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Fat Tuesday Midday Open Thread
Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans? Read more...
Things I Saw Around The Intertubes Today
Just some stuff I thought was interesting! Read more...
'Treme': A Love Letter To The Best Show On TV Hardly Anyone Was Watching
The vivid human tapestry that is David Simon's 'Treme' has finally come to an end, and there's nothing else that comes close. Read more...
Gov. Jindal Cites Flawed Oregon Study To Defend Turning Down Medicaid Expansion
Gov. Bobby Jindal must have gotten the Frank Luntz approved memo with their talking points on turning down the Medicaid expansion, since he was caught repeating some of them here. Read more...
Perry Mistakenly Tells Conservative Crowd He's In Florida: 'You're In Louisiana!'
Gov. Rick Perry's (R-TX) memory hasn't gotten any better. Read more...

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As many as three shooters may be involved in an attack on marchers in a Mothers' Day parade in New Orleans Read more...
If you didn't think the new George W. Bush library and its "Decision Theater" was bad enough already for the history revisionism on the invasion of Iraq, wait until you get a load of how Bush's disastrous handling of Hurricane Katrina is treated. Read more...
Former President George W. Bush openly wept while talking about some of the biggest disasters of his tenure at the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum on Thursday. Read more...
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says that if his family were victims of disasters like Hurricane Katrina then they would Lindsey Graham's imaginary family members need to have military-style AR-15 assault rifles to protect themselves against "armed gangs roaming around neighborhoods." Read more...
David Cay Johnston on how sports are used as a tool to steal from taxpayers. Even if you like football (I don't -- as far as I'm concerned, this week's game should be called the Concussion Bowl), you have to wonder why the owners get to make Read more...