...exasperated with people? I've been watching reports of rescues from Ike over the past couple of days and find myself talking to the people on tv. Before I go on, I want to say that I realize there were many people that COULDN'T leave before Ike hit. I know this, I do. BUT.....I also believe that a good number of these people COULD HAVE left but chose not to. Then they turn around and stand there on national tv talking about how scared they were, how their kids were floating around the living room in life vests, blah blah blah, but they didn't think it would be that bad. Are they INSANE????? Do they not remember Katrina? Authorities TOLD them, "this will be devastating. GET OUT". What is more plain than that????? And the rescuers....God bless them. But they are sometimes risking their own lives to help people that chose to stay. (Again, there were people that couldn't leave and I'm not at all referring to them.) Don't get me wrong, I'm very sorry for the ones who didn't make it and I'm glad it wasn't worse than it was. But I just can't help thinking that some of these people are just flipping idiots. Sorry....backing down off my soapbox now.