Posts In 6/2010

  • Gracias, Mexico!
    1573 days ago

    This I wasn't aware of. I have to say that I am pleasantly surprised:The State Department confirmed that nearly every…

  • The Politics of SCOTUS Confirmation Hearings
    1574 days ago

    I've often wondered at the political impacts of SCOTUS hearings on the legal propensities of SCOTUS nominees. What we most…

  • Returned from Guanajuato
    1575 days ago

    I had a wonderful trip to Guanajuato, Mexico. The city is simply beautiful. It's relatively small, very European in its…

  • Guanajuato
    1578 days ago

    Off for the weekend to be a tourist in Guanajuato, Mexico. Traveling with some friends. Will be my first time…

  • Veracity Stew
    1579 days ago

    One of the best new blogs coming out of New Orleans is Veracity Stew. It is not only aesthetically pleasing…

  • Banned Again from Right Wing News?
    1579 days ago

    Not sure if I'm having a bit of blog banning deja vu, or if it's just a browser issue here…

  • Tequila
    1579 days ago

    The State of Jalisco in Mexico is famous for being the home to Mexico's best-known libation: tequila. In fact, there…

  • Latin America and the World Cup
    1579 days ago

    In perusing the World Cup matchups and results to date, I find it interesting to note that of the 32…

  • USA Soccer Wins Group and Advances
    1579 days ago

    I'm not usually a soccer aficionado, though I have nothing against the game. And when I do watch it, I…

  • Thought of the Day: Sarah Palin, "Mama Grizzlies," and the Nanny State
    1582 days ago

    You know, the more I read about the so-called "Mama Grizzlies," who are politicians like Sarah Palin that supposedly defend…

  • Rising Tide V Conference
    1582 days ago

    Read this, and register now.

  • Oil Hurricane?
    1582 days ago

    Empire Earned imagines and determines: "Oh Sh*t"!

  • La Copa Mundial
    1583 days ago

    In Mexico, as in most places throughout the world these days, time comes to a standstill during the matches of…

  • Guadalajara - Week 1 Summary
    1583 days ago

    At this very moment last week, I was getting off the plane in Guadalajara, Mexico, and beginning the process of…

  • The Huck Upchuck Makes The Daily Dish
    1585 days ago

    Every so often, I send Andrew Sullivan an email commenting on a post of his or sending along a bit…

  • Art and Guadalajara
    1585 days ago

    One of the nicest things about being in Mexico is the tradition of public art, specifically wall mural art on…

  • Random NOLA
    1586 days ago

    Here is my next addition to Random NOLA, which is a blog posting category that features a photo that I've…

  • Advertisement Fail!
    1586 days ago

    I was relaxing in my room in Guadalajara, watching an episode of "House" on Mexican cable television, and lo and…

  • Etheridge the Boor
    1587 days ago

    Blech:No excuses for this boorish and illegal behavior. Dude should not only resign, but be prosecuted for criminal assault and…

  • Guadalajara
    1588 days ago

    First day in Guadalajara. The picture below shows all of my group in front of the place where they will…

  • Off to Guadalajara, Mexico
    1590 days ago

    Tomorrow I leave for Guadalajara, Mexico. I'm actually looking forward to the trip very much. It's been two years since…

  • In Defense of the Phrase: "I Could Care Less"
    1592 days ago

    I seem to be fighting a losing battle in attempting to explain why the phrase "I could care less" is…

  • Random NOLA
    1592 days ago

    Here is my next addition to Random NOLA, which is a blog posting category that features a photo that I've…

  • Why I'm an Exodus Catholic, Ctd.
    1593 days ago

    When the official publication of a Catholic Archidiocese (in this case the Archdiocese of Boston) publishes vile and homophobic trash…

  • Random NOLA
    1593 days ago

    Here is my next addition to Random NOLA, which is a blog posting category that features a photo that I've…

  • I Am LatiNola
    1594 days ago

    LatiNola beat back the reactionary forces in the state of Louisiana that undergirded HB 1205. A reminder of who is…

  • Rising Tide Conference
    1594 days ago

    Just a heads up that a group of NOLA bloggers is once again planning to launch the 5th annual Rising…

  • Going to Guadalajara
    1595 days ago

    I'll soon be making my annual pilgrimage to Guadalajara, Mexico, with a group of Tulane University students. I missed last…

  • Happy Birthday, Mom
    1595 days ago

    My lovely mother turns 60 today. God bless and keep you, mom. Your number one son sends you his love…

  • Stray Bullets in the Attic
    1595 days ago

    Life in New Orleans sometimes means that you have to contend with stray bullets falling from the sky. The following…

  • The Krewe of Dead Pelicans
    1597 days ago

    We always find a way to turn a colossal tragedy and a serious protest into something colorful and redeeming.  I…

  • The Sweet: Fox on the Run
    1597 days ago

    Heard this song playing in the supermarket today. Thought I'd put it up on the blog. Here it is:

  • My HB 1205 Testimony
    1600 days ago

    I never did get to deliver it, because it was clear at the hearing that the bill was going to…

  • "It's just a pipe."
    1601 days ago

    From this article in the Times-Picayune:Making his way to the BP table, Slidell resident John Sconza said he wanted to…