"Having lived through hurricane Hugo I pass this sage advice on: if you have a family member or friend that was affected send your "donation" directly to them. The Red Cross and all other organizations will eventually get help to those affected BUT it will take time and staff and administration costs. We must help our fellow Americans. So start where you are most connected. We have a cousin and her fiance who have lost most of everything and perhaps many of his family; our check is going to them first." -Uncle Zoloft, From the Buckle of the Bible Belt
The Democrats should be all over this one, but don't hold your breath. That sorry bunch of moral cowards--Hillary Clinton, John Kerry and Joe Lieberman among them-- voted for the Iraq War and they have uttered scarcely a peep at the gutting of the domestic Guard units, instead calling for more troops to be sent over to Iraq. (Louisianans and Mississippians should be grateful their words were not heeded or there'd be nobody home to help!)
The Columbia Christians for Life have concluded that Hurricane Katrina was the wrath of God on the city of New Orleans for having abortion clinics. Now if that sounds remotely plausible to you, I should point out that they also claim the radar image of the hurricane resembles a 6-week-old fetus. No, I am not making this up. I wish I were. Note that the radar image does not resemble a 6-week-old fetus, but rather a hurricane
New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has given a remarkable interview to WWL TV, broadcast on wwltv.com. Nagin said that the National Guard's Blackhawk helicopter carrying the sandbags to plug the hole in the levee on 17th St. Canal was diverted to rescue misssions. Continued
Although FP&L said it has enough power to meet present customer needs, the utility is encouraging wide energy conservation while scientists assess the full impact of Hurricane Katrina on Gulf of Mexico fuel production.
Anna Faris and cross-dressing British comedian Eddie Izzard have signed on to join Uma Thurman and Luke Wilson in Ivan Reitman's comedy Super Ex. The story centers on a man (Wilson) who learns that his girlfriend (Thurman) is a superhero and breaks up with her when she becomes too controlling and neurotic.
The elder Sharon son is accused of setting up fake companies in order to conceal illegal contributions to his father’s 1999 election campaign to chair the Likud Party and become its candidate for prime minister.
Oil Storm examines what happens when a Category 6 hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico slams into Louisiana, crushing the city of New Orleans and crippling the vital pipeline for refined oil that is Port Fourchon.
Finally, we've decided that syndicated columnist Ann Coulter has worn out her welcome. Many readers find her shrill, bombastic and mean-spirited. And those are the words used by readers who identified themselves as conservatives.
Pat Buchanan, a leading conservative pundit and former presidential adviser, quietly suggested House Republicans mull impeaching President Bush -- though not for the liberals' cause celebre, Iraq -- but rather for what he sees as Bush's 'criminal' failure to stem the tide of illegal immigrants, RAW STORY has discovered.
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Cindy Sheehan hasn‘t achieved a meeting with the president during her three-week war protest, but she met a man who plays one on TV. Martin Sheen, who portrays the president on NBC‘s "The West Wing," visited Sheehan‘s makeshift campsite Sunday.
Charges have been dropped against the "Raging Grannies," five women accused of trespassing after they tried to enlist at a military recruitment center to protest the war in Iraq, a city prosecutor said.
Editor's Note: Many articles have been written about HAARP. What this author wishes to make clear is that he believes HAARP is not the actual facility designed to be used as a military system but a "front" or "red herring" facility which allows the authorities to deny important questions about its purpose and operation.
The federal Port Security Training Exercises Program (PortSTEP) is to bring together government and private-sector officials responsible for maritime transportation and commerce, emergency response and land transit in 40 port districts around the United States. Officials participate in fictitious incident scenarios intended to reflect the terrorist threat environment.
Looking forward to the time after he steps down as the chairman of the Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan has said that the United States' frenzied housing boom - and the consumer spending that it has spurred - is near an end.
Members of a church say God is punishing American soldiers for defending a country that harbors gays, and they brought their anti-gay message to the funerals Saturday of two Tennessee soldiers killed in Iraq.
There is no hotter issue than gay marriage in the culture-war debate, and Dan Savage, one of America's most outspoken and beloved columnists, takes it on and makes it personal in this rollicking memoir of coming to terms with the very public act of marriage. What he discovers will make readers—gay or straight, right or left, single or married—howl with laughter as well as rethink their notions of marriage and all that it entails.
Nearly three weeks after a grieving California mother named Cindy Sheehan started her anti-war protest near President George W. Bush's Texas ranch, nine of 10 people surveyed in an AP-Ipsos poll say it is okay for war opponents to publicly share their concerns about the conflict.