You know what I’m talking about. America has always been a place where our high ideals don’t always match reality.
Hundreds attended U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy’s town hall in Metairie, Louisiana but not all were able to enter the small venue; most stood outside chanting and holding up signs in the hot sun.
Some recent stories beg our attention towards climate action, and holding politicians and corporations accountable.
I never wrote about this day, but I wanted to remember the way I saw it as a kid.
From record rainfall to floods affecting 20 parishes and damaging 110,000 homes, there is great loss in Louisiana, but there is also hope among the ruins.
The power went out, and it’s for the best. I had the Democratic Convention playing in the background, and I had about enough of this circus parade of an election year. I can’t believe we’re at this juncture.