“Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.” ― Mark Twain The entirety of the Trump era is despised by 55% of Americans – deeply, and it’s only getting worse. But I suggest that we may be looking at this wrong. Trump’s dark side has been slowly […]
If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to run a racist goblin with no knowledge, experience, or interest in understanding the nuances of state and local government, you have a friend in Eddie Rispone.
Oak Street Po-Boy Festival: The Monetization of a previously-“free” street festival, honoring the po-boyNovember 4, 2019
I just came back from the 2019 Oak Street Po-Boy Festival. Up until about two years ago, the festival had no entrance fee of any kind. All people had to do was buy a po-boy and something to drink, from one of the many food and drink stands set up along Oak Street. The po-boys […]
Alvin Kamara. Vonn Bell. David Onyemata. Eli Apple. Those are just a small sample of current players the New Orleans Saints will have to put some money to the side for in order to re-sign them to new contracts and remain in NOLA as key contributors for the organization. But now the Black and Gold […]
An amazing thing happened to the New Orleans Saints on their way to a (7-1) win-loss record, a two-and-a-half game lead in the NFC South Division, and the current #2 overall Playoff seed in the National Football Conference. But it happened to be something that the prognosticators and soothsayers that cover the National Football League […]
I know we enjoy gloating about the hot mess that is the Republican Party these days. Former GOP presidents warning the president about the people he places in his administration; and a former GOP speaker of the house saying “there is no Republican […]
I’m a devout Christian who was raised in the Full Gospel denomination with Pentecostal tradition. I understand quite well how our faith and beliefs can influence our world view, political ideology, and our vote. Our end goal is to get into heaven on the basis of our life choices here on Earth. However, until we […]
I hope it was a wake-up call. Republicans now have super majorities, despite runoffs, in both the House and the Senate and they will use this to dictate what happens for the next four yearsincluding the intensely import 2020 census redistricting. Once again, Republicans are free to gerrymander us even further for the next decade. […]
Gentrification is a term associated with the displacement of the poor in an area through various means and methods with the idea of raising property values, decreasing crime, and generally making the area more attractive to wealthier potential residents or investors. The idea has been around for a long time, in one form or another, […]
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