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samsung101
Jun 29th, 2006, 07:02 PM
Seriously, where is Oprah and Anderson and Geraldo?
Where are the riots? Where is the looting? Where is
the hysteria? There isn't any. So, no bad news, no
star reporters to report on semi-news, non-news, and
rumor as real news.

Sadly, hundreds of thousands have been told to leave
or to be ready to leave in multiple states. Around 20
dead so far.


Anyone displaced on this board?

Be careful out there.


More rain to come in some areas. Terrible weather.
Darn global warming.

It's 95 over here in the west, we're melting...oh wait,
it's summer, it's always hot in the desert in the summer.


City, County, and State officials are running the show
in these badly flooded areas.....................................
as they normally always do, and do so very professionally.
Only another reminder of how badly New Orleans City
and County officials failed at the first response level.

griffin
Jun 29th, 2006, 07:08 PM
Haven't been displaced, but I know people who have been. My kayak's ready, I'm ready ;)

Surely you do understand the difference in magnitude between evacuating a few hundred thousand people spread over several states, versus twice that number from a SINGLE CITY?

ampers&
Jun 29th, 2006, 07:15 PM
if you want to compare, i'll put it this way:
1) 20 deaths<thousands of deaths
2) 300,000 displaced<millions displaced
3) millions in damages<billions in damages


the floods are getting an adequate amount of coverage...what more do you want? it's not Oprah's job to help everyone. she helps those who are in the most need. and she does it out of CHOICE. New Orleans and other areas affected by the hurricane needed the help and the news coverage...especially since the people left behind were completely ignored. it was more of a human disaster. people being left in that New Orleans for days after the hurricane with no food, water and shelter.

and yeah....New Orleans City and County officials failed, but so did the American government. a government run by your beloved president.

samsung, do us all a favor and shut the fuck up.
thanks.

Rocketta
Jun 29th, 2006, 07:53 PM
Oh Mo, don't you know it's Oprah's responsibility....isn't always the billionaire black woman's job to rescue everyone? Forget Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, the president and his cabinet.....Oprah now there's your villian. :o :o :o

Barrie_Dude
Jun 29th, 2006, 08:02 PM
Haven't been displaced, but I know people who have been. My kayak's ready, I'm ready ;)

Surely you do understand the difference in magnitude between evacuating a few hundred thousand people spread over several states, versus twice that number from a SINGLE CITY?Be tough to evacuate NYC or Boston!

Barrie_Dude
Jun 29th, 2006, 08:04 PM
Oh Mo, don't you know it's Oprah's responsibility....isn't always the billionaire black woman's job to rescue everyone? Forget Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, the president and his cabinet.....Oprah now there's your villian. :o :o :oYes, of course! She plans these disasters so she can swoop in and play hero on live TV! Thats it! Its a conspiracy to get Oprah sainted or something foolish like that! :lol:

capriatifan78
Jun 29th, 2006, 08:10 PM
Good Point Griffin...much larger metropolitan area in New Orleans, and I think people also need to realize that when people were going crazy in New Orleans they had gone without food and water for days. Any human being will go nuts when they don't even have fresh water to drink. I am just fortunate that my area has been missed by all of the recent hurricanes, but I always keep supplies ready because you never know.

Wigglytuff
Jun 29th, 2006, 08:20 PM
Be tough to evacuate NYC or Boston!
its not even raining in nyc. so no need to evacuate.

plus with order it would not be tough. new yorkers have survived much. as long as the leadership is good, we got order. you dont remember but we had a black out 3 years ago that knocked out the whole city. complete order. :hatoff:

ampers&
Jun 29th, 2006, 08:27 PM
Oh Mo, don't you know it's Oprah's responsibility....isn't always the billionaire black woman's job to rescue everyone? Forget Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, the president and his cabinet.....Oprah now there's your villian. :o :o :o
i know right :lol:.
and you hardly ever hear people complaining about what other billionaires are doing to help others.
it's always Oprah's job.

flood in New Orleans and millions left behind: Oprah will handle it.
millions of people without an education in Africa: Oprah will handle it.
Jaquisha's baby daddy walked out on her and her three kids: Oprah will handle it.

whatever. :rolleyes:

capriatifan78
Jun 29th, 2006, 08:30 PM
I love Oprah and would love to meet her, but I would definitely fake the "damsel in distress" thing if Anderson Cooper would come pick me up in his chopper and fly me around the city! ;)

Rocketta
Jun 29th, 2006, 10:31 PM
i know right :lol:.
and you hardly ever hear people complaining about what other billionaires are doing to help others.
it's always Oprah's job.

flood in New Orleans and millions left behind: Oprah will handle it.
millions of people without an education in Africa: Oprah will handle it.
Jaquisha's baby daddy walked out on her and her three kids: Oprah will handle it.

whatever. :rolleyes:

:lol: I know right! :lol:

Anyway, I think I'm going to be heading your way on the 8th to take my mom and aunt to the Museum before they take that one measley picture down. :help:

If you're available we can do dinner.

ampers&
Jun 29th, 2006, 11:38 PM
:lol: I know right! :lol:

Anyway, I think I'm going to be heading your way on the 8th to take my mom and aunt to the Museum before they take that one measley picture down. :help:

If you're available we can do dinner.
well the problem is that I'm supposed to be coming back from DC that day and I dunno when i'll get in. :shrug: so we prob shouldn't make any plans. maybe later this summer before i go back though. :hug:

Rocketta
Jun 29th, 2006, 11:39 PM
well the problem is that I'm supposed to be coming back from DC that day and I dunno when i'll get in. :shrug: so we prob shouldn't make any plans. maybe later this summer before i go back though. :hug:

:yeah:

harloo
Jun 30th, 2006, 12:17 AM
Around 20 dead so far.




I think you have answered the question.

harloo
Jun 30th, 2006, 12:19 AM
if you want to compare, i'll put it this way:
1) 20 deaths<thousands of deaths
2) 300,000 displaced<millions displaced
3) millions in damages<billions in damages


the floods are getting an adequate amount of coverage...what more do you want? it's not Oprah's job to help everyone. she helps those who are in the most need. and she does it out of CHOICE. New Orleans and other areas affected by the hurricane needed the help and the news coverage...especially since the people left behind were completely ignored. it was more of a human disaster. people being left in that New Orleans for days after the hurricane with no food, water and shelter.

and yeah....New Orleans City and County officials failed, but so did the American government. a government run by your beloved president.

samsung, do us all a favor and shut the fuck up.
thanks.

:worship: