The Nicole Gelinas article that Charlotte posted this morning is a must read.  Here are some other points of interest on the anniversary of Katrina:

National Review Online examines the political landscape in Louisiana post-Katrina, especially in regards to the upcoming governor’s race.

The Mercatus Center released two new policy papers on Katrina this week as part of their 5-year project following the reconstruction of the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina in order to determine what mechanisms in society effectively cope with disaster.