Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Are the Saints Being Railroaded?
~Should we implicitly believe there was a three-year, institutionalized bounty program in place simply because Roger Goodell said so? Remember that the NFL Players' Assocations in preparing to defend Saints' players from pending sanctions has repeatedly asserted, again as recently as Monday, that "to date, the NFL has not provided the NFLPA with detailed evidence of the existence of such a program." Read that one more time and let it sink in.
~Editilla Whodat'tellas~the longer you smoke the blacker the lightning...

~Also for our friends at NOLA Smokehouse!

Well-played, Mr. Benson
~The Angry Whodat

NOLA moonshot idea~Library Chronicles

Krystal Comeuppance?: Bama BCS Trophy Shattered~NOLA DEFENDER

~Special Thanks to our padnas at Shrimp Juice

Seniors raise concerns in BR over plan to move Elderly Affairs

Companies to pay $14.8M in FEMA trailer settlement

Editorial: An Army Corps of contradictions
~Sacramento Bee
~Ever since New Orleans was inundated during Hurricane Katrina, the national Corps office has aggressively enforced vegetation removal on levees, attempting to make trees a culprit for other institutional failings that led to the flooding of the Big Easy.
~Also~Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate and Dams Sector partners team up to develop new software systems for fast simulation of catastrophic flooding

'Roster of lost Titanic is closed; total rescued may not exceed 705': New Orleans learns of the disaster~Hat Tip Levees.org

Tall ships grace the New Orleans riverfront: See photos

Navy Week NOLA gets underway today under threat of rain~Also~Service members in town for Navy Week to complete community-service projects

Gabrielle: Is It Worth It?~Blackened Out

Live: Dr. John Parades Through The Musical Legacy Of New Orleans
~Larry Blumenfeld, Village Voice

~By the third week of "Insides Out," Dr. John's residency at the Brooklyn Academy might have been dubbed "Occupy Howard Gilman Auditorium." The vibe at this high-culture outpost had been that powerfully transformed through a participatory democracy not often witnessed at supposed pop-star showcases.

Tupac's holographic performance amazed Coachella; which New Orleans icon would you want to see 'resurrected'?
~Alison Fensterstock

Jon Cleary on the music of Allen Toussaint ~The Bob Edwards Show

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