8/31/2005

Daily Kos :: Comments Glad the president is finally on it

Starve the beast (4.00 / 3)

The pulling of funding for NASA earth-observing satellites must be a piece on the gameboard of the attempt to "privatize" the weather forecasting capabilities. Santorum is at the spearhead of this effort to force citizens to pay for weather coverage.

I think they'll be rethinking that legislation. In the end, who cares if we have satellites or not if the nations leaders aren't going to sound the alert when they get timely information. The fact that the evacuation took place on Sunday instead of Saturday is what gets me, that and the clogged traffic lanes outbound on the New Orleans highways. A NY Times letter writer (bottom of the page) writes that there was a plan in place that used all highway lanes..

by mrblifil on Wed Aug 31st, 2005 at 11:37:31 CDT

Daily Kos :: Comments Glad the president is finally on it

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