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US Politics & Gov't

The Boundless Dishonesty of Barack Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Lies, Obama, Hypocrisy, Barack Obama, Stafford Act, Playing the Race Card, Dishonesty, Propaganda, Dirty Campaign, Falsehood, Chutzpah, Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations, New Orleans )

- 2023 days ago -
There's something profoundly distasteful and almost grotesque about Obama voting against waiving the Stafford Act, knowing the bill had passed despite his vote, and then lying to the audience to make them angry that the waiver hadn't happened.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Call the New Orleans Flooding a Man-Made Disaster Created By the Failure of the Federal Government's Levees.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, politics, government, Katrina flooding, Army Corps of Engineers, freedoms, NEW ORLEANS,, media, economy, cover-up, usa )

- 2396 days ago -'s petition requests the President of the United States to please call the flooding of New Orleans in 2005 during Katrina a "man-made disaster created by the failure of the federal government's levee protection system."
Can Mayor Mitch Landrieu Reinvent New Orleans?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, government, ethics, economy, New Orleans, usa, news )

- 2545 days ago -
New Orleans is one of the oldest cities in America. It's rich with culture and legendary for its indulgences - and its disasters. Almost six years after Hurricane Katrina and one year after the BP oil spill, New Orleans has a new mayor with a new plan on
Springtime in New Orleans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, GoodNews, usa, New Orleans, elections, government )

- 2984 days ago -
It's not just the Saints. After years of dysfunction, corruption, and racial tension, New Orleans is finally moving forward.
New Orleans, Four Years Later
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, New Orleans, Katrina, dishonesty, corruption, obama, usa, bush, bushadministration, americans, media, news )

- 3166 days ago -
As we approach the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, we're sure to start seeing some brief nods toward the event in the mainstream media: photos of people stranded on rooftops and bridgesWhat's less likely to receive much coverage is the aftermath
Outrage Over Army Corps' $4.7M P.R. Contract
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, government, news, politics, New Orleans )

- 3266 days ago -
A New Orleans citizens group is accusing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of inappropriately using much needed funding to spin a more positive image of the Corps in the media. The federal agency, however, disputes this change saying the money was allotted
Homeless Homeowners Sleeping Under Bridge
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: homeless, New Orleans )

- 3761 days ago -
....very intense in New Orleans right now, as everyone witnessed activists being tasered and pepper sprayed inside and outside of a City Council meeting, in which there was a unanimous vote to demolish most of public housing in New Orleans.
New Orleans Police, Protestors Clash
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: New Orleans, Katrina, HUD, housing )

- 3772 days ago -
Police used chemical spray and stun devices as dozens of protesters seeking to halt the demolition of public housing in New Orleans tried to force their way through an iron gate at City Hall.
New Orleans Fracas Over Plans to Raze Housing
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: New Orleans, housing, corruption )

- 3783 days ago -
New Orleans - Protesters angry about the pending demolition of more than 4,000 public housing units stormed a City Council meeting Thursday in a confrontation that ended with a prominent civil rights lawyer being hauled off in handcuffs.
PHOENIX Offers to ADOPT a Corner of Rebuilding NEW ORLEANS!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: City partners, cities, states, Katrina recovery, Phoenix, New Orleans, Arizona, Louisiana, helping, rebuilding )

- 3922 days ago -
Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon and New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin met to discuss details of a partnership between the cities that could see Phoenix "adopt" a devastated corner of the city. Officials hope the partnership could serve as a model for other cities.
US Didn't Accept Most Foreign Katrina Aid
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, cheney, iraq, war, veterans, protest, military, IMPEACH, government, troops, Katrina, budget, Gulf coast, social ills, New Orleans, Mobile )

- 4007 days ago -
Allies (& non-allies!) offered $854 million in cash and in aid Hurricane Katrina victims. Most uncollected...$400 million delayed...bureaucratic limits on how it can be spent.
Fed-Up New Orleans Residents Are Giving Up
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bush, Republicans, New Orleans, government, politics, failure, National Guard, housing, health care, insurance premiums, broken promises )

- 4079 days ago -
Crime, high rents and what many say is dissipating hope are driving away the best and brightest. Photo: Dylan Langlois, center, and Kasandra Larsen said goodbye to a friend as they prepared to move out of New Orleans.

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