I wanted to reply to the thread "embarrassed to be an American" but it quickly disappeared. Things move really fast around here ! Anyway, I agree the U.S. could do far better than to donate 15 million to flood relief and I feel sure that we will. If you are irritated and want to help raise the level of relief go to:
and make a difference. It's easy to go out to eat and spend $25+ dollars. I am forgoing my weekly trip to Red Lobster and donating my dinner to those who are doing without today.