's Senate race will likely have taken its toll on her. The only other candidate in the race is Orleans...
  • On clinton's missus' war oscillations...

    03/05/2003 8:15:39 AM PST · by Mia T · 7 replies · 870+ views
    3.5.03 | Mia T
      On clinton's missus' war oscillations... by Mia T, 3.5.03     My sympathies go out to those unfortunate political reporters whose beat is Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton. Her toing and froing on pest removal in Baghdad must be maddening. Last October she voted for the resolution authorizing war with Iraq. In a January press conference she was telling reporters that the President "still has to make his case to the American people with respect to any action that might be taken." At the same time she said "I also believe that we should give the inspections time to...
  • Catholic politicians get heads up

    01/17/2003 12:03:25 PM PST · by chemicalman · 23 replies · 219+ views
    The Times-Picayune ^ | 01/17/03 | Susan Finch
    <p>The Vatican told Catholic politicians Thursday that they should adhere to the church's positions on abortion, euthanasia, same-sex marriage and other issues in making public policy, striking a chord that also was played during Louisiana's recent runoff for U.S. Senate.</p>
  • Human Events: Terrell Took Nap on Election Day

    12/26/2002 3:52:38 PM PST · by Theodore R. · 22 replies · 295+ views
    Human Events, Dec. 16, 2002, pp. 7, 14 | 12-26-02 | Theodore R.
    The conservative weekly "Human Events" reported in its Dec. 16 edition that LA Republican senatorial nominee Suzanne Terrell took a nap on the day of her general election against Democrat Mary Landrieu. While Terrell napped on Dec. 7, Landrieu "was shaking hands at McDonalds," HE reported. Moreover, the Landrieu campaigner, Donna Brazile, was in the process of organizing her turnout of black voters. Records indicate that black turnout actually INCREASED on Dec. 7, compared to Nov. 5, in LA, whereas white turnout DECLINED. HE reported that "many black ministers worked hard to turn out black voters, not an easy job...
  • Voter Fraud In Louisiana!

    12/16/2002 12:04:20 PM PST · by Milltownmalbay · 39 replies · 827+ views
    Seamax ^ | 12/16/2002 | John Rossiello
    Melanie Hunter, the Deputy Managing Editor of reports that in a letter addressed to Steven Miller, director of Exempt Organization of the IRS, political activist Rick Sellers charges that more than 300 churches took part in partisan political activity in Louisiana. These churches, Sellers charges, assisted Senator Mary Landrieu in her recent attempt to defeat Republican candidate Suzanne Terrell. “I would like to bring to your attention IRS illegal activity in Louisiana during the recent United States runoff by more than 300 churches in support of Senator Mary Landrieu’s campaign,” he wrote. Sellers attached three newspaper articles from the...
  • Big Guns Might have been Big Mistake!

    12/12/2002 7:26:22 PM PST · by Milltownmalbay · 7 replies · 240+ views
    Seamax ^ | 12/12/2002 | By Jacqueline Hickman and John Rossiello
    In the GOP’s quest to upset incumbent Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu, the Republican Party might have hurt Suzanne Terrell's chances, political analysts said on Monday. Frank Ransburg, a political historian from Southern University, conversed with Louisiana State University political science professor Wayne Parent in Baton Rouge about the effect of having too many "big guns" coming to Louisiana on behalf of Terrell. The Terrell campaign pulled in Vice-President Dick Cheney, Senator J.C. Watts of Oklahoma and Mississippi Senator Trent Lott, the anticipated Senate majority leader. Even President George W. Bush, as well as former President George H. W. Bush, made...
  • Terrell Now Considered for LA Governorship

    12/12/2002 5:20:23 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 3 replies · 243+ views
    The Shreveport (LA) Times ^ | 12-12-02 | Hill, John
    Terrell mum about political plans John Hill / Louisiana Gannett News Posted on December 12, 2002 BATON ROUGE - State Elections Commissioner Suz-anne Haik Terrell is concentrating this week on putting together her family's Christmas celebration and trying not to think much about politics. But Terrell, who came from nowhere to nearly defeat incumbent U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu in Saturday's election, has not ruled out running for governor in 2003. In an exclusive interview Wednesday, Terrell said it's too early to decide about her political future. "I am not making any decisions at all," she said, responding to the widespread...
  • Tom Marr asks: Where was Keyes?

