posted on Sep, 7 2005 @ 03:03 PM
2000 bucks will get you about..15 nights in a nice hotel, 25 nights in an average hotel, a month tops. If you go to a highway joint and don't mind
fighting with the roaches for rights to the bathroom, you could stay for two months on 2000 dollars. What about the rest of the time before people
are let back in the city? What about food?
One family could rent out a house in my neighborhood for about..ten days, 1/3 a month, and get food from the food bank, but that's about the end of
Now, to be clear, I think people are responsible for their own decisions, and the state their lives are in. I don't think it's the business of the
federal government to make people comfortable, not usually anyway. However, because the evacuations are now mandatory, I do feel the Goverment owes
those people something.
And 2k is a joke if you want to actually help these people.
And for the record, some drug dealers do take credit cards. I've known two of them personally. They've got this fancy way around the whole paper
trail aspect, it's called, get the addicts to buy you stuff with their credit cards.
So, yeah, the people can use the loot for drugs if they so desire.