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Presidential Hubris

Edward Flattau | Posted 02.25.2015 | Politics
Edward Flattau

To be fair, Jindal is no different from a long line of Louisiana politicians who have greased the skids for oil industry activity. But those politicians were not angling to become president of the United States. Jindal is. Could the governor be trusted to give a national constituency a better deal than he gave his own state's citizenry in relation to the oil industry?

Jindal: People Are Ready For 'A Hostile Takeover' Of Washington

AP | CONNOR RADNOVICH | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Saturday night accused President Barack Obama and other Democrats of waging wars against religious ...

Meet India's New Environment Minister - 'Oily Moily'

Justin Guay | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics
Justin Guay

'Oily Moily, have you any coal? Essar Essar three mines full. One for your power plant, one that you stole. And one for the other folks who'll help us...

Ambitious Jindal Tax Plan Dead After About-Face

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

The Louisiana House Ways and Means Committee on Monday indefinitely deferred all tax reform bills for the legislative session, effectively killing the...

Jindal Uninjured After SUV Sideswiped By Truck

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) suffered no injuries on Sunday, after the SUV in which he was traveling was struck by a box truck at an intersection i...

Jindal Unveils Plan To Eliminate State Income Tax

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

By Nanette Byrnes March 14 (Reuters) - In a year in which sweeping tax reforms are on the table in several states, Louisiana's Bobby J...

Rubio's Response

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Jindal Program Creates Vouchers For Creationist Schools

Mother Jones | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

Thanks to a new law privatizing public education in Louisiana, Bible-based curriculum can now indoctrinate young, pliant minds with the good news of t...

Top Adviser Talks Romney VP Choice

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics

BATON ROUGE, La. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney could name his running mate by the end of the week, a top adviser said Monday. ...

Jindal Refutes Ulterior Motive In Book

Daily World | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In an interview Monday, he said he wrote it because "I'm worried, both as governor and a husband and a father about the direction of our country" and ...

Bobby Jindal Blasts Obama's Oil Spill Response

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While much has been made about former president George W. Bush's refusal to criticize President Obama in his recent book, apparently sitting governors...

Bush Vs. Jindal

The Hill's Ballot Box | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The release of Jindal's book, titled Real Hope, Real Change: New Conservative Solutions to Rescue America, has been pushed back to November....

Louisiana Bill Would Tie Tuition Increases To School's Performance

BusinessWeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Gov. Bobby Jindal's push for state lawmakers to give up their authority over public college tuition increases, if the schools improve their performanc...

Bobby Jindal MOCKS RNC Staffers: 'Stay Away From Bourbon Street' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal gave some choice advice to Republican National Committee staffers during his appearance at the Southern Republican Leaders...

Could The Spill Restore Jindal's Status In The GOP?

AP | KEVIN McGILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

VENICE, La. — It's a rough schedule for Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal – a near daily grind of military helicopter flights or roaring airboat...

Bobby Jindal Postpones Book Because Of Oil Spill

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Louisiana Gov.Bobby Jindal has postponed the publication of his planned policy book because of the Gulf Coast oil spill....

Jindal Booed Loudly At Obama Town Hall (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When President Obama mentioned Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal at his New Orleans town hall Thursday, the name was met with a resounding chorus of boos. ...

Jindal Takes Helicopter To Church At Taxpayer Expense

The Advocate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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 we...

Jindal Cashes In On Stimulus While Bashing It

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has reemerged after his disastrous State of the Union response prompted a brief sabbatical from the spotlight. In a Politi...

Bobby Jindal Inserts Himself In Health Care Debate: He's "Seen Enough"

Washington Post | Chris Cillizza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) will wade into the national debate over health care this week by penning op-eds in Politico and the Wall Street Journa...

Searching For Bobby Jindal

The Economist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MEANWHILE, whatever happened to Bobby Jindal? At one point he was the great hope of the GOP and now we hardly hear a word about him. The change dates ...

Obama Declares Himself President-For-Life (No Fooling!)

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

"I am ashamed at getting my stimulus bill passed so quickly. Republicans, those masters of bipartisanship, offered their sincere efforts to delay this bill for months and, I admit, I ignored them."

Jindal Spurns Obama's Jobless Aid as Mayor Pleads 'Help Me Now'

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ouisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, a Republican, cited fiscal responsibility when he turned down about $98 million in unemployment aid that was part of P...

Americans Can Do Anything: Jindal's Lack of Faith in Democracy (Part 1)

William K. Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William K. Black

One of the essential ways in which Americans work together is through the government programs that produced each of the triumphs Governor Jindal urges us to celebrate.

GOP Govs Raising Money Off Jindal's Speech

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican Governors Association liked Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's (R) Tuesday night speech enough to feature it in a new fundraising campaign -...