Just received this… For Immediate Release: United States Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.) issued the following statement on the passing of Chief Justice William Rehnquist. “Chief Justice Rehnquist served our country for more than thirty-three years on our nation’s highest court, and every American recognizes the courage and commitment to the … Continue reading
In a well detailed letter to President Bush, Governor Kathleen Blanco requested that Bush declare an “expedited state of disaster for the State of Louisiana… beginning on August 28, 2005 and continuing.” It appears there is some confusion over at the White House about when Governor Blanco requested aid and … Continue reading
Chief Justice William Rehnquist dies Ailing justice served on Supreme Court for 33 years. He was was 80. Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist died Saturday evening at his home in suburban Virginia, said Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg. A statement from the spokeswoman said he was surrounded by his three … Continue reading
It’s being reported that the Superdome has been fully evacuated, but we still have so many issues to deal with in the striken Gulf Coast. While all eyes have been on New Orleans, people are suffering in so many areas… Patients Fall Ill, Miss. Shelter Closes By Associated Press BILOXI, … Continue reading
Horrible tales of “rape, murder and trigger happy guards” are coming from New Orleans. Refugees are recanting stories of utter lawlessness within the Superdome and Convention Center. This is insane, absolutely insane! I don’t know what it’s going to take to get a grip on this, but it’s beyond anarchy … Continue reading
Carnival Cruise Lines has cancelled voyages on 3 ships in order to provide housing for up to 7000 Hurricane Katrina refugees.
Even in the wake of mass destruction, heartbreak and abandonment, 84 year old Milvertha Hendricks wraps herself in the hope of America. Milvertha Hendricks, 84, center waits in the rain with other flood victims outside the convention center in New Orleans, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005. Officials called for a mandatory … Continue reading
It’s only a matter of time before South Louisiana takes a direct hit from a major hurricane. Billions have been spent to protect us, but we grow more vulnerable every day. Continue reading
Katrina may start a perfect storm in the world economy, write John Garnaut and Los Angeles Times reporter Evelyn Iritani.
It’s easy to think the full impact of the oil crisis is half a world away, where American motorists are paying double what they were three years ago for petrol, after the Gulf Coast was ravaged by Hurricane Katrina. Continue reading
The New Orleans airport has been transformed into a MASH unit. There’s a distribution problem, not enough getting help. With a the mass pandemonium, at this point there is no accurate count on how many have died. “The hallways are filled, the floors are filled. There are thousands of people … Continue reading