As I child, I learned to live with uncertainty and to do without; I knew what it meant to be homeless. It’s sometimes hard to recall those difficult times, especially given the comfortable circumstances in which I now live. But as I watched this video last night, I remembered.
Please help commemorate the second anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by signing this petition, urging the United States Senate to pass the Gulf Coast Recovery Bill of 2007 (S1668). This proposed legislation would help provide affordable housing to those who affected by the hurricanes of 2005.
Our military involvement in Iraq currently costs us $3 billion a week. A week! The resources allocated to our own citizens and infrastructure over the past two years are meager in comparison — and woefully inadequate by any measure. It’s long past time for Congress and the President to play a meaningful role in restoring hope and homes to our fellow Americans from the Gulf Coast region.
Go here, if you want to communicate your concerns to the President. While you’re at it, you may have a few choice words to share with the Vice President. Also, to get in touch with your senators and representatives, clickity-click here and here.