McCain visits New Orleans again to film Oil Rig Commercial, Jindal still 'Possessed' not VP
Da'Comernor has a little friend in his head!
Can't anyone else see this but me? In his eye? The left one? They way it ticks and flutters? Oh Fortuna! Are we all butt helpless before such Demonic Doh!monion?
McCain Wants To Announce VP On Anniversary Of Katrina? ~Daily Kos
A Look at European Insurance- Linked Securities and Cat Bonds
~Shelter from the Storm~Our retirement savings may soon rest on a bet against Mother Nature.
The reason? The rise of cat bonds. Short for “catastrophe bonds,” cat bonds transfer the financial risks that come with disasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes from insurance companies to the broader capital markets. Bruised by the stormy global economy, investment managers are flocking to these bonds in a bid to diversify away from assets linked too closely with suffering market trends, such as mortgage-backed securities.
Even with climate scientists predicting more severe storms on the way, cat bonds are proving to be a gamble with plenty of willing takers. ~Further Reading
City looks for professional team to help with disasters
Master plan for schools unveiled
The Drive - a documentary in 3 parts about Katrina and the levee failure
GRITtv with Laura Flanders on Rebuilding New Orleans
First of many
'Make It Right' homes is nearing completion
Lab project poised to rise in N.O. Business, research to mix at biocenter
Pet Friendly Hurricane Advice and Shelters to Prevent Another Katrina Tragedy
This team is no trip to 1992 (yet)
~Our New Orleans Saints
Saints and state could have long- term deal by the end of this year
PJ's Coffee of New Orleans Celebrates 30 Years
Tom Piazza "City of Refuge"