Today the NYT asked the question "Are We Prepared for an 8.8 Quake?"
Is this a serious question?
Besides the obvious instance of hurricane Katrina - a threat we knew would happen - owning our shit, we have consistently shown that we're not prepared for light-weight Nature like gravity and lightning.
We are certainly not ready for "one of the strongest [earthquakes] in recorded history."
If we get an 8.8 earthquake, the Haitians are going to have to send their f'ing rafts to rescue our asses.
How do you say "heck of a job" in Creole?