Daily Archives: April 9, 2011

In this episode of Magnum J.D.: Love is in the air as Magnanimous Magnum shares romanesque romance with the public.

Chris Granger / The Times Picayune

Love is in the air
Everywhere I look around
Love is in the air
Every sight and every sound

And I don’t know if I’m being foolish
Don’t know if I’m being wise
But it’s something that I must believe in
And it’s there when I look in your eyes

Judy Walker gives us a tour of the Brown-Villere Mansion aka “Magnum’s Lair” for today’s Times Picayune in advance of the NOMA Volunteer Committee Home and Art Tour which features the mansion.

Now with all this talk of love, romance and Magnum, my memory banks were stirred as I remembered the last time Slabbed covered love and romance at the Brown-Villere mansion, specifically Continue reading

From the problem with keeping yer lies straight files: Jefferson Parish Councilmen Elton Lagasse and Chris Roberts want you to know they are not crooks.

Margie Seeman would like a word with the Slabbed Nation. Following is the last Citizens for Good Government Email blast in total:

The speeches at the end of the Jefferson Parish Council meeting by Citizens for Good Government Chairman Margaret Baird and myself were on discrepancies between the campaign contributions reported by the councilmen and the amounts shown on the campaign contribution affidavits submitted by contractors. These affidavits are now required to be submitted by any person or firm contracting or proposing to contract with Jefferson Parish, and most are now available online.

In my speech I stated that Citizens for Good Government has been an enthusiastic supporter of this ordinance, which provided for campaign contribution disclosure by contractors, and we commended the Council for passing this ordinance, and also commended Ms. Eula Lopez and her staff for making available online so many campaign disclosure affidavits. Continue reading