After The Storm
The blogger formerly known as South Knox Bubba
is guest blogging at Facing South
at Dark Bilious Vapors
has discovered the reality of Shrubbery's "Noble Cause"
in a Jim Morin cartoon.
presents the future of education.
Via The Yellow Dog Blog
the Pentagon's numbers for Deployed National Guard and Reserve
. [Warning PDF]
Louisiana - 4,109
Mississippi - 4,793
Alabama - 2,432
Florida - 2,985
They and the people on the Gulf Coast would really like them back now! We need them and their equipment.
CNN/Money looks at the effects of Katrina on oil
Our oilman pResident is apparently unaware that even if the oil in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve isn't under floodwaters in the Louisiana salt mines where it's stored, you have to have working refineries to use it. I guess no one, like our oilman Vice pResident, bothered to tell him that 9% of our refining capacity is in three units at New Orleans.
While the rest of the country is worrying about the coming increase in price of gasoline, the Gulf Coast wonders when we will get some at any price. Before the storm the pResident's brother had a spokeweasel tell us that there was no problem with gasoline supplies on the Panhandle; it wasn't 24 hours later that we ran out.