Wednesday, November 10, 2010

I’ve seen the future, man, it’s bubbly… ~moosedenied

Drew Brees: WWII vets still deserve our attention

Election glossed over wars -- and warriors: A guest column by Bradford J. Kelley

'Who Dat' fight heads to court today
~Jay Vice,

Mississippi River diversion near Myrtle Grove debated at Crown Point meeting
~Mark Schleifstein

Governor Meemaw On W's Katrina Spin ~Adrastos, First Draft

State tells school system it won't get expected $147 million in funding ~WWL

Is Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal plotting another getaway?~James Gill

What is the most important story not being told in New Orleans?
~Humid Beings

HDLC~Library Chronicles
~HDLC is a non-elected, unapproachable quasi-governmental body empowered to levy fines on people whose houses don't conform to the arbitrary aesthetic ideals set forth by a club of social elites. They love to talk about "historic preservation" as though they're doing God's work, but mostly what they do is make it as difficult as possible for families of modest means to own homes in much of New Orleans.

Delachaise neighbors brace for next fight over shuttered apartments
~Uptown Messenger

Lee Zurik Investigation: NOPD payroll fraud? ~WVUE

Gusman open to negotiations about how jail is financed
~Matt Davis, The Lens

~Also~Thousands arrested needlessly on warrants; Serpas makes pledge to end NOPD policy

Turn on the lights at Hardin Park
~T-P editorial

A different kind of tee-off at City Park tomorrow~Alejandro de los Rios

Jindal book offers few La. solutions
~Michelle Millhollon

White House Edits Mischaracterized Moratorium Report
~Kate Sheppard, Mother Jones

Oil-Industry Suit on U.S. Drilling Rules Set for Trial ~Bloomberg

1,200 Gulf oil spill 'vessels of opportunity' waiting to be cleaned

~ Birders & friends: Audubon live webcast 11/18 on Gulf restoration to help birds, habitat affected by BP

Slabbed be killin'it over there

Cholera Moves Into the Beleaguered Haitian Capital ~NYT

Haiti: Testimony From Camp Corail as Cholera Looms~Georgianne Nienaber
~Hat Tip~

ARNO on overload from hoarder’s dogs!~Laura Bergerol

Thanksgiving is Coming
~Blackened Out

New Orleans Abita Christmas Ale Pub Crawl 12/3/10

Get Ready for A Wild Week! New Orleans Fringe Festival Nov. 17-21

The Acadiana Film Festival
~Defend New Orleans

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation presents the Congo Square Rhythms Festival

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