State of the Nation: Outrage

While the drunk Georgia legistator claims immunity,

The provision, which dates back to 1789 and was written to protect lawmakers from political intimidation, holds that a lawmaker cannot be arrested during sessions of the General Assembly, legislative committee meetings or while they are in transit. It does allow arrests for “treason, felony, or breach of the peace.” Graves, the chairman of the House committee that oversees laws governing the alcohol industry, has said that on Feb. 15, he and other committee chairmen went from the state Capitol to a dinner meeting.


a man siphons off gas, but is then caught napping.

Muncie Police Chief Joe Winkle explains, “He had pulled up next to the underground tank and had put a homemade siphoning hose in the underground tank.”Hodson used batteries to do the actual siphoning. But in the process, Chief Winkle says Hodson apparently fell asleep.


And while Katrina whacked New Orleans,  FEMA rented a cruise liner for $236 million of our money, and it now sits empty.

To critics, the price is exorbitant. If the ships were at capacity, with 7,116 evacuees, for six months, the price per evacuee would total $1,275 a week, according to calculations by aides to Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla. A seven-day western Caribbean cruise out of Galveston can be had for $599 a person — and that would include entertainment and the cost of actually making the ship move.


This makes me wonder if FEMA can ever do anything correctly ?? I don’t think so

Saying they were caught off-guard by the number of people in need, FEMA officials closed a relief center early on Wednesday after some of the hundreds of hurricane victims in line began fainting in triple-digit heat.


This my friends is the state of the nation today. I advise you do not wake up tomorrow as it does not look like a good day.

Try Saturday, it looks like it could be better.

[disparate thoughts via: Dvorak]