Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Barbarism Begins At Home ~moosedenied
~"That's my third monocle this week. I simply must stop being so horrified."
Welp, everything sure is going according to the plan so far, don't you think? High five? Guh. Regular readers know that we try to keep it classy here at moosedenied. And hey, let me be perfectly clear here, I'm as shocked and appalled and righteously indignant about this whole sordid affair as the next guy. Please believe me when I tell you that, as a Saints fan, I feel like the team let us all down here. I'm incredibly disappointed with Our Heroes right about now, and I'm even more disappointed with Sean Payton and Mickey Loomis.

I'm disappointed that they got caught

Who is Alleged Poutygate Snitch with Vendetta? ~Canal Street Chronicles

New Orleans Buoyantly Looks Up (We Hope) ~ThePopTort.com

Baron and Budd Announces Victory for New Orleans Residents in MRGO Litigation

Corps loses again! Appeals court sides with EPA over Yazoo big pump project
~Editilla Ho'tellas~ Here's some excellent background, from Friends of the Sunflower River, on this massive pump project boondoggle.

Where the donations are going
~American Zombie

Burglary at NOLA Defender HQ

New Orleans taxi cab drivers threaten to strike during Final Four

Irony: Conservative Think Tank To Bobby Jindal: The Louisiana Science Education Act Is A “Devastating Flaw” ~CenLamar

The winds of change
~Disenfranchised Citizen

Cypress trees to be planted in Bonnet Carre Spillway in St. Charles Parish

Coming soon: Longer-range hurricane forecasts

Citizens Asked to Help Restore Amtrak Service Jacksonville to NOLA

Louisiana lobbyist Charlie Smith recalled as a colorful, throwback character

Gumbo z'herbes is a New Orleans Lenten classic dish

New York City: The Welterweights
~Blackened Out

In New Orleans, an Actor Turns Grocer
~Jane Black, NYTimes

~ Many celebrities with a taste for good food veer into the restaurant business, but Wendell Pierce has taken a different tack. This summer, he and two business partners plan to open a grocery store called Sterling Farms, the first of several in New Orleans’s low-income neighborhoods, where supermarkets are scarce.

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