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Trusting the government is a suckers game.  You may have no choice.  But in this century one is probably wiser to trust to the mercy of the hurricane.

This reminded me of a passage in Naomi Kleins The Shock Doctrine. It is a description of how many who fled from the 2004 Tsunami later was prevented form returning to their homes, the land (beachfront property!) instead being expropriated to corporations as part of "reform" packages.

Looters comes in different forms and seizes.

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by A swedish kind of death on Sun Sep 14th, 2008 at 05:24:36 PM EST
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