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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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August 07, 2011

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I love you.

Dayum. Love you woman.

That is all.

You don't need me to tell you what a wonderful writer you are, so we'll skip that part.

The resistance in Wisconsin has and still is making me proud to be an American. Living in a Scott-infested hellhole that's circling the drain is infuriating, but there's something I can do even from here: I went to http://www.calloutthevote.com/ and signed up for a couple of shifts reminding folks in the challenge districts to vote on Tuesday.

You people are giving us all a little bit of inspiration in the whirlwind of shit flying everywhere. Resistance is possible. It's essential. If we can't take direct action where we live, we can help folks who refuse to back down and have the tools to resist.

Fight on, and I'll see you in the Van Tuesday.

XOXO

A -

I'm just glad that the bulk of the contests are outside of the Belling-Sykes-o-Sphere. Were those two able to get the spin going, the ability to message would be lost.

I think the trend for Tuesday clearly favors two Dems - Schilling (v Kapanke) and King (v Hopper).

I'd call tossup on Darling/Pasch, Olson/Clark, and Cowles/Nusbaum. I'd go lean R on the Harsdorf/Moore contest. A friend (whose brother lives in the 12th District) succinctly noted that if the Dems go only +3 on Tuesday, that the Holperin/Simac contest will create the biggest assault on that region since the clear-cutting of the timber 125 years ago.

So the key, IMHO, is to get AT LEAST 2 of the 3 tossups (and preferably, all 3). Also - if Harsdorf falls, it will establish some strong momentum for the Walker recall. Likewise, if King falls to Hopper, it will reinvigorate the GOP Juggernaut. As falls Wisconsin...See you Tuesday.

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