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  • How George Soros used a natural disaster to implant his deadly social engineering agenda in New Orleans

    03/26/2022 1:55:13 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 16 replies
    World Tribune ^ | March 25, 2022 | Joe Schaeffer
    A 73-year-old woman was murdered in New Orleans on March 21. Linda Frickey died during a particularly horrific violent carjacking.WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge, La. reports:Four juveniles are charged with murder after they allegedly stole a woman’s car and then drove off with her dragging behind the vehicle. The crime happened early Monday afternoon in the Mid-City area of New Orleans. Witnesses said the attackers pulled 73-year-old Linda Frickey from her vehicle, but she became stuck as the car took off. New Orleans Police Superintendent Shaun Ferguson said Frickey was dragged for a “significant distance” before her arm eventually detached from...
  • Double murder suspect, out on bond, murdered while heading to court (NOLA)

    03/25/2022 5:17:39 PM PDT · by FreedomPoster · 71 replies
    WLOX 13 ^ | Mar. 24, 2022 at 6:57 PM EDT | Rob Masson
    NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A crime watchdog raises concerns about the snowball effect of crime, after Wednesday’s murder of a man who was out on bond, in spite of two second-degree murder charges pending against him. Hollis Carter was killed in Gentilly, after his arrest for the murders of an Edna Karr High School student and his sister last March. 21-year-old Carter was shot to death Wednesday morning in front of a place that has trained dozens of ministers. “When they heard it everybody turned and they saw a gentleman standing out with his rifle pointing in the car,” said...
  • Powerful Tornado hits Southeast New Orleans

    03/22/2022 6:59:32 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 26 replies
    BREAKING: New Orleans Fire Department requesting major EMS response following large tornado. Reports of injuries and people trapped. Damage significant in parts of Arabi and Lower Ninth Ward.
  • Reports of people trapped by debris in St. Bernard Parish after tornado (New Orleans tornado)

    03/22/2022 6:59:25 PM PDT · by texas booster · 4 replies
    NOLA Website ^ | 03/22/2022 | Bob Warren
    Following a tornado that plowed across the Arabi area of St. Bernard Parish Tuesday night, parish officials said there were mutltiple injuries and several reports of people trapped in their homes. "We have reports of people that are trapped," St. Bernard Parish Sheriff Jimmy Pohlmann said. "We're in the area doing assessments now." Parish President Guy McGinnis said there were reports of people trapped inside bathrooms in their homes. The tornado struck Arabi, in a south to north direction, McGinnis said. Asked about damage, McGinnis said a this point it appears to be extensive.
  • 'One of the most grotesque, surreal, horrific things I’ve ever seen' (New Orleans woman dragged to death)

    03/22/2022 9:49:43 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 108 replies
    WWL TV 4 ^ | March 21 | Mike McDaniel
    NEW ORLEANS — Monday afternoon, Austin Northcott knew something was wrong in his Mid-City neighborhood. “I heard screaming, like you’re about to die sort of scream,” said Northcott. “Just not a normal scream.” Those screams were from 73-year-old Linda Frickey, who police say was carjacked and dragged to death by her own SUV. Witnesses say it happened when a vehicle pulled up next to her parked SUV in the 300 block of N. Scott Street.
  • Plane carrying Trump reportedly made emergency landing in New Orleans

    03/09/2022 5:12:45 PM PST · by bitt · 34 replies
    nypost ^ | 3/9/2022 | mark moore
    Former President Donald Trump’s plane experienced engine failure and had to make an emergency landing Saturday in New Orleans, where he had just delivered a speech at a Republican National Committee-hosted event, according to reports.​​ The plane​ ran into trouble over the Gulf of Mexico after leaving New Orleans en route to Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla. and the pilot decided to turn around, Politico and the Washington Post reported Wednesday. ​Audio between the pilot and air traffic control indicated that the landing was described as “emergency in nature,” Politico reported, citing a source who had been briefed...
  • Irma Thomas, a Soul Queen Far Beyond New Orleans

