Saturday, February 06, 2010

Nobody Gets Email: Snowstorm

It's Saturday, and I got this yesterday. I thought it fit the latest news on our Capitol being blasted with 30 inches of lovely snow, that this e-mail fit perfectly well with the feeling of global warming...I mean...winter.
Thanks to my friend Patty, who I haven't seen in twenty years...but, whose counting?
Look at these pictures and the words. Glad to be in California . These people do not want big government.

Emergency Weather Bulletin

This text is from a county emergency manager out in the western part of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan after a severe snow storm ...

The Mining Journal,Marquette, MI


Up here in the Northern part of Michigan we just recovered from a Historic event --- may I even say a "Weather Event" of "Biblical Proportions" --- with a historic blizzard of up to 44" inches of snow and winds to 90 MPH that broke trees in half, knocked down utility poles, stranded hundreds of motorists in lethal snow banks, closed ALL roads, isolated scores of communities and cut power to 10's of thousands.


Obama did not come.

FEMA did nothing.

No one howled for the government.

No one blamed the government.

No one even uttered an expletive on TV.

Jesse Jackson or Al Sharpton did not visit.

Our Mayor's did not blame Obama or anyone else.

Our Governor did not blame Obama or anyone else either.

CNN, ABC, CBS, FOX, or NBC did not visit - or even report on this category 5 snow storm.

Nobody demanded $2,000 debit cards.

No one asked for a FEMA Trailer House.

No one looted.

Nobody - I mean Nobody demanded the government do something.

Nobody expected the government to do anything either.

No Larry King, No Bill O'Rielly, No Oprah, No Chris Mathews and No Geraldo Rivera.

No Shaun Penn, No Barbara Striesand,
No Brad Pitts, No Hollywood types to be found.

Nope, we just melted the snow for water.

Sent out caravans of SUV's to pluck people out of snow engulfed cars.

The truck drivers pulled people out of snow banks and didn't ask for a penny.

Local restaurants made food, and the police and fire departments delivered it to the snow bound families..

Families took in the stranded people - total strangers.

We fired up wood stoves, broke out coal oil lanterns or Coleman lanterns.

We put on an extra layers of clothes because up here it is "Work or Die".

We did not wait for some affirmative action government to get us out of a mess created by being immobilized by a welfare program that trades votes for 'sittin at home' checks.

Even though a Category 5 blizzard of this scale is not usual, we know it can happen and how to deal with it ourselves.

I hope this gets passed on.

Maybe .....
SOME people will get the message ......
The world does Not owe you a living.



Anonymous Anonymous said...

Amfortas Says:

Blame Obama?

As if.

If Obama had been the President at Katrina, he would not have been blamed there either, just as the Democrat Mayor and the Democrat Governor weren't.

10:19 PM  
Blogger Joyanna Adams said...

Right you are amfortas...

To be a democrat is to be quick to blame the other party for exactly what you have done and are doing, and continue to do.

8:33 AM  
Anonymous Mark said...

You should really consider doing some reserach before blogging about things you read in emails. Read these sites:

Moral of the story...don't believe everything you read in an email. And when an email is full of sensationalism like this, please please please do some research before passing it on and contributing to to the misinformation.

4:35 PM  
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