Coney Island Baby on a Friday Afternoon
The glory of love, might see you through
"Writing will be a sort of work. They say work makes man kind-hearted and honest. Well, here is a chance for me, anyway." -Fyodor Dostoevsky
"Paris [Hilton] is like Michael Jackson in that they both look like how an alien would create a human face based only on seeing department store mannequins."
Brown was pleasant enough, if a bit opportunistic, Jones said, but he did not put enough time and energy into his job. "He would have been better suited to be a small city or county lawyer," he said. Jones was surprised Brown was being considered for job at FEMA but figured it wasn't impossible he could have risen high enough in local and state government to be considered for a job directing FEMA operations in Oklahoma.
The agents quickly corrected him. This was a national post in Washington, deputy director of FEMA, the arm of the federal government that prepares for and responds to disasters around the United States.
There you go: Mike Brown, out of his league even as a lawyer in Oklahoma, how the hell did this guy get his job?
"I mean, you have people who don't heed those warnings and then put people at risk as a result of not heeding those warnings. There may be a need to look at tougher penalties on those who decide to ride it out and understand that there are consequences to not leaving.”
When President Bush told "Good Morning America" on Thursday morning that nobody could have "anticipated" the breach of the New Orleans levees, it pointed to not only a remote leader in denial, but a whole political class.