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Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Katrina: Need One Say More?

The quotations below represent the views of 2 US Citizens from fairly diverse backgrounds. Thank you, President George W[acko] Bush, for your part in bringing together people as diverse as Michael Moore and Hesham Hassaballa under one banner.


It's not your fault that 30 percent of New Orleans lives in poverty or that tens of thousands had no transportation to get out of town. C'mon, they're black! I mean, it's not like this happened to Kennebunkport. Can you imagine leaving white people on their roofs for five days? Don't make me laugh! Race has nothing -- NOTHING -- to do with this!

Read full piece: An Open Letter to George W. Bush by Michael Moore.


Funny, isn't it, how we have the ability, money, and wherewithal to invade a country thousands of miles away in the desert - for no good reason - to save them from the grips of tyranny and oppression? Yet, "it takes time" to send food, water, and supplies to the southern end of our own country. Funny, isn't it, how we miraculously found $1 billion to spend per day in Iraq, but we could not find the money to shore up the flood protection for New Orleans? Funny, isn't it, that our President flew back to Washington in the middle of the night - in his pajamas - to intervene to keep Terri Schiavo alive, yet he didn't do the same thing for the thousands of stranded residents of New Orleans?

Read full article: All I can say is "Lord Help Us" by Hesham Hassaballa.

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