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Attention Holiday Shoppers: All of my #NewOrleans Signed Photography Prints are 75% OFF for a limited time….#nola

That’s right, all 336 of the signed prints in my Ebay Store are at auction this week with a starting bid of $4.99 (down 75 % from the usual “buy it now” price of $19.95). After the 7 day auction, … Continue reading

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something to consider

Before America can break its addiction to oil, it has to break its addiction to punditry. Yes, they are connected; because punditry makes us feel good about behaving like assholes.

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a thought from the left: why liberal pundits are not helping

Last week I wrote an open letter to President Obama on this blog, urging, among other things, that we put aside all notions of red and blue as we battle the current oil crisis and keep things politically purple. Now, … Continue reading

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dear mr. president: we still love you, but don’t fuck this up

Dear President Obama, I know it’s been a rough ride. You were handed two wars, you wrestled a financial crisis to the ground that nearly threw us into a second Great Depression, you’ve managed to pass both healthcare and financial … Continue reading

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comment of the week

Comment of the week goes to Lens reporter Karen Gadbois who astutely observed, “Anyone not drunk at this point isn’t paying attention.” Cheers! – Louis Maistros *

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This lousy week in review (6-5-2010)

A collection of posts and status updates from my Facebook page between 5-27-2010 and 6-5-2010: 5-27, 2:18PM: This is what’s happening beneath the surface, and it’s terrifying. 5-27, 3:26 PM: Coast Guard approves building one part of state barrier island … Continue reading

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BP continues to ignore state-of-the-art bird washing technology

Note: I originally posted the below entry at Humid City on May 16, three weeks ago, or, more urgently: 22,050,000 gallons of oil in the gulf ago (conservative Coast Guard estimate).      The fact that BP recently paid out billions to … Continue reading

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no statements shall be made concerning any of the following

I’ve noticed that some folks on the net, well-intentioned as they may be, have suggested BP be held less culpable for their criminal actions due to the general belief that this sort of accident was inevitable in the world of … Continue reading

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