Category Archives: Floats You Missed

Election 2016 Anthology: Call for Submissions

From Valentine Pierce via Facebook: Let’s get all the poets and writers to submit poems/prose/essays and do an “Election 2016” anthology of poetry. Of course, it would have a grand tongue-in-cheek name like “Why I moved to Canada” or have … Continue reading

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How to Report Harassment, Violations on Election Day and Get Your Vote on: NOLA Edition

from nola.com: In league with the announcement, U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite named Assistant U.S. Attorney Irene Gonzalez [emphasis added] to oversee the Eastern District of Louisiana’s handling of those complaints Nov. 8. González, who has served as the district’s election officer since 2002, … Continue reading

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Louisiana Flooding: How to Help

from nola.com/Times-Pic: Red Cross: If you want to volunteer, call the Red Cross at 855-489-2528 or sign up at http://volunteerlouisiana.gov. Zeta Phi Beta: The Rho Epsilon chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority has started a GoFundMe account to raise money for … Continue reading

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Bit(ch) 25: “seek out a pain management doctor to get your pain levels under control”

The article‘s fairly good. The focus is rheumatoid arthritis/RA, but I’m used to that. This stopped me cold: If your rheumatologist won’t prescribe pain medications, seek out a pain management doctor to get your pain levels under control.  And find … Continue reading

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#OpKKK Press Release, 11-1-2015

 

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Please Forward Book Launch TONIGHT

Yeah, I’ll be there. I’ll even read something.   Press Street HQ | 3718 St. Claude Ave. New Orleans, LA 70117 409.550.4882 TUESDAY August 18 @ 7:00 PM CDT

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“Crime By The Numbers”

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Guns Only Exist for Violence

There. I said that shit. What Does Gun Violence Really Cost? Mother Jones, May/June 2015. Why the lack of solid data? A prime reason is that the National Rifle Association and other influential gun rights advocates have long pressured political … Continue reading

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Krashlander – Ski, Jump, Crash!: Official Trailer

I laughed outloud. With the joy of revenge and destruction. I think I want this game. Free today at iTunes. HT: Kinja Deals.

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LA House Bills 117 and 149 + LA Senate Bill 241

About a week before the Louisiana Legislature convened, state Rep. Dalton Honore trekked to Denver for field research related to legislation he’s pushing in Louisiana. The journey brought him just a few blocks from the Colorado State Capitol, to a … Continue reading

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