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Lower 9th Ward: March 2006

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    These are stills captured from video shot March 2006 in the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans specifically the area between N. Claiborne, Florida Ave, Tupelo and Tennessee.

Lower 9th Ward: August 2006

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    These are photos and stills captured from video taken August 2006 of the Lower 9th Ward specifically the area between N. Claiborne, Florida Ave, Tupelo and Tennessee.

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March 02, 2011

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DemocracyFest---FINALLY a name for this. I love it.

The cops have been terrific. Frankly, I'm comforted by their presence because in case some asshat wants to cause trouble or worse, make a big statement, if you catch my drift, these men and women in uniform have been keeping us safe as well as protecting everyone's rights to peaceably assemble.

The police, in general, have been outstanding through this. They've done their jobs with professionalism, not over-reacted to anything, and have been supportive of first amendment rights.

The State Patrol, thanks to some really blatent nepotism, is indeed in Walker's pocket. The Pratorian Guard is what they are, at this point, and if they are the only ones pulling Capitol duty, the dynamic may shift. However, I think that most of the rank and file troopers are not inclined to embrace their leaderhsip's attitude.

It remains to be seen, but I wait with bated breath the incisive journalistic coverage of Walker's need to surround himself and the capitol with a unit of law enforcement who seem to owe loyalty to him and his administration rather than to the state for which they work.

can we call walker a nazi now?

i know, but you never know if he wants to gas unionists.

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