Music Legend Fats Domino Has Been Rescued

A little good news from New Orleans… Fats Domino apparently rode out the hurricane in his New Orleans home and was rescued by boat from his flooded neighborhood, his daughter Karen Domino White said Thursday. The 77-year-old R&B legend had been reported missing Thursday by his longtime agent, Al Embry, … Continue reading

Tourist Hire Buses for Own Evacuation, Government Commandeers Them for Residents

Stranded tourists in New Orleans paid $25,000 for private buses so they could be evacuated from New Orleans. After waiting hours, they learned government officials had commandeered their buses to evacuate others. “We’re the forgotten about,” Dewey told The Associated Press in a telephone interview Thursday. “The Louisiana officials are … Continue reading

Police Are Looters Too!

Bill the Pundit Guy wrote about this earlier today: If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Join ‘Em (Looting 101). Well, according to our man on the street, the men and women in blue serving to protect were enjoying their looting privilege a little more than expected. Crooks and Liars has video … Continue reading

Bush: “I just can’t imagine waving a sign that says ‘Come and get me now.'”

This morning as tens of thousands of tired, hungry, hot, frustrated refugees waited to be evacuated from the Superdome and other areas in New Orleans, Bush once again showed his lack of compassion, sympathy and understanding for the desperate, stranded victims of Hurricane Katrina in an interview on ABC’s Good … Continue reading

Mary Landrieu: We’ll Need Your Help

Senator Mary Landrieu of Louisiana, appeals to the nation for help via the WaPo, as evacuations in New Orleans are delayed by shooting and chaos. We’ll Need Your Help By Mary Landrieu The devastation left by Hurricane Katrina is unprecedented and nearly impossible to describe. Stabilizing, repairing and rebuilding New … Continue reading