Letter to Mr Bush

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  1. Xmetal

    Xmetal TPF Noob!

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    Friday, September 2nd, 2005

    Dear Mr. Bush:

    Any idea where all our helicopters are? It's Day 5 of Hurricane Katrina and thousands remain stranded in New Orleans and need to be airlifted. Where on earth could you have misplaced all our military choppers? Do you need help finding them? I once lost my car in a Sears parking lot. Man, was that a drag.

    Also, any idea where all our national guard soldiers are? We could really use them right now for the type of thing they signed up to do like helping with national disasters. How come they weren't there to begin with?

    Last Thursday I was in south Florida and sat outside while the eye of Hurricane Katrina passed over my head. It was only a Category 1 then but it was pretty nasty. Eleven people died and, as of today, there were still homes without power. That night the weatherman said this storm was on its way to New Orleans. That was Thursday! Did anybody tell you? I know you didn't want to interrupt your vacation and I know how you don't like to get bad news. Plus, you had fundraisers to go to and mothers of dead soldiers to ignore and smear. You sure showed her!

    I especially like how, the day after the hurricane, instead of flying to Louisiana, you flew to San Diego to party with your business peeps. Don't let people criticize you for this -- after all, the hurricane was over and what the heck could you do, put your finger in the dike?

    And don't listen to those who, in the coming days, will reveal how you specifically reduced the Army Corps of Engineers' budget for New Orleans this summer for the third year in a row. You just tell them that even if you hadn't cut the money to fix those levees, there weren't going to be any Army engineers to fix them anyway because you had a much more important construction job for them -- BUILDING DEMOCRACY IN IRAQ!

    On Day 3, when you finally left your vacation home, I have to say I was moved by how you had your Air Force One pilot descend from the clouds as you flew over New Orleans so you could catch a quick look of the disaster. Hey, I know you couldn't stop and grab a bullhorn and stand on some rubble and act like a commander in chief. Been there done that.

    There will be those who will try to politicize this tragedy and try to use it against you. Just have your people keep pointing that out. Respond to nothing. Even those pesky scientists who predicted this would happen because the water in the Gulf of Mexico is getting hotter and hotter making a storm like this inevitable. Ignore them and all their global warming Chicken Littles. There is nothing unusual about a hurricane that was so wide it would be like having one F-4 tornado that stretched from New York to Cleveland.

    No, Mr. Bush, you just stay the course. It's not your fault that 30 percent of New Orleans lives in poverty or that tens of thousands had no transportation to get out of town. C'mon, they're black! I mean, it's not like this happened to Kennebunkport. Can you imagine leaving white people on their roofs for five days? Don't make me laugh! Race has nothing -- NOTHING -- to do with this!

    You hang in there, Mr. Bush. Just try to find a few of our Army helicopters and send them there. Pretend the people of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast are near Tikrit.

    Yours,

    Michael Moore
     
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    hobbes28 Incredible Supporting Member

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    Anyone that decides to post a reply in this thread, be extremely cautious before you click submit that this does not turn into a political/racial debate. I must be in a generous mood to even allow this to stay as is but just remember to be cautious.
     
  3. Meysha

    Meysha still being picky Vicky

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    I really like these sorts of letters as jokes and for poking fun at people. But I hate Michael Moore with a vengance.

    funny read.
     
  4. Meysha

    Meysha still being picky Vicky

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    hehehe... aubrey i must've been typing while you were. As if I could ever be political anyway... :lol:
     
  5. Luminosity

    Luminosity No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I think Jon posted the link to this a few days ago.

    I got a chuckle out of it.
     
  6. thebeginning

    thebeginning TPF Noob!

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    ditto.
     
  7. ksmattfish

    ksmattfish Now 100% DC - not as cool as I once was, but still

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    As long as there are folks like Rush Limbaugh and Bill O'Reilly, there will be folks like Michael Moore and Al Franken, and I think it's going to get a lot worse before it gets better. The "left" is just borrowing the plays from the "right". I don't blame any of the 4 guys I mentioned for the bull**** they spew. I blame the American people for believing it.
     
  8. Artemis

    Artemis Just Punked Himself

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    LOl Micheal Moore rocks...
     
  9. Meysha

    Meysha still being picky Vicky

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    Grrrrrrrrrr!! :grumpy:
     
  10. Artemis

    Artemis Just Punked Himself

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    :O!
     
  11. Chase

    Chase I am now benign! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    I'd love to see less talking from all of these people and more helping...whether it be Bush, Michael Moore....etc.

    Tragedies like these end up being more of a politcal show than anything else...
     
  12. terri

    terri Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Agreed. Even if there are valid points to be made, best these people not come off sounding too much like they are taking advantage of a tragedy to bash someone with whom they are at odds. It does little but further their own agenda, and no one has time for that right now.
     
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