Monthly Archives: August 2008

I got family in Houma LA

I have been glued to my internet watching streaming video from one of Louisiana’s tv stations since yesterday afternoon. 

Its extended famliy, one of my son’s closest friends, his wife and two babies are residents of the NOLA area. His house survived Katrina and was in fact used as a medical unit for months afterward. 

They left yesterday, going opposite of the storm to the safety of a hotel the next state over. Fernie is a good man, although I still think of him as a kid. 😉

I talked to him a few minutes ago, and he is still on the road, the youngest baby hollering his fool head off in the background. 

I told him what I know, and what the tv station is saying…its still not sure how big or where Gustav will land. 

And I know Fernie is worried, he got through the first one, but is it gonna hit his home and office this time? 

Fuck I hope not…I am praying it won’t. 

Meanwhile, bus companies that were contracted to haul po’ folks out of the area are NOT living up to their contracts. Sending only a couple hundred bus’s when they are liable for 700.

Such bullshittery. Its fucking maddening. 

He reports, you decide…

From Karen Zipdrives blog…this gent lays out all the sordid details of The Guv’s pregnancy, flying 6-8 hours whilst in labor, and her daughters mysterious five month absence from high school. The dude has media reports too…its not all supposition people..

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It’s viral but I still want to post it…

As for the Palin baby boy controversy…I say expose her if you got the ammo!

Another goodie from Steve at Bring it On.

Thank you SteveO 😉

Palin kept the Bridge to Nowhere funds..

On Friday, Sarah Palin said the following about the infamous Ted Stevens’ Bridge to Nowhere:

“I told Congress, ‘Thanks, but no thanks,’ on that bridge to nowhere.”

The bridge and the earmark were already in the news and unpopular as hell with fellow Alaskans, so realistically, how could our little beauty queen say anything different? Now, the funds for that bridge, well…thats a different story:

When Palin says “I told Congress, ‘Thanks, but no thanks,’ on that bridge to nowhere,” it implies Congress said, “Here’s a check for that bridge” and she responded, “No thanks, that’s wasteful spending; here’s your money back.”

That’s not what happened. Fact is, Alaska took the bridge money, and then just spent it on other projects.

So, is she full of shit? Oh yes she is….and she might not be a DC insider but she knows how to twist the facts to suit her own special interests..