    12/10/2002 5:57:52 PM PST · by ml/nj · 250 replies · 721+ views
    I was in my car this evening and happened to catch a part of the Tom Marr Show on WOR in NYC. Marr asserted that Louisiana is arguably the most anti-abortion State in the nation. It certainly has a large Black population, and Marr also asserted that Blacks are more anti-abortion, except when it comes to incest, than the population at large. Marr was angry. He wanted to know why Ambassador Alan Keyes wasn't down there campaigning for Terrell. Marr said he had spoken to Amabassador Keyes as recently as last night. And Marr seemed to know the reason that...
  • Lest We Forget the Lincoln Factor

    12/09/2002 8:46:56 PM PST · by Milltownmalbay · 20 replies · 451+ views
    Seamax ^ | 12/9/2002 | Richard Manzo
    When Republicans woke up on November 6, they were overcome with the joy of knowing that their party had once again captured the US Senate. They had lost the Senate 16 months earlier when RINO (Republican in name only) Senator Jim Jeffords of Vermont decided to abandon the Republican Party and cut a deal with Tom Daschle. Election day gave Republicans a 51-seat majority and a chance to move their agenda through the US Senate. I have noticed that many Republicans delight in the assumption that they will control the Senate for the next 2 years. I'm not that optimistic....
  • Radio host Neal Boortz disappoints with argument (or lack thereof) favoring legality of abortion

    12/09/2002 7:26:49 PM PST · by MitchellC · 152 replies · 470+ views
    Neal's Nuze ^ | 12/9/02
    I often find radio show host Neal Boortz a pleasure to listen to. He proclaims himself a Libertarian, but even while I'm not an LP member (I'm "UNA," actually) he usually spends most of his show time railing against socialism and other tyranny abroad and in favor of capitalism and smaller government. Neal continually employs what I reckon to be good logic and intelligent arguments when dealing with most issues. However, today on his website's news section, Neal had me shaking my head in disbelief after reading a section where he praised Suzanne Terrell's defeat to Mary Landrieu last week....
  • LA GOP Ponders Its Latest Losses

    12/09/2002 7:58:02 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 14 replies · 215+ views
    The Alexandria, LA, Daily Town Talk ^ | 12-09-02 | Hasten, Mike
    <p>BATON ROUGE -- Within moments of U.S. Senate candidate Suzanne Haik Terrell conceding defeat to Democratic incumbent Mary Landrieu Saturday night, state Republican Party members were quick to affix blame for the loss on several factors.</p> <p>From too much outside interference from Washington to not enough effort by Gov. Mike Foster and U.S. Rep. John Cooksey and failure to have a strong Republican in the 5th Congressional District race, theories abound.</p>
  • A La. Freepers thoughts on the La. Senate runoff

    12/08/2002 9:38:28 AM PST · by KingPin · 87 replies · 286+ views
    Here are my thoughts on where a state that carries Bush by 10% can't throw out a left wing Senator. 1. The Terrell campaign. I think Terrell was the best candidate to defeat Landrieu. However, I think her campaign was run extremely poorly. Her campaign manager should be shot for losing this election (more on this below). 2. The campaign. The negative ads should have stopped the day Bush stomped for Terrell. Louisianians are a funny bunch, they don't like outsiders dictating their politics. The Republicans attacked Landrieu for being a "Washington insider" but towards the end, many people I...

    12/07/2002 8:39:31 PM PST · by Sparta · 49 replies · 322+ views
    12/07/02 | Me
    Okay Louisiana Freepers, we were beaten tonight in both races. However, we have state elections coming up next year. The Governorship, all cabinet offices, and most if not all the legislature are up next year. We need to help develop a strategy to hold the Governorship, take a majority of the cabinet offices, decrease the Rat majority in the State House, and possibly take the State Senate. The first thing we need to do is stop battling among ourselves and stop allowing traitors like Coulon do damage in important races. Your thoughts please.
  • Terrell builds big lead in Lafayette Parish

