Monthly Archives: September 2005

Government Failure

I’d post all the ways that government failed New Orleans and Louisiana and Mississippi, but this post on Sploid does so quite well and points out the key insight: the consept of “Homeland Security” over “Civil Defense” has been an … Continue reading

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Americans of New Orleans vs. the Governments of New Orleans and Houston

Sometimes, you have to steal a bus to survive. Many municipalities have these things. But this young person DID NOT HAVE ZE CORREKT PAPERS! So, “I just took the bus and drove all the way here…seven hours straight,’ Gibson admitted. … Continue reading

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Hey, Fuck You, Lady

I agree there’s been some racism in the response to hurricane Katrina. Hell, most of New Orleans is the result of racism in its various forms. But some black Congress members got up to talk about the issue today, and … Continue reading

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