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John Kerry's Katrina Aid Arrives Late
NewsMax.com ^ | Sept. 12, 2005 | Carl Limbacher

Posted on 09/12/2005 2:27:31 PM PDT by rightalien

Billionaire Democratic Sen. John Kerry has finally sent his own aid package to hurricane-ravaged New Orleans more than two weeks after the storm hit - and a week after most of the city had been successfully evacuated by the Bush administration.

Kerry traveled to New Orleans on Monday aboard a UPS Boeing 757 loaded with 5,000 bottles of baby formula, 5,000 pairs of sneakers and an array of cleaning supplies, the Associated Press said. "Everything that any of us can do is so welcome, and it provides just a little bit of help at an extraordinary time," the Massachusetts Democrat told the AP.

But rather than pay for the aid using his wife's ketchup fortune - which the Los Angeles Times estimated last year at over a billion dollars - Kerry's aid package was donated by Boston's Children's Hospital, the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans and the New Balance sneaker company.

UPS donated the plane, the flight crew and fuel, trucks and drivers to transport the goods to Logan International Airport and then to disperse them to Baton Rogue and Lafayette, La.

It's not clear what, if anything, Sen. Kerry paid for.


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1 posted on 09/12/2005 2:27:36 PM PDT by rightalien
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To: rightalien
It's not clear what, if anything, Sen. Kerry paid for.

He was planning on being affable, what more would anyone want.

2 posted on 09/12/2005 2:29:26 PM PDT by evolved_rage (Zot away!!!!)
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To: rightalien

Another photo oops from John Kerry?


3 posted on 09/12/2005 2:29:50 PM PDT by weegee (The lesson from New Orleans? Smart Growth kills. You can't evacuate dense populations easily.)
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To: rightalien

Just like he behaved on 9/11 - stunned silence 'til he was told how to react.


4 posted on 09/12/2005 2:31:40 PM PDT by mombonn (ˇViva Bush/Cheney!)
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To: rightalien
"Kerry traveled to New Orleans on Monday aboard a UPS Boeing 757 loaded with 5,000 bottles of Chateau Rothschild , 5,000 pairs of Birkenstocks and an array of poodle grooming accessories, the Associated Press said. "Everything that any of us can do with our Gold Cards is so welcome, and it provides just a little bit of help at an extraordinary time," the Massachusetts Democrat told the AP. "
5 posted on 09/12/2005 2:32:03 PM PDT by keithtoo (Howard Dean's Democratic Party: Traitors, Haters, and Vacillators)
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To: rightalien

Just think, in two years he will have been stuck in the Superdome with all the "poor folks" and watched his shanty get flooded because of Bush's incompetence.


6 posted on 09/12/2005 2:32:06 PM PDT by fat city ("The nation that controls magnetism controls the world.")
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To: rightalien
Billionaire Democratic Sen. John Kerry

Poor wording.

More appropriate: Democratic Sen. John Kerry, husband to billionairess Tarezzzzza Heinz (sometimes Kerry)...
7 posted on 09/12/2005 2:32:10 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: rightalien

I've heard it said that Kerry throws nickels around like they were manhole covers.


8 posted on 09/12/2005 2:32:17 PM PDT by Jaxter ("Vivit Post Funera Virtus")
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To: rightalien
Baton Rogue and Lafayette, La.

Baton Rogue, eh?

9 posted on 09/12/2005 2:32:18 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: rightalien

cheap bastard


10 posted on 09/12/2005 2:32:37 PM PDT by Armigerous ( Non permitte illegitimi te carborundum- "Don't let the bastards grind you down")
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To: rightalien

Typical Democrat -- giving away resources provided by other people.


11 posted on 09/12/2005 2:32:45 PM PDT by My2Cents
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To: rightalien

Who the heck's left in NO to use this stuff?


12 posted on 09/12/2005 2:32:48 PM PDT by Puddleglum (Thank God the Boston blowhard lost)
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To: rightalien

If you haven't heard, he was in Vietnam.


13 posted on 09/12/2005 2:33:03 PM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: rightalien
It's not clear what, if anything, Sen. Kerry paid for.

"No man works as hard for his money than the one who marries it."

BWAHAHAHAHAAA!!!

14 posted on 09/12/2005 2:33:29 PM PDT by quark
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To: Puddleglum

The occasional crackhead.


15 posted on 09/12/2005 2:33:51 PM PDT by My2Cents
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To: rightalien

John Kerry took two weeks to arrange his flight plan.

Imagine what would've happened if he'd been in charge of the relief, recover, and rescue...


16 posted on 09/12/2005 2:34:06 PM PDT by coconutt2000 (NO MORE PEACE FOR OIL!!! DOWN WITH TYRANTS, TERRORISTS, AND TIMIDCRATS!!!! (3-T's For World Peace))
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To: evolved_rage

like Dick Gregory, Sen. Kerry is a genuine American hero, and his being there should just be enough for the evacuees formerly known as refugees ;)


17 posted on 09/12/2005 2:35:40 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: Jaxter

Hey no stealing the words of a Great American about another Great American to describe a clueless fop.


18 posted on 09/12/2005 2:35:43 PM PDT by justshutupandtakeit (Public Enemy #1, the RATmedia.)
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To: rightalien

My hero!

It's stories like this that makes me think I voted for the wrong guy.......NOT!!!!


19 posted on 09/12/2005 2:36:38 PM PDT by hiramknight
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To: rightalien

Why he took the effort to get on the plabe, and
spend al the time flying there, and then,...
oh, Herculean of efforts...he lifted his arm,
and waved for the cameras!

And he didn't even get any frequent flyer miles
for it!...oh, the sacrifice... :o)


20 posted on 09/12/2005 2:37:44 PM PDT by NickatNite2003
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