“ST. LOUIS – St. Louis is no longer the nation’s murder capital,” reports Fox2. “As of Sept. 11, New Orleans, Louisiana, had the highest murder rate in the United States, with about 52 homicides per 100,000 residents, according to data from New Orleans’ Metropolitan Crime Commission.”
Interestingly, back in April 2019, New Orleans’ Democrat Mayor Latoya Cantrell and a retinue of associated New Orleans city officials spent a week in Havana, Cuba, to, in the mayor’s office’s own words, “see firsthand how (Cuba’s) history has produced unique opportunities and challenges in the areas of economic development, trade, health care, education and other quality of life issues.”
I realize this sounds like shameless AOC idiocy one-upsmanship. I realize that learning about “quality of life” from a place that saw multiple times as many desperate people die trying to escape it as died trying to escape over the Berlin Wall sounds like shameless click-bait, or even a Saturday Night Live or Monty Python skit. So here’s the proof.
In a way, however, the visit seems appropriate. After all, the rulers of one place drove out practically all productive residents with punitive socialist policies that converted a once charming and prosperous place into a