Black People : King Bush Cut Funding for New Orleans To pay For Fools War

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  1. Mad Skillz

    Mad Skillz Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    "No one can say they didn't see it coming"

    In 2001, FEMA warned that a hurricane striking New Orleans was one of the three most likely disasters in the U.S. But the Bush administration cut New Orleans flood control funding by 44 percent to pay for the Iraq war.

    Left: A New Orleans resident walks through floodwaters coated with a fine layer of oil in the flooded downtown area on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005.

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    By Sidney Blumenthal



    Aug. 31, 2005 | Biblical in its uncontrolled rage and scope, Hurricane Katrina has left millions of Americans to scavenge for food and shelter and hundreds to thousands reportedly dead. With its main levee broken, the evacuated city of New Orleans has become part of the Gulf of Mexico. But the damage wrought by the hurricane may not entirely be the result of an act of nature.

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    Here is another example of people suffering because of war.
     
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    this is Bush's responsibility.
     
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    So when will we hear the reports of cannibalism?
     
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    war of greed has now proven how bad it's hurting the home fronts
     
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    Bush is already feeding on the hearts of America.
     
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