Saturday, March 03, 2007

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President Bush. Katrina Aftermath; Tornado in Alabama © copyright 2007 Betsy L. Angert Please view the scene in Huge Storm Slams Midwest Pardon the commercial prologue. Please observe Tornado Tears Up New Orleans March 1, 2007 Today ravaging tempests are wreaking havoc in the Southeast. Tornadoes Kill at Least 14 in 2 States. Eighteen months after another deadly storm, Hurricane Katrina, President Bush travels to New Orleans reassuring the public that he all is well. The Midwest is reeling; devastating snowstorms hit the heartland. The ground is giving way in California. A San Francisco landslide displaced sleepy residents. A wide swath of the North Beach hillside came thundering down on buildings below. Unusual tornadoes are swirling in the skies above Southern Florida. Hail and freezing rains are falling in many regions. America is not alone. Severe weather is everywhere! Humans waited too long to heed the gentle warnings of Mother Nature. She has been speaking to us for years. Now she is screaming; "Help me! Help yourselves!" Our sweet Mother is no longer politely asking us to care for her. She is demanding we do so. This gracious, gentle, and loving spirit hoped we would treat her with reverence. We did not. She gave and we took. Mother Nature can bequeath no more. She is depleted and desperate. We have a lesson to learn, as does the Bush Administration. When we do not attend to the needs of nature, or do so belatedly and half-heartedly we pay the price. People worldwide are realizing the cost of defiance. Citizens had ignored the harm they did to this planet for decades. Only late in the last century were people beginning to clean their globe. The Bush Administration took office in 2001 and reversed the trend. The President, the Vice, and their Energy Commission denied that humans had a substantial...

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