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Archive for the 'Hurricane Katrina' Category

Katrina, Rita, and George

by @ Saturday, September 24th, 2005. Filed under George W Bush, Hurricane Katrina

There’s no question that the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina had a significant impact on the Bush Administration. The President’s approval numbers are at all time lows, and the administration itself seems to be less confident in a way that hasn’t been seen since before 9/11. In today’s Washington Post, there’s this report about the administration’s […]

Katrina vs. Rita: A Study In Contrasts

by @ Wednesday, September 21st, 2005. Filed under Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Rita

Katrina and Rita. Both Category 5 hurricanes. The Gulf Coast at risk in both cases. But, this time, there’s a big difference……… Houston: New Orleans: No further words necessary. Hat Tips: Michelle Malkin and Jason Smith. Linked with today’s Beltway Traffic Jam and Mudville Gazette’s Open Post

And A New Catchphrase Is Born

by @ Wednesday, September 21st, 2005. Filed under Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Rita

“Don’t get stuck on stupid.” That was the advice of Lt. General Russel Honre, head of the federal relief effort in the Gulf, to a particularly stupid set of questions from reporters. Let’s not get stuck on the last storm. You’re asking last storm questions for people who are concerned about the future storm. Don’t […]

What Becomes Of New Orleans ?

by @ Friday, September 16th, 2005. Filed under Hurricane Katrina

Interesting news in today’s Washington Post in the form of this poll of people evacuated from New Orleans Fewer than half of all New Orleans evacuees living in emergency shelters here said they will move back home, while two-thirds of those who want to relocate planned to settle permanently in the Houston area, according to […]

Katrina: Bring In The Troops ?

by @ Friday, September 16th, 2005. Filed under Hurricane Katrina

Over at Instapundit, Glenn Reynolds points to this section of President Bush’s speech last night and raises valid concerns: Yet the system at every level of government, was not well coordinated and was overwhelmed in the first few days. It is now clear that a challenge on this scale requires greater federal authority and a […]

Katrina And God VII

by @ Friday, September 16th, 2005. Filed under Hurricane Katrina, Moonbats

Well, Katrina may be two weeks gone, but moonbats keep coming out of the woodwork. Consider this column by Don Feder “Katrina hit New Orleans days before the scheduled Southern Decadence ? an annual orgy celebrating alternative death-styles, characterized by nudity and public copulation. New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, welcomed the freak-fest with the following […]

Katrina: Saying Something Stupid

by @ Thursday, September 15th, 2005. Filed under Hurricane Katrina

My buddy Raymond at Rogue Sun 2.0 has collected this list of dumb quotes from politicians in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. A few examples: ?Considering the dire circumstances that we have in New Orleans, virtually a city that has been destroyed, things are going relatively well.? -FEMA Director Michael Brown, Sept. 1, 2005 (Source) […]

What He Said

by @ Wednesday, September 14th, 2005. Filed under Hurricane Katrina

Over at Rogue Sun 2.0, my buddy Raymond has this to say about President Bush’s appointment of a career firefighter as the new head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency: Mr. President, you want to do the right thing? Get this guy approved or confirmed or whatever. Then shovel all the political bullshit out of […]

Katrina: Accepting Responsibility

by @ Tuesday, September 13th, 2005. Filed under Hurricane Katrina

Well, I guess its a start: “President Bush on Tuesday acknowledged ‘serious problems’ in the government’s response to emergencies, and accepted responsibility for the federal government’s failures in responding to the disaster.‘Katrina exposed serious problems in our response capability at all levels of government and to the extent the federal government didn’t fully do its […]

Katrina And God VI

by @ Tuesday, September 13th, 2005. Filed under Hurricane Katrina, Moonbats

It took some time, but we’ve finally heard from the Muslim contingent of the moonbat alliance. An Islamist Web site on Sunday posted a recording from al Qaeda’s leader in Iraq saying Hurricane Katrina was an answer to the prayers of Iraqis and Afghans who have suffered under U.S. occupation. The audio message thought to […]

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