Last summer, I broke up a fight between two men near my Los Angeles home, and last night I stood between a man and a woman who were quarreling loudly in the street outside a friend’s home in New Orleans. A few moments earlier, the man had hit his girlfriend so hard that she landed… Continue reading The Dangerous NOPD
This is the fourth post in a mult-part series on The Magic of New Orleans. Part I: Bon Jovi and Cats; Part 2: Saturday Night on Frenchmen; Part 3: Remarkable People. Los Angeles freeways are jammed with pricey European sports cars alongside beat-up compacts from the 1980s and the latest in hybrid technology. Yellow cabs and black Towncars fill the streets of New… Continue reading The Magic of New Orleans: Superman, Lucky Charms, and Bible Scriptures
Health care in New Orleans was in a state of crisis after the city flooded in 2005, and government officials responded by permanently closing Charity Hospital, the largest pre-Katrina medical provider.
It’s been five years since Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast, and the average American knows almost nothing about the atrocities that occurred in New Orleans: political corruption and abuse; disaster profiteering; overt racism; and murder.
But I take exception to Times reporter, Jonathan Dee’s claim that “sissy bounce…creates an atmosphere of sexual liberation — for women.”