    12/07/2002 7:25:54 PM PST · by topher · 12 replies · 249+ views
    Lafayette, LA, Daily Advertiser (Newspaper) ^ | December 7, 2002 | Bill Decker/Online editor
    Terrell builds big lead in Lafayette Parish Bill Decker/Online editor Posted on December 7, 2002 LAFAYETTE — Suzanne Haik Terrell of New Orleans, hoping to become Louisiana’s first Republican U.S. senator since Reconstruction, was well on her way to winning Lafayette Parish at 9 p.m. Saturday. Terrell challenged incumbent U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-New Orleans, in Saturday’s runoff. With 108 of the parish’s 111 precincts reporting, Terrell had 28,855 Lafayette votes, or 59 percent. Landrieu had 20,367 votes, or 41 percent. Statewide, Terrell had a 52-48 lead with about a third of the state’s precincts reporting, according to The Associated...
  • GOP Challenger Gains in La. Senate Race <B>(ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST)<B/>

    12/07/2002 9:30:17 AM PST · by cody32127 · 46 replies · 214+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | Sat Dec 7, 9:14 AM ET | GUY COATES
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Boosted by the wild popularity of President Bush (news - web sites), Republican Suzanne Haik Terrell has climbed into a dead heat in her bid to oust Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu (news, bio, voting record) and give the GOP a final triumph in the midterm elections. A Terrell victory Saturday would give Republicans a 52-48 edge in the Senate and make her the first GOP senator from the state since Reconstruction. The dominant issue in the race has been Bush. The two candidates have told voters they back the president as long as doing so...
  • Landrieu,Terrell,Fletcher Pay Last Visit to Alexandria

    12/07/2002 6:37:29 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 4 replies · 229+ views
    The Alexandria, LA, Daily Town Talk ^ | 12-07-02 | Sutherland, Eugene
    <p>Lee Fletcher, Suzanne Haik Terrell and U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu all visited Alexandria on Friday in last-minute campaign swings.</p> <p>Fletcher and Terrell arrived together at Alexandria International Airport and spoke to a small gathering several hours after Landrieu had done the same.</p>
  • Landrieu, Terrell to Campaign in Respective Strongholds on Election Day

    12/07/2002 6:22:47 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 2 replies · 205+ views
    The Shreveport (LA) Times ^ | 12-07-02 | Hill, John
    Campaign workers beat trail up to the last minute John Hill / Louisiana Gannett News Posted on December 7, 2002 BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's two candidates for the U.S. Senate planned to campaign throughout today as Louisiana takes the only poll that counts in 3,912 precincts throughout the state. Secretary of State Fox McKeithen predicts that more than 45 percent of Louisiana's 2.8 million registered voters will go to the polls, which are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., with clear, cool weather predicted across the state. Incumbent U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, a Democrat, and Republican challenger Suzanne Haik...
  • Both plan last-minute sweep to push voters out to the polls

    12/06/2002 7:39:11 PM PST · by GraniteStateConservative · 14 replies · 205+ views
    New Orleans Times-Picayune ^ | 12-6-02 | Bill Walsh and Robert Travis Scott
    <p>Behind the flashy television ads and the hyped-up campaign rallies, there is a far quieter but no less intense effort being waged by Democratic incumbent Sen. Mary Landrieu and Republican challenger Suzanne Haik Terrell for Saturday's U.S. Senate runoff: a ground war to energize their core supporters and get them to the polls.</p>
  • Hurry, Hurry get some Money!

    12/06/2002 8:05:18 PM PST · by Milltownmalbay · 3 replies · 214+ views
    Seamax News ^ | 12/4/2002 | John Rossiello
    Republican candidate Suzanne Terrell has a very good chance of defeating Louisiana Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu in Saturday’s runoff. Even with the polls mixed on the chances of the victory, the White House tells Washington Whispers that victory is almost definite if the candidate doesn’t “screw up” and if there is sufficient money for some last minuet advertising. For these specific reasons the GOP is sending out bulletins asking for contributions and in a hurry. Virginia Senator George Allen has to ask these hurried donors, “While I hate to ask, can I count on you again?” As the incoming Chairman...
  • Crunch Time in Louisiana

    12/06/2002 7:12:03 PM PST · by Milltownmalbay · 12 replies · 200+ views
    Seamax News ^ | 12/6/2002 | John Rossiello
    It’s crunch time! With the runoff just one day away, all the last minute advertising and campaigning can only help the candidates in their attempts to be elected or reelected. However careful analysis of the many polls reveals that Terrell’s win is in the bag. According to Staten Island political analyst Dr. Kevin Collins, a new “private” poll leaked by Terrell has her in the lead by three. This is good for new for Terrell because this poll was taken before the Bush visit on Tuesday. “The Bush bounce,” could be anywhere from four to six points. Another poll taken...
  • Louisiana Liar!

