Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Returning the Lousiana Purchase?

France can take Treme. The king of Jordan can take the Lower Ninth Ward. - King Abdullah of Jordan

wants to be a long-term partner for Louisiana and New Orleans. - Dominique Perben, French Transport Minister

I know we had a little disappointment earlier with some signals we're getting from Washington but the international community may be able to fill the gap. - Ray Nagin, Mayor, New Orleans

Is it just me or does it seem just a tad ironic that the Federal Government is spending 100s of billions of $ trying to bring oil rich Iraq under their umbrella but may well lose the oil rich state of Southern Lousiana in the process? I exaggerate, but.....