Bush aide: New Orleans City Hall is failing at recovery ~Bruce Nolan
Douglas O'Dell, who consults with dozens of federal, state and local agencies and troubleshoots regulatory logjams, said Mayor Ray Nagin's recovery director, Ed Blakely, often does not return his calls and seems to be operating under the premise -- erroneous, O'Dell thinks -- that a new presidential administration next year "will reload the cannon and start shooting money down here."
"I'm basically asking Blakely, who's probably getting paid a whole hell of a lot more money than I am, to do his damn job,"~Douglas O'Dell.
~Editilla gotta ax'ya~
Who'ya gonna call? "Digger" O'Dell!
Their Wallets Remain Empty ~David Winkler-Schmit
Former Corps of Engineers Leader Appointed to Homeland Security Capital Corp.
~ In a significant move, former military officer Lieutenant Colonel David Diehl Ret. has been asked to head a prominent division of Homeland Security Capital Corporation (OTCBB: HOMS), focused on the environment and federal programs.
HSCC is an international provider of specialized radiological, nuclear, environmental, disaster relief and security solutions for government and commercial customers. Other subsidiaries include Ploimatrix, Inc, and Nexus Technologies Group. A presence in the southeast allows HSCC to take advantage of increased contract opportunities at the Corps and the Army’s Redstone Arsenal facility, home to the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM), and the Space and Missile Defense Command. (SMDEFCOM)
~Editilla bites a 9 penny nail, spits the point into the sun, screams "Double Jeopardy! What is an Orgy of Acronymic Porcine Enshrined Ziggurat Command (OAPEZCOM)?"
Border fence design blasted as causing flooding
New Biofuel Initiative ~blogofneworleans
End of the line for backwoods puppy mill in West Virginia ~Best Friends Network