[ExI] note from a foaf in japan

Kelly Anderson kellycoinguy at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 03:21:42 UTC 2011

On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 9:11 AM, Mirco Romanato <painlord2k at libero.it> wrote:
> Il 21/03/2011 8.09, Kelly Anderson ha scritto:
>> Me too. While the government is fairly good at this sort of thing (big
>> military helicopters and all) the libertarian part of me is very proud
>> of the Red Cross, religious relief organizations and the like.
> I would add Wal-Mart. During Katrina (and less publicized, during other
> emergency times) they did well and good.

Yes, clearly Wal-Mart too. I really liked the Tide(?) commercial where
they bring a semi tractor trailer full of washers and dryers to
affected areas. That's a nice piece of civilization when you need it.

> The Civil Protection in Italy is organized to use a large number of
> volunteers already trained and, in case of disaster, have the authority
> to coordinate firefighters, armed forces, and much more using the
> Augustus Method (Emperor Augustus said: "The value of planning decrease
> with the complexity of the events").

Augustus was no fool, for sure.


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