Photoshopped image of one of the inhabitants of New Orleans together with President Bush. Made from two photos taken on the same day.

Attempts kept to keep the press out of New Orleans.

Opportune moment to mention again how utterly screwed increasing numbers of Americans are without health insurance.

On a slightly different topic the Tories are thinking of bring in a flat rate of tax. I hope they do propose this at the next election then the other parties can point out how evil an idea it is. Up there with the American’s abolishing the Inheritance Tax.