Update, and back to my bitching

Nice lady at Verizon Online support fixed the email issue. But hey, send email to me to whatever the hell address you feel like, mmkay?

I think we finally have our ‘high crime and misdemeanor’:

We’re naming it Lake George, ’cause it’s his frickin fault. Have you seen all that data about the levee projects’ funding being cut over the past three years by the Prez, and the funding transferred to Iraq? The levee, as designed, might not have held back the surge from a direct Class 5 hit, but it certainly would not have crumbled on Monday night from saturation and scour erosion following a glancing blow from a Class 3. The failure was in a spot that had just been rebuilt, not yet compacted, not planted, and not armed (hardened with rock/concrete). The project should have been done two years ago, but the federal gov’t diverted 80% of the funding to Iraq. Other areas had settled by a few feet from their design specs, and the money to repair them was diverted to Iraq.

And I heart Anderson Cooper even more now, with his exasperated bitch-slap of the bitch representing Louisiana in the Senate:

Cooper: Does the federal government bear responsibility for what is happening now? Should they apologize for what is happening now?
Wench Landrieu (D-LA): ….there will be be plenty of time to discuss those issues….
Cooper:Senator, I’m sorry… for the last four days, I have been seeing dead bodies here in the streets of Mississippi and to listen to politicians thanking each other and complimenting each other — I have to tell you, there are people here who are very upset and angry, and when they hear politicians thanking one another, it just, you know, it cuts them the wrong way right now, because there was a body on the streets of this town yesterday being eaten by rats because this woman has been laying in the street for 48 hours, and there is not enough facilities to get her up. Do you understand that anger?

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