What was President Trump thinking?

Donald Trump is his own worse enemy.  The recent disclosure by the Washington whistleblower is another example of Mr. Trump not using his brain before he speaks. Think about this.  In the 2016 election the Russians and maybe others interfered in our presidential election.  And now President Trump is accused of asking the Ukraine government to interfere in the 2020 presidential election.  If true …

Donald Trump like him or not he is still the president

Donald Trump has been like no other president in American history.  To say he is unique would be an understatement.  He is the first president to make extensive use of social media especially Twitter.  His daily tweets are the talk of the daily news cycle. In addition to his extensive use of Twitter, Donald Trump’s campaign rallies are just as much over the …

The Elections are on – August 12, 2019

Qualifying has closed and the races are on for the October 12, primary election.  There were no real surprises on the state level.  Governor John Bel Edwards is opposed by two principle candidates, Congressman Ralph Abraham, who currently lags behind in fundraising, and Eddie Rispone who is self-funding his campaign.  Governor Edwards is in the lead and could pull off a first primary …

My Return – July 29, 2019

It has been quite a while since my last blog.  With the advent of new technology and the passage of time, my previous site was no longer user friendly.  I hope you like the new layout. A lot has happened since my last posts, and many opportunities to comment on those happenings have past by.  However, I have no doubt that today’s political …

The End of an Era – A New Chapter Begins

The political landscape in Jefferson Parish and statewide was shaken with the announcement by Sheriff Newell Normand that he will retire from his post as Sheriff of Jefferson Parish. The political world does not like change, and it certainly does not like change of earthquake proportions. The loss of Sheriff Normand throws the parish’s political landscape into chaos. Jefferson Parish …

Chehardy Family Inducted into the Political Hall of Fame

On Saturday, March 12, 2016, the Chehardy family, Judge Lawrence A. Chehardy (1921-1999), Assessor Lawrence E. Chehardy (retired), and Chief Judge Susan Chehardy, was inducted into the Louisiana Political Hall of Fame. Below is the video produced by the Hall of Fame. I hope you enjoy watching it. You may need to copy and paste the link into your browser. …