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Category Archives: New Orleans

Why Houston Doesn’t Need Federal Flood Relief (In Four Charts)

Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, In his article today, Christopher Westley noted that Texas's economy — when measured by GDP — is larger than Canada's. In other words: If Texas were an independent country, it would be the world's 10th largest economy (totaling $1.6 trillion), and its citizens would be more than capable […]

Katrina Commander Slams Harvey Response: ‘Stop Patting Yourselves on the Back’; This is ‘Amateur Hour’

Content originally published at iBankCoin.com Lt. Gen. Honore was in charge of the Katrina response in New Orleans 12 years ago and warned CNN’s Eric Burnett that ‘night is coming’ — saying it was going to get a lot worse before it got better. Honore carefully crafted his words and slammed the response in Houston […]

Paul Craig Roberts On “The Weaponization Of History And Journalism”

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, "…we don’t need no stinkin’ facts…" In the United States, facts, an important element of truth, are not important. They are not important in the media, politics, universities, historical explanations, or the courtroom. Non-factual explanations of the collapse of three World Trade Center buildings are served up as the official […]

When The Butterfly Flaps Its Wings…

Authored by James Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, It remains to be seen what the impact will be from Mother Nature putting the nation’s fourth largest city out-of-business. And for how long? It’s possible that Houston will never entirely recover from Hurricane Harvey. The event may exceed the physical damage that Hurricane Katrina did to New […]

Brien Lundin: If They Don’t Want You To Own It, You Probably Should

Authored by Adam Taggart via PeakProsperity.com, We're living through the most extraordinary period of monetary manipulation in all of human history. It’s as widespread as it is delusional. One of the most perplexing mysteries to us is that right as the Federal Reserve embarked on QE3 — which was a huge, enormous, $85 billion a […]

Vending Machines Are The Latest Threat To US Retailers

US retailers just can’t catch a break. In a bid to undercut US-based brands, “fast fashion” purveyor Uniqlo announced this week that it will begin selling its clothes in vending machines, a common practice in Japan, where Uniqlo’s owner, Fast Retailing Co., is based. All told, the company plans to open 10 machines in and […]

How The CIA Came To Doubt The Official Story Of JFK’s Murder

By Philip Shenon and Larry Sabato via Politico Magazine, After the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in November 1963, the CIA appeared eager, even desperate, to embrace the version of events being offered by the FBI, the Secret Service and other parts of the government. The official story: that a delusional misfit and self-proclaimed […]

Will Trump Release The Missing JFK Files?

Authored by Philip Shenon via Politico.com, The nation’s conspiracy-theorist-in-chief is facing a momentous decision. Will President Donald Trump allow the public to see a trove of thousands of long-secret government files about the event that, more than any other in modern American history, has fueled conspiracy theories – the 1963 assassination of President John F. […]

Snipers Protect Workers In New Orleans As They Remove Confederate Statue

Via TheAntiMedia.org, Sometimes the headline says it all. On Monday, the Washington Post ran an article titled “New Orleans removes a tribute to ‘the lost cause of the Confederacy’ — with snipers standing by.” The piece opens: “On the same day that some southern states were honoring their rebel heritage, masked workers in 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 […]