# When several square blocks of New York got wiped out, we spent hundreds of billions of dollars to repair it, compensate the victims and make sure it didnt happen again. Now that hundreds of square miles of the Gulf Coast has been wiped out, Ive changed my mind about the measly $6 Billion I proposed earlier and am asking Congress to spend at least $200 billion to make repairs, compensate the victims and make sure that doesnt happen again either; # I know youre wondering where well get the money to do that. As I told you, major combat operations in Iraq ended years ago. Now that Ive succeeded in ensuring a democratic election by the people of Iraq, the winning party, loyal to Irans mullahs can take over. All your husbands, sons, wives and daughters will be home within the next few months; # Well be diverting the billions of dollars we were spending every month in Iraq to restoring the coast. Of course, Halliburton and other good corporate citizens will be getting no-bid contracts to do the work. Our wonderful free market will allow all those unemployed Ford and Kraft workers to compete with the undocumented immigrants coming across our southern border; # Well also save a bit by not sending money to the Palestinians any more. All the independent poll watchers agreed they had a very fair and democratic election, resulting in a terrorist organization now being in control of the government. They wont be getting any more money from us # My plan to fix Medicare didnt go as planned and has proven to be an unworkable mess. Im scrapping it and instead proposing a new plan of universal health care coverage so that even the poor and middle class can feel secure that when they need health care, it will be available and affordable; # While were on the subject of the poor, I know you read the news last week that the gap between the richest and poorest in our society is wider than ever and getting wider. It couldnt have escaped your notice that this news comes at a time when ExxonMobil and several of our other corporations have posted the largest net profits in history. It doesnt seem theyve been able to trickle down that wealth to those most needing help so Im proposing new taxes on corporate windfalls so those rich enough to own stock in these companies can make a reasonable profit but none of our citizens go hungry at night.