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Ain't that America: Rich evacuees, poor evacuees Print E-mail
Wednesday, 24 October 2007

California Wildfire San Diego Qualcomm Stadium The AP has a good story today contrasting the treatment of the Southern California wildfire evacuees who've been forced to take shelter at San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium with the notorious conditions at the Louisiana Superdome after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in 2005:

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Like Hurricane Katrina evacuees two years earlier in New Orleans, thousands of people rousted by natural disaster fled to the NFL stadium here, waiting out the calamity and worrying about their homes.

The similarities ended there, as an almost festive atmosphere reigned at Qualcomm Stadium.

Bands belted out rock 'n' roll, lavish buffets served gourmet entrees, and massage therapists helped relieve the stress for those forced to flee their homes because of wildfires.

How can this happen in America in 2007? Click to continue at ATTYWOOD.com
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