Skip to comments.Shootings tarnishing New Orleans' image
Posted on 07/30/2006 6:37:13 PM PDT by cjmae
Shootings tarnishing New Orleans' image By MARY FOSTER, Associated Press Writer 2 hours, 18 minutes ago
NEW ORLEANS - Breakfasting on beignets in the French Quarter on a Sunday morning, Dorothy Washington was a tourism official's dream she saw none of the scars that still mark most of New Orleans 11 months after Hurricane Katrina and she had heard nothing about six weekend shooting deaths. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060730/ap_on_re_us/new_orleans_shootings
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It's a quagmire, I tell ya, time to pull out of New Orleans.
Har! I didn't think it was possible to "tarnish" New Orleans' image.
Time to Re-deploy!
>>Breakfasting on beignets in the French Quarter....and she had heard nothing about six weekend shooting<<
Sounds Nawlins before Katrina - the French Quarter is another world from the rest of the city.
I know that silver tarnishes, so does copper and I think bronze. I wasn't aware that bovine feces could tarnish.
My Feelings exactly. I love the old, historical New Orleans, but the rest of it is corrupt beyond belief.
It's a quagmire, I tell ya, time to pull out of New Orleans
The village idiots shooting at rescue helicopters should have been the first clue.
What's the exit strategy?
Things just getting back to normal in NO.
aka "Mogadishu on the Mississippi."
Move all of the resident to Deetroit. They'll feel right at home except for the winters...
Sorry but that town is a cesspool write off.
When we went to visit my good friend who was then living in NOLA I was afraid to bring any of my good jewelry. I grew up in NYC!
Does this mean no Mardi Gras next year??
Where are the "Police Officers" who went to Las Vegas on vacation after Katrina? Are they back? s/
Ha! Kinda', but with better parties.
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