Saturday, August 28, 2010

Pakistan, Katrina and Government priorities

On the fifth anniversary of hurricane Katrina and as Pakistan Indus river continues to destroy everything in that poor country, it's hard not to draw a parallel between the two catastrophe and see how the “invisible” little folks get treated when disaster strikes. In each instance, both respective heads of state can't connect with that misery and are woefully unable to draw the necessary resources for exerting the compassion they profess to having. Their priorities are elsewhere, like enriching themselves and making sure their loyal supporters are well-taken care of. Oh yes, I forgot, they also want to make sure that their nuke arsenal is updated and up to the task...

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