Editor's Note: Many of you were really pleased with our program last night, which took place in Chalmette, Louisiana, just outside the city of New Orleans. Many thanked Anderson for offering encouragement during their hard times. A lot of you wanted more coverage of the FEMA trailer story. And a lot of you were angry about the AIG bonus story and wanted the names of the executives to be released to the public.
Thank you for having uplifting encouragement in these hard times. Also having good news on how our fellow human beings are treating each other is wonderful to hear. I do have a few questions: Why did AIG want to send banks overseas millions of dollars? (I believe at least 3 banks)
The St. Bernard project has proven to be the ideal organization who should receive funds from FEMA. What we need right now is honest and dedicated people such as those involved in the St. Bernard project to be given the funds so they can continue giving homes to families who have been displaced for far too long. The government and agencies have been given the opportunity to fix the housing situation in New Orleans and have failed.
Being from New Orleans we understand the difficulty of recovering from a major crisis. We also understand those that came back from the storm strongest did not wait for government to fix our problems. Expecting government to fix an entire city has proven to be a serious challenge and a painfully slow process. Expecting government to fix an entire nation's fiscal crisis that leaks into the global arena is simply feeding an endless black hole. Keep printing money at this pace makes me wonder if what money we have left in our savings will be worth anything…
Release the names of AIG Exec. Let the public make it impossible for these people spend that bonus money by revoking credit cards, and refusing to do business with them.
This evening, I could hardly believe I was watching, and listening to a news program with a host, and juvenile gathering behind him. The New Orleans youngsters, behind AC, were so mature in their behavior, i.e. not ogling, waving, and "making faces" to the camera. They should be praised for their control and presence.
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