{\rtf1\ansi\ansicpg1252\deff0\deflang1033{\fonttbl{\f0\froman\fcharset0 Times New Roman;}{\f1\fswiss\fcharset0 Arial;}} {\*\generator Msftedit 5.41.15.1507;}\viewkind4\uc1\pard\sb100\sa100\f0\fs24 (4,140,625 square miles) is area of Europe\par 90,700 square \b miles is area affected by Katrina\b0\par Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, said the administration is "getting a bad rap" for the emergency response. \par "This is the largest disaster in the history of the United States, \b over an area twice the size of Europe\b0 ,"\par Stevens said. "People have to understand this is a big, big problem\par You see you just can't start telling big lies without practicing \par \pard\f1\fs20 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. \par The press is a tool of OPression \par You can't believe one thing out of a poloticians mouth and you can't believe one word the "media" spews at us\par It IS a grand conspiracy\par \par http://www.nbc10.com/news/4938413/detail.html\par http://www.editorandpublisher.com/eandp/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1001055575\par http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20050907/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/katrina_disaster_response_3\par \par 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\par BAN\par To remove reply with -GET OUT - in subject line\par }