Skip to comments.Three anti-ObamaCARE floats spotted at Mardi Gras in liberal New Orleans
Posted on 03/01/2014 10:23:01 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
I love Neo Orleans. Ive been there twice, and I know its a leftist cesspool, but I still love it there. As we approach Fat Tuesday on March 4th, this weekend is full of celebration. So far, there have been at least two anti-ObamaCARE floats spotted at the Mardi Gras in liberal New Orleans (which also happens to be porker Mary Landrieus hometown.) The first one was discovered by Gateway Pundit on Twitter.
Im sure there will be plenty of leftist cries of racism since this Mardi Gras anti-ObamaCARE float shows Obama in a less than flattering manner.
Another anti-ObamaCARE float with death panels also appeared mocking Obama and ObamaCARE.
Very impressive and creative by those who created these floats.
Update: found another one, this makes at least three anti-ObamaCARE floats:
Have fun trying to win re-election porker Mary Landrieu!
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Any idea what parades those are (which Krewes?)
No. It’ll come out within a day or two, I predict, And they’ll all be painted as “Tea Bagging Rethuglican racists” even though many will certainly be democrats.
It’s clear you don’t get New Orleans at all. If we’re really a liberal cesspool, how do you account for those anti Obama floats? You think a couple of short visits makes you an expert about the most layered, insular, and exclusive city in America? Come and enjoy yourself, and quit kidding yourself you have us figured out till your people have been here for five generations.
It is most definitely a leftist cess pit.
I went one time, it was terrible. Neon lights advertising orgies right there in the French Quarter.
Flood it with acid, bury it and forget it ever existed.
Ummm, I’m not the author of this article. You know that, right?
“I went one time, ..... in the French Quarter.”
I do believe you are making Romulus’s point. NOLA is so multi-layered and complex, it takes generations to understand, and NOLA is hardly the French Quarter, tho the Quarter is definitely part of NOLA. It’s like saying Times Square is and defines New York City. Ain’t so.
I miss the Old New Orleans. It has become a hell hole today for most. Parts of it are still safe and I do return. I would never live their again with my family. I know where I can go and can not go. However, even in the safe areas I am armed. I would never want my family to live like this.
You went, one time, and you’re an expert. I see.
Then you had such a poor time as you were forced to wander the city in chains and gaze at the orgy signs...
Funny, I missed those signs while I lived there for 20 years.
‘Flood it with acid, bury it and forget it ever existed.’
Bit of a knee-jerker are you?
I don’t like liars, and you certainly can tell a whopper.
New Orleans - Half under water, the other half under indictment.
The only American city that turned its slums into a tourist attraction.
As good as it gets,seems allll the people are not fooled.
We NYers have the same problem with out-of-towner freepers. They paint with a very broad brush. We report from the trenches!
New Orleans is one of my favorite cities although I only visit as a tourist.
Try not to take it personally. I get this crap about NYC all the time.
New Orleans has a spectacular history and is one of the most beautiful and fascinating cities in the United States.
Not everyone of FR wants to live in a McMansion in the boring suburbs.
In other New Orleans Mardi Gras news apparently there will be a huge Toronto Mayor Rob Ford float with him sucking on a crack pipe. Our mayor is also heading to LA for the Academy Awards and a Jimmy Kimmel talk show chat. The election for mayor is underway now with 4 candidates declared. It’s going to be a 3 ring circus all year. Currently because city council stripped him of most of his powers the deputy mayor does an awful lot of the city business leaving Ford to galavant around all over the place. He is attacking the chief of police in the press and vice versa. Fun fun fun. Meanwhile you in NY will have relative calm. :)
I don't know anything about the politics of New Orleans but I do know that it's a very dangerous place. In 1959 I was an 18-year-old soldier based at Camp Leroy Johnson in NOLA. The guy who bunked next to me one night went to the Mardi Gras. He never came back; someone beat him to death downtown with a tire iron. I kept myself on the base thereafter, not wishing to be killed.
You can keep that miserable place. Anyone with any sense or knowledge of it would never go there. Its reputation is well-deserved, in my opinion.
1959??? You were there in 1959???
I go there every year on my birthday and have never even come across a nasty person much less someone with a tire iron.
I suppose I should be happy it’s “Let’s beat up Nola today,” instead of the perennial favorite “Let’s beat up NYC today.”
You obviously do not see all of the Mardi Gras festivities. I have seen on TV many instances of attacks on revelers.
