"There are 3,240 acres in Metairie, stretching from New Orleans to Kenner."
How are you defining Metairie? That seems way too small.
"to my knowledge, he hasn't endorsed anything more controversial than NyQuil"
Brees implicitly endorses Ellen DeGeneres' decision to come out of the closet when he cites her as an example of overcoming adversity. You think Nungesser might take from inspiration from that?
"New Orleans' post-Katrina experiment with public school reform has produced outstanding results. More than half of public school students now attend charter schools. The district performance score for all New Orleans schools, which is a measure of test scores as well as performance measures, rose from 56.9 pre-Katrina to 66.4 last year, at a time when the statewide average remained virtually unchanged."
Jury's still out on that.
"And to the Nagin Administration's credit, the city has a bond rating that is investment-grade, giving the next mayor access to tens of millions of dollars to improve our streets and build public facilities."
"N.O. faces possible $43 million budget shortfall in 2010"
Times Picayune Aug. 19, 2009
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