Category Archives: new orleans

Freedom Failed: The New Orleans Black Crime Wave

PK note: There will be two posts today. I’m in a vendetta kind-of-mood. Next week you’ll get The Walking Dead/Atlanta piece and a big article on why The Hunger Games is a vital book for understanding the world we live … Continue reading

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But Where’s Blackwater (XE)? Japan 2011 vs. New Orleans 2005

Visiting Drudgereport.com the past few days has been emotionally difficult. The devastation in Japan from the 9.0 earthquake is horrific, a powerful reminder that the forces of nature can never be tamed by man. Blackwater was needed after Katrina to make … Continue reading

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Katrina Turns 5: She’s Growing up so Fast!

What a birthday party! Over the weekend Hurricane Katrina turned five-years-old; and to commemorate this milestone much ink and television coverage was devoted to doting over her in the required, obligatory terms. The legacy of Katrina, said the President, must … Continue reading

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#51. The Nashville Flood

Natural disasters have the ability to bring out the best in people and in many cases, the worst. Tornadoes that level small towns draw families – whose every possession now litters roadways – together. In the seminal book Bowling Alone, … Continue reading

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#601. The New Orleans Saints Losing

Sports will always matter. People who refuse to acknowledge the power of sports in changing American minds and influencing individual perceptions lack a basic understanding of the world. Consider what Jackie Robinson did for Black people when he integrated baseball … Continue reading

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Haiti as a Real-Life District 9

Much has changed in the world since this site was launched. The God-like ability of one Mien Obama is apparently gone, and it appears his ascension to the presidency is but a Pyrrhic victory for Black people. The Haitian Earthquake … Continue reading

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