February 18, 2006 -
A number of readers have written to ask about our reaction to the 379-page House report on Katrina released last Wednesday. I've been slowly sifting through the details of the report, and here are some brief thoughts and reactions:
February 15, 2006 -
We have a new exclusive report up at Gulf Coast Reconstruction Watch. D.C.-based reporter Sean Reilly reports on the government's incompetent use of health care professionals during the storms of 2005.
February 14, 2006 -
Chris posted yesterday that forced evictions have begun for thousands of Katrina evacuees previously being housed in hotels and motels after FEMA cut off any further funding. He also mentioned the Hope Arkansas trailers.
January 28, 2006 -
Earlier this month, right-wing pundit John Leo -- columnist for U.S News and World Report, syndicated to newspapers nation-wide -- wrote a piece that would be forgettable if it didn't echo a growing sentiment on the right about Hurricane Katrina and issues of race in America.
January 22, 2006 -
The Associated Press had a story yesterday about how many Congress-folk had actually been to the Gulf Coast to witness the wreckage and progress of rebuilding. Warning: for anyone who cares about what's happening down there, it will bring your blood to slow boil: