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Entries by Karen Dalton-Beninato from 04/2008

Forget American Idol: A Crescent City Proposal For Hill, Barack and John

| Posted 04.10.2008 | Huffington Post

In the vein of Stephen Colbert, imagine getting the candidates to all sign a Rebuild New Orleans pledge. After the race, their surplus campaign funds would go directly to rebuild New Orleans.

A Small Town Response To Obama's Talking "Off The Bus"

| Posted 04.12.2008 | Huffington Post

The media is having a field day over Obama's words. But he lives in Chicago and was talking about sentiments he has heard across the Midwest. I've heard them too. All you have to do is ask.

Memo to the Elite: This Would Be a Good Week to Buy a Television

| Posted 04.15.2008 | Entertainment

My Off the Bus colleague Mayhill Fowler opened a big old can of class debate on Friday with her 6,000-comment post on Barack Obama.

The Leak: John McCain's Stopover In New Orleans

| Posted 04.19.2008 | Huffington Post

The scandal this time is that there's no scandal. The leak John McCain should be addressing in New Orleans is the one at the 17th Street Canal Floodwall, the same one that was leaking before Katrina.

Jazzfest in New Orleans: I'm Showing Up for the Party

| Posted 04.26.2008 | Entertainment

Welcome to virtual New Orleans. It's a cool day, wild parrots are screeching in the back yard and we're waiting to see if it rains before heading to the racetrack.

Rocky Road: Time Defends McCain's New Orleans Gaffe

| Posted 04.30.2008 | Huffington Post

Senator McCain's tossed off semi-proposal to "tear down the Ninth Ward" if needs be is redundant at best. The tearing down was already done by a massive federal levee failure almost three years ago.