    12/06/2002 7:09:36 PM PST · by Milltownmalbay · 1 replies · 152+ views
    Seamax News ^ | December 6, 2002 | John Rossiello
    The nation's major pro-life organization is charging that Senator Mary Landrieu is being deceptive in her responses given to a questionnaire published in two Louisiana newspapers. Douglas Johnson, the legislative director for the National Right to Life Committee stated, "Senator Landrieu has consistently voted for federal funding of abortion on demand for both teenagers and adults, but she now tells Catholic voters that she will support the Hyde Amendment, the main law that prohibits funding of abortions." To sum it all up Johnson says, "This is breathtakingly brazen deception." The questionnaire covers multiple subjects; however, the first three questions are...
  • Landrieu Backpedaling on Abortion as Poll Shows Terrell Ahead

    12/06/2002 7:05:57 PM PST · by Milltownmalbay · 19 replies · 210+ views
    Newsmax ^ | December 6, 2002 | John Rossiello
    As the Louisiana Senate race goes down to the wire, the nation's preeminent pro-life organization is charging that incumbent Democrat Mary Landrieu gave deceptive answers to a Louisiana newspaper questionnaire. Meanwhile, with the Senate runoff less than 24-hours away, internal campaign polls show GOP challenger Suzanne Terrell pulling slightly ahead. "Sen. Landrieu has consistently voted for federal funding of abortion on demand for both teenagers and adults," said Douglas Johnson, the legislative director for the National Right to Life Committee. "But she now tells Catholic voters that she will support the Hyde Amendment, the main law that prohibits funding of...
  • SEMI-VANITY: "Louisiana contest gives ’04 hint", so get off your Cajun kiester and VOTE !!!

    12/06/2002 3:36:02 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 9 replies · 204+ views
    pMSNBC ^ | 12-6-02 | Tom Curry
    Dec. 6 — The Democrats lost control of the Senate in the Nov. 5 elections, but have a lot more to lose Saturday if Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu is defeated by her Republican challenger, Suzanne Haik Terrell. A Terrell victory would be fresh evidence that the Republicans are closer to cementing their status as the dominant party in the South, making any Democratic bid for the White House in 2004 more difficult. NO DEMOCRATIC presidential candidate has ever won the White House without winning at least a few Southern states. If Al Gore had gotten the electoral votes of just...
  • Landrieu counting on turnout to win race

    12/06/2002 9:17:18 AM PST · by zingzang · 4 replies · 828+ views
    The Advocate ^ | 12/06/02 | Scott Dyer
    By SCOTT DYER Capitol news bureau LAFAYETTE -- Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu's bid for a second term will hinge largely on the turnout in Saturday's runoff election, and her supporters are mobilizing to get voters to the polls. The Landrieu campaign has names of voters who cast ballots in precincts that supported her on Nov. 5 and intends to use the lists to get out the vote for the runoff. "If people vote, Mary wins -- and if people don't vote or vote in lower numbers, Mary doesn't win. It's just that simple," U.S. Sen. John Breaux, D-La.,...
  • Terrell cheers on Metairie-area supporters

    12/06/2002 9:15:36 AM PST · by zingzang · 1 replies · 683+ views
    The Advocate ^ | 12/06/02 | Marsha Shuler
    By MARSHA SHULER Capitol news bureau METAIRIE -- Republican U.S. Senate candidate Suzanne Terrell pumped up her GOP campaign troops Thursday, promising to work hard for tax relief for Louisiana working women and families. "It's unfair to work so hard and get so little back," Terrell said. "It's important that we make President Bush's tax cuts permanent," she told a cheering crowd of local politicians and party activists in this Republican stronghold. The so-called marriage penalty on income taxes and inheritance taxes should be abolished so taxpayers can keep more of their money, Terrell said. That's the best way...
  • LA Senate Donations Report: Richards, EMK Give to Landrieu, GOP Committees to Terrell

