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Monday, February 27, 2006The rich gets richer, and the poor is still displaced...
I'm not shocked they are reporting this, but I have my doubts about the Katrina victims being helped in any kind of significant capacity. Especially with reports coming out of New Orleans that they (Contractors) are hiring illegal Mexicans and then dismissing them without pay after the work is completed (after the major contractors has called immigration on those same Mexicans). So - I will continue to believe the reports I get directly from New Orleans. And they simply state the majority of the Katrina money has gone to those who need it least. There's more to this story...
Two-thirds of the $3.27 billion raised by private nonprofit organizations and tracked by The Post went to help evacuees and other Katrina victims with immediate needs -- cash, food and temporary shelter, medical care, tarps for damaged homes and school supplies for displaced children.