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Category Archives: New Orleans

10 Selfless Acts Amid Terrible Tragedies That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

Authored by Joshua Krause via ReadyNutrition.com, Preppers aren’t exactly known for having much faith in humanity. If they did, they probably wouldn’t become preppers in the first place. They know how people behave when the chips are down. They know how quickly civilized people can turn into vicious animals when they haven’t eaten for a […]

Home-Flipping Profits Just Hit An All Time High: These 10 States Offer The Highest Return Potential

That most distinct remnant of the 2006 housing bubble – home flipping – is not only back, it is more profitable than ever. According to a new report by ATTOM Data Solutions and RealtyTrac,193,009 single family homes and condos were flipped — defined as sold in an arms-length transfer for the second time within a […]

Vehicle Plows Into New Orleans Mardi Gras Parade, Injuring 28; Driver In Custody

At least 28 people were injured on Saturday evening after a pickup plowed into a crowd during a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, police said according to WDSU.  New Orleans Police Department spokeswoman Ambria Washington said that “initial reports show so far that about a dozen people are in critical condition.” She added that […]

How Half Of America Lost Its F**king Mind

Authored by David Wong, originally posted at Cracked.com, I'm going to explain the Donald Trump phenomenon in three movies. And then some text. There's this universal shorthand that epic adventure movies use to tell the good guys from the bad. The good guys are simple folk from the countryside … Lionsgate Films … while the […]

It’s Time We Crush The Putrid Roach Motels Of Philanthro-Crony-Capitalism

Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Philanthro-crony-capitalist corruption in the U.S. has reached levels that put Lower Slobovia to shame. Granted, the fantasy of philanthrocapitalism is appealing: take a bunch of fabulously successful entrepreneurial billionaires, grant their foundations tax-free status, and then unleash them on the world as philanthropists who will solve problems by applying the incentives […]

If You’re A Kid Living In New Orleans, Move To Salt Lake City!

In the long-standing psychology debate on nature versus nurture, the question is whether it is our genes or our experiences that hold the keys to our future. As Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins notes, the short answer to this question, according to many of today’s scientists and psychologists, is that nature and nurture are always working […]

Two Of The World’s 20 Most Violent Cities Are In America

Out of the world's 50 most violent cities, 41 are in Latin America including 21 in Brazil. As Statista's Nial McCarthy write, The Mexico Citizens Council for Public Security releases its findings on the homicide rate in cities with populations over 300,000 every year. The infographic below shows the world's top 20 cities, with Caracas, in the socialist utopia […]

Floods? Watch This Prepper Save His Home From Encroaching Water

If the water is climbing up, there is generally nothing you can do about your home, business or property. Louisiana is experiencing this first-hand as a reported 20,000 people have been rescued – some dramatically – and countless others have been endangered from what turned out to be a flash flood of almost biblical proportions. […]

Sheriff Raids House To Find Anonymous Blogger Who Called Him Corrupt

Authored by Naomi LaChance, originally posted at TheIntercept.com, After a watchdog blog repeatedly linked him and other local officials to  corruption and fraud, the Sheriff of Terrebone Parish in Louisiana on Tuesday sent six deputies to raid a police officer’s home to seize computers and other electronic devices. Sheriff Jerry Larpenter’s deputies submitted affidavits alleging […]

America’s One-Party Government

Submitted by Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic-Culture.org Today’s United States is a more realistic version of the type of society that George Orwell fictionally described in his allegorical novel 1984. Like in 1984, the American public don’t know that they’re merely the tools of some unseen aristocracy who manipulate them by fear of ‘the other’, some […]