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Start Drinking New Orleans

Posted by Mark on February 19, 2007

If you think things would improve after Katrina left town….uh….THINK again. All that money, all those charities….a national spotlight- it’s worse.

New Orleans, the “Big Easy” city famous for its good times and relaxed attitude, has become the Big Uneasy in recent weeks as its murder count has soared and anger grown at local leaders unable to stop the violence.

Annual Mardi Gras celebrations unfolded without incident this weekend, but fear of the rampant blood-spilling and its threat to the city’s recovery from Hurricane Katrina are constant topics of conversation.

The homicide total for a still-young 2007 climbed to 27 on Saturday with the dead of a man shot at a nightclub on Friday.

Murder and mayhem has continued….and they can’t blame Katrina, they can’t blame FEMA….and they certainly can’t blame George Dubya.

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Presidents Day

Posted by zaphriel on February 19, 2007

port-washington.jpgThe original version of the holiday was in commemoration of George Washington’s birthday in 1796 (the last full year of his presidency). Washington, according to the calendar that has been used since at least the mid-18th century, was born on February 22, 1732. According to the old style calendar in use back then, however, he was born on February 11. At least in 1796, many Americans celebrated his birthday on the 22nd while others marked the occasion on the 11th instead.

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Posted by zaphriel on February 19, 2007

I found this interesting.

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Video After The Jump

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