Black lawmakers angry about federal response to Katrina WASHINGTON (AP) — Black members of Congress expressed anger Friday at what they said was a slow federal response to Hurricane Katrina.”It looks dysfunctional to me right now,” said Rep. Diane Watson, D-California. She and other members of the Congressional Black Caucus, along with members of the […]
Countries Pledge Hurricane Aid to U.S.By BARRY SCHWEID, AP Diplomatic Writer The United States historically has aided victims of disasters, but it is not universally recognized as providing the level of aid expected of a rich nation. The United States, which has the world’s largest economy, lags behind other rich nations in the percentage of […]
Compare and contrast. Would you rather have raw information or sneaky editorializing? George Clooney thinks we were better off with a common truth dictated by “three networks and basically the same information“. I have to say I prefer it “fractioned into little pieces”.