Category Archives: ethics

Why the campaign finance reporting system is flawed.

WWL ran  a story about campaign finance reporting and the fines that go with the system we have in place. I ran for the Kenner City Council. I had to leave town during the campaign to visit my mother in … Continue reading

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The Chamber of Secrets

The Chamber of Commerce is currently taking advantage of the Citizens United ruling that allows for unlimited corporate spending in elections. However, those donations cannot come from foreign donors. As anyone who follows politics knows, there are claims that they … Continue reading

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Bobby Jindal fundraising staffer injured while helping to circumvent ethics rules

It is against Louisiana law for a governor to campaign for himself during the legislative session. It is not against the law for a governor to campaign for his party during the legislative session. Any funds raised for the party … Continue reading

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Neutering the Louisiana AG office.

Louisiana AG Buddy Caldwell defended his reasoning for joining the previously all Republican attempt to overturn the new healthcare legislation via a lawsuit with the given excuse:  As Attorney General, I am duty bound by my oath of office to … Continue reading

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Jindal refuses to release list of NFC Championship suite guests

Apparently the guy who ran on ethics and transparency is failing another test and is proving to be more and more opaque after refusing a public records request. Here is a question to all you Jindal supporters… if Jindal is … Continue reading

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Just in case you missed this about Governor Bobby Jindal

One of his backers in Florida is accused of fraud of over $1 Billion. A spokesperson for the campaign fund of the governor said that he will donate the contributions to a fund for victims of the Ponzi scheme once … Continue reading

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Live blogging the Bobby Jindal response.

OOOOH, a dramatic entrance. I like how one MSNBC commentator said “Oh God” to his walking out of nowhere. Can he sound any more like Mr. Rogers? Jindal brings up people who have lost jobs, of course he doesn’t care … Continue reading

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The Advocate does it’s job!

This article started to read like your typical fluff piece on Jindal. That is until they actually started to point out some of the flaws in Jindal’s self praise… including this: And the center [of public integrity] didn’t even consider … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor on Bobby Jindal and ethics

The Daily Advertiser After reading a recent letter to the editor, “State once shameful without feeling shame,” I am left puzzled at the claim that Bobby Jindal “has put an outstanding code of ethics in place.” I do not consider … Continue reading

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On Bobby Jindal’s first year in office.

WWL did an interview of Jindal discussing his first year as Governor and then had some experts chime in. When Bobby Jindal spoke, immediately out of his mouth came a “three point answer”. I mean seriously, those are getting old. … Continue reading

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