RICO Part 2: It’s a small world after all…..

And the first suit against the Old Gentilly Landfill was filed by the Sierra Club’s Mississippi based lawyer Robert Wiygul.

LEAN v Corp of Engineers

As the DEQ press release indicates this suit did not go very far but in hindsight we now know it was the first salvo of what appears to be a coordinated campaign by Team River Birch to eliminate the competition. Continue reading “RICO Part 2: It’s a small world after all…..”

Mayor Half Moon causes a ruckus endorsing Cynthia Willard Lewis over Stacy Head for NOLA Councilperson at large

I’ll be honest folks and disclose I’ve known about Mayor Mitch favoring Cynthia Willard Lewis for the council at large seat for about 2 weeks now and I expressed what I heard yesterday in comments after the angry recriminations hit these pages with the public announcement of the news.  I mention all this because  Willard-Lewis is one of American Zombie’s sneaky snakes of 2012 and her name has come up on these pages a time or two in connection with Fred Heebe, Team River Birch and the Heebe funded campaign to close the Old Gentilly Landfill which in turn insured more post Katrina debris would head to the River Birch Landfill.

The reaction to the news was swift, both on these pages in comments and in the local blogosphere.  Jason at AZ published not one but two posts on the subject and was way ahead of the game when the rumors on the subject bubbled up last weekend as were the good people over at Daily Kingfish, which linked our posts on Willard-Lewis’ connections to Team Heebe.

This is not the first time Half Moon has endorsed ethically challenged African American politicians for the sake of political expediency.  The difference is this time is Hiz Honner explained himself and it was highlighted by the Times Picayune’s Frank Donze in a story on the topic updated late last night.  There is a back story here folks that dates to Richmond being exposed in the local blogs that I will not go into but I think Hiz Honner was addressing the local blogs.  Here is a snippet:

“Listen. I’m a politician which means I’m a cheat and a liar. And when I’m not kissing babies I’m stealing their lollipops. But it also means that I keep my options open.” Continue reading “Mayor Half Moon causes a ruckus endorsing Cynthia Willard Lewis over Stacy Head for NOLA Councilperson at large”

Must Read Landfill Story….

Michelle Krupa and Gordon Russell at the Times Picayune out did themselves folks.