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Category: Katrina

Katrina chaos: Not Bush’s fault

Well, not exactly. Not if you go with that contorted reasoning that says something about Kyoto and global warming, etc. But when you read what Molly Ivins wrote in her […]

New Orleans souper bowl

The TV networks reporting on Hurricane Katrina keep describing the geography of New Orleans as a bowl. Souper bowl would be more accurate, as in: a super-sized bowl of contaminated […]

Bush in Biloxi

Bush is in Biloxi showing his concern about the hurricane damage. Good for him. Now let’s see him in New Orleans. At the Superdome.

Bush: Help is on the way

“Help is on the way.” President Bush says that a lot. And every time he does, sadly, I’m reminded of the old jokes “the check is in the mail” and “we’re from […]

Crescent City Chaos

The breached New Orleans levees were built to withstand only a category 3 hurricane, according to Lt. Gen. Bob Flowers, former commander of the Corp of Engineers, in an interview […]

Katrina: Reaping the whirlwind?

I’ve watched with awe and horror the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina, and I haven’t words to describe it. It is simply beyond my comprehension. Yet sadly, as I contemplate […]