Oh SI can you see? Slabbed examines the New Orleans media landscape after the T-P cutbacks.

Actually folks we are going back in time first to set things up as we examine the economic changes wrought by the late May news leak the T-P would be scaling out of the dead tree biz so let’s start with this American Journalism review article from November 1994 “A New Era at Newhouse“: (H/T … Continue reading “Oh SI can you see? Slabbed examines the New Orleans media landscape after the T-P cutbacks.”

Letters to the Politicians and Others: A Good Longread

It all started innocently enough with an email to Treasurre Lynn Fitch by Port Policy Wonk Dan Norfleet: Good Morning Treasurer Fitch: Edison Chouest Offshore learned to create subsidiaries to be responsible for repaying the money when the jobs do not materialize. Failing to do this in Galveston cost the company $9 Million and could … Continue reading “Letters to the Politicians and Others: A Good Longread”

I could be wrong……

But this may be a sly way of telling the folks back in Jackson County to FO but frankly I was rendered speechless by the former legal services queen: Let them eat cake https://t.co/64GOrPyJ4h — SRHS Watch (@srhs_watch) December 7, 2015 Sometimes you Gotta make it do what it do! #FabulousUniversity pic.twitter.com/KxEUNqbB8H — StephaniBarnesTaylor (@crownedatbirth) … Continue reading “I could be wrong……”

Consensus of Opinion: Time to replace Jackson County’s five supervisors

Singing River Health System retirees for some time now have been papering Jackson County with fliers with a simple message: Please help us clean house on August 4th. We couldn’t agree more. The Jackson County supervisors must go. All five of them. For months, they have been negligent when it comes to SRHS. At best, … Continue reading “Consensus of Opinion: Time to replace Jackson County’s five supervisors”

Comes now into the Court the Glam Queen of New Orleans……

She’ll put a spell on you…… COMES NOW Stephanie Barnes Taylor (Taylor), by and through the undersigned counsel of record, and files this her Joinder to the request for Disqualification of Trial Judge, Application for Extraordinary Relief and Motion to Stay filed by Singing River Health System, and in support would show unto the Court … Continue reading “Comes now into the Court the Glam Queen of New Orleans……”

Adventures in Jefferson Parish Leadership Fails. John Young and his ghosts plus Barry Bordelon sticks the tab on the taxpayers plus Sheriff Noodles on hot seat

Whew folks that is a mouthful! I am pleased to announce Slabbed will remain on the Jefferson Parish beat as there is never a dull moment in the “aorta of corruption”! First up is Parish Prez John Young. After studying this millage renewal thing for a few weeks I now draw 2 conclusions: There is a … Continue reading “Adventures in Jefferson Parish Leadership Fails. John Young and his ghosts plus Barry Bordelon sticks the tab on the taxpayers plus Sheriff Noodles on hot seat”

Miss Dixie covers the topic of denial and the Sherry murders as Slabbed explores the evolution of the vice trade on the coast.

Yesterday, Sun Herald reporter Anita Lee did a “subsequent event” update of those still living that were involved in the murder conspiracy involving Circuit Court Judge Vincent Sherry and his wife Margaret way back in 1987.  The echos of this Dixie Mafia inspired hit still reverberate across the Mississippi Gulf Coast and New Orleans to … Continue reading “Miss Dixie covers the topic of denial and the Sherry murders as Slabbed explores the evolution of the vice trade on the coast.”

Competing Conflicts of Interest cause Gulf Coast Claims Facility to suspend payments: A periodic report from the gutter where its all going down.

Ladies and Gentlemen in the next MDL Wrestling Federation match we have a Fatal 4 way match! We have Barack Obama’s Wall Street shoe shine boy Ken Feinberg for the GCCF v Bobby “Piyush”  Jindal for BP v Buddy “Tickle my ass with a feather” Caldwell v Plaintiff Steering Committee (PSC) If not for a conflict of interest, some … Continue reading “Competing Conflicts of Interest cause Gulf Coast Claims Facility to suspend payments: A periodic report from the gutter where its all going down.”

Jefferson Parish District Attorney Paul Connick, Jr.: A mantle of malfeasance. A guest post by Whitmergate.

When DA Paul Connick, Jr. was asked whether or not his private law firm of Connick and Connick, being allowed to continue to receive millions of dollars of taxpayers’ money now that he was DA of JP, was a conflict he was quoted as saying: “My job is to follow the evidence…I will not be … Continue reading “Jefferson Parish District Attorney Paul Connick, Jr.: A mantle of malfeasance. A guest post by Whitmergate.”