Category Archives: Katrina

Shorter Power Line

I don’t read the Power Line blog that often, because I don’t often read right wing blogs, but when I saw that the Daou Report had linked to their post about Ray Nagin’s election win in New Orleans, I went … Continue reading

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Country Music Twang

Is anybody gonna tell Faith Hill and Tim McGraw to shut up and sing?

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Clinton/Gore

No, Bill and Al aren’t paring up for another run. But Hillary and Al both took some serious swipes at the Bush administration and the Republican congress yesterday. Hillary Clinton gave an MLK Day speech in Harlem, that probably got … Continue reading

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Obama Breaks it Down

I meant to post about this yesterday, but didn’t have time. I noticed Sen. Barak Obama “broke it down” concerning conservative socio-economic designs. “It’s called the ‘Ownership society’ in Washington. This isn’t the first time this philosophy has appeared. It … Continue reading

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Brown’s Golden Parachute

Further proof of the Mediocre Fratboy Theory. Former FEMA head Michael Brown continues to fail upwards, and his golden parachute lands him in Colorado heading up a disaster planning firm, of all things. Former FEMA Director Michael Brown, heavily criticized … Continue reading

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Sick of Cronyism

If you aren’t yet you will be when you find out who’s in charge of public health emergencies in the Bush administration. With all the news and fears about avian flu coming our way, here’s a bit of information that … Continue reading

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Big Easy Beat-Down

Here we go again. As if the subjects of race and brutality haven’t been played out enough in the wake of hurricane Katrina, we now have video of a news story we’ll probably hear more about in the coming week. … Continue reading

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Bankrupt America

Now we begin to feel it. Remember that bankruptcy bill that Congress passed and Bush signed earlier this year? You know the one. The Republicans’ gift to to the banks and credit card companies? Well, it takes effect this month … Continue reading

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In Katrina’s Wake, Some Things to Remember

Presstitutes, a new blog on the block, has a post up summarizing the right’s new framing for the Katrina aftermath. It goes something like this: “It was all made up.” This is because of some recent articles stating that the … Continue reading

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Oughta Be a Law

Well, there shouldn’t have to be a law. But apparently, it takes and Act of Congress, to get the president to appoint qualified individuals to government posts. Today, Congressman Henry A. Waxman and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi introduced the … Continue reading

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Brown Stays Around

File this one under “You’ve Got to be Kidding Me.” Remember Mike Brown? The former horse association attorney and Bush crony who was in charge of FEMA and presided over the disaster that was the response failure after the hurricane? … Continue reading

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Discrimination Disaster

This came across my desk last night. It seems FEMA is at least an equal opportunity fuck-up. After picking up your family and evacuating, to get out of the path of hurricane Katrina, only to be told when you reach … Continue reading

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Drunk Man Talking?

One more thing, and then I’ll get off the topic of whether Bush is drinking or not. If he doesn’t want people to think he’s hitting the bottle again, then he shouldn’t go around saying stuff like this. Bush said: … Continue reading

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Abandoning the Weakest

This CNN article about the body hunt in New Orleans has been open on my desktop all morning. I read it immediately, but it took all morning for me to write something about it. Dr. Louis Cataldie, medical incident commander … Continue reading

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We Ain’t Ready

A co-worker of mine sent me this image last night. It the potential course of hurricane Rita. Taking it in kind of took my break away with the the thought of possible devastation in human, material and economic terms. If … Continue reading

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