Thursday, September 01, 2005

Completely insane...

I find it unbelievably tragic that the US government pretends to fix age-old problems between warring nations, yet cannot seem to stop the implosion of violence and utter turmoil in one US city....

New Orleans Mayor Issues 'Desperate SOS'

About 15,000 to 20,000 people who had taken shelter at the convention center to await buses were growing angry and restless in what appeared to be a potentially explosive situation. In hopes of defusing it, the mayor gave them permission to march across a bridge to the city's unflooded west bank for whatever relief they can find.
The National Guard and volunteer groups should have been stationed there before the storm took hold. I'm certain most of the people still in the city were from poor neighborhoods, and were likely already feeling neglected on some level.


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