- Comment 1853 days ago
"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 1859 days ago
"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 1867 days ago
"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 1868 days ago
"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…
- Comment 1874 days ago
Commented on rhetticus_finch's post:
"Parade of Fools"
I hear you. I just don't see Mitch as bringing any significant change. It's sort of like saying, "Well, he probably won't be as bad as the last guy. Let's just be safe and keep the same tired ole political structure that we've had for the last 30 years. We…
- Blog Post 1874 days ago
So I've been reading up on mayoral candidates and the forums and whatnot lately. Dear Lord, these are our choices? I mean, we say that for every election but this one is actually important. Now, I should not be too quick to denounce all candidates because I'm not thoroughly familiar…
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