    02/18/2022 10:23:19 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    New York Times ^ | 2/17/22 | Giovanni Russonello
    As she turns 81, the singer whose intimacy matches her grandeur is the subject of a public television documentary, “Irma: My Life in Music.”The singer Irma Thomas has long been known as the Soul Queen of New Orleans, a title that feels both richly deserved and far too provincial. Her songs never topped the Billboard pop chart, but they did climb it. And even today, they’re covered by bar bands and in blues jams across the country. Still, if the title suggests a mix of regality and relatability, it makes decent sense. Irma Thomas is, first and foremost, a straight...
  • Police arrest man suspected of carjacking woman at Costco last week, injuring her(Soros DA Strikes Again)

    02/06/2022 10:42:36 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 18 replies
    man suspected of carjacking a woman who was left with a fractured skull has been arrested by the New Orleans Police Department. Tyrese Harris, 18, was booked on charges of attempted armed robbery, armed robbery with a firearm, principal to carjacking, aggravated criminal damage to property, illegal use of a weapon and illegal carrying of weapons. The arrest is in connection with Tuesday's carjacking of Kelleye Rhein, a local real estate agent and mother of two, at the Costco store on South Carrollton Avenue while she was pumping gas. Rhein was pumping gas on the passenger side of her vehicle...
  • Mysterious boom source still unknown, but data narrows down location

    02/01/2022 7:47:04 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 25 replies
    WWL ^ | January 27, 2022
    NEW ORLEANS — We might have a better idea of where the mysterious boom came from Tuesday night. People all across the city, and even beyond, reported heard a loud "boom" that even shook some homes, but no one has been able to answer what it was. While we cannot confirm the exact cause, a data analyst believes he knows the general area it came from. Using about six surveillance videos from all across the city, he calculated how long it took the sound to reach each person's home. All of his findings intersected in one spot. "I think it...
  • Mysterious loud boom shook homes in New Orleans overnight

    02/01/2022 7:37:18 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 25 replies
    Residents from Algiers to the Gentilly neighborhoods say they heard what sounded like an explosion. Residents in the Marigny and Bywater areas told the Times-Picayune | New Orleans Advocate that the explosion shook their homes around 11:15 p.m. The New Orleans police and the fire department said they received several calls reporting the explosion, but neither department has confirmed a cause. Some residents speculated that the sonic boom could have been caused by a meteorite crashing into earth. A similar event was reported in Pennsylvania on New Year's Day.
  • Brad Pitt wanted to help New Orleans recover from Hurricane Katrina — but those affordable homes turned into another disaster

    01/31/2022 2:07:40 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 81 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | Jan. 31, 2022 | Judith Keller
    Only 6 of the 109 homes remain in reasonably good shapeBrad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation built 109 eye-catching and affordable homes in New Orleans for a community where many people were displaced by damage wrought by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Now this housing development is in disarray. The vast majority of the recently constructed homes are riddled with construction-related problems that have led to mold, termites, rotting wood, flooding and other woes. At least six are boarded up and abandoned. Many residents have filed lawsuits that are still pending. That is, a nonprofit that built houses with input from...
  • Sean Payton stepping away from Saints in NFL stunner

    01/26/2022 6:56:33 AM PST · by Red Badger · 30 replies
    https://nypost.com ^ | January 25, 2022 2:10pm | By Greg Joyce
    Sean Payton has plenty of options for how he will spend next fall, but one will not be coaching the New Orleans Saints. The longtime head coach announced Tuesday that he is stepping down from his job with the Saints after 16 years at the helm, and while he isn’t ruling out coaching again, he said his plans “are not to be coaching in 2022.” “I don’t know what’s next and it kind of feels good,” Payton said Tuesday during a heartfelt press conference. “I don’t like the word retirement. … I still have a vision for doing things in...
  • Masks Forever: New Orleans Reimplements Mask Mandate

    01/12/2022 2:55:37 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/12/2022 | Hannah Bleau
    New Orleans, Louisiana, is one of the latest areas of the country to reimplement a mask mandate, nearly two years after the start of the Chinese coronavirus pandemic. New Orleans Health Director Dr. Jennifer Avegno made the announcement on Tuesday, giving the city a day’s notice before the coming change.
  • UK Does Not Advise “Vaccines” for 5-11 Year Olds, While the US Starts to MANDATE Them

