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John Stewart was joking about Hezballah helping in rebuilding New Orleans, But true gestur

John Stewart joked about it, but it was not unfounded
Hezballah Leader Al Sador made a humanitarian offer to the US on August 3rd that Hezballah would assist in the rebuilding of the devastated gulf states in the US, it was brushed aside by US leaders but he then sated that it was a sincere offer, and that no money would be asked for in the rebuilding. I am going to try to find the exact transcript of this and post it. I have ben looking but have been unsuccessful so far. I read it my self but can't locate it. I will keep trying.
i read the same thing 01.Sep.2006 11:37

cid

I read that the US perceive Hezballah as a terrorist organization and would not even consider the aid, which is crazy after watching Hezballah stop Israel's invasion and all the aid they have been providing in Southern Lebanon lately. Israel is a true Terrorist state and we support them.

HELP! 01.Sep.2006 14:02

MARY

my sister has been living with her family ever since loosing their home. it has been an un imaginable what they are going through. They have benn filling applications for Fedral aid then after being turned down filing bullshit apeals. The insurance they had on the home paid them hardly anything. they have also been going back and forth with the insurance company about things like items in the house, whether there is value in them and every thing to make it hard as possible to for my sister, husband and family to get anything. AND THEY ARE DOING THIS EVERY DAY. The insurance does not cover the value of the land, just the home. so far they have received around $19,000. that is it. I sometimes try to talk them into staying here and starting a new life, but they want to go home.

If Hezbolla wants to come in, please let them. ANYTHING!

Why America Needs Hezbollah 02.Sep.2006 11:11

Ytzhak montfu65@hotmail.com

Why America Needs Hezbollah
By Ted Rall

Hours after a ceasefire halted a five-week war between Israel and Iranian-backed Islamic militias in Lebanon, reported the New York Times, "hundreds of Hezbollah members spread over dozens of villages across southern Lebanon began cleaning, organizing and surveying damage. Men on bulldozers were busy cutting lanes through giant piles of rubble. Roads blocked with the remnants of buildings are now, just a day after a ceasefire began, fully passable." Who cares if Hezbollah is a State Department-designated terrorist organization? Unlike our worthless government, it gets things done!

 link to www.publicenemy.com


see also


 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2006/08/345278.shtml


In the Middle East, after a month of Israeli bombing, the people of Lebanon are digging themselves out from the rubble and struggling to return to their homes. In the United States, a full year after Hurricane Katrina, the people of New Orleans are still fighting to do the same thing: return home. It might seem odd to compare the two. After all, Lebanon is recovering from war, and New Orleans from a natural disaster and broken levees. But this is only the superficial story. A look at the New Orleans relief effort and its aftermath shows that poor people's right to return home has become just as much a battle there as it is in Lebanon. In the United States, the New Orleans relief effort was spearheaded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington's disaster relief arm. In Lebanon it is being organized by Hezbollah, the grassroots Lebanese resistance movement that George W. Bush calls "terrorist."


 http://www.workersdaily.org/podcast/audio/jc_082506.mp3

 http://www.workers.org/2006/world/two-crises-0831/