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Subject: [Leica] OT--Lebanon/ FEMA again?
From: s.dimitrov at (Slobodan Dimitrov)
Date: Wed Jul 19 09:18:06 2006
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I see it more like the sacking of Warsaw, with the cavalry taking a  
convenient pause.

Slobodan Dimitrov
Studio G-8,
Angels Gate Cultural Center

On Jul 19, 2006, at 9:13 AM, e. nitka wrote:

> Another thought for the mix - I suspect the administration did not  
> want any US warships involved in the evacuation - if they were  
> fired upon it would raise the stakes for an all out conflict.
> ernie
> At 08:57 AM 7/19/2006, you wrote:
>> Bill, Bill, Bill,
>> How pathetically stupid does an American tourist/college student  
>> have to be to ignore the U.S. government's posted warning to stay  
>> out of Lebanon--a warning that has been in effect at least since  
>> January 2005--and get caught in...oops!...a surprise Middle  
>> Eastern skirmish.* And then whine that Uncle Nanny isn't dropping  
>> EVERYTHING and rush to their aid?
>> Can you say Darwin Award Candidates?
>> Wait, Bill, I get it! The American tourists in Lebanon are  
>> products of the NEA's unionized, tenured, feel-good, No-Dummy-Left- 
>> Ungraduated faux educational system. Which, unless I miss my  
>> guess, is exactly what your prayed-for new administration will  
>> continue to support.
>> -Chris Lawson
>> *One might say a New Orleans corollary is how unutterably  
>> illogical is it to live BELOW SEA LEVEL when you are SURROUNDED BY  
>> WATER? If you have to live at negative elevation, do so in Death  
>> Valley, where the biggest annoyance (next to dessication) is a bit  
>> more dust on your sensor.
>>  -------------- Original message ----------------------
>> From: Bill Smith <>
>> > Is FEMA in charge of the "evacuation" of our fellow Americans?  
>> Shades of post
>> > Katrina--once again we're the laughing stock of the world. I  
>> pray for a new
>> > administration that doesn't screw up everything they touch.
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