I am so outraged right now over the way our wonderful President Bush is handling the tragedy in New Orleans. Why isn’t he ensuring these people’s safety? Why can’t we send 100,000 marines to get those people out? Where are all of our vehicles that should be used to help us? Just where is OUR military? Excuse my French…but to the hell with Iraq. If they are going to go crazy over there…that cannot be our problem any longer. Let them deal with their own uproar! We need to take care of ours!
Here’s an excerpt from an article I read today here that had me crying at my desk at work: http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-superdome1sep01,0,4489032.story?coll=la-home-headlines
“We pee on the floor. We are like animals,” said Taffany Smith, 25, as she cradled her 3-week-old son, Terry. In her right hand she carried a half-full bottle of formula provided by rescuers. Baby supplies are running low; one mother said she was given two diapers and told to scrape them off when they got dirty and use them again.
At least two people, including a child, have been raped. At least three people have died, including one man who jumped 50 feet to his death, saying he had nothing left to live for.
Why are there children reusing diapers? Why don’t they have an adequate supply of water and formula for these kids…OUR KIDS! Hell with the Iraqi’s…WE need the water, formula, the help! Why are there children being raped? Where are our troops? We didn’t have sense to keep enough here to protect our own country?
Can you imagine holding your 3 WEEK old baby wondering if he’ll die from diaper rash? Wondering if he’ll die from hunger, dehydration? Wondering if your 8-year old daughter will be traumatized any more than she already has? I can honestly say that I would be in the group of those desperate enough to shoot their way out of that cesspool!
Where is OUR government? They are supposed to protect US not Iraq!!!