    12/06/2002 5:49:17 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 1 replies · 310+ views
    The Shreveport (LA) Times ^ | 12-06=02 | Camire, Dennis
    GOP has edge in donations for U.S. Senate campaign Dennis Camire / Times Washington Bureau Posted on December 6, 2002 WASHINGTON - Trying to score one more political victory, Republican lawmakers and party committees have donated at least $311,000 to help Suzanne Haik Terrell unseat incumbent Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu in the Senate race in Louisiana. At least 19 Republican senators, 15 GOP House members and 13 state Republican committees have chipped in to help Terrell during the past six weeks. Meanwhile, fewer Democrats have shipped less money to the Bayou State to aid Landrieu, who is in a contest...
  • Landrieu holds rally, nobody shows up!

    12/05/2002 4:14:44 PM PST · by nolaw0ady · 149 replies · 392+ views
    WWL TV Eyewitness News 6PM broadcast | none
    Just saw WWL-TV (channel four here in New Orleans) has a reporter at the Municipal Auditorium for Mary Landrieu's campaign rally. Rally was to start at 6 PM featuring a host of local officials (Mayor Nagin will be there among others), with campaign workers expecting 1,500 to 2,000 folks cheering on Mary. One problem. Nobody showed up! The WWL camera panned the floor of the auditorium and there were maybe 5 people there LOL. So much for Mary getting out the black vote, eh? This election is gonna be a blowout. My prediction is Suzie wins with just above 60%...
  • Landrieu-Terrell race is too close to call

    12/05/2002 11:08:31 AM PST · by lormand · 14 replies · 181+ views
    The Daily Advertiser ^ | December 5, 2002 | John Hill
    <p>BATON ROUGE - Voter turnout will determine the outcome of Saturday's election between Republican Suzanne Haik Terrell and U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-New Orleans, an analysis of a poll taken this week for Louisiana Gannett Newspapers reveals.</p> <p>The numbers show the race is far too close to call.</p>
  • RCP Predicts Terrell Victory in Louisiana Senate Race

    12/05/2002 9:41:48 AM PST · by StopDemocratsDotCom · 19 replies · 179+ views
    RCP ^ | 12/5/2002 | RCP
    It looks like the Republicans are poised to finish off the 2002 election by picking up one more Democratic Senate seat for a total pickup of three seats. While the two most recent polls (independent polls) both show Landrieu ahead by one and two points, we think Terrell is well positioned for victory this Saturday. The most recent poll by Mason-Dixon, taken Monday and Tuesday of this week, shows an eight point bump for Terrell on Tuesday. The 378 voters questioned Monday night supported Landrieu 48%-43%, but the 247 people interviewed Tuesday night supported Terrell 49%-46%. Not coincidentally President Bush...
  • Adieu to you, Landrieu.

    12/04/2002 5:33:00 PM PST · by backhoe · 68 replies · 460+ views
    various FR posts | 12-04-02 | The Heavy Equipment Guy
    Selected ( but by no means all ) articles on the LA Clash of the Titans... GOP Internals Have Suzy Terrell up 3 pts. in Louisiana Senate Race! (Pre Dubya Visit)Wes Anderson Polling and ABC ^ | Dec. 4, 2002 | Liz Winter Pretty much, she has ticked off pro-choicers with the questionnaire, and the pro-life people aren't buying the lies. She's been sacked, and she tops it off by fumbling away a race she should have won. Complete Details of Louisiana Senate Poll by University of New OrleansUniversity of New Orleans Political Science...
  • Hot-Button Issues Emerge in Louisiana Senate Election

    12/05/2002 5:13:52 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 269+ views
    The Shreveport (LA) Times ^ | 12-05-02 | Hill, John
    Campaign brings up hot-button issues Abortion, gay rights, sugar imports among matters discussed John Hill / Louisiana Gannett News Posted on December 5, 2002 BATON ROUGE - As tension rises in the final hours before Saturday's voting, the U.S. Senate campaigns are bringing up hot-button issues of abortion, gay rights and sugar imports. U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, a Democrat, is being attacked for allegedly altering her pro-choice stance. Republican challenger Suzanne Haik Terrell is being attacked for allegedly changing her position on such gay issues as domestic partner benefits. U.S. Sen. John Breaux of Louisiana is among the rising chorus...
  • Does Landrieu Still Lead by Two Points?

