Jacob is downtown in New Orleans. God, it must be terrible there when this becomes the norm: We notified an emergency team and they said they knew. The body was no secret, obviously it wasn’t a high priority when only one body was needing removal.
Jacob Appelbaum in the Astrodome
Jacob’s inside the Astrodome in New Orleans and reporting.
What Bush Did Next
President Bush really has been caught on the hop again. A tale of two photos: Mississippi Goddamn shows what Bush was up to while people were being rescued from drowned cars. Here’s a compilation of photos and commentary from New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Satellite Photo of the area after […]
"No One Can Say they Didn't See it Coming"
“In 2001, FEMA warned that a hurricane striking New Orleans was one of the three most likely disasters in the U.S. But the Bush administration cut New Orleans flood control funding by 44 percent to pay for the Iraq war.” (via)
Links Of The Day
How to get that perfect shave – or go get a Turkish shave. Wet towel treatment, massage, and a cut-throat blade. Very relaxing up until the point the blade came out! Why Good Programmers Are Lazy and Dumb – or work smarter rather than harder. Eddie Hobbs a liar? – […]
Pentix – Pen Tricks
How to twirl a pen around your fingers!
About Going Solo
Garret goes over some of the issues regarding working for yourself that you might not know about.
Alex Jones Photoblog
A photoblog by Alex Jones, a photojournalist in the US. Great photos and commentary.
Paper planes and rockets
Here’s how to build the best paper airplane in the world, and you can build a paper rocket too! Mad stuff! Liam pointed me at these paper models for download. So much paper goodness!
The Lie of the Century
Pearl Harbour, Hitler, Vietnam.. Governments lie and that’s no surprise. It is inescapable historical reality that leaders of nations will lie to their people to trick them into wars they otherwise would have refused. It is not “conspiracy theory” to suggest that leaders of nations lie to trick their people […]