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    Friday, September 02, 2005

    It Boggles The Mind

    You can't make this stuff up. Paul Krugman in The Times.

    Before 9/11 the Federal Emergency Management Agency listed the three most likely catastrophic disasters facing America: a terrorist attack on New York, a major earthquake in San Francisco and a hurricane strike on New Orleans . . .

    At a fundamental level, I'd argue, our current leaders just aren't serious about some of the essential functions of government. They like waging war, but they don't like providing security, rescuing those in need or spending on preventive measures. And they never, ever ask for shared sacrifice.


    If you're living in San Francisco, get the hell out NOW. Because some people are just sitting around waiting to see what happens.

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