| Feb 2, 2011
BP's decision to resume paying dividends rankled Gulf Coast residents Tuesday who saw it as another sign the company wants to move on even though many are still suffering from last year's massive oil spill.
Oil stains linger in marshes along Louisiana'...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 11:27 AM
What do Aquaman, Green Lantern and Wonder Woman have in common? They would all be too embarrassed to have their names associated as Super Friends of the Congress’s Super Committee.
I would personally like to see Wonder Woman lassoo the “...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 2:25 PM
Hello Texas, Virginia and Montana ... and thank you for buying medical services for us Cajuns and Coonasses! Oh, and thanks for contributing $2.5 BILLION to Senator Landrieu's re-election campaign.
What’s that you say, you don’t recall the...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 9:56 AM
Well those high fallutin', English-accented louts at BP are learning that if you want to do business in the United States you have to do business with her politicians; and while much of the Gulf South, Louisiana included, is doing joyous cartwheels down...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 7:51 AM
Remembrances of Archbishop Phillip Hannan flowed on Thursday morning as news of his death at the age of 98 spread through New Orleans.
WGNO Facebook friends recalled memories of Hannan celebrating their confirmations and officiating at graduations....
| Sep 29, 2011
| 8:50 AM
Archbishop Philip Hannan's work in New Orleans sometimes moved outside the church and into the political world.
"I don't think we've had an archbishop since Archbishop Hannan who's been as vocal politically," says WGNO political analyst Jeff Crouere....
| Oct 20, 2011
| 11:17 AM
Let me toss some adjectives your way and see if you can guess who I am: Greedy, money-grubbing, inconsiderate, sellout. Did you guess: a Wall Street CEO? Nice try.
I am of course talking about Senator Mary Landrieu who has thrown an all too...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Just when I thought it was safe to look at my google alerts again, up pops another pearl of muddied wisdom from Senator Mary Landrieu. Seriously folks, if they give Emmy’s out for TV greatness and Grammy’s for music, what do they give for...
| Aug 26, 2009
As the Obama administration and Congress prepare to wrestle with the divisive issue of healthcare reform, here is a checklist of the issues and key players to watch in the forthcoming weeks. Obama has said he wants to sign a bill this year, which means...
| Aug 26, 2009
Though Democrats control the House of Representatives, they have not united around any one proposal. They also face opposition from conservative Republicans on several key points:
Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said there aren't enough votes to pass healthcare...
| May 6, 2009
United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., and television/movie star Rosie O'Donnell today highlighted the goals of National Foster Care Month by introducing the Foster Care Mentoring Act of 2009. Sen. Landrieu and O'Donnell, joined by the...
| Mar 30, 2009
The drop in crude oil prices is sparking concerns over layoffs in the oil and gas industry in Louisiana. Local company officials are hopeful, and so are the state's politicians. As a matter of fact, one major oil and gas company is expanding, opening...