The crowds shown in these TV accounts show a very drunken, rowdy bunch of people that I wouldn’t get near.
From your past postings I have concluded that that you travel in “elevated” social circles, so I would not expect you to be out there mingling with the common people. If you did, you would know that participating in the Mardi Gras festivities is a dangerous thing to do.
But, hey, keep it up and eventually you may indeed by accident run across a “nasty person.” Believe me, they are out there in New Orleans, especially at Mardi Gras time.
Some of the krewes are pretty level-headed folks who just enjoy a good party.
Wow. Now back to the OP’s point. Those floats are a very encouraging sign. I love “Obamacare Entitlement Room—BEND OVER”
Mardi Gras——ehhh-—who needs a huge crowd, jacked up hotel rates and weirdo parades. Visit off peak season and for me to enjoy the food and some of the music plus the history and culture of the place. The drunken morons wobbling down Bourbon St.and the lewd acts are to avoid. I love listening to the natives accent and Zydeco/Cajun music. It identifies with no other place but southern Louisiana.
Yeh-— a previous company I worked for we had a bunch of New Orleans based personnel and they weren’t transplants.
Them cajuns could party-—they seemed to take things in stride and never got too bent out of shape on any pressing matter. One guy would always use the ‘word’. “Funkadoodle”.
I love them cajuns but they can keep their alligator meat. Yuckadoodle...
Everyone knows there are bad things during Mardi Gras and on Bourbon Street. I’m allergic to any kind of parade, actually. I hate that stuff. But it’s still an amazing city.
I travel in elevated circles? You mean I’m a limo lib? How foolish.
Not sure how this turned into a commercial for my wife, but I am truly blessed - to quote Louis L' Amour, "She's one to walk the river with"...
I didn’t say you are a lib. I just going on some of your posts in the past in which you note that you have met such and such a celebrity and in the context it sounds as though you met this person at a cocktail party or through business contacts.
I wouldn't want to live in either city, but I respect your choice.
Nice floats... I think the floats will be called in the MSM racist and hateful. Nola is a nice place to visit.
Don’t go walking around there on a hot day, especially if you weigh 340lbs. Don’t ask me how I know that, though...
The humidity is incredible. I don’t know how the people who settled the area - much less the Victorians in their hot clothes - stood it.
I lived in Biloxi several times, for a total of about eight or nine years. Same thing.
Slavery and dirt cheap servants (including Irish immigrants before the civil war). Let others do the work, move as little as possible, and hope the yellow fever doesn’t get you. But from 1810 till 1860 if you could do that you could become very rich very quickly.
*The crowds shown in these TV accounts show a very drunken, rowdy bunch of people that I wouldnt get near.*
The crowds shown on tv? You don’t say. You mean tv doesn’t show boring ordinary people just minding their own business? I must get you to explain some time how what the media show is totally representative and reliable.
I’m not sure Irish immigrants were prominent in pre-Civil War south. The south had black slaves, the north had Irish slaves, lol. But the Irish slaves did get a pittance. They were my people and not always the most gracious or law abiding people.
You see, it doesn’t matter whether the crowd scenes that I saw of rowdy, aggressive people is representative of all, it’s the fact that there are SOME people like that at Mardi Gras festivities and that’s enough to dissuade me from being around any of them. I prefer my health and well-being, thank you very much.
Ante bellum New Orleans was a boom town and as such attracted a healthy share of Irish. They did much of the most difficult and dangerous work, such as digging the New Basin Canal, because slaves were too valuable. Ten thousand Irishmen died on that project.
My parish, St. Patrick’s, was founded for Irish in New Orleans in 1833, because they didn’t mix well with the native creoles. Google Margaret of New Orleans.
Thank you for the education! My family helped to build the Brooklyn Bridge, so let’s shake hands across the North-South divide!
They did much of the most difficult and dangerous work, such as digging the New Basin Canal, because slaves were too valuable.
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Well that explains a lot...
..BELOW For those that ‘always’ rag on the Irish...
“Anybody that would build a city 5 feet below sea level in a hurricane zone and fill it with Democrats that can’t swim is a damn genius”
Read the free e-book.
Mob Rule in New Orleans by Ida B. Wells-Barnett
That place has been the scene of some really bad stuff for 300 years.
The residents today are overwhelmingly insane alcoholics who are depressed and bitchy when not loaded to the gills
Its haunted and evil, and will snuff out a life in a flash when one least suspects it.
Avoid it like the plague.
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