In the East, college football is a cultural exercise. On the West coast, it is a tourist attraction. In the Midwest, it is cannibalism. But in the South, college football is a religion, and every Saturday is holy day.
Rival’s ranked listing of the top 25 classes has shown LSU in the #1 spot all morning – leading both the nation and the SEC. No doubt, the Honorable Trahant Esquire is a much happier man-fan today than he was November 22, 2008.
Last time I checked, 10 of the 12 schools in the SEC were also in the top 25. Following LSU (#1) were Alabama (#3), Florida (#7), South Carolina (#11), Georgia (#12), Arkansas (#14), Auburn (#16) , Ole Miss (#18), Tennessee (#22), and Mississippi State (#24). This we call reinsurance.
One SEC is kicking a$$; but, the other, well, it could turn out to be a great one, too, but let’s put it this way: until he went out for football his senior year in high school, Walter Payton was the drum major for the band (and a hotty toddie to all of you).
Following yesterday’s deadline, Slabbed’s page for 2009 insurance legislation has been updated.
Oh, there’s just so much tell about Shattering the Illusion of FEMA’s Progress, the report produced by the American Federation of Government Employees, Local 4060 that offers 10 Recommendations for Rebuilding a Broken Agency. Sop covered the basics in Slabbed Welcomes FEMA’s Rank and File Employees.
I followed with I called FEMA and they didn’t even know a Hurricane hit New Orleans, a brief heads-up post also confessing both my good intent and turtle-like typing,
SLABBED is indeed pleased to assist the Agency’s committed employees and reservists in their recovery from the disaster known as FEMA (AKA “the f-word”) by telling their story in their own words.
Training – the need for and lack thereof at all levels – is a consistent theme in the suggestions from current and former FEMA employees found on pages 17-91 of the report.I called FEMA and they didn’t even know a hurricane hit New Orleans
When I applied for disaster assistance almost three weeks after Hurricane Katrina, the person on the other end told me I was lucky to live in New Orleans because he and his buddies were planning to go there for Spring Break. I thought this somewhat insensitive, but Continue reading “…and I called FEMA, too – called it the “f word” for not knowing a hurricane hit New Orleans; treating people like hamburgers on a grill after Ike”