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a couple of really good blogs

I’ve been deeply impressed by several blogs lately, and some of you may likewise find them interesting: Edit: I’ve corrected the links! Sorry!! :bangshead: Scout Prime: Blogging from New Orleans Now, I have mixed feelings about some of this if … Continue reading

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more links du jour and a helping of snark

Oh, and as for all the GOP fury over the political nature of comments made at King’s funeral? I don’t geddit. Google up the political nature of comments made at Reagan’s funeral. Pot, kettle, ka-DING… The Eighth Carnival of Feminists … Continue reading

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more bungles

Money Earmarked for Evacuation Redirected (AP) Louisiana Officials Indicted Before Katrina Hit (LA Times) Interesting how $500K disappears just like that. It might be an interesting exercise for everyone to research projects that FEMA has disbursed in their own area … Continue reading

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the real looters of new orleans & the gulf coast…

Halliburton Republicans in the Senate Bush Insurance Companies Congress (Republicans, along with 12 Democrats) Congress (Republicans) Congress (Republicans) Bush …and I know I’ve left some out… Like 0

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the forgotten cities: the next katrina backlash?

Caught part of a snippet on CNN (or was it MSNBC — it gets confusing at the gym with multiple TV’s there) where they were interviewing residents outside New Orleans who had also been hit by the quake. It seems … Continue reading

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KATRINA COCKUPS — bumped 9/12/05

(I’m updating as I go…latest 9/14/05/1pm) “What didn’t go right?”George W. Bush Lists of bungles at local and higher levels, continually updated. I am particularly interested in any first hand accounts at this point. Like 0

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more katrina links

Time for a Truth & Justice Commission: Back Inside New Orleans (CounterPunch) Interesting first hand witness accounts about the potential “credibility” of the supposed “mayhem”. It’s unclear exactly what’s going on as also highlighted here (Ballpoint Wren), here (BoingBoing) and … Continue reading

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i’m going to tell you about a wonderful dog

I was reading in my local paper today about how the county sheriff’s rescue team was out in Luisiana now, helping to find survivors and victims of the hurricane. I recognized many of the names and some of the dogs. … Continue reading

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just so you know

I voted for this man. Like 0

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word

Go read this… Like 0

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blame vs accountability, or how rove can win the game

Been hearing a lot about the “Blame Game” rhetoric spewing out of the government right now and it’s got me thinking. Like 0

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mcclellan and the press

Although not all press reporters are rising to meet the occasion, it’s still just lovely to see McClellan get absolutely roasted… Like 0

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history

Wow. Mexico sends first-ever aid convoy to U.S. (MSNBC) Like 0

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timelines

Drowning In A Bathtub, a background timeline, leading up to Katrina Timeline from Aug. 26 onward. Like 0

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cover ups

With regard to FEMA not wanting photos of the dead taken, Bush ordering all media out of New Orleans, and the current calls for 100% evacuation (voluntary or not) of all of NOLA’s residents, it’s clear what the goal is: … Continue reading

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