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A Creationist Litmus Test For Republican Nominees In 2012 ?

Secular Right looks at the evidence: In any case, I’m on the record as saying that predictions for 2012 are very premature. But, it looks like 3 of the front-runners for the G.O.P. nomination are rather frank Creationists (Palin, Huckabee and Pawlenty). I’m skeptical about any of these as likely candidates (i.e., if you had […]

Louisiana Taxpayers Paying For Governor’s Helicopter Rides To Church

by @ Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009. Filed under Bobby Jindal, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

Bobby Jindal has been charging his state’s taxpayers to ferry him to Church on Sundays: On Father’s Day this year, Gov. Bobby Jindal settled into a state helicopter with two staff members and flew to church services in Springhill. A week later, state records show, he was in Dry Creek, again to attend church. The […]

Bobby Jindal On 60 Minutes

by @ Monday, March 2nd, 2009. Filed under Bobby Jindal, Politics

Watch CBS Videos Online Bobby Jindal was profiled on last night’s 60 Minutes and comes across far better than he did in last week’s speech. Watch it, and I think you’ll see that, like him or not, this is a guy that will be around for awhile. And that speech ? Forget about it, just […]

Bobby And The Volcanoes

by @ Monday, March 2nd, 2009. Filed under Bobby Jindal, Politics

It looks like Governor Jindal got the volcano monitoring story way, way wrong: DCist: As I’m sure you’ve heard, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, in his response to President Barack Obama’s congressional address, singled out a $140 million appropriation for the U.S. Geological Survey as shall-we-say suspect spending. Can you tell me a bit about this […]

Bobby Jindal And The False Katrina Story

by @ Sunday, March 1st, 2009. Filed under Bobby Jindal, Politics

During his speech on Tuesday night, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal related this story about a conversation he allegedly had with a Sheriff during Hurricane Katrina: Well, it turns out that it wasn’t exactly true: A spokeswoman for Bobby Jindal says the Louisiana governor didn’t imply that an anecdote about battling bureaucrats during Katrina directly involved […]

Bobby Jindal’s Hypocrisy

by @ Saturday, February 28th, 2009. Filed under Bobby Jindal, Dumbasses, Politics

Apparently the Louisiana Governor’s motto goes something like — pork for thee, but investment for me: BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s transportation department plans to request federal dollars for a New Orleans to Baton Rouge passenger rail service from the same pot of railroad money in the president’s economic stimulus package that Gov. Bobby Jindal criticized […]

Palin, Huckabee, Romney Tied In 2012 Race

by @ Saturday, February 28th, 2009. Filed under 2012 Election, Bobby Jindal, Mike Huckabee, Mitt Romney, Politics, Sarah Palin

A new CNN poll of Republican preferences for 2012 shows a statistical tie between the usual suspects: WASHINGTON (CNN) – As the the first unofficial ballots are cast in the next race for the White House, a new national survey of Republicans indicates that the GOP doesn’t have a clear presidential frontrunner — but does […]

More On The Jindal Speech: It Wasn’t Just The Delivery

by @ Wednesday, February 25th, 2009. Filed under Bobby Jindal, Politics, Republicans

There’s more out there this afternoon about Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s speech last night, which I wrote about earlier today, and the criticism isn’t just reserved for how Jindal came across as a speaker. Jazz Shaw at The Moderate Voice, for example, says that Jindal’s speech was a microcosm of what’s still wrong with the […]

Bobby Jindal Strikes Out

by @ Wednesday, February 25th, 2009. Filed under Bobby Jindal, Politics

Last night Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal who, notwithstanding his denials of interest, is still considered a contender for the 2012 Republican Presidential nomination was given center stage to deliver the Republican response to the President’s address: Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) continued his sharp criticism of the stimulus signed into law last week, as the […]

Bobby Jindal’s Response To Obama’s Speech

by @ Wednesday, February 25th, 2009. Filed under Barack Obama, Bobby Jindal, Politics

In case you missed it like I did, here’s Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s response to Obama’s speech last night: Reaction and round up to the same coming shortly.

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