    12/05/2002 5:09:52 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 22 replies · 199+ views
    The Shreveport (LA) Times ^ | 12-05-02 | Hill, John
    Poll: Dead heat Landrieu, Terrell vie for 8% undecided in Senate race John Hill / Louisiana Gannett News Posted on December 5, 2002 BATON ROUGE - Incumbent U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, a Democrat, has a slight edge over Republican challenger Suzanne Haik Terrell going into Saturday's runoff in a poll taken this week for Louisiana's Gannett newspapers. But the poll of 625 voters taken Monday and Tuesday nights by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research Inc. of Columbia, Md., shows the Senate race still is too close to call. "It is a toss-up," said pollster Brad Coker, owner of Mason-Dixon. "It is...
  • Bush Visit May Have Boosted Terrell Candidacy

    12/05/2002 5:06:33 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 1 replies · 233+ views
    The Shreveport (LA) Times ^ | 12-05-02 | Hill, John
    President's visit may have boosted Terrell John Hill / Louisiana Gannett News Posted on December 5, 2002 BATON ROUGE - They call it the "million-dollar shot" - that pose of President George W. Bush emerging from Air Force One with his favored Republican candidate. That presidential pose may have paid off in Louisiana on Tuesday as it did in other states this election year. Republican U.S. Senate candidate Suzanne Haik Terrell got a big boost from Bush's campaign stops with her in Shreveport and New Orleans, according to a poll taken for Louisiana's Gannett newspapers. Mason-Dixon Polling & Research Inc....
  • Complete Details of Louisiana Senate Poll by University of New Orleans

    12/04/2002 2:03:20 PM PST · by Tennessean4Bush · 17 replies · 216+ views
    This is a much more detailed document that shows some very interesting elements in the poll internals that was released yesterday by the various news services showing Landrieu at 44%, Terrell at 43%, and Undecideds at 13%. I am just analyzing it now and will post more comments throughout the night. Thought some Freepers who liked to analyze poll internals will appreciate the link to do their own study. Like we all don't have enough to do...
  • [Breaking via Drudge] VOTE: Catholic Turmoil over Landieu on Abortion

    12/04/2002 10:56:19 AM PST · by Notwithstanding · 59 replies · 524+ views via Drudge ^ | 12-4-2002 | JOSHUA MERCER
      Who's Pro-Life? Louisiana Race Showcases ConfusionNational Catholic Register Dec. 8-14, 2002by JOSHUA MERCERRegister CorrespondentABITA SPRINGS, La. - Although retired at age 70, Ed Jeanfreau is working harder than ever before. He was working to educate Catholics about the very different positions held by Louisiana's pro-abortion incumbent, Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu, and her pro-life Republican challenger, Suzie Terrell. The two Catholic women were set to face off on Dec. 7 for the 100th seat in the U.S. Senate."This is one of the most important elections in our lifetime," said Jeanfreau, who directs pro-life activities for the Louisiana Knights of...
  • Landrieu meets workers, farmers

    12/04/2002 9:35:23 AM PST · by zingzang · 4 replies · 155+ views
    The Advocate ^ | 12/04/02 | Scott Dyer
    She attacks Bush's trade policies By SCOTT DYER Capitol news bureau "It was red beans and rice at the Union Hall versus $2,000 a couple (at Terrell's fund-raiser)," said U.S. Sen. John Breaux, D-Crowley, who plans to stump for Landrieu through Saturday's runoff election. "They had fancy china and silverware, and we had plastic forks -- but guess what? Our food was better," Breaux said. Landrieu noted that many of the dock workers at her luncheon lost their jobs because of a 30-percent tax increase on imported steel pushed by the Bush administration and Republican leaders. Landrieu warned that...