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Saturday, September 13, 2008

Hurricane Ike

Posted By on Sat, Sep 13, 2008 at 5:58 AM

Sounds like a disaster brewing in Galveston. Given that city's grim history, it's hard to believe enough years could pass that people would forget the reason to heed evacuation calls. Southwest Louisiana, my home, learned and mostly retains the lesson following Audrey in 1957, which killed around 500. But it's true, the warnings that produce little damage build a false sense of security.

From Washington Post: It's a quote from a spokesman for Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

The unfortunate truth is we're going to have to go in . . . and put our people in the tough situation to save people who did not choose wisely. We'll probably do the largest search and rescue operation that's ever been conducted in the state of Texas.

 


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