Beyond soundbites: detailed first-hand accounts from people trapped in the city after Katrina--what they did, what they saw, how they stayed alive.
A week after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, we've heard from politicians, pundits, survivors, aid workers, and editorialists. Here are just a few of the notable comments coming out of the tragedy... "We finally cleaned up public housing in New Orleans. We couldn't do it, but God did." -- Re ... More >>
The first disaster was the hurricane. The second was the federal government's response.
CITY PAGES BLOGS Pizza Man or Pizza Whore? Another tale from the pepperoni-strewn Streets of Pizza. Steve Monaco has last week's winners and this week's Monday Movie Quiz question at Couch Pundit. THESE DAYS The Utah Board of Education on Friday unanimously approved a position statement supporti ... More >>
"They don't have a clue what's going on down there," Mayor Ray Nagin told WWL-AM Thursday night. "They flew down here one time two days after the doggone event was over with TV cameras, AP reporters, all kind of goddamn--excuse my French everybody in America, but I am pissed." --AP, Allen G. Breed ... More >>