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  • Comment  1658 days ago

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    "John Georges … In Blackface?"

    Correction: Meant to say New Orleans Tribune endorsed him. LA Weekly endorsed Landrieu. Both are African American periodicals. Tribune is a bit more on the militant side.

  • Comment  1658 days ago

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    "John Georges … In Blackface?"

    Any comment that discusses Georges' racist past or links to a site with the photos is quickly scrubbed from nola.com's comment boards. Hmmm. WBOK has been quiet about this(unless they picked it up today) and has been a lot gentler with Georges than most other candidates. Hmmmmm. Louisiana Weekly endorses…

  • Comment  1664 days ago

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    "FEMA to award $474,750,898 to rebuild Charity Hospital"

    Anyone who has worked with FEMA's public assistance program could tell you that they use inexperienced bureaucrats to make extremely lowballed estimates. Unfortunately most state and local agencies are broke and can't but afford to take FEMA's measly scraps. Thankfully that didn't happen in this case. A new medical corridor…

  • Comment  1673 days ago

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    "To Make An Unfair Leap"

    To answer both your questions: No. I know I'm in the minority, but if you take out all the campaign pandering, fearmongering, and pure B.S.ing, you are pretty much left with 2 candidates - Perry & Couhig At this point I may vote for Manny 'Chevrolet' Bruno.

  • Comment  1673 days ago

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    "About Not Being From Here"

    An interesting topic. Here's a native's perspective on that issue: First, the condescesion runs both ways. I grew up in Metairie. Once that utterance clears my lips, you can see the "carpetbaggers" eyes' begin to roll. Many, certainly not all, of the newcomers (meaning anyone who was not raised in…

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