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The Facts Dispute The "Official" Excuse (Once Again)

[note: here's a quick review of facts that refute what President
Bush said this morning, that he/people hadn't known beforehand that the
levees might fail. By the way, the Bush admin has been dismantling FEMA. I
hope what's happening now will prompt a nationwide focus on the purpose of
government, and a national refresher course on what the terms homeland
security and national defense should mean. And while I'm on this rant, I
have not yet heard the President ask us all to conserve fuel. Let's see
what sort of leadership emerges now.]

Los Angeles Times

Water May Linger for Months
City pumps themselves are submerged, so officials must await nature's help.
Delays already have local officials on edge.
By Ralph Vartabedian
Times Staff Writer

September 1, 2005

Draining the billions of gallons of water that have inundated New Orleans
could take three to six months, substantially longer than some experts have
expected, the Army Corps of Engineers said late Wednesday.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE IN THE OTHERPRESS SECTION OF SC-IMC
santacruz.indymedia.org/mod/otherpress/display/614/index.php
 


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