Wednesday, December 12, 2007

3 Sets of Heroes and a Crooked Bastard

6 injured in crew boat accident. Have no fear, the Coast Guard is here. This could be me one day, so kudos to them.

NO Firefighters Going Home. Reconstruction of the New Orleans Firehouses thanks to volunteers and the Leary Foundation and others.

How black children see whites. Repeat of the famous bobo doll experiment that led to desegregation.

Jason Berry's Gambit cover story about William Jefferson's career. In the end: "[After being confronted with evidence by the FBI] Jefferson reportedly sank back on his couch and uttered the words that could become his political epitaph:

'What a waste."

What a waste indeed.

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