Friday, September 02, 2005

Convoys finally arriving

Amphibious vehicles are entering N.O. with supplies...finally. Those in the convention center will finally get food, water, and perhaps a ride out.

I fear that the N.O. experience will discourage people from going to shelters in the future. I'm not sure I would go if faced with the choice.

Other sources (blogs and media outlets alike) are discussing the socioeconomic aspects of this crisis. The majority of those stranded are black and/or poor. Will this crisis force us to sit down and have a real discussion about poverty in America?

Probably not.

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