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Brownie Crunch


Michael “heckuva job Brownie” Brown is back. First, presidential candidate Jeb Bush released a video touting in his hurricane management bonafides that includes some footage of the former Florida Gov alongside Brownie. However, Bush is not the only one feeling forgiving about the former FEMA chief. Brownie, himself, penned a longform piece for Politico titled, “Stop Blaming Me for Hurricane Katrina.”


Landrieu, Morial Weigh in on Ferguson


On Monday (11.25) a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri ruled not to indict Officer Darren Wilson on any charges connected to the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown. The ruling transcended the town sparking protests and riots across the country. Today, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and former Mayor (and current National Urban League President) Marc Morial weighed in on the situation.


Award-Winning Chamber Duo Coming to Tulane


by Joe Shriner

On Monday, December 9, New Orleans Friends of Music presents the third concert of their 59th season, bringing to the Crescent City award-winning violinist Arnaud Sussmann and pianist Michael Brown. Performing works by Bach, Dvorak, Strauss, and Webern, the chamber duo appears at Dixon Hall on Tulane University’s campus at 8 pm.


Obama Katrina Comments at Center of 'New,' 'Race' Video


Since having a hurricane fall on the anniversary of K wasn't enough, conservative pundits have once again invoked the spectre of The Storm and the Federal Flood. The method this time was through a 2007 video of President Barack Obama that a lot of people already saw during the 2008 campaign. In the speech to a group of ministers, Obama says the feds didn't waive the Stafford Act after the 2005 levee failures, contributing to the slow response and wayward recovery.


NoDef Numbers, June 20-28


This week, two of Katrina's most controversial figures released their own versions of the story, Anthony Bourdain riled up some Cajuns and, as ever, political signs caused some bellyaching. Once again, Ian Hoch makes the numbers behind the news a little easier on the eyes. Click through to see how it all broke down.


Brownie Points

At NOLA Appearance, Michael Brown Talks About the Role of FEMA After Katrina, Anderson Cooper and Angry Truckers



GARDEN DISTRICT - On Friday night, former FEMA director Michael Brown made an ackonwledgement about his handling of the post-Katrina tragedy unfolding in New Orleans.


Heckuva Return: Michael Brown Makes NOLA Stopover


Over at the Convention Center, alt-weekly deity and Savage Love columnist Dan Savage is speaking to a library conference tonight, but the weekend's true beastly rage might be on display a bit further Uptown. Six years after he impressed George W. Bush with his leadership skills, Michael "Heckuva Job Brownie" Brown will again drop in for a whirlwind visit.  We're checking with local angry mob suppliers, as a run on pitchforks and torches is expected.


Heckuva of Lob


Where to start? So, former Arabian Horse Expert, Presidential Medal of Freedom (whatever that is) winner, and FEMA chief, Michael Brown now has a talk show. Joining the ranks of G. Gordon Liddy, Brown broadasts his political views across our fine land's airwaves. This week, he will be broadcasting live from New Orleans. (Go ahead, just put your own joke in right here... we're used to being slapped in the face... ma' it don't even hurt no more.)


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