"It is the kindness to take in a stranger when the levees break."
~President Barack Obama Got It
~Bush's Chief Justice screws up oath?
From our New Whitehouse.gov
~Katrina~President Obama will keep the broken promises made by President Bush to rebuild New Orleans and the Gulf Coast. He and Vice President Biden will take steps to ensure that the federal government will never again allow such catastrophic failures in emergency planning and response to occur.
President Obama swiftly responded to Hurricane Katrina. Citing the Bush Administration's "unconscionable ineptitude" in responding to Hurricane Katrina, then-Senator Obama introduced legislation requiring disaster planners to take into account the specific needs of low-income hurricane victims. Obama visited thousands of Hurricane survivors in the Houston Convention Center and later took three more trips to the region. He worked with members of the Congressional Black Caucus to introduce legislation to address the immediate income, employment, business, and housing needs of Gulf Coast communities.
President Barack Obama will partner with the people of the Gulf Coast to rebuild now, stronger than ever.
An Open Letter Supporting
Lord David’s Proposition
~We join with our 150-200 hits/day. Whatever you need.
Over half of our readers are like Editilla, nolafugees still on the back hand path. We do not live where we live, when there is still really only one place to die.
We stretch from Seattle to Miami, from Finland to Mumbai, we are all over the City Care Forgot and the NOPD has left to Die.
We are not getting by...
We need a little help from our friends.
~Updates from the Humid City
"The Order of Myths"
How do you spot a New Orleanian at the inauguration? ~Chris Rose
~You -- the New Orleans reveler in President Obama's court -- have the cultural portfolio no one else has. You've got Mardi Gras and you've got Jazz Fest. You know crowds. Throngs are not something you're afraid of; in fact, when you're drunk, it's what you beg women to throw to you from Bourbon Street balconies.
Inauguration New Orleans Style: Handa Wanda Obama
Louisiana Coast, Hurricane Protection, New Orleans Slowly Gets Protection ~BBuzz
Corps should have known that rivers are changeable
Change in order to survive, survive in order to change - Change is coming ~slabbed
Skilling's attorneys file new appeals
Tonight: Author Night at Hubbell Library -and- Alvar Arts Night
~The Japanese Redneck
Regulars celebrate inauguration at Vaughan's Lounge
Irvin Mayfield Leads
New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
~The best of the Big Easy comes to the Emerald City as master jazz trumpet player Irvin Mayfield leads the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra in five Seattle Pops series concerts at Benaroya Hall.