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Entries by Harry Shearer from 06/2009

Slow-Walking Disaster Response Four Years Later

| Posted 06.02.2009 | Politics

New Orleans has an affordable-rental-housing crisis, in the wake of the failure of the federal levees in 2005.

Never Should Have Built it There -- New York

| Posted 06.05.2009 | Politics

A new report predicts the dire future that may await New York City if a hurricane generates serious storm surge. The proposed solution? A set of barriers ringing the city to protect it from inundation.

Is the Corps of Engineers Astro-Turfing Its Critics?

| Posted 06.18.2009 | Politics

In New Orleans, when the subject is the Corps and its federal overseers, hope is something that was left at the starting gate last November.

Attention, Don Rumsfeld: Here's What You've Yearned For

| Posted 06.21.2009 | Politics

Don? This thing on? I'm sure HuffPo hasn't made it into your briefing folders, but here you go: Colin Powell lied. Condi lied. I've said it before. I'll say it again.