Yesterday the verdicts came down in the Henry Glover case. According to the morning paper: Federal prosecutors won the first convictions in their sprawling probe of police misconduct in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, as a jury Thursday found three New Orleans police officers guilty in a high-stakes case accusing them of killing Henry Glover, […]

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Yesterday was a good day. A hearty breakfast at Slim Goodies, a day of cleaning out the house, meeting with the adjuster, and then meeting some friends for a few drinks at the Balcony Bar. I talked on the phone with Xy and she seemed in good spirits, unlike the day before when she was […]

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Ever heard of Nickleby? That’s teacher slang for NCLB — No Child Left Behind. I’ve been hearing a lot about it lately as Xy was informed that, as of last Tuesday, all 6th grade teachers in the New Orleans system must be “highly qualified,” and that she wasn’t, and so they were busting her down […]

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