Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Patrick Ruffini September Straw Poll 

Patrick Ruffini wants to know your choice for President in 2008.  Giuliani, McCain, Allen, Romney or maybe even Hagel!  There’s other’s to choose from as well.  Don’t like any of them?  How about Rice or Cheney or even Jeb Bush?

Visit Patrick Ruffini and vote today.


Sunday, September 18, 2005

Dr. Goodheart 

Dr. Stanley Tillinghast is a physician from California who took it upon himself to go to the hurricane zone and help in whatever way he could, and he's photoblogging his mission.  Read his blog here.

Hattip to Mudville Gazette who first blogged about Dr. Goodheart.



Wednesday, September 14, 2005

One Man's Effort to Help Katrina Victums 

"Do you just want to sit around and watch things happen or do you want to make things happen?"

Matt at BlackFive points us towards one man who made things happen.

Visit John in Central Texas and read about his efforts.

Good job John!



Monday, September 12, 2005

USS Iwo Jima on Site in New Orleans 

Hugh Hewitt has posted an communique from the ship’s commander of the USS Iwo Jima and their activities in New Orleans.  Very interesting reading.

Wish there was more info available.  If anyone knows more about this ship’s day to day operations, please let me know.


Sunday, September 11, 2005

Photos from New Orleans 

UPDATE: the photos mentioned below were taken down after a day or so, however, they are back up at a new site here. Enjoy!

Thanks to a chance encounter with Rightwingsparkle I found a wonderful collection of photos from someone who lived in New Orleans. He offers photos of the city before the hurricane, when the “eye” passed over and after Katrina passed by. Everything looked fine at that point.

Then the flood water came. And things turned ugly. Very interesting.

Check them out here. Then go visit Rightwingsparkle.


Friday, September 09, 2005

The Blame Game 

There is much talk about “who” is to blame for the hurricane in New Orleans. The MSM is coming down hard on President Bush. There is a lot of good information coming forth throughout the blogosphere.

Here are some of my thoughts;

The storm known as Katrina is 100% responsible for the destruction to property and loss of life.

The Mayor of New Orleans and the other local officials compounded the situation by a factor of 65%.

The governor and state officials contributed an additional 25% to the misery index.

Federal officials added 10% to this mix. (Low for most anything the federal government is involved with.)

I don't think the death toll will be in the 10,000's. Maybe about 300 in New Orleans.

We’ll see how the blame shakes out in the weeks ahead.


Thursday, September 01, 2005

Operation Katrina Soldiers Relief Fund 

There are many opportunities available if you wish to donate to help those suffering from Hurricane Katrina.

Here is my recommendation for your consideration:

 Soldier's Angels and Mathew and Frankie Mayo, founders of Operation AC have established a relief fund to help our soldiers and their families cope with and recover from this devastation.  Your donation will help these families obtain essential
personal items, temporary shelter and any other needs that can be met.  Soldier's Angels will also work to provide information to the soldiers concerning their families whereabouts and needs. Now is the time to help protect those who have given up so much to protect us. 

The homes and lives of an untold number of our friends and families have been decimated.  Included in the ranks of victims are the family members of our soldier's serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom.  Many of these soldiers will be returning home in the next few weeks to find that their families have been displaced and their homes and businesses destroyed.

If you can help, please do so.

Visit this Soldiers’ Angel page for more information on Operation Katrina Soldiers Relief Fund.

     For monetary donations

please mail a check or money order made out to

Soldiers' Angels to:

     Soldier's Angels Foundation
     Operation Katrina Relief
     1792 East Washington Blvd.
     Pasadena, California 91104



     Thank you for your help.
100 % of these funds donated will go to this project, paypal fees will be paid by Soldiers' Angels along with a 1000.00 donation as their part in the relief effort

Soldiers' Angels wishes to offer its heart and prayers to all involved.

 Update:  Visit Glenn at Instapundit for a complete list of places to donate.




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