[FoRK] New Orleans is Sinking

Luis Villa luis.villa
Thu Sep 1 13:55:18 PDT 2005

On 9/1/05, snitsnat <snitilicious at tampabay.rr.com> wrote:
> At 04:33 PM 9/1/2005, Adam L Beberg wrote:
> >If this happened anywhere else on earth, there would be a tent city "near"
> >NO, and everyone would be directed to get to that place ASAP. Instead, we
> >are sending the military and supplies _in_ to a place that will not be
> >surviveable for weeks/months.
> >
> >It's rediculous seeing perfectly healthy people still standing around in
> >the water, when dry land with passable roads (meaning supplies can reach
> >them) is a couple hours walk from them. Guess they will just have to wait
> >for the bus like the people that actually need a bus to move them.
> >
> >We the people sure are lazy. How do the public schools rate in NO? Will I
> >be surprised when I find out? Should I really expect them to help
> >themselves? *sigh*
> I'm confused. How can they walk when the streets are flooded?

shhhh. Beberg has never been to a beach, so he doesn't know how much
harder that is. Don't spoil the surprise!

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