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Slippy
The Upside Down
Member since Aug 2005
2717 posts

Louisiana is doomed. We're all doomed.
I don't want to be alarmist about this. The modern world in general is a mostly unliveable place. Society is in decay. But Louisiana seems to be the trendsetter. Think about it.

Skyrocketing crime rates in the bigger cities.
Inability of local governments to pay for necessary law enforcement and other basic services.
Addicts everywhere (pills, meth, heroin), with numbers growing daily.
Hundreds of thousands of poor people taxing our health care system.
30% high school dropout rate (in 2017!) and we're being told it's improving.
Crumbling infrastructure, and the absence of funds to pay for maintenance, much less improvements.
Personal injury lawyers dominating TV screens and billboards, selling dreams of riches and causing forced income redistribution via insurance companies. (90% of suits pending in Louisiana courts are personal injury suits.)
Corrupt, self-dealing politicians, judges, and civil servants.
Lack of lynchpin industries (bye bye O&G), causing conversion to service economy in a state where nobody has any money.
People with brains (and money) leaving and taking their tax dollars with them, leaving fewer of us to support the parasitic underclass.
Too many fricking nail salons.
Oh, I almost forgot: the constant threat of utter decimation by Mother Nature.
I'm sure I am forgetting a bunch of stuff.

But hey, we still have Coach O. One team, one heartbeat. Geaux Tigers.


BayouBengals03
Michigan State Fan
lsu14always
Member since Nov 2007
98583 posts

re: Louisiana is doomed. We're all doomed.
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Too many fricking nail salons.

Definitely my biggest concern


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Lacour
Member since Nov 2009
32768 posts

re: Louisiana is doomed. We're all doomed.


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Doomaflochie
Member since Jan 2011
285 posts

re: Louisiana is doomed. We're all doomed.
Tldr


but I agree in general


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rmnldr
LSU Fan
Member since Oct 2013
25756 posts

re: Louisiana is doomed. We're all doomed.
I think the amount of nail salons is reasonable tbh


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Devil_doge
Arkansas Fan
Spokesman for Mr. Hugh Freeze
Member since Sep 2016
2071 posts

re: Louisiana is doomed. We're all doomed.
Too much cultcha.



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Gladesman
Florida Fan
The Glades
Member since Jul 2017
26 posts

re: Louisiana is doomed. We're all doomed.
Wait 40 years when there is no more O&G in LA. It will become the Detroit of the South.


OweO
LSU Fan
Saints Fan
Member since Sep 2009
63496 posts

re: Louisiana is doomed. We're all doomed.
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The modern world in general is a mostly unliveable place.


frick this. I'd rather live in today's world than in most of the 1800s.. I like having sewage, electricity and all this shite. Politicians have always been corrupt.


Seaux_cal_tiger
Member since Sep 2016
38 posts

re: Louisiana is doomed. We're all doomed.
Taking down all the Confederate monuments will help get us back on track though.


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DustyDinkleman
LSU Fan
Here
Member since Feb 2012
10590 posts

re: Louisiana is doomed. We're all doomed.
CSB


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LucasP
LSU Fan
Member since Apr 2012
21618 posts

re: Louisiana is doomed. We're all doomed.
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We're all doomed


What's this "we" shit? Y'all are all doomed, up here we will be just fine. We got snow and no black people.


rmnldr
LSU Fan
Member since Oct 2013
25756 posts

re: Louisiana is doomed. We're all doomed.
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I like having sewage



Do you have a collection or something?


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jdeval1
LSU Fan
Member since Dec 2009
7525 posts

re: Louisiana is doomed. We're all doomed.
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Wait 40 years when there is no more O&G in LA. It will become the Detroit of the South

shite I'll be wearing diapers by then


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Paul Allen
Notre Dame Fan
Boca Raton, FL
Member since Nov 2007
52789 posts

re: Louisiana is doomed. We're all doomed.
When was Louisiana trending upwards? Seems like dystopian-like dysfunction for years upon years now.


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northshorebamaman
Alabama Fan
Cascadia
Member since Jul 2009
21784 posts

re: Louisiana is doomed. We're all doomed.
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I like having sewage,

Yep. People bitch about pollution but would you rather have a little smog or spend every day wading through ankle deep horse shite and tossed out bed pans?


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dbeck
Arkansas Fan
Member since Nov 2014
13381 posts
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re: Louisiana is doomed. We're all doomed.
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But Louisiana seems to be the trendsetter.
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the constant threat of utter decimation by Mother Nature.

Are you saying the rest of the country will start having hurricanes due to a trend started in Louisiana? Talk about some hipster shite.

"Hurricanes were so much cooler before Katrina. Now everyone's into them."


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aVatiger
LSU Fan
Water
Member since Jan 2006
27942 posts

re: Louisiana is doomed. We're all doomed.
Oh you didn't know?


YOUR arse BETTER CALLLLL SOMEBODY!!1


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BigPerm30
Chicago Cubs Fan
Member since Aug 2011
10091 posts

re: Louisiana is doomed. We're all doomed.
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Hundreds of thousands of poor people taxing our health care system.


I agree but you forgot about all the fat people too.


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Pecker
Tennessee Fan
Rocky Top
Member since May 2015
9775 posts

re: Louisiana is doomed. We're all doomed.
I'm not doomed.


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SlowFlowPro
Stanford Fan
Simple Solutions to Complex Probs
Member since Jan 2004
356487 posts

re: Louisiana is doomed. We're all doomed.
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Wait 40 years when there is no more O&G in LA.


LC ain't running out of this anytime soon, baw

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