"On Topic" With Doug Krile

Friday, January 05, 2007

New Orleans On Its Knees

Our once-lovely neighbor to the south is in trouble.  Deep trouble.  Murders are skyrocketing.  And just about every other aspect of life seems to be struggling.  All in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.  Sixteen months in the past -

Burying New Orleans

Will there be one of those wonderful musical funerals? And will the powers-that-be come to sing and dance and wail behind the coffin that contains the remains of one of the most artistically and historically fascinating cities in this country? The story of the long death-struggle of New Orleans has been told by many. Two good discussions are [...]



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