Katrina victim sues United States for $3 quadrillion dollars

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  1. tweakmonkey

    tweakmonkey Webmaster Staff Member

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  2. Jackalope

    Jackalope NNNNEEERRRRDDDSSSSS!!!!!!

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    omg thats just fucking rediculous. They are suing over something that was an "act of god" that came up out of nowhere, that no one had any experience with. We are lucky things weren't actually worse.

    It was a terrible tragedy, but I think that just about anything that could have been done was done, we've just no experience in something this devastating.
  3. Commissar Smersh

    Commissar Smersh 2020 Staff Member

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    If they win I wonder if they'd import all of Iowa's soil so they could, you know, not live below sea level.
  4. GRP

    GRP oh snap

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    Hey man, it was all Bush's fault. Definitely not the governor or the mayor's fault.

    Blame Bush.
  5. ThatHideousStrength

    ThatHideousStrength Junior Member

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    With that cunt who sued because she OD, I wouldn't be surprised if this nut job wins.
  6. ErrorS

    ErrorS New Member

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    The Federal Emergency Management Agency is a federal program, New Orlean's tax dollars are spent just as much as the rest of us on FEMA, they deserve their services just as much as the rest of us. If they're not going to do their damn job, why do we pay for their existance?
    It's not the local government's responsibility to fix extreme disasters, that's why FEMA was created in the first place.

    As a federal service, it's Bush's job to either manage it, or choose someone who can properly manage it. Of course the argument can be made that noone knew how to handle such a disaster,but that's a weak argument; I vote for people who I think will handle difficult situations.. if the presidency didn't require special people that could lead better than the average joe, what's the point of debates, primaries, elections, etc?
    Aren't we deciding who we think will do the difficult jobs better than the other guy when we pick President?

    Unless that's OK? To use the argument "Well, it was really hard" every time a leader fails? that's sort of sad..
  7. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    maybe they should sue "god"
  8. Mr. Ali

    Mr. Ali Junior Member

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    1. Hire hitman for $1000
    2. Kill this bitch
    3. ??????
    4. Profit
  9. Ranger

    Ranger Warrior

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    fema helps after the disaster but how much are they realistically responsible for? what about the mayor that didnt want to evacuate the city? (true) what about going back home, picking up yourself and fixing your house? (instead of living in a trailer park)

    our family had a house completely demolished in a tornado a few years back (kansas). we picked up what we could, worked with the insurance company and rebuilt it with friends / family help. the people down the street bitched and moaned and to this day their house hasnt been rebuilt.

    edit: not trying to say that fema isnt at fault. i think they fucked up big time. but what i'm saying is that i think the people of NO could have done more to rebuild thier lives but chose to bitch and point fingers instead.
  10. MSP

    MSP Haunting a dead forum...

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    It was a bad situation handled poorly, but this woman doesn't deserve anything. Ranger nailed it on the head. Bad shit happens in life, deal with it or die.
  11. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    Most everyone wants everyone else to shoulder thier load. This country has become the most irresponsible place on earth (imo).
  12. bigwill51534

    bigwill51534 Saint, Church of Ryanism

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    QFT

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  13. integra00

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    so sad yet so true. when i go to Portugal I'm going to see if its spreading world wide.
  14. namelessentity

    namelessentity Resident Cynic

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    It's funny too. There were articles here about how a lot of Katrina refugees ended up in San Francisco and they can't afford to live there. All I could think is "neither can I, that's why I'm smart enough to have moved to a place that I CAN afford instead of bitching about it". I think if I lived somewhere that's dirt cheap to live I sure as hell wouldn't try to escape to one of the most expensive cities in America for shelter.
  15. Bear

    Bear Hoot!

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    "Quick, Ray-Ray, think of the highest numba"
    "A quadrillion!"
    "We'd like a quadrillion in damagez, plz"
  16. MSP

    MSP Haunting a dead forum...

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    How about the Katrina fuckers that ended up in Hawaii? Hawaii for Jah's sake! And you probably remember my story about Florida and Alabama from this summer. Those FEMA people (at least the few that I saw) were the scum of the earth and living in nice hotels on our dime!
  17. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    a woman that i went to school with came up right after katrina and started her own limo service. i was like.. wth. thats pretty amazing, had to give that woman respect to bounce back after such a tragedy of losing everything.

    i think now she has a house and some more shit..
  18. Goofus Maximus

    Goofus Maximus Too old to be this dumb!

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    Where in the world did they pull that number from?!?! QUADRILLION?!?!?!? Why not one GOOGOLPLEX? That's just as likely...
  19. MaesterB

    MaesterB King of the Wicker People

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    I don't know. If you're dumb enough to keep living in an area where that kind of thing happens, then it's your own fault.

    When New Orleans finally falls into the ocean, are the people going to sue because other people didn't do enough to keep the place from sinking?? Or is it as The Hip says "New Orleans is sinking and I don't wanna swim!"
  20. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    Uhhhhh......all of them?
  21. Goofus Maximus

    Goofus Maximus Too old to be this dumb!

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    Or when the big one hits the midwest. Three cheers for the underrated New Madrid fault...
  22. ATIzed

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    3 quadrillion sounds more like a tobacco settlement.
  23. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    Or worse yet, the Cascadian Subduction Fault, 680 miles long and it's due to pop. Could set off your fault and the yellowstone 'super volcanoe'.
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    We live in a dangerous world.
  24. Chair

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    hi will

    haha, outta nowhere
  25. Undertaker989

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    Stop there...New Orleans won't ever fall into the ocean. It would fall into the Gulf Of Mexico if anything, and even still, that won't happen. St. Bernard Parish would be the closest thing to "falling into the ocean" if Scribbin Bubble's "Big One" ever hits at just the right angle.