Katrina

The Border Crisis Is Not "Obama's Katrina." Not Even Close.
July 08, 2014

The comparison is so absurd, it's almost not worth disproving. Almost.

Obamacare Is Obama's Katrina, Iraq, Vietnam, Apartheid, and Civil War—Combined
December 10, 2013

A comprehensive list of every historical analogy made to Obamacare.

Rebirth on the Bayou: Lessons from New Orleans and the Gulf Coast
August 26, 2011

Hurricane Katrina is the costliest disaster in U.S. history and among the three costliest in the world ever. As such, New Orleans and the Gulf Coast stand as a lesson about what it takes to rebuild after a major catastrophe. Unfortunately, the demand for such learning seems to only grow.

Calling the Ex
January 21, 2010

Last Saturday, President Obama tapped the unlikely duo of George W. Bush and Bill Clinton to lead a massive campaign to help Haiti. It isn't the first time former presidents (and political rivals) have led major relief efforts: Clinton and George H.W. Bush worked together after the 2004 tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, and Hurricane Ike. "This is a model that works," Obama noted. But how, exactly, does that model work? Why do we call on former presidents to help after disasters? 1) They Get People's Attention. They're presidents. They have high profiles. People listen to them.