    12/24/2021 11:54:14 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    NOQ Report ^ | 12/24/2021 | Vinay Prasad
    It is always instructive to highlight differences in the vaccination policies between nations. After all, the clinical trials that guide these decisions are the same across nations.Yet, different experts can view the same risk-benefit decisions differently, or view uncertainty differently. In my mind, there is clearly a problem if one nation advises AGAINST doing something while another location MANDATES it. I think we should all agree that this makes no sense. One should not deploy the brute force power of the mandate if a decision is sufficiently debatable that another nation literally advises against it.This already happened with LA County’s...
  • Biden's 'infrastructure czar' is a total incompetent: This guy will oversee $1.2 trillion in "infrastructure" spending. His record as mayor of New Orleans is appalling

    12/17/2021 9:15:50 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/17/2021 | Jeff Crouere
    prisingly, most of the funds will be spent on projects that have nothing to do with infrastructure. With this appointment and the resulting media attention, Landrieu's stock is rising so fast that CNN has just added him to the list of potential Democrat party presidential candidates in 2024. Does Landrieu deserve all this hype? Certainly not when considering his performance as mayor of New Orleans. For eight years, Landrieu was a disaster as mayor. The list of his failures is too numerous to document, but here are a few of the lowlights. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) suffered a...
  • Cruise ship with COVID infections docks in New Orleans

    12/05/2021 1:43:23 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 32 replies
    The hill ^ | 12/05/2021 | Monique Beals
    A Norwegian Cruise Line ship arrived in New Orleans on Sunday with several passengers and crew members who have contracted COVID-19. The Norwegian Breakaway departed from New Orleans on Nov. 28 and made stops in Belize, Honduras and Mexico, the state's department of health said.
  • Ex-stripper accused of sexually abusing boy, dog lands 20 years behind bars

    11/23/2021 2:28:16 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 46 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/23/2021 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    A New Orleans ex-stripper who was accused of sexually abusing a 4-year-old boy and having sex with a dog has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Angeline Lodice, 33, of Old Jefferson pleaded guilty Monday to forcible rape, possession of child pornography involving a juvenile under 13 and sexual battery, according to court records cited by NOLA.com. Lodice — who deputies said previously worked as a stripper at a Bourbon Street club in New Orleans — had been jailed since her October 2014 arrest after the boy’s father contacted sheriff’s officials.
  • Below a Mountain of Wealth, a River of Waste

    12/27/2005 4:58:53 AM PST · by liberallarry · 85 replies · 1,276+ views
    New York Times ^ | December 27, 2005 | JANE PERLEZ and RAYMOND BONNER
    JAKARTA, Indonesia - The closest most people will ever get to remote Papua, or the operations of Freeport-McMoRan, is a computer tour using Google Earth to swoop down over the rain forests and glacier-capped mountains where the American company mines the world's largest gold reserve. With a few taps on a keyboard, satellite images quickly reveal the deepening spiral that Freeport has bored out of its Grasberg mine as it pursues a virtually bottomless store of gold hidden inside. They also show a spreading soot-colored bruise of almost a billion tons of mine waste that the New Orleans-based company has...
  • Biden Admin Set to Auction Off Over 80 Million Acres to Oil and Gas Drilling Companies

    11/15/2021 5:04:19 PM PST · by Libloather · 38 replies
    Newsweak ^ | 11/15/21 | Jack Dutton
    The Biden administration is preparing to sell off more than 80 million acres of the Gulf of Mexico to oil and gas drilling companies in the largest federal offshore drilling auction in U.S. history—less than a week after the UN climate change conference COP26, where nearly 200 nations promised to reduce fossil fuel emissions. The annual Gulf of Mexico lease sale is planned for November 17 in New Orleans. The 80 million acres on sale is expected to produce around 1.12 billion barrels of oil and 4.2 cubic feet of natural gas over the next 50 years. The controversial auction...
  • Biden taps former New Orleans mayor Landrieu to spearhead infrastructure

    11/14/2021 5:44:58 PM PST · by Libloather · 43 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/14/21 | Morgan Chalfant
    resident Biden is tapping former New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu to coordinate the implementation of the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, the White House announced Sunday. “In this role, Landrieu will oversee the most significant and comprehensive investments in American infrastructure in generations - work that independent experts verify will create millions of high-paying, union jobs while boosting our economic competitiveness in the world, strengthening our supply chains, and acting against inflation for the long term,” the White House said in a news release. In Sunday’s announcement, the White House touted Landrieu’s work shepherding New Orleans through its recovery following...