Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Back from Vacation

Sorry for the light posting lately. I'm back and will be posting more soon.

Sunday, May 27, 2007

Good Crawfish Season

This has been a good crawfish season, with big crawfish and lower prices. Apparently, there's an inverse correlation between crawfish and rice.

Thursday, May 24, 2007

New Orleans Wine and Food Experience

The New Orleans Wine and Food Experience (NOWFE) is this weekend. The event includes vintner dinners hosted at restaurants around town, the Royal Street Stroll street-wide block party, grand tastings with samples from winemakers and local chefs, seminars and other wine-oriented events. The NOWFE website is here.

Saturday, May 19, 2007

Ralph Brennan Bans Trans Fats

The Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group has banned trans fats from its dishes served at Ralph's on the Park, Red Fish Grill and Bacco.

Thursday, May 17, 2007

Elliot's Gun Shop Shut Down

ATF agent wearing bubble wrap around her head busts Elliot's.

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Do You Agree With Judge Hunter?

Rent To Own FEMA Trailers

Good news, New Orleans! For the rock bottom price of $13,000, you can buy your FEMA trailer from the government. All sales are "as is," so make sure to kick the tires before you rent to own.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Text of Judge Hunter's Ruling

Here is the text of Judge Hunter's ruling suspending the prosecutions of 98 criminals. Page after page about criminals' rights, but no mention of victims' rights.

Rock N' Bowl Renovation

Developers plan to spend $5 million renovating the shopping center on South Carrollton where Rock N' Bowl is.

He Needs Them

Headline: Nagin Demands State Provide Mental Health Services.

Monday, May 07, 2007

Judge Hunter Frees 98 More Criminals

Judge Arthur Hunter has freed 98 more criminals. Concerned about a growing number of poor defendants who are without attorneys and cannot be adequately represented by the city's indigent defenders office, a criminal court judge on Monday suspended their prosecution and ordered those still in jail released. Judge Hunter did not express any concern for victim's rights.

Louisiana for Fred Thompson Website

Link here.

Friday, May 04, 2007

Teachers' Union Protests Shut Down Schools

On Wednesday, Louisiana's teachers unions had their teachers play hooky to protest for higher pay. Putting the unions' interests ahead of the students forced schools to shut down for the day. This is an annual event in Louisiana.

Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Blanco Fails to Fund Road Home

The State has funded the Road Home program with $7.5 billion in federal taxpayer money, but based on present statistics, Bobby Jindal points out that the giveaway program is $2 billion short. Governor Blanco admits that the program is underfunded, but I am shocked to report that she blames someone else for the problem and wants Washington to bail her out by giving the State more money.