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August 29, 2018 - 11:30 am
Thirteen years ago, a disaster hit New Orleans that would have a lasting impact on the city’s culture. It was August 29, 2005 when Hurricane Katrina crashed into the Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama Gulf Coast. New Orleans was devastated more by the failure of the protective levee system than...
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August 28, 2018 - 11:22 am
I have this vision of a priest entering the confessional in his parish church, kneeling down and saying, “Forgive me father for I have sinned.” Then the priest jumps to the other side, opens the sliding panel and says, “What are your sins, my son?” Do the predatory priests confess their sexual...
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August 27, 2018 - 11:00 am
Reaction to the passing of Senator John McCain confirmed the depth of America’s great political divide. Death has a way to bringing people together by inviting a reflection of the good side of a person. In death, there is often the tendency to think more about the good a person contributed than the...
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August 23, 2018 - 1:24 pm
President Trump has successfully launched and maintained a steady campaign of “us vs. them” as a way of uniting the base of the Republican Party behind him. Illegal immigration has been successfully promoted by Trump and Republicans as a problem that distinguishes Republicans from Democrats...
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August 22, 2018 - 11:13 am
Trump loyalists who consider themselves true conservatives face numerous challenges and blatant ideological contradictions. On the same day President Trump’s personal attorney and “fixer,” Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to charges related to the 2016 presidential campaign and, in the process,...
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August 21, 2018 - 10:13 pm
One of the reasons we enjoy reliving past experiences is that those experiences confirm who we are and where we are today. Reunions serve as mile markers on our journey down life’s highway. We learn more about where we are when we see where we have been. This weekend’s “Back To The Bounty” reunion...
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August 21, 2018 - 12:44 pm
I love New Orleans, but... New Orleans may be the most tradition-rich city in America. The city is older than the country, and the many cultures that contributed to the foundation of New Orleans helped create a unique cultural landscape that continues to place New Orleans at the top of the list of...
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August 19, 2018 - 12:08 am
The music that defined the decade of the 80s is special, not only to those who witnessed its popularity, but also younger generations that were not even born until the fad of the 80s had passed. So why have younger generations adopted 80s music as their own? Different genres are part of every...
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August 15, 2018 - 1:26 pm
The Catholic Church’s judgment of same-sex marriage is standing in the way of the contrition necessary to earn back the credibility lost through the fallible practice of protecting pedophile priests. At the time news broke that an Indianapolis Catholic school had issued an ultimatum to a high...
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August 13, 2018 - 11:24 am
How far have we come in easing racial tension in America? The movie “BlacKKKlansman” opened in theaters nationwide this weekend, which was the 1-year anniversary of the protests and riots in Charlottesville, VA that left 3 dead and numerous injured. The movie ends with actual video of the news...
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