I would ask the citizens not to go back to their old routine.
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He has fought for us and fought for us and fought for us and now we have to fight for him.
This shelter's a Godsend for these families. They have no place to go.
I feel even deeper for them, hurt even deeper for them, because these were the communities and counties that first opened their hearts and homes to Hurricane Katrina victims, ... And now they need our help.
Most of these counties have absolutely no power and no fuel, period and it is hotter than blazes, ... Ice has got to happen today and generators have got to happen today, because nursing homes and senior centers need them.
Overall, we have to guard against favoring one type of business over another or creating changes that make troubles plans suddenly look solvent.
While we think much of our help can come through traditional disaster relief programs, we know there will be expenses above and beyond that, ... We don't want those smaller communities to have sacrificed and not come out whole.
East Texas needs everyone's attention this hour, right now, and it doesn't matter whether it's the state or FEMA or the Corps of Engineers. I don't really care whose fault it is. It needs help now. These communities are the last to complain, but they've reached the end.
The local officials are just doing miracles.