The NOPD report: white man in Jacksonsmith Palais…

I had initially planned to begin and end this post with one simple sentence, “Damn, the NOPD sucks, we knew that, but thanks for spelling it all out for us, in detail, just how much they suck…” But before I hit “publish,” I decided I should perhaps, elaborate on this so I did just that: My former apartment in New Orleans was located at the corner of … Continue reading The NOPD report: white man in Jacksonsmith Palais…

Texas Goes Nuclear…

Wow, just wow… One of Bobby Jindal’s corporate buddies made the news today… Turns out that the nuclear industry in Japan has a horrible safety record, which some experts are suggesting is partly to blame in the severity of the meltdowns as a result of the earthquake and tsunami. And now, the Japanese nuclear industry is coming to America. TEPCO, the Tokyo Electric Power Company is coming to Texas … Continue reading Texas Goes Nuclear…

Would you believe assassins have a union? We do…

Hello again. Yes, I still kill people for a living. And yes, I’m in a union. It’s kind of an off-shoot of the union most US Marshals belong to but we keep it kind of quiet – so that’s all I really want to say about it. Damn. That might even be too much…well, its a risk I’m willing to take and why not? I’m … Continue reading Would you believe assassins have a union? We do…

A Quick Note on Taxes and Narrative…

So, Bobby Jindal maintains that in the next legislative session, he will not permit taxes to be raised to close the monstrous Louisiana budget gap, but like all things having to do with terminology, language and narrative, this is untrue. Sure, he won’t force everyone to pay a higher state income tax, but what about…  Are bus fares going up around the state? Are school tuition … Continue reading A Quick Note on Taxes and Narrative…