“The competition is fierce, and the competitors are upping their game to get your attention.” –Stephen Waguespack, Oct. 3, 2018
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Part Five of our ongoing series: The Erector Set
A day before he was elected to Congress, Ralph Abraham appeared on the Jim Engster Show to discuss his six-figure promise to charity.
Abraham’s answers severely undermine every explanation his campaign now offers as an excuse.
Recently, a conservative judge didn’t buy Jeff Landry’s defense that state public records laws only apply to state residents. However, the judge awarded the plaintiff nothing except legal fees.
The Bayou Brief attended the court hearing and then obtained a trove of documents that tell the full story.
He’s created a successful, respected company, making millions from it. He has also tried (and thus far failed) to create both a new city and school district. Now Eddie Rispone wants to create an “improved” Louisiana, by becoming the state’s next governor.
The congressman from Louisiana’s Fifth District, who is now running for governor, has yet to offer any cogent explanation for breaking his pledge to donate his salary to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and the Veterans Independence Fund or evidence of any donations he ever made.
Instead, he dismissed the reporting as fake news, while his campaign team scrambles for an explanation.
Rep. Ralph Abraham, now running for governor, vowed to donate every dime he made in Congress to two nonprofits.
His office claims he stopped donating after his first term, and quietly, his campaign scrubbed the pledge from his website.
“If you control the money flow, you control the success.” — Lane Grigsby
Leslie Ellison’s Anti-LGBT Views Make Her Unfit to Lead the Orleans Parish School Board
“Running government like a business has been tried again and again, and has failed again and again.” – Henry Mintzberg