The sky is falling….not.

Folks, remember during the oil spill all the doomsday predictions of all the rigs leaving the gulf (causing massive unemployment) if Prez. Obama didn’t back down on his drill moratorium? More oil drilling rigs are in Gulf of Mexico than before BP oil spill. Now I know some of y’all pucker up when I term GOP … Continue reading “The sky is falling….not.”

GOP = Grand Oil Party?

Partisanship once again trumps statesmanship. (H/T Dambala @ AZ) [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sydlY3No7TY] Joe Barton’s 6th Congressional District stretches across the central counties of east Texas, far inland from any threat of oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico. From that safe vantage point, the compensation fund established by BP at the insistence of President Barack Obama may … Continue reading “GOP = Grand Oil Party?”

"…if you can't drink their whiskey, screw their women, take their money, and vote against 'em anyway, you don't belong in office"

“I’m only speaking for myself. I’m not speaking for anyone else, but I apologize. . .I do not want to live in a county where anytime a citizen or a corporation does something that is legitimately wrong, [it is] subject to some sort of political pressure that, again, in my words, amounts to a shakedown.” … Continue reading “"…if you can't drink their whiskey, screw their women, take their money, and vote against 'em anyway, you don't belong in office"”

SLABBED Daily – April 23 UPDATED 2X

Dumbest move ever in history of Katrina litigation goes to Lexington Insurance for letting this claim  ever reach the point of litigation, much less letting it cool its heels in State court –  Gollott v Lexington. What makes the move dumb is not the fact that Tommy Gollott is the longest serving member of the … Continue reading “SLABBED Daily – April 23 UPDATED 2X”

“Something is definitely rotten in Jefferson”: The (non)Performing Arts Center Boondoggle in the news…

Folks the topic of the ongoing boondoggle at the Jefferson Parish (non)Performing Arts Center is one that has been mentioned a time or two on these pages and even more offline but it is also a topic I have personally avoided delving into here on Slabbed because despite the fact the subject matter of a construction project … Continue reading ““Something is definitely rotten in Jefferson”: The (non)Performing Arts Center Boondoggle in the news…”