In late November 2016 my parents were visiting us for my son’s birthday. It was one week after Donald Trump won the Presidential election. My nerves were shot, optimism gone, and a fearful panic of the next four years consumed my thoughts. But not my Dad’s. My father was an English Literature Professor, for 37 […]
“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 […]
It’s how the headlines should have read on Sunday morning. Or maybe “PEOPLE FINALLY VOTING IN LOUISIANA” considering we had a massive turnout of over 50% of all eligible voters in the run-off this past Saturday. Due to this, we have re-elected a Democrat Governor for the first time in over 40 years. And nationally […]
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 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. […]
This week, in honor of the electoral battle for the House of Representatives, Big Easy Magazine took a look at the Congressional race for Louisiana’s First District.
On October 22, 2018, Big Easy Magazine hosted a forum with the progressive candidates vying for Louisiana’s 1st and 2nd congressional seats.
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