Saturday, August 12, 2006


Fairgrounds stepping up

Good to see the Fairgrounds stepping up and working towards becoming a national attraction for horse-racers and horse-racing fans alike.

Fair Grounds Offers Record Stakes Purses in First Post-Katrina Meet

Thursday, August 10, 2006


Could this statistic be right?

At the same time, the study said, the number of houses put up for sale in Orleans Parish - 4,433 - far exceeded the number sold since Katrina - 273. The average sale price for a New Orleans home slid from $292,735 six months after Katrina to $247,436 in June, the report said.

Study: Katrina recovery is a mixed bag


Bechtel Corp., CH2M Hill Cos., Fluor Corp. and Shaw Group Inc

Maybe we could just change the FEMA acronym with something that would represent these 4 large companies instead? It appears that they'll be doing all of the disaster recovery work for the US in the future...

Big Katrina Contractors Win More FEMA Work

Monday, August 07, 2006


I guess I shouldn't be surprised anymore

The ability of Americans lately to set aside constitutional protections is rather remarkable, and their interest in pushing their own belief in Christianity to anybody within shouting distance.

I can only imagine what the backlash would be if this planned memorial would have a representation of Allah or Ram on it, rather than Jesus.

Katrina memorial touts religion, ACLU says - A planned New Orleans-area Hurricane Katrina memorial showin...

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