January 20th, 2010
Haiti gets hit by a new 6.1-magnitude earthquake
Wyclef Jean Calls for Evacuating Haiti Capital~Samantha Gross
“Port-au-Prince is a morgue,” Jean said at a Manhattan press conference, recounting how he collected the corpses of small children and adults from the festering streets on his recent trip. Tears streamed down his face as he looked into the camera, speaking to his countrymen.
How the media’s conflicting coverage of race, class and the earthquake evokes memories of Hurricane Katrina ~Nola Nik
Move Over LSU:
Make Room For Our Vets!
And the colored girls say:
~Odd Bits of Life in New Orleans
Oh Looook! Instead of Haiti you can give $5, $10 or $50 to that Fucking Eagle Scout James Perry because he can get on Huff Post!
James Perry campaign a success or a failure? ~The Lens
Oh Yeah? Dr. John Endorses James Perry for Mayor
33 Simple Things You Can Do to Defend New Orleans (cheap and fast) ~Humid Beings
Levee leak probed on MS River at Elmwood~Sheila Grissett
Houma Navigational Canal flood gate one step closer to reality
Hell Yeah America’s Watchdog!
Wetland Losses and Susceptibility to Hurricane Damage in New Orleans
Natural disasters and responsible development should not be mutually exclusive
~Angela Rouse~H/T Melissacat
Energy and Water Development: Title I – Army Corps of Engineers
Corps of Engineers Stormproofing Interior Drainage Pump: Jefferson Parish
The gates are too short
~Fix the Pumps
Yuba City hires lobbyist to seek flood funds
Clemson team studying use of shipping containers for housing in disaster areas
This is what happens after Bararck Obama became more interested in the brand than sticking with the message. ~slabbed~Yep, we supported you but dude you lost us. Ed Liddy, AIG Bonuses, that lying sack of shit Tim Geithner and the retreads like Laurence Summers guaranteed it.
How ironic that it is Ted Kennedy’s old senate seat that will derail health care reform. Meantime if Mr Prez wants to find out what he can do to get things back on track he need look no further than the bluedogs in his own party.
Credit Scott ‘Cosmo’ Brown for Obama’s stealth bull rally
~Your Right Hand Thief
~After announcing that his daughters were “available” during Tuesday night’s victory speech, an Animal New York tipster unearthed this Mass’ newest Senator Cosmo posing with his shell bikini-clad girls. Uurrr’dayum, Cosmo! Do click da’pic to enlarge!
Lyndon Johnson Would Cut All You Bitches~First Draft h/t-Charolette
La. won’t disallow federal tax break~Michelle Millhollon
New Orleans cops use ancient “unnatural copulation” law to turn prostitutes into sex-offenders~Cory Doctorow
Sunday afternoon tour…
Portrait shows morbid Poe in more flattering terms
Retiring book editor reflects on 21 years of chronicling the literary life of our city
NYC’s Freaks Ball X:
Anders Osborne, Black Hollies
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