Archive for September, 2005

Thousands of desperate columnists are asking…

Friday, September 9th, 2005

Thanks to for this gem, Ill wind may not blow to the Whitehouse by Newton Emerson. Just a sample: As the full horror of this sinks in, thousands of desperate columnists are asking if an official inquiry will shift the blame for poor planning and inadequate flood defences on to the White House. The […]

Scapegoats Can Wait

Friday, September 9th, 2005

This piece contrasts with my earlier post by Krauthammer and is something completely unexpected: a reasonable, non-partisan article on the Katrina fallout entitled, Scapegoats Can Wait, by Dick Meyer from CBS News of all places! Meyer writes, Instead, with New Orleans still soggy and displaced thousands in agony, Washington is moving on — to hearings, […]

Assigning Blame

Friday, September 9th, 2005

Assigning Blame is the latest from Charles Krauthammer on all the finger-pointing going on along the Gulf coast and in Washington in the wake of the Hurricane Katrina disaster. Krauthammer writes, There is no relationship between global warming and the frequency and intensity of Atlantic hurricanes. Period. The problem with the evacuation of New Orleans […]


Thursday, September 8th, 2005

My good buddy, HR, chimed in on the fiasco in New Orleans: The New Orleans / state of Louisiana plan was a perfect example of Democrat/liberal thinking. If there is no easy answer for a hard local problem, no matter how critical, just kick the can down the road, cross your fingers and hope the […]