Archive for February 16th, 2012
I think everyone knows where we will be gathering and but that tidbit will not be disclosed on Slabbed for security reasons. Doors will open at 10:00AM for any early attendees. I will be there around 11:00. I’ll try to get an email out later to those that expressed an interest in coming.
Will the children on the Jefferson Parish Council ever learn? Waste Management sues to block IESI deal.
It should be noted the Young Administration tried to do the right thing before being overruled by the Parish Council.
Waste Management sues Jefferson Parish to block IESI contract to run parish dump. ~ Paul Rioux, The Times Picayune
With advanced apologies to those that beg to differ, but I am a Marine Corp brat.
The bloodlust faced by the ‘blaspheming’ Saudi journalist ~ The Guaradian
His supposed offence was to have tweeted part of an imaginary conversation with the prophet Muhammad. “I have loved things about you and I have hated things about you and there is a lot I don’t understand about you,” he wrote; and: “I will not pray for you.”
After six hours, he apologised for this, and then fled to Malaysia, en route to New Zealand, where he would have been safe. But after three days in Malaysia, he was arrested and shipped back to Saudi, where he faces the death penalty.
Hat tip a reader and the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
“It is well established that the loss of First Amendment freedoms, for even minimal periods of time, unquestionably constitutes irreparable injury.” Hohe v. Casey, 868 F.2d 69 at 72,73 (3d Cir. 1989).
Life would be no fun without a daily document. There must be no shield law for journalists in that libel tourism haven Nova Scotia.
Maybe this is why Jacqueline Patterson Edwards took to the courthouse instead of the local media to air her complaints about systemic corruption in this region. She is in fact a very smart woman IMHO.
Yo Karen, welcome to the Slabb.
Folks I can only shine that light with your help. Donations as low as $10 can make a difference though we’ll happily accept larger amounts too.
Vital background via the Times Picayune here.
A disturbance in the force ~ American Zombie
In hot water my arse is dark yoda ~ American Zombie
Back up ~ American Zombie
Red Headed Step Child ~ Ignatius Jeff Reilly
Slabbed Returns ~ NOLA Defender
www.slabbed.org has a message ~ Central Louisiana Briar Patch
Our Bro Editilla is always good to us on the NOLA Ladder
Guess Who’s Back ~ The Hayride
Canadian Judge Forces American Blog Exposing Louisiana Corruption to go Dark ~ Opinionated Catholic
I’m proud the New Media coverage cuts across the political spectrum. To borrow a pharse from our friend Anita Lee, we’re equal opportunity muckrakers. I’m sincerely appreciative for the bipartisan show of support.
If I missed anyone please email me.