01 September 2005

Newsview: Politicians Failed Storm Victims

This one article has to be one of the best examples of why folks don't listen to the mainstream press anymore.

Fournier manages to somehow relate the aftermath of the hurricane with the government's impeachment of Bill Clinton - both cases where the government let the people down.

I agree with him wholeheartedly that our government wastes an incredible amount of money. I'm ashamed that the Republicans running the show have been pissing away as much money as they have, as if it grows on trees. What ever happened to fiscal responsibility?

However, how disgusting is the assumption that we are all just helpless pawns waiting for the government to come take care of us? Whatever happened to being self reliant, and being able to take care of yourself?

I've made it a habit to keep at least 3 days of food and water available at home at all times. Watching the devastation unfold before our eyes has caused me to rethink - I believe I'll have at least a week's supply on hand at all times.

The drop into anarchy that is taking place in New Orleans is simply embarrasing. This is the United States of America for God's sake.
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