31 August 2005

Thank God we're spending money in the right places!

"It appears that the money has been moved in the president’s budget to handle homeland security and the war in Iraq, and I suppose that’s the price we pay. Nobody locally is happy that the levees can’t be finished, and we are doing everything we can to make the case that this is a security issue for us."

-- Walter Maestri, emergency management chief for Jefferson Parish, Louisiana; New Orleans Times-Picayune, June 8, 2004.

Trading the safety of New Orleans for the oil in Iraq? Good call, W! That worked out well...

Read the whole (sadly, not unbelievable) story of this mess here.

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