September 14, 2005

Katrina Commission Turned Down

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Republicans on Wednesday scuttled an attempt by Sen. Hillary Clinton to establish an independent, bipartisan panel patterned after the 9/11 Commission to investigate what went wrong with federal, state and local governments' response to Hurricane Katrina.

The New York Democrat's bid to establish the panel -- which would have also made recommendations on how to improve the government's disaster response apparatus -- failed to win the two-thirds majority needed to overcome procedural hurdles. [...More...]

Well, thank God!

But wait! Somebody grab me the puke bucket; New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin joins Larry King to discuss what went wrong and how his city will rebuild, tonight, 9 p.m. ET.

Now this ought to be good, in a sick kind of way. Should provide for lots of blogging material.

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Blogger Ranger Tom said...

You're rightm since it's his fault to some extent, along with the governor...

I'd like to see how he spins this...

9/14/2005 03:02:00 PM

Blogger Sigmund, Carl and Alfred said...

Oh yeah, Nagin. I wonder if Larry Kind will ask him why he moved to Dallas- and bought a house.

I wonder who is going to pay for his Dallas-NO transportation and expenses?

9/14/2005 05:57:00 PM


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