Dan Wasserman – September 1, 2005
Rep. John Lewis, U.S. congressman from the Fifth District of Georgia calls for a Marshall-type plan to rebuild New Orleans in an OP/ED in Newsweek. Of the response from the Federal Government Lewis says, “But this is America. We’re not a Third World country. This is an embarrassment. It’s a … Continue reading
Three words, three simple words… GOD HELP US. Dave Martin / AP A makeshift tomb on a New Orleans street corner Sunday contains a body that had been lying on the sidewalk for days in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
UPDATED (4:00 pm, pst)… WE’RE GETTING CONFLICTING REPORTS ON THIS STORY: First report was up to 8 were shot at by police on the bridge. Then Fox reported that those shot were contractors sent to repair the bridge. Now Fox reports: Police shot and killed some gunmen who had fired … Continue reading
Just a few minutes ago I was in the grocery store, picking through fresh green beans, trying to ignore the two guys next to me who were dishing, loud, about New Orleans. The guys were probably in their 60’s. They were talking about how dumb it was to live 30 … Continue reading
There’s a wealth of OP/ED’s today exposing the lies and injustices of miserable (putting it mildly) job the Bush administration has done handling the Katrina disaster… Here’s one from the center of the destruction… OUR OPINIONS: An open letter to the President Dear Mr. President: We heard you loud and … Continue reading
Senator Edward M. Kennedy released the following statement on the passing of Chief Justice William Rehnquist: “This is a time of great loss for our nation. Vicki and I join the nation in mourning the death of Chief Justice Rehnquist and we hold his family and friends in our thoughts … Continue reading
In a virtual replay of their unprecedented union in the wake of 9-11, the six broadcast networks are setting aside their traditional rivalries and joining together to produce a prime-time benefit concert to aid victims of Hurricane Katrina. Continue reading