Lets connect a few dots as we feature James Gill’s last column on Fred Heebe.

I have a small confession to make.  After I wrote yesterday’s posts Continue reading “Lets connect a few dots as we feature James Gill’s last column on Fred Heebe.”

Surely not – the "new normal" on Mississippi's post-Katrina Coast

Although not as often as I’d like, I grab my camera, visit with the Sop family and revisit places that I saw while on the Coast providing disaster assistance following Hurricane Katrina.  I took these photographs March 26 and, as I reflect on what I saw, I’m reminded of how little has changes since my August 2008 SLABBED post Not what you see but what you don’t…the post-Katrina coast.

“Three Six years after Katrina, it’s the rebuilding that we don’t see that is contributing to what we can’t see – the mental health of those whose tomorrows are like their yesterdays. Hope – slabbed.” Continue reading “Surely not – the "new normal" on Mississippi's post-Katrina Coast”

And to think folks Nancy Pelosi wasn't fired. That shot hit South Mississippi's foot instead. A Congresswoman Palazzo update.

I said it here on Slabbed just after the election that DC was a different world from being a Boss Hogg lackey in the legislature and it appears the Mississippi Press has noticed our new congressman Steven Palazzo is not only a legacy political hack but he is also a fluffer.  I’ll point out the coastal counties did not elect Palazzo so the snub should be expected.  Here is a snippet:

IF IT’S not in the handbook for serving as the 4th Congressional District representative, it should be: Never miss a ship christening at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula.

Freshman Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-Biloxi, was noticeably absent from the christening of the Arlington, LPD 24, on March 26, though his wife was in attendance. Continue reading “And to think folks Nancy Pelosi wasn't fired. That shot hit South Mississippi's foot instead. A Congresswoman Palazzo update.”