Saturday, September 10, 2005

The One-Trick Pony Strikes Again

Jesus, where to begin? GW Bush is at it again, blurring the line between Church and State.

"US President George W Bush has declared Friday 16 September a national day of prayer and remembrance for the victims of Hurricane Katrina."--BBC News.

With the exception of W, New Orleans, et al., have been in the thoughts and/or prayers of the American Public since the day that bitch slammed into the gulf coast. They've been in my thoughts, though I wouldn't go so far as to say my prayers. See, I'm not a Christian, nor is this a Christian country, so I do have some issues with the terminology that our great Christian President chose to use in reference to this day--a "day of remembrance", fine, but a "day of prayer" further messes with my sensibilities. Granted, I think there's something to be said for Flying Spaghetti Monsterism, but I'm still not convinced completely.

Religion aside, this may come as a surprise to all of you, but Bush has the gall to invoke 9-11, even after the miserable response given to this disaster (admittedly from all levels of Gov't, but we're talking about Crawford's village idiot here, so bear with me).

W said: "Four years later, Americans remember the fears and uncertainty and confusion of that terrible morning.
"But above all, we remember the resolve of our nation to defend our freedom, rebuild a wounded city, and care for our neighbours in need."--BBC News.

You can only milk that for so long Mr. Bush! You were at the right place at the right time then, but this is in no way the same. You were able to take 9-11 and give the illusion of authority four years ago, but your tepid and inadequate response has shown your weakness. And really, would you stop exploiting the deaths of all of those people for your agenda? I know that this country has a way of not paying attention, but more people are looking now than ever before, and you just happen to be naked with that cute (but not authoritative) deer in the headlights look. Congratulations. I, for one, am filled with confidence.

Not to be outdone in insensitivity, VP Cheney had this to say:

"I think we are in fact on our way to getting on top of the whole Katrina exercise," Mr Cheney said.--BBC News

Jesus F--ing Christ on a M--F--ing crutch, an "exercise"??? Perhaps you haven't noticed, but this is not a dress rehearsal! 1,000s of people have died, countless others are homeless and unemployed, and the environmental damage to Pontchartrain and the Gulf are going to take some time to be apparent--but I won't be eating Crawfish from there any time soon. What gall and insensitivity. YOU BASTARDS!

Sorry bout the rant, but who the f-- installed these a$$hole$ to head the once (though not forever) most powerful country on the planet? And why do we have to listen to their inane babble for three more years???

Apparently when they said they needed to reinforce the dikes the President thought they meant giving lesbians the right to marry. So no money for that sinful city under the sea! (Imagine what an ounce of prevention could've done for the easy! It boggles the mind.)