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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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February 06, 2013

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Cantor is not soft and cuddly. He is, on the other hand, vicious and wild (and some would say bloodthirsty). Therefore, in my opinion,he is more like a weasel than a ferret. But I agree he reminds me of Maj. Frank Burns.

I read somewhere that his visual timing was off -- he smiled at awkward moments -- and that maybe he'd been coached to lighten up...difficult when your career's been built around telling everyone (save the defense contractors) to piss off.

It is nice to see some of the lamestream media call out this latest "rebranding" for the stale retread it is...Let's see -- they've changed the label from kinder/gentler to compassionate conservatism to Tea Party...but inside it's the same offal...which they don't really believe in anyway. When circumstances demand it -- like, say, when a swing state like Florida has four hurricane hit it in 2004 -- they'll dole out the dollars by the truckfull...

Goes back to Newt Gingrich and the Conservative Lexicon - actually more The Screwtape Letters and Machiavelli.

Take your opponents words and reuse them. You take something that has a clear meaning and corrupting it to the point that your opponenet can no longer use those words as they mean something entirely different. Or as Screwtape says it you don't have to beat them, just comporomise them.

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