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Archive for the 'Hurricane Katrina' Category

Finally, The Troops Are Coming Home

by @ Sunday, March 1st, 2009. Filed under Hurricane Katrina, In The News

From New Orleans: NEW ORLEANS — Three and a half years after Hurricane Katrina, the National Guard is pulling the last of its troops out of New Orleans this weekend, leaving behind a city still desperate and dangerous. Our long national nightmare is over.

What A Difference Competence Makes

by @ Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008. Filed under Hurricane Katrina, In The News, Weather

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is getting generally positive reviews for his performance during the approach of Hurricane Gustav: BATON ROUGE, Sept. 2 — He talks about “helo assets,” military-speak for helicopters. He delivers recovery statistics rapid-fire. And in a nod to local sporting passions, he frequently resorts to football analogies. “The evacuation was the pregame,” […]

Gustav And The GOP Convention

by @ Friday, August 29th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Hurricane Katrina, John McCain, Politics, Republicans, Weather

The Washington Post reports this morning that the GOP is considering delaying the start of the Republican National Convention as Tropical Storm Gustav approaches the Gulf of Mexico: Republican officials said yesterday that they are considering delaying the start of the GOP convention in Minneapolis-St. Paul because of Tropical Storm Gustav, which is on track […]

Ray Nagin Sees A Conspiracy…..Again

by @ Saturday, March 17th, 2007. Filed under Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans Mayor Ray “Chocolate City” Nagin is at it again: New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin has suggested that the slow recovery and rebuilding of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina — which has prevented many black former residents from returning — is part of a plan to change the racial makeup and political leadership […]

Another FEMA Disaster

by @ Wednesday, June 14th, 2006. Filed under Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Rita, Politics

That, among other things, is the only conclusion that can be reached in the wake of an investigation from the General Accounting Office of the funds paid out by FEMA in the wake of last year’s hurricanes. WASHINGTON — The government doled out as much as $1.4 billion in bogus assistance to victims of Hurricanes […]

Reason # 1 Wilma Is Not Like Katrina

by @ Tuesday, October 25th, 2005. Filed under Hurricane Katrina

The French Quarter Moves To Harvard Yard

by @ Tuesday, October 18th, 2005. Filed under Hurricane Katrina

Apparently, Katrina evacuees in Massachusetts have been having their own version of Mardi Gras at our expense. Hurricane Katrina evacuees hastily handed $2,000 in federal relief money last month have been living it up on Cape Cod, blowing cash on booze and strippers, a Herald investigation has found.Herald reporters witnessed blatant public drinking at a […]

It Depends On What The Definition Of “Loot” Is

by @ Thursday, September 29th, 2005. Filed under Hurricane Katrina

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating reports that police officers were involved in the post-Katrina looting. Here are the findings so far. Police spokesman Marlon Defillo said police are looking into the possibility that up to 12 officers were involved in misconduct. The Police Department has 1,750 officers. He rejected the use of the […]

Katrina and God VIII

by @ Thursday, September 29th, 2005. Filed under Hurricane Katrina, Moonbats, Religion

Its been a month since Katrina hit, but the moonbats are still coming out. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) ? A state senator in Alabama says Hurricane Katrina was God’s punishment on a sinful part of America. State Sen. Hank Erwin, R-Montevallo, wrote in a weekly column for news outlets: “New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast […]

(Mis)Understanding America

by @ Saturday, September 24th, 2005. Filed under Hurricane Katrina, Media

BBC Correspondent Justin Webb takes a look at America’s response to Hurricane Katrina and proves that, like most European leftists, he just doesn’t get it. Rita and Katrina have both been events of massive force, sweeping away an awful lot, but Katrina – because of the ghastly failure of the authorities to prepare and to […]

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