Poor Republicans, Let’s Talk

October 21, 2019

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 […]

Guest Editorial: What A President Is Supposed To Do

July 31, 2019

It was early September 2005. About a week after we were hit by Hurricane Katrina and the levees failed, President George W. Bush, who was a little late coming here but he was here now, gave a speech in front of St Louis Cathedral. Most of the City was still in darkness, and still deep […]

Uniquely New Orleans: A Guide to Short-Term Potholes

July 31, 2019

Property values continue to skyrocket, and as Airbnbs turn the city into one big short-term rental, everyone’s rent is going up as well. However, many smart New Orleanians are discovering a great solution to both Long-Term Rentals and Short-Term Rentals(STRs) as well. Or as Jeffrey Rogers put it, “After STRs took over my neighborhood, I […]

Levees: The Cause of Land Loss?

July 16, 2019

I have often heard people blame the levees for the land loss crisis here in Southeast Louisiana. Like they were a curse that starved the wetlands of sediment that originally built this Delta over a period of 3000 years.  The word “levee” presumably is French for “raised.” It was the great flood of 1927 which […]

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