Why White Democrats are Scarce in the South

Mary Landrieu just lost her Senate seat. Big time. She was the last of the white Democrats in the Deep South. And white Democrats are complaining that this is a racial issue. But that doesn’t make a whole lot of sense. Let’s just look at some demographics: Of all the people who reported as Black in Census 2000, 54 percent lived in the South, 19 percent lived in the Midwest, 18 percent lived in the Northeast and 10 percent lived in the West. So, more than half of the US’s black people, whom Read more […]

Senate Democrats KILL Keystone XL Pipeline – For Now…

Well, that’s it then. Senate Democrats have killed the Keystone XL Pipeline, which means that Republicans won’t have another chance to pass it until the new Congress in January. This should effectively kill Senator Mary Landrieu’s (D-LA) hopes of being reelected in December. Here’s the Roll Call of the vote if you’re interested…   Legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline was narrowly defeated by Senate Democrats Tuesday night after pro-pipeline lawmakers failed Read more […]

Senator Mary Landrieu thinks Democrats and Obama are Unpopular in Louisiana Because of Racism

This is probably not the best way for Senator Landrieu to win reelection… “To be very, very honest with you, the South has not always been the friendliest place to African-Americans. It’s been a difficult time for the president to present himself in a positive light as a leader. It’s not always been a good place for women to be able to present ourselves, it’s more of a conservative place.”   Read more […]