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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.

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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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November 07, 2012

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Angry old white men, mostly.

You rock. Now. Let's get to work.

Forward's a mindset. I'll say I think we should all head that direction. I'm glad we have a President, and a Vice President, we can be thankful for tonight instead of scared about.
I'm glad our First Lady and Second Lady are absolutely smart, strong, forward-looking women. I'm glad we have 19 women in the Senate-to-be. I'm glad we have four states open to marriage equality and at least one willing to admit the War on Drugs is a failure.

Not only won't we -- nay, can't we -- go back. We've got to build on the roll.

From your mouth to God's ears, Athenae.

All hail the spirit of the late George McGovern.

Amen.

I have absolutely no doubt that a lot of the current rancor is due to a little melanin in Obama's skin. No doubt this has pushed people over the edge to crying on camera that their country is no longer what it was (starting wwithin hours of Obama being elected the first time). There are way too many instances of video "man on the street interviews" where the reporter asks why someone is for Romney and the person starts crying and decompensating on the spot.

But I also have to remember the rancor over Clinton. Despite a market that was frankly overheating, people were predicting annihilation of their portfolios. In an homage to Rocky Horror Picture Show, everytime the name "Clinton" was mentioned, the speaker would be interrupted by "He's not my President" etc. I also remember this as Gingrich passing around the conservative lexicon and being a strong contributor to (if not chief contributor to) a drastic heightening of the rancor in politics.

you left out the POTHEADS!

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