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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000516.txt from 2005/08

From: "Dee Flint" <>
Subj: Re: [kl] BRSO Auditions 2nd Clarinet Tenure Position...
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2005 20:45:15 -0400

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From: "Joseph Wakeling" <>
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Sent: Wednesday, August 31, 2005 7:48 PM
Subject: Re: [kl] BRSO Auditions 2nd Clarinet Tenure Position...

> Bryan Crumpler wrote:
>> Bush sounded kinda corny with his public statement. I haven't been
>> keeping up with his presidential remarks... but has he declared that an
>> official disaster area yet? (okay smack me if he has)
> You know, I'm not sure I give a shit about what Bush has said or not said.
> What bothers me rather more is the complete failure to effect a decent
> evacuation process for the city of New Orleans. Current news reports are
> suggesting that hundreds and probably thousands of people are dead. I
> cannot understand how a country with the wealth and power of the US, with
> the hurricane seen some time in advance, could have so failed its
> citizens. This was not a tsunami that arrived without warning.

They were all warned with plenty of time to evacuate and were advised to do
so. Many chose not to and thought they could ride it out.

Dee D. Flint, N8UZE

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