THE BLOG

News Update for Sept .4

09/04/2005 08:59 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Hurricane Katrina devastates New Orleans and parts of Mississippi and Alabama. Mother Nature as terrorist.

Federal Government doesn't go marching in following hurricane. United States as Bangladesh.

FEMA Director Michael Brown says his agency didn't know of people suffering in New Orleans Convention Center until Thursday night.
He ain't no Rudy. Back to the International Arabian Horse Association, Mike.

President Bush says "Brownie" is doing a great job. Presidential Medal of Freedom in the works?

Bush belatedly tours disaster area, says all the wrong things. Lame duck President as lame schmuck President.

Vice President Cheney, who once said he had "more important things to do" than serving in the Armed Forces during Vietnam, reamains on vacation in Wyoming. Apparently had more important things to do than getting involved in relief efforts.

House Speaker Dennis Hastert suggests not rebuilding New Orleans,
misses vote on emergency relief funds to attend a fund raiser. GOP leadership in action. How about taking some of the refugees to Indiana?

AP reports Army Corps of Engineers asked for $105 Million for hurricane and flood programs in New Orleans last year, but White House reduced it to $40 Million. Pork you, White House!

Rapper Kanye West says Bush doesn't care about black people. He doesn't care about rappers, either.

Gas sells for over $6 a gallon in Georgia. Gas station operators as terrorists.

Average price for gasoline nationally goes over $3 a gallon. Get used to it. Europeans think it's still cheap.

Bush says don't buy gasoline if you don't need it. Let's see now, when was the last time I bought gasoline I didn't need?
My wife's birthday? Our anniversary? But if you're thinking about buying gasoline and displaying it on your front lawn to show your neighbors you can afford it, the President doesn't want you to do that.