Submitted by DCblogger on Fri, 09/18/2009 - 3:54pm
Submitted by gob on Fri, 05/15/2009 - 11:16am
Glen Ford at BAR reminds us that the only "change" coming to New Orleans under "our" new President is the erasure of poor black people from the city's future.
Not a single one of 500 planned “Katrina cottages” has been made ready for occupancy. Elderly people squat in abandoned buildings. There are no credible plans to repair or create an infrastructure that could accommodate the poor who still remain, much less the New Orleans diaspora, scattered to the four winds three and a half years ago. Read below the fold...
Submitted by DCblogger on Thu, 08/28/2008 - 8:34pm
Submitted by vastleft on Wed, 01/09/2008 - 8:50am
Submitted by lambert on Sun, 08/26/2007 - 8:44am
Naturally. New Orleans is--was--a black, Democratic, city. Three strikes. Reason enough to write them off. (Not that you're next, no no no no.) WaPo: Read below the fold...
Submitted by lambert on Tue, 03/13/2007 - 9:23pm
Submitted by lambert on Sat, 10/14/2006 - 9:12am
Always remember that the Republicans want to drown government in the bathtub, which is why they can't govern.
And in New Orleans, we can see what happens when Republicans get their way, and drown a whole city.
Republicans didn't protect NOLA before Katrina, they let NOLA drown during Katrina, and even now that they've turned NOLA red by leaving the Ninth Ward to rot, they're still screwing it up. AP: Read below the fold...