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6 Months Later, New Orleans Far From Whole
Guardian Unlimited UK & AP ^ | February 25, 2006 | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI

Posted on 02/25/2006 10:48:07 PM PST by Saints fan

Edited on 02/25/2006 11:38:38 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

NEW ORLEANS They're throwing Mardi Gras beads again - so many strands, they're landing in tree branches and getting snagged on the trellised balconies of the French Quarter.

You'll find them adorning the arms of Spanish statues. Tourists are wearing them, but these days so are contractors and the National Guard. It's hard to walk on Bourbon Street without stepping on them. You're likely to crunch them underfoot, long necklaces of plastic pearls brightening the asphalt.


(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: katrina; missinglink; neworleans; sinkhole
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1 posted on 02/25/2006 10:48:12 PM PST by Saints fan
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To: Saints fan

RE: The Headline

Wow, a whole 6 months later and a city nearly destroyed by a natural disaster isn't whole...what a shock.


2 posted on 02/25/2006 10:50:16 PM PST by ECM
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To: ECM

We should pull out now.


3 posted on 02/25/2006 10:51:41 PM PST by The Worthless Miracle
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To: Saints fan

Please provide correctly named sources and working links for each of the two articles you have included above.


4 posted on 02/25/2006 10:55:16 PM PST by Admin Moderator
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To: Saints fan
Quagmire!!!!
I for one am sick of this, the current liberal cause of the month, frankly other cities are all cleaned up, I am appalled this city has not been cleaned, broke is one thing, this is just appalling. This city reminds me of a third world country in Africa
5 posted on 02/25/2006 10:58:10 PM PST by Roverman2K
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To: The Worthless Miracle

You're right. We can't win so we might as well...


6 posted on 02/25/2006 11:03:43 PM PST by DoughtyOne (If you don't want to be lumped in with those who commit violence in your name, take steps to end it.)
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To: Roverman2K
I am appalled this city has not been cleaned,...

The politicians are too concerned that they will be voted out come April. The entire liberal base is gone, hopefully never to return. The Dems of the state will use every dirty tactic in an attempt to maintain their grip, so I expect we'll be seeing more of the 'Help New Orleans' whining.

Most of us in the state could care less if New Orleans fell into the ocean.

7 posted on 02/25/2006 11:03:49 PM PST by CrawDaddyCA (There is no such thing as a fair fight. Thou shall win at all costs!!)
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To: ECM

And how long before they rebuilt Atlanta after Sherman took it in 1864?


8 posted on 02/25/2006 11:06:19 PM PST by RobbyS ( CHIRHO)
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To: Admin Moderator

http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,,-5647343,00.html

Sorry


9 posted on 02/25/2006 11:06:46 PM PST by Saints fan
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To: CrawDaddyCA

Just as Houston became the new center after the destruction of Galveston, so Baton Rouge should replace New Orleans. What's gone is gone.


10 posted on 02/25/2006 11:08:26 PM PST by RobbyS ( CHIRHO)
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To: Saints fan

Man, I'm sick of New Orleans.


11 posted on 02/25/2006 11:09:51 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Saints fan

If I understand this correctly there is a huge problem because there are more jobs than workers? And there is a huge demand for housing? Only liberals can screw this up!


12 posted on 02/25/2006 11:13:11 PM PST by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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His neighborhood, where homes had water up to their roofs, is one of many that are now in limbo, waiting for government officials to determine whether residents can rebuild.

Which government?

13 posted on 02/25/2006 11:19:03 PM PST by coconutt2000 (NO MORE PEACE FOR OIL!!! DOWN WITH TYRANTS, TERRORISTS, AND TIMIDCRATS!!!! (3-T's For World Peace))
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To: Lancey Howard

Me too. I'm getting sick of all the "victims" waiting for the gov't to come save them. I'm sick of the MSM and their constant coverage. I'm sick of Mardi Gras.


14 posted on 02/25/2006 11:21:19 PM PST by bonfire
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To: Grizzled Bear

The totally lack of housing is the reason that there are more jobs then workers.


15 posted on 02/25/2006 11:23:22 PM PST by Saints fan
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To: Saints fan
Thanks for that one link, but you have included two unsourced, unlinked stories in this one thread.

The thread may need to be removed unless you can provide the correct source and link for both stories.

Thanks.
16 posted on 02/25/2006 11:23:30 PM PST by Admin Moderator
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To: CrawDaddyCA

How are things going in the rest of the state (since nobody every bothers to talk about that)?


17 posted on 02/25/2006 11:26:08 PM PST by Howlin ("Quick, he's bleeding! Is there a <strike>doctor</strike> reporter in the house?")
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To: Admin Moderator

I copied this post from a yahoo group message board. I am sorry if I was not supposed to do that. I am not experienced in posting articles. This is a link to that message.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/rebuild_lakeview/message/12501


18 posted on 02/25/2006 11:36:02 PM PST by Saints fan
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To: Roverman2K

I know.

I get depressed every day I leave my neighborhood.

:-(


19 posted on 02/25/2006 11:37:52 PM PST by Emmet Fitzhume (Nagin is to stupidity as Blanco is to incompetence.)
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To: Saints fan
I'm far from whole either. But you don't see me demand people baby me over my loss. Its life, we have to move on and it won't stand still for us. New Orleans needs to get the same message.

(Denny Crane: "I Don't Want To Socialize With A Pinko Liberal Democrat Commie. Say What You Like About Republicans. We Stick To Our Convictions. Even When We Know We're Dead Wrong.")

20 posted on 02/25/2006 11:40:53 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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