Well, THAT'S NICE!!
The RICH ELITE were NOT INCONVENIENCED at all!!!!
Anybody hear a HAARP, Houston?
As for the rest of us:
"After Ike, Houston inconvenienced, but not devastated" by Christopher Duncan, Associated Press | September 15, 2008
HOUSTON - The downtown business district of glittering skyscrapers and city offices was shut down until further notice. Courts, schools, many gas stations and the airports were closed. Interstate 10, the main east-west freeway, was largely inundated with high water and impassable.
Uprooted trees and large limbs blocked driveways and streets, power was out to most residents and high water made getting around town, or out of town, difficult - impossible in some areas. A 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew kept people off the streets after dark.
Long lines formed at hardware stores and gas stations as the city's residents tried to get back on their feet. When a tanker truck arrived at an
There was also a bright spot for Houston's shoppers. The hurricane largely spared the city's west side, and much of The Galleria - the high-price, high-fashion shopping mall - was open and bustling.