Hurricane Katrina: US Worst Disaster
Here’s a thread devoted to the major disaster in Louisiana and Mississippi; please post links to aid and relief efforts, and news for any LGF lizards caught in this calamity.
Many blogs hosted at Hosting Matters are being affected by network outages related to the storm, including Instapundit and Power Line…
And at the Huffington Post (now the go-to site for your fix of loony left raving), Robert F. Kennedy Jr. blames Katrina on the GOP: “For They That Sow the Wind Shall Reap the Whirlwind.”
Well, the science is clear. This month, a study published in the journal Nature by a renowned MIT climatologist linked the increasing prevalence of destructive hurricanes to human-induced global warming.
Now we are all learning what it’s like to reap the whirlwind of fossil fuel dependence which Barbour and his cronies have encouraged. Our destructive addiction has given us a catastrophic war in the Middle East and—now—Katrina is giving our nation a glimpse of the climate chaos we are bequeathing our children.
In 1998, Republican icon Pat Robertson warned that hurricanes were likely to hit communities that offended God. Perhaps it was Barbour’s memo that caused Katrina, at the last moment, to spare New Orleans and save its worst flailings for the Mississippi coast.