Oh I'm not saying a penny of the federal money should be spent on throwing party. I abhor the concept of FEMA in the first place. If they want to throw a party on their own dime let them do whatever they please but money for rebuilding the city should be used for rebuilding the city and nothing more.theacoustician said:That's the same logic people used to justify buying plasmas with FEMA debit cards. No dice.
They were given, by some accounts, as much as $100 billion to rebuild their city and to help raise them from nothing. They are obviously are no where near done with that effort. Rather than reinvesting in themselves to help honor the spirit of those that helped them, they blow it partying. Nice, real nice. Next time a hurricane hits that area, better not ask for a dime in aide. I sure as hell didn't see any area of Florida or the Carolinas throwing parties when their clean up was only half done.
FlyNavy said:I'm just saying that I don't think it's tasteless for them to party. Just don't spend my money doing it.
And that's the point. They are still to this day leeching off other cities and states of the nation by not taking back their residents and dumping them off on others.BadMojo said:Let them have their party. Just make sure that buses are at the Astrodome to pick up the residents of NO currently residing in Houston and deposit them back in NO.
theacoustician said:And that's the point. They are still to this day leeching off other cities and states of the nation by not taking back their residents and dumping them off on others.
eileenbunny said:A lot of the former residents don't want to go back, and I really can hardly blame them. Ohio's got plenty of room for others and I hope that the people who migrated here from New Orleans can find a comfortable life here.
There's no doubt that people involved abused the aid we as a country gave to them, but I'm not going to blame everyone who lived/are still living in New Orleans for this. It was a horrible disaster, and I'm upset by how many people reacted to the situation. Raping, stealing and murdering didn't solve anything. I just can't believe that everyone in New Orleans are bad people.
Let them have their parties. How can they ever even hope to rebuild and make a better community if they have no spirit or drive for this? If it isn't a good, fun, and happy place to be, nobody will want to be there at all.
why_ask_why said:agreed on all counts
edit: and it is a free country...you can't just round everyone up and force them to go back
Drool-Boy said:They DONT have to go back. They can stay here as long as they want, I dont care.
BUT GET A FUCKING JOB AN QUIT MOOCHING YOU FUCKING LEECHES
To this day I still see them on the news whining cuz femas gonna quit paying their rent for them
Flamer McDickchugger said:
http://www.sptimes.com/2005/10/23/Worldandnation/Who_s_rebuilding_New_.shtmlFlamer McDickchugger said:
eileenbunny said:I just can't believe that everyone in New Orleans are bad people.You are right. NO had its share of good people. We have several friends who lived there and lost everything. They moved back shortly after the hurricane and are doing what they can to rebuild and survive.
eileenbunny said:Since one of my mottos is eat, drink and be merry, I rarely have problems with a people having parties. What's life for if you aren't having a good time living it? I can agree with not spending state or federal money on the event, but why not have one? Nobody should work all the time every day.