I was once a happy resident of Baton Rouge, a Yankee transplant in the early 80s and happy to be there. What a wonderful place to live.
Below is a fine writer’s discussion of Katrina and the people of Louisiana, the reasons for the disaster that can be traced back to the 19th century, believe or not.
The only thing that really disappointed me about this essay is that John Yoo has gone to the dard side with the emperor and Darth Vador and is now a shill.
He claimed that anchor baby protections even went back to the founding–he is so FOS.
Naw, not in the new international system of political corruption. It was probably going on all the while, but in the last 20 plus years has become epidemic.
Here’s a recounting of the past 20 plus years of Iranian lobbying and contributions to dems.
It’ll make you think about the concept of betrayal or the label–TRAITOR TO YOUR COUNTRY. You might recall the Death to America chants started with the Ayatollah and Carter. Iran was properly identified as part of the axis of evil by W. I guess being against America is to be for the democrat party.
He points out that it is worse, I would agree. And to anticipate any complaints about junk scienc.com talkiing politics–remember political science includes international relations, international law, history, cultural studies–how is that not intellectual inqiry, and science in the broad sense of the word.
If psychology and sociology are science–politics is practical application of those discipline with a dab of history and philosophy.