The Paradox of Calling Trump a Hero After Surviving Assassination Attempt
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by Evangeline
8h ago
Ironically, many Trump supporters and some in the media have hailed former President Donald Trump as a hero following a near-fatal incident he faced where he narrowly survived an assassination attempt at a campaign rally. This characterization is quite extraordinary, particularly among those who remember Trump’s history and public remarks, and considering Trump’s persistent cowardly attacks on his political opponents and our democracy. It is undeniably ironic to call Trump a hero. This is the same man who famously belittled Senator John McCain’s military service, saying, “He’s not a war hero ..read more
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Richard Simmons: New Orleans Will Always Love You
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by Evangeline
8h ago
By John Mathew Smith & www.celebrity-photos.com from Laurel Maryland, USA – Richard Simmons, CC BY-SA 2.0 It’s not easy to stand out in a city like New Orleans – one which has been filled with colorful characters since its founding more than 300 years ago. Nevertheless, fitness guru Milton Teagle Simmons – better known as Richard, the Crown Prince of Fitness – did stand out as one of the city’s most worshiped media celebrities. Born on July 12, 1948 in the Crescent City, Simmons passed away 76 years and one day later on July 13, 2024.   Sensitive to being overweight as a child, S ..read more
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Unlocking the Power of Philippine Outsourcing for Your Business
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by Evangeline
3d ago
In the increasingly interconnected global market, businesses always look for innovative strategies to boost productivity, cut costs, and stay competitive. Outsourcing has gained popularity as a preferred strategy, with the Philippines standing out as a top choice for these services. The country offers a unique blend of cost-effectiveness, skilled workforce, and cultural compatibility. This article will explore the benefits and strategic advantages of utilizing Philippine outsourcing services for businesses worldwide. Cost-Effective Solutions with High Standards One of the primary reasons comp ..read more
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Arts District New Orleans Announces 30th Anniversary of “Fidelity Bank White Linen Night”
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by Evangeline
3d ago
White Linen Night returns with ART, music, food, drinks, and fun in Downtown New Orleans  NEW ORLEANS (5 July 2024) – Arts District New Orleans (ADNO), the organization that founded the popular White Linen Night in 1994, is pleased to announce the 30th Anniversary celebration of the event on 3 August 2024, in conjunction with the First Saturday Gallery Openings. Fidelity Bank returns as the title sponsor of the event, which will take place from 5-10 p.m. on the 300-600 blocks of Julia Street and the 500 Block of Saint Joseph in the New Orleans’ historic Warehouse Arts District. Guests ar ..read more
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Big Freedia and Crescent Canna Launch Wobble Sparkling THC Energy Drink
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by Evangeline
3d ago
With 10 mg THC and 100 mg caffeine, these bubbles have bounce. NEW ORLEANS (July 11, 2024) — Big Freedia has teamed up with Crescent Canna, the New Orleans cannabis company, to create Wobble Sparkling THC Energy Drink, a delicious and energizing THC beverage with the perfect dose of bounce. “Get ready to wobble, baby,” says Big Freedia, the Queen Diva. “My new THC drink will make your taste buds explode!” Wobble Sparkling THC Energy Drink infuses Big Freedia’s favorite flavors with hemp-derived THC extract. 10 mg THC and 100 mg caffeine are boldly blended with ripe strawberries and ..read more
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Cascading Disasters During Hurricane Beryl Highlight Vulnerability of Gulf Coast Oil and Gas Infrastructure
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by Evangeline
4d ago
Venture Global’s Plans to Expand Gas Export Terminals on Coast Called into Question July 10, 2024 – Hurricane Beryl has exposed the fragility of the Gulf Coast’s oil and gas infrastructure, causing significant disruptions and environmental damage in Texas and Lake Charles. Several companies reported power outages, which led to the flaring of gasses at the facilities. Marathon Petroleum Corp. conducted “safe combustion of excess gasses” at its Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City, but did not disclose the volume or duration of the flaring. Formosa Plastics Corporation and Freeport LNG als ..read more
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Mother of Pearl Is New Riverbend Gem Serving Contemporary Comfort Food
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by Evangeline
4d ago
Mother of Pearl, 8132 Hampson St., is a year-old eatery in the Riverbend serving a unique menu of seafood delights and a few other surprises. Chef Walker Geoffray and his wife and partner Katie Morris, who also own Black Pearl Catering Company, own the restaurant.  Geoffray’s culinary journey is deeply rooted in the Riverbend neighborhood, where he was born and raised. His passion for cooking was ignited in his twenties while working at a catering company. In 2017, he and Morris, inspired by his parents’ entrepreneurial spirit (they own a frame shop on Oak St.), opened their catering com ..read more
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Free Admission Exhibition Explores the Historical Links Between Slavery and Mass Incarceration
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by Evangeline
5d ago
“Captive State” will open to visitors July 19  NEW ORLEANS (July 10, 2024) —After more than six years of research and preparation, the Historic New Orleans Collection (HNOC) will debut a limited-time exhibition titled “Captive State: Louisiana and the Making of Mass Incarceration” that examines the roots of the state’s current distinction as the incarceration capital of the world. The free exhibition will open to the public Friday, July 19, at 520 Royal St. in the French Quarter. Throughout Louisiana’s history, people in power have used systems of enslavement and inca ..read more
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Reflections on 4th of July Weekend: From the British Empire to Slavery to Plastic Pollution
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by Evangeline
6d ago
Photo source: Facebook The 4th of July has always represented many things to many people. As we celebrated, reflecting on the holiday’s history and its evolving significance in our nation was important. Holidays like this have developed multiple meanings, from American liberation to slavery liberation. In addition to the historical and cultural implications, these celebrations also presented a unique opportunity to reduce our use of harmful plastics that endanger our communities. In recent years, the meaning of the holiday was enriched by the recognition of Juneteenth, which became a federal h ..read more
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Weekly Horoscope // July 8th – July 14th
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by Evangeline
1w ago
Be sure to check your Sun, Moon, and Rising signs for maximum accuracy! Aries: Your creative energy is at an all time high this week! Mercury, in your 5th house of creativity and romance, is forming a sextile to Jupiter in your 3rd house of communication on Monday. Later in the week, Venus joins Mercury in your 5th house when it enters Leo, clearing away any creative blocks or stagnant energy in your love life. Shoot your shot with your crush or start that new project you’ve been dreaming about- your hot girl summer starts now! Taurus: Any financial issues that have been affecting your home l ..read more
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