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Reality on the ground

By R. Neal
September 27, 2005 - Posted by R. Neal Department of Defense briefing, September 9 (five days after Katrina):

Will we pass the test?

By R. Neal
September 23, 2005 - Posted by R. Neal The latest from NOAA: ...EXTREMELY DANGEROUS CATEGORY FOUR HURRICANE RITA CONTINUES TOWARD THE SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA AND UPPER TEXAS COASTS...

Bay Dispatch

September 23, 2005 - I'm on the road again, this time in San Francisco -- and as you can see, your friend and mine Mr. Neal is hold down the Facing South fort, so it's all good. Since I'm in the Bay Area, spiritual home of DKos, it feels appropriate to point to two excellent recent posts there:

Please, not again!

By R. Neal
September 22, 2005 - Posted by R. Neal The latest from NOAA: ...POTENTIALLY CATASTROPHIC CATEGORY FIVE RITA OVER THE CENTRAL GULF OF MEXICO...

Reconstruction for the People

September 21, 2005 - Community Labor United -- an excellent group of grassroots activists in Louisiana and Mississippi and their allies -- have released a new dispatch about their work to ensure Gulf reconstruction serves ordinary people, not the developers, contractors and other powerful interests seeking to impose their agenda on the region.

Cindy Sheehan Meets Our Future

September 16, 2005 - Cindy Sheehan and her travelling Camp Casey came through the North Carolina Triangle yesterday, making a stop in Raleigh. There she met some of Raleigh's best and brightest:

Insurance Companies Dragging Their Feet

September 16, 2005 - Our friends at Alabama Watch, a consumer watchdog group, are members of Americans for Insurance Reform, which has set up a toll-free Katrina Insurance Hotline (1-888-450-5545; staffed M-F, 10 am to 6 pm EST).

Katrina myth busters

By R. Neal
September 15, 2005 - Posted by R. Neal Right-wing conservatives set them up, Think Progress knocks them down. Some examples: