Tuesday, December 21, 2010

It's Christmas time in New Orleans (in my best Louis Armstrong voice)
~Crescent City Ramblings

~Hat Tweet~

HANO moving forward with scattered- site demolitions~Ariella Cohen
~Also~Empty since Katrina, 233 HANO units will be torn down

~In this handout photo provided by NASA, a total lunar eclipse is seen behind the Washington Monument as the full moon is shadowed by the Earth on the arrival of the winter solstice, on December 21, 2010 in Washington, DC. It is the first lunar eclipse that has coincided with the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year, since 1638. (Bill Ingalls, NASA via Getty Images)

~Photo Composite by Matthew Hinton / The Times-Picayune, a total eclipse of the moon is seen in this composite of seven photos on the date of the winter solstice by the center spire of the St. Louis Cathedral beginning at just after midnight before becoming totally eclipsed around 2 am in New Orleans,

Corps' Vicksburg facility tests device designed to plug broken levees

Louisiana, New Orleans Census, Population Takes Hit Again
~Jeff Crouere, Bayou Buzz

Stay Classy, David Vitter
~Daily Kingfish

USF, Coast Guard and Feinberg…Who You Wanna Believe?
~Disenfranchised Citizen

asks "Whatever Happened to the Gulf Oil Spill?"~Alex Woodward

Monday, December 20, 2010

Petition to Senior Editor, New York Times~Levees.org
~Editilla Crowtellas~ Levees.org don't play wit'da causes of New Orleans flooding on August 29th, 2005. It is sad bordering on heinous that we have to address this bullshit AGAIN wit'da NYTs. Indeed it is ridiculous. Please sign this petition. Stop the Madness. Toll'em: IT'S THE LEVEES STUPID!
Nash Roberts, "We'll never see his kind again'~WWLTV~More from the Times-Picayune
~Special Thanks fo'da Nash Ad: Creole Tomato

The Win Streak Is Over So the Saints Posts Are Back~Cliff's Crib

Report concludes NOPD wastes time on petty offenses~Laura Maggi

New Orleans public school construction is booming

River Diversion Outlet project must go foward~Monroe News Star

Court Rejects Katrina Victims Settlement…Because All Money Might Go to Lawyers

Local shrimpers to receive federal subsidies

Louisiana’s Seafood Certification Initiative Gains Momentum

Monday Zombie, WWZS?

Slabbed issues an AMBER ALERT for Buddy Caldwell of Baton Rouge

MS Governor Haley Babar Under Fire for Revisionist History~Daily Beast

Legends Of Malakatude
~Adrastos, First Draft

Debra Shriver’s Lullaby To Our City: Stealing Magnolias ~NOLAFemmes

Gulf Coast Attorneys General Warn Against Feinberg’s Quick Settlement Option~Disenfranchised Citizen

Oil-impact study may take 20 years
~Defend New Orleans

The Physiology of Foie: Why Foie Gras is Not Unethical~Serious Eats

Reveillon~Blackened Out

~ Red Beans and Rice coming at y'all Lundi Gras 2011