There Is One Born Every Minute

Obviously this guy thinks everyone owns a car with a full tank of gas. What a (insert expletive here). Blaming the poor, old, and infirm is not the way to make up for your department’s inadequacies.

–Jane, you have got to be kidding

3 thoughts on “There Is One Born Every Minute

  • September 2, 2005 at 1:05 pm

    I saw this and you are right. Most the people stuck in N.O. are low income families who couldn’t afford to leave. But it is not necessarily for lack of car. The question is, where do they go? Them and there whole extended families live in the area.

    Now that that has been said, think about how many people tried to ride out the storm. I know there are a lot of poor in that area but you can’t tell me that there are THAT many. A good portion of those people trapped there were stubborn/ignorant/stupid/whatever and underestimated the impact of the storm. My cold heart does not feel nearly as sorry for them, as they just make it more difficult to help the actualy helpless.

    “Mr. R”

  • September 2, 2005 at 1:06 pm

    Please excuse my bad grammar in previous post. What can I say, I’m an engineer. Me no use words so good.

  • September 6, 2005 at 2:51 pm

    So what would Mr. R suggest people with no money, no car, and no resources do when a hurricane hits? Perhaps the question is why didn’t the authorities who are aware of this problem have absolutely no contingency plan to get these people out.


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