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Never Under Estimate Meaning : NoLa 5 years after Katrina

By TonyBerkman, published on Aug 29, 2010

Walk around NoLa and you'll sense a pride. People wearing "I HEART NoLa" t-shirts are present everywhere, there is a new energy to this city. From taxi drivers to the waiter, they each share their story, their strength in returning, their pride and courage -when so many of their friends don't - and how things are bigger and better for them now. It's clear too that this alone is not enough for them. They each hold a part of a much larger dream.

New Orleans still has the you're in a different place, surreal feel. "Characters" fill the streets, the restaurants and the parks.... (more)

Tags: hurricane katrina, new orleans post katrina, nola, the big easy

A Call To Action, By Lee Iacocca

By Lumiere, published on Oct 1, 2009

...idea for homeland security than making us take off our shoes in airports and throw away our shampoo?We've spent billions of dollars building a huge new bureaucracy, and all we know how to do is react to things that have already happened.Name me one leader who emerged from the crisis of Hurricane Katrina. Congress has yet to spend a single day evaluating the response to the hurricane or demanding accountability for the decisions that were made in the crucial hours after the storm. Everyone's hunkering down, fingers crossed, hoping it doesn't happen again. Now, that's just crazy. Storms... (more)

Tags: america, lee iacocca, where have all the leaders gone, outrage, corporate gangsters, hard questions, crisis, leadership, leaders, deficit, hurricane katrina, government leadership, mediocrity

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