Stand Your Ground. Can We Stop Lying to Ourselves?

Anonymous 1 it’s really very simple, if you don’t want to get shot – don’t start violence. If someone is rude to you because you are in a handicapped spot, its not ok to shove them. He escalated that confrontation to physical violence and that’s the repercussion. Is it unfortunate? absolutely – that whole situation…

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Halloween: Culture is not a costume

Halloween in New Orleans is an adult affair. The costumes range from non-existent to incredibly over the top creative. Both last year and this year, Halloween has fallen on a weekday so a lot of people went out on the Saturday before. I went to frenchmen st. both times, and the sheer volume of people…

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Contradictions are Overwhelming

I already didn’t want to be in my own apartment because my roommates wanted to have this house party. It was originally gonna be themed “climate change” which [thankfully] got nixed in the 11th hour. But I have roommates who straight-faced can tell me how you can’t really live comfortably off of $30,000 a year.…

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