Posted: October 17, 2014 by Christopher J. Gary in 2014 elections, louisiana, mary landrieu, rob maness
Chris McDaniel is endorsing and helping Rob Maness in his bid for Louisiana U.S. Senate.
Republican Maness faces incumbent Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu and Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy in a race that is expected to go to a runoff, with Maness polling behind the other two.
The tea party backed Maness campaign in its announcement called McDaniel “the top vote getter in the Mississippi U.S. Senate primary race.”
McDaniel lost the Mississippi GOP primary to incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran, but is challenging the loss in court.
via McDaniel helping Maness in Louisiana race.
Posted: October 17, 2014 by Christopher J. Gary in 2014 elections, bill cassidy, louisiana, senate
Posted: September 5, 2014 by Christopher J. Gary in minimum wage
Here’s what $15 an hour at McDonald’s is going to get you…………………
The company’s robot can “slice toppings like tomatoes and pickles immediately before it places the slice onto your burger, giving you the freshest burger possible.” The robot is “more consistent, more sanitary, and can produce ~360 hamburgers per hour.” That’s one burger every 10 seconds.
via Momentum Machines Burger Robot – Business Insider.
Posted: August 28, 2014 by Christopher J. Gary in mary landrieu
“Let’s call it what it is: She doesn’t live in New Orleans,” said Cassidy, who owns a home in Baton Rouge and a condominium in Washington. “She has an address she uses for voting purposes. . . . She literally no longer lives here. She belongs in Washington, D.C. She just chooses Louisiana to get reelected.”
via Landrieu claims parents’ home as her own, raising questions of Louisiana residency – The Washington Post.
Posted: August 13, 2014 by Christopher J. Gary in iberia parish, iberia parish council
David Ditch announces his candidacy for Iberia Parish President
NEW IBERIA, LA, AUGUST 13, 2014…David Ditch announced today his intention to seek the office of Iberia Parish President. The election will be held in the fall of 2015. Ditch is the current Iberia Parish council member representing District 7.
“I would like to thank the residents of District 7 that elected me to serve them nearly three years ago. As your next Parish President I look forward to not only representing you, but also the rest of the great citizens of this Parish.” said Ditch. “I would also like to thank my wife for the commitment and support she has given me as a parish councilman and actively encouraging me to take this step.”
As a small businessman, David Ditch has created thousands of jobs locally in the oil, gas and healthcare sector. He has been an outspoken advocate for the elderly and senior citizens, providing free community education on elder care issues. Iberia Parish’s next President not only needs to operate the office in a fiscally responsible and professional manner, he must champion both economic and community development. Ditch’s past experience as a job creator, administrator and community servant have has prepared him for the leadership necessary to move this parish forward.
“While our parish is positioned well to continue to be a player in the energy sector, our community remains plagued by social, political and environmental concerns. I plan to work diligently to create a plan which will enable our children and grandchildren the opportunity to call Iberia Parish home for generations to come.” stated Ditch. “A new path forward must be forged to enable and empower every resident of this great Parish to have a part in its success. I have shown and will continue to show my ability and willingness to create an Iberia Parish we can be proud of,” Ditch added.
Ditch holds a B.S.in Management and an M.B.A. degree from Ourso College of Business at LSU. He He is the son of Iberia Parish Coroner Dr. Carl Ditch and Lynn Ditch. David and his wife Jessica have two children, Kate Avery and Walker. He is an avid outdoorsman, little league and soccer coach. David is a past board member of Kiwanis, PepperPlex, Bourgeois 2030 and Ducks Unlimited. For more information visit http://www.ditchforparishpresident.com.