Finding vs. Looting

September 6, 2005 - These two pictures and their captions -- which really just say it all about the media's coverage last week -- are making the rounds. I have yet to hear a major news outlet apologize for their coverage of the Katrina "looting" issue, though, so perhaps they're not getting around enough.


September 3, 2005 - Posted by R. Neal Well, that's about it for my week of guest blogging here at Facing South. Thanks again to Chris Kromm for the invitation and to Bill Rehm for getting everything setup. I was happy to help out and appreciate the opportunity.


September 1, 2005 - By R. Neal I just saw a report on MSNBC from the convention center in New Orleans. There are thousands of people there, families with children, infants, and elderly. They have no water. They have no food. They have no baby formula. They have no medical assistance. They have nothing. They are desperate, and they are furious.


September 1, 2005 - By R. Neal People around the South and the rest of America are starting to feel a ripple effect from the Gulf Coast disaster. Increasing gas prices, impending shutdown of commercial air travel for lack of jet fuel, long lines at gas stations, and even some price gouging have gotten people's attention.