Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Senator Landrieu plans trip to study Dutch flood control founder to be guest on international panel

George W. Bush recalls 'disgusting' Kanye West moment, doesn't as much recall suffering flooded New Orleans

S&WB votes to boost drainage taxes by 6.16 mills; council approval needed
~Michelle Krupa
~Mayor Mitch Landrieu blindsided by S&WB proposed property tax rate increase
~Editilla doesn't buy this one for a split gnat's ass second!
Mitch'mo should have seen this one coming given the council was debating --back in Dec of last year (please suffer through the opening Corps PR Boo'rah, they get to the meat after that) $10 Million/year for 10 years for maintenance on these Corps Pumps for Option 1 on the outfall canals. Mitch should have seen this coming. Blindsided my eye. Special Thanks for blogging on this to Fix the Pumps.

That’s One More for the Bad Guys ~moosedenied

Budget talks focus on transparency, expansion of open-government budget
~Matt Davis, The Lens

ACLU questions spending on New Orleans jail addition ~WVUE

Freret property campaign launches anti- blight effort~Uptown Messenger

You gotta give a little to get a little. This is what the coast lost in last night’s election ~slabbed

Crawling From The Wreckage
~Adrastos, First Draft

Real Politics…elections come, elections go ~Disenfranchized Citizen

Regarding the Midterms, Part 1: Allow Yourself to Despair Today
~The Rude Pundit

Kindra: BP worker with “brown spots all over his arms” — “Everybody’s getting that out there”
~Florida Oil Spill Law

For Jumpy Gulf Residents, a Trust Gap on Oil ~John Collins Rudolf

Firm that certified safety of BP oil rig in Gulf of Mexico to do blowout preventer autopsy

Pipeline Safety Conference 2010 this week in New Orleans ~Hat Tweet~

Oil & Water Do Not Mix~Humid Beings

A weakened Tomas still a grave danger to Haiti ~Jeff Masters, Wunderblog

Tomas Puts Haiti on Red Alert
~Mac McClelland

Katrina commander Russell Honore to visit Houma
to raise money for Haiti

Thanksgiving is Coming
~Blackened Out

Football pro-turned-chef delivers meals with a punch~Kandace Power Graves

Pete Vazquez, former chef-owner of Marisol, resurfaces in River Ridge
~Brett Anderson

Abita Brewing Co., New Orleans
~Beer Blotter

The “Green Streetcars” of St. Charles Avenue~GO NOLA

New York street artist Swoon speaks at Tulane tomorrow night
~We Are Constance

Wednesday Reads ~dakinikat

Arts Council seeks Development Intern

Verite documentary 'Last Train Home' is simple but searing stuff~Mike Scott

~ Award winning documentary "The Sound After Storm" premieres 2nite in NOLA Check it out Video

Happy Post Election Blues

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