Around 8:45 am Sunday morning, we broke the story that the mayor of Kenner had attempted to ban Nike products from all city recreational facilities. We received a copy of an internal City of Kenner memo and posted it on our Facebook page. According to the document, not only did the mayor want to ensure no […]
BURNING DOWN THE HOUSE: Bucs Torch Saints Defense — But Was It Just One “Bad Game” or a Sign of Big Trouble?September 10, 2018
By Barry Hirstius – Contributing Writer The New Orleans Saints were just one fluke play away from the NFC Championship Game last season, and came into yesterday’s 2018 Regular Season Opening Game at the Superdome against division rival Tampa Bay with high expectations to make it to Super Bowl 53 next February. However, the Buccaneers were expected to […]
The city of Kenner is attempting to ban Nike purchases from all city recreation programs. In a memo released on September 5, Mayor E. Ben Zhan III states that effective immediately, any booster club operating out of any Kenner recreation facility must have all apparel and gear purchases approved by the city. Further, the memo […]
Past policies, beyond bickering and right at the doorstep of our inner child, this is The Progressive’s Weekend! It can be difficult, narrowing down and choosing a good event for a good progressive to attend, let alone three, and let alone in New Orleans – a city that rarely ever sleeps. There’s always something to […]
My mother said I didn’t cry as a baby, lately I don’t cry as a woman, where do my tears go? Have I placed them somewhere in the care of another? Somewhere under someone’s covers? Or their sheets? With smell of frankincense and amber on the parts where my nose would be […]
Cold is important. I only truly feel alive when it’s cold outside. When it’s cold, I can bundle up. I can add layers to warm myself. I can commiserate with others and hold them close. When it’s hot and humid, I can only push others away. I want to escape my skin. The […]
By Barry Hirstius – Contributing Writer The New Orleans Saints will open their 2018 NFL Regular Season schedule this Sunday, when they host their NFC South division rivals, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Kickoff is slated for 12 noon Central time, and the game will be televised regionally by FOX. Coming into this game, […]
“The system is broken.” We hear and read the above line all the time, in reference to malpractices and injustices within government and business, when it seems there is no real answer. The line is a falsehood. Stating that a method of control is broken suggests that it was perfect at some point. Who are […]
This month, we have an interview with Democratic congressional candidate Tammy Savoie. I chat with her about the personality she carries, the ideas she has and her overall spirit for this state and country.
Patriotism is defined as “love for or devotion to one’s country”. For the Saints and the ‘Who Dat Nation’ fan-base however, they’ve recently found out the definition of that word at times, can mean many different things to many different people.
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