Bye Bye, Mary!

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT -- With a margin of 56% to 44%, Rep. Bill Cassidy sealed the deal and sent Mary Landrieu packing last night.  She won only about 16 of Louisiana’s 64 parishes and most of those were in the southern part of the state. The results were not surprising as Landrieu had polled … Continue reading Bye Bye, Mary!

Mary’s Last Stand

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT --  I don’t want to jinx anything but I think Mary Landrieu’s goose is cooked here in Louisiana.  The beleaguered Senator Landrieu made a stop in Shreveport a few days ago to kick off the early voting period; she led a march through downtown Shreveport to one of the early voting … Continue reading Mary’s Last Stand

Why Obama is (Politically) Right & Mary Landrieu is wrong

I had to laugh when I saw this at Twitchy: Haha, Mary Landrieu is running faux pro-life newspaper ads in Louisiana. #LAsen pic.twitter.com/dYXk0MjYGE — Jimmy (@JimmyPrinceton) November 15, 2014 It produced some interesting exchanges such as this one: @karlschott @Opinionatedcath @JimmyPrinceton the ad is designed to suggest she is pro-life but her 100% NARAL rating … Continue reading Why Obama is (Politically) Right & Mary Landrieu is wrong

Katrina Mary Wants to Know Where Bill Cassidy Was in 2005

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT -- So, you may have heard that Mary Landrieu didn’t fare so well in her bid for re-election to the Senate last week. She didn’t win, but she didn’t lose, either.  Landrieu and Rep. Bill Cassidy will face each other in a runoff in December which means those of us in … Continue reading Katrina Mary Wants to Know Where Bill Cassidy Was in 2005

In Louisiana: Another Month of Mudslinging

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT -- Bad news on today on the Dead Pelican – that’s the Louisiana version of The Drudge Report.    The headline there links to a Washington Times story predicting yet another month of negative campaigning here in Louisiana: While voters around the country eagerly await Tuesday as the end of the campaign … Continue reading In Louisiana: Another Month of Mudslinging

Bill Cassidy Skips Senate Debate While Landrieu Continues to Support Obamacare

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT -- Mary Landrieu’s most threatening challenger didn’t show up for the debate at Dillard University last week.  On Thursday, Senator Mary Landrieu and challenger Rob Maness joined forces in hammering Republican Bill Cassidy who attended his own campaign event in Alexandria.  Maness and Landrieu took turns taking pot-shots at Cassidy: Landrieu: … Continue reading Bill Cassidy Skips Senate Debate While Landrieu Continues to Support Obamacare

Mary Landrieu Suggests You “Get a Life” if her Keg Stand Assist Offends You

SHREVEPORT -- In our weekly Mary Landrieu report, we note that Keg-Stand-Mary thinks you need to just “get a life” if you were offended by her assist for a 28-year old guy doing a keg stand at last week’s LSU-Mississippi State game. In a news conference this week, Mary said: “They need to get a … Continue reading Mary Landrieu Suggests You “Get a Life” if her Keg Stand Assist Offends You

Landrieu’s Last (Keg) Stand

SHREVEPORT -- In one of those “you’ve got to see it to believe it” moments, former Herman Cain spokeswoman and Louisiana girl Ellen Carmichael tweeted out this photo of Senator Mary Landrieu helping a guy get his buzz on in a keg-stand. The photo was taken just prior to the LSU-Mississippi State football game Saturday … Continue reading Landrieu’s Last (Keg) Stand

Flight-Gate Report Costs Landrieu $33,700

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT --  In a Friday news-dump report, Senator Mary Landrieu’s office issued a report indicating that the Senator has indeed been guilty of scamming taxpayer funds to finance her campaign jaunts to the tune of almost $34,000. The review, which was released four days after her self-imposed deadline of Sept. 8, found … Continue reading Flight-Gate Report Costs Landrieu $33,700

From Flight Gate to Residence Gate, Mary is Having a Bad Summer

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT -- It seems like Senator Mary Landrieu just can’t catch a break; every week a new scandal.  She’s still battling the negative image of Flight Gate and now, as it turns out, she has a residency problem. The Washington Post (of all things!) broke this story Thursday: In Washington, Sen. Mary … Continue reading From Flight Gate to Residence Gate, Mary is Having a Bad Summer

Flight-Gate Update and Senator Landrieu’s Very Bad Week

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – It hasn’t been a good week to be Mary Landrieu; she’s getting bad press throughout the state and now nationwide over her abuse of taxpayer funds to pay for her fundraising jaunts.  There are at least two events now in question that the Landrieu campaign must reimburse. The distance from … Continue reading Flight-Gate Update and Senator Landrieu’s Very Bad Week

The Flip-Flopping, Tangled Campaign World of Senator Landrieu

By Pat Austin SHREVEPORT -- A couple of weeks ago I posted that it had been “a tough week to be Mary Landrieu.”  I probably should have waited until this week to use that title.  There seems to be very little good news for the embattled Senator in the news this week. Early in the … Continue reading The Flip-Flopping, Tangled Campaign World of Senator Landrieu

It’s Been A Rough Week to Be Mary Landrieu

By:  Pat Austin It has not been a particularly good week to be Mary Landrieu.  Two statewide polls have found that the incumbent Senator is running behind challenger Rep. Bill Cassidy. Hickman Analytics has Cassidy up 46-42 while earlier this year Rasmussen conducted a poll and found Landrieu trailing Cassidy 44-40. Rabid Democrat and NOLA … Continue reading It’s Been A Rough Week to Be Mary Landrieu

Obamascare: Mary Landreu’s “Scheduling Conflicts”

Harry:  Come on, Lee. They wanna get killed? Let ´em. Chris:  Go ahead, Lee. You don´t owe anything to anybody. Lee:  Except to myself. The Magnificent Seven 1960 How scared are democrats running for re-election in 2014 of Obamacare, this scared: Jindal and Mayor Landrieu are scheduled to meet Obama at the airport before an … Continue reading Obamascare: Mary Landreu’s “Scheduling Conflicts”