(4,140,625 square miles) is area of Europe 90,700 square miles is area affected by Katrina Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, said the administration is "getting a bad rap" for the emergency response. "This is the largest disaster in the history of the United States, over an area twice the size of Europe," Stevens said. "People have to understand this is a big, big problem You see you just can't start telling big lies without practicing Whats even more incredible is; that its just reported by the "media" Did any say Senator you are wrong - nope - so now a certain percentage of Americans "believe" this. Practice makes perfect and don't expect the press to investigate anything. The press is a tool of OPression You can't believe one thing out of a poloticians mouth and you can't believe one word the "media" spews at us It IS a grand conspiracy http://www.nbc10.com/news/4938413/detail.html http://www.editorandpublisher.com/eandp/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1001055575 http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20050907/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/katrina_disaster_response_3 http://drewlbucket.blogspot.com/ - this is a good site - with good comparison map and only one I could find (minimal effort) that seemed to notice the blatant falsehood BAN To remove reply with -GET OUT - in subject line