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TorgoX (1933)

TorgoX
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"Il est beau comme la retractilité des serres des oiseaux rapaces [...] et surtout, comme la rencontre fortuite sur une table de dissection d'une machine à coudre et d'un parapluie !" -- Lautréamont

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Friday September 02, 2005
10:34 PM

Doom Song (zydeco remix)

[ #26581 ]
Dear Log,

«And to make matters worse, says Rep. Charlie Melancon, D-La., he was unable to deliver that message to President Bush during his visit to New Orleans because the president's security detail couldn't clear him to board Air Force One.
[...]
And for the entire time Bush was in the state, the congressman said, a ban on helicopter flights further stalled the delivery of food and supplies.»

The US government's dalliance is all starting to look like some shitty sub-Saharan regime, where regions that don't vote "the right way" don't get help when it's famine/disaster time.

And even if it's just a matter of pure incompetence, the "can't get him on the phone" thing is like something out of Collapse , a book that the US president may have found instructive except that it contained too many words. Hopefully the next edition will contain some more pictures.