Rick Gallot, the president of Grambling State University in Grambling, Louisiana, announced that the university would cancel classes and impose a curfew after the school experienced two fatal shootings within a week.
After playing a clip of the comments, CNN's Jake Tapper remarked, "I don’t even know what to say to that, it’s so stupid."
Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) blamed the spread of coronavirus in Louisiana on one or two people weakening their immune systems at Mardi Gras.
In a tweet, Shaun King shared a chilling announcement from a public high school principle in Louisiana. It’s the first indication that Trump’s attack on the first amendment is taking root.
"Due to safety concerns, we believed it was very important to take all necessary precautions to protect the safety of all personnel involved in the operation.”
Republicans are learning that they can't defend the indefensible.
Republican legislators will eliminate what little money the poor subsist on and raise the state’s sales tax by 25 percent through 2018
Starting a new job can be an exhilarating experience, especially when that new position is at the wishes and consent of millions of voters. However, for Louisiana’s new governor, John Bel Edwards (D), whatever exhilaration might exist at being chosen to run the state likely turned to fright and despair when he realized just how devastating was the severe budget crisis left him by his predecessor. It is an all-too-common story in America: a Republican administration inherits a surplus and directly sends the economy into free-fall by racking up colossal deficits, and then a Democrat has to spend their time and energy cleaning up what is always an economic disaster.
Telling the truth about Republican David Vitter is Democrat John Bel Edwards' best weapon in the Louisiana Governor's race.
Reince Priebus says David Vitter is the exemplar of Louisiana principles; Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne says that man is Democrat John Bel Edwards
Three Southern U.S. states have Governors races in 2015, and Democrats are poised to win two of them.
Democrat John Bel Edwards is in a strong position to capitalize on the GOP's failure, in order to become Louisiana's next Governor.
The Bridge Project released a report documenting the Kochs' role in compounding the impact of Katrina, while profiting from the storm.
Bobby Jindal sent a letter to President Obama, requesting that the president not talk about climate change on Katrina's 10th anniversary.
Jindal has refused to expand Medicaid in Louisiana, depriving thousands of healthcare, but says Planned Parenthood disrespects human life
A party that invents "facts" and then claims all future discourse must be based on their fictional evidence should not be allowed on TV
Bill O'Reilly will not call for a law to protect movie-goers from white men carrying handguns in theaters. Because Second Amendment rights
After drawing tens of thousands of supporters in red states Texas and Arizona, the presidential campaign of Bernie Sanders has announced that they will be rallying in Louisiana this weekend.
A little over two years ago, after Democrat Barack Obama soundly defeated Republican Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal admonished fellow Republicans to “stop being the stupid party”. Jindal’s comments were not only directed at Mitt Romney’s politically tone deaf presidential campaign, but also at insensitive GOP Senate candidates like Todd Akin (MO) and Richard Mourdock (IN) who suffered humiliating defeats in red state races after making inexplicable and unconscionable comments about rape.
In one stroke of his pen, perversely pretending to be a defender of the First Amendment,Jindal turned Louisiana into a theocracy.