Friday, July 07, 2006
"It seems like some have never had to make choices or decide for themselves."
"Time has long since passed for the able-bodied people from Louisiana to either find a job, return to somewhere in Louisiana or become Houstonians" --U.S. Rep John Cluberson, (R) Houston
He then adds: "You have to make an effort not to have a job in Houston"
Nothing like tolerance and understanding from your elected officials.
"I cannot help to wonder if (the unemployment) has anything to do with the uniqueness of the community. It seems like some have never had to make choices or decide for themselves." --Ayodele Ogunye, Job Counselor
Full story: Evacuees Encounter Obstacles in Job Hunt - Forbes.com
Thursday, July 06, 2006
Vicksburg man runs 50 marathons in 50 days for Katrina relief
You guys are the best!
Sheriff puts strain on race relations
Who says that the northshore isn't a welcoming community?
Jack Strain: "Now I don’t get into calling people names and all that fact, but if you’re gonna walk the streets of St. Tammany Parish with dreadlocks and "Chee Wee" hairstyles, then you can expect to be getting a visit from a sheriff’s deputy."
Thanks to a reader for the tip on the story.