A Swingers Convention in a Pandemic: Seems Like a Great Idea – Not!

November 20, 2020

Some things just go together! Peanut butter and jelly, Mardi Gras and beads, and swingers conventions and pandemics.  Right?  Wrong.  In some of the worst room reading since Donald Trump professed his undying love for Kim Jong Un, a swingers convention was held in New Orleans this week. During a pandemic.  No during a SPIKE […]

CANCELLED: No New Orleans Mardi Gras Parades This Year

November 17, 2020

  Put away your tutus, ladders, and signs, there will be no Mardi Gras parades in New Orleans in 2021. While this news is devastating for parade-lovers, and more importantly, New Orleans business owners, it’s not exactly surprising.  The US has surged in COVID cases over the last week, and our amount of cases is […]

Coronavirus – The Race to Find a Vaccine

October 28, 2020

2020 has been a year like no other. From the circulation of rumors in early January of a novel Coronavirus appearing (allegedly) in Wuhan, China to social distancing, travel restrictions and eventual global lockdowns, this year will be long in the memory – unfortunately, for all the wrong reasons.  As nations around the globe continue […]

Electionland 2020: USPS Mailers, Pandemic Voting, Get Out the Vote Efforts and More

September 26, 2020

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. New From ProPublica No Democrats Allowed: A Conservative Lawyer Holds Secret Voter Fraud Meetings With State Election Officials The Heritage Foundation’s Hans von Spakovsky, whose work about voting fraud has been discredited, […]

Unemployment Crisis in Louisiana During Covid-19

September 1, 2020

  “New Orleans is slowly bleeding to death. I don’t know how much longer my job will be able to continue leaking.” It’s a desperate statement, from a New Orleanian on Twitter, that’s all too familiar to those who depend on businesses being open, and life returning to some semblance of normal, in order to […]

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