Thursday, September 29, 2005


Shocking! FEMA (read Bush Administration) uprepared for Katrina

Just in case anyone needed more proof:

Documents obtained by NPR show that the Federal Emergency Management Agency had to scramble to purchase the most basic emergency supplies after Hurricane Katrina hit, often making purchases outside the normal bidding process. The agency has spent nearly $2 billion so far on relief efforts.
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Wednesday, September 21, 2005


Politicians Push Agendas Via Katrina Aid

Listen to this story on NPR

Haven't these poor people suffered enough? Santorum actually claims that charity groups should get more money because they are more "efficient" than the government.

This is the horrible thing about these people: they hate government so, even when government fails, they win. Very, very sad.

Friday, September 16, 2005


NPR: FEMA Official Says Agency Heads Ignored Warnings

This NPR story leaves no doubt that FEMA ignored warnings. The question is why? Incompetence? The desire to show that big government isn't necessary?

Friday, September 02, 2005


Pictures of New Orleans from the New York Times

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Media coverage of New Orleans

This story about the people trapped in the convention center is really horrible: dead bodys next to the living, no food, a 10-year-old girl raped. They even claim that the looters where actually distributing food they had looted.
Looting, Snipers Mar New Orleans Evacuation
Are you, dear readers, hearing the same kind of coverage? What's the overall take on non-NPR/NYTimes media?

The next story talks about civilians "shooting" at rescue crews? Again, have you all heard this kind of thing.
Engineers Face Mammoth Challenge

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