Senator John Kerry on the Passing of Chief Justice William Rehnquist

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

Debunking the WaPo and Bush Administration: Gov. Blanco Requested Federal Aid from Bush on Sunday, August 28th – 2 Days Before Katrina Struck

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

Those Charged with Keeping People Safe Kill Them Instead

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

World braces for the ripple effect

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

Bill Frist from Triage Center at New Orleans Airport: “More Than 8 to 10 People are Dying a Day”

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