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127. You're right -- OMG! Nominated. nt
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  -UPI: Cops Trapped Survivors in New Orleans leveymg  Sep-09-05 01:48 PM   #0 
  - Lots of nominations, but no replies.  enough   Sep-09-05 02:03 PM   #1 
  - There've already been a couple of threads that linked to this...  txaslftist   Sep-09-05 02:25 PM   #13 
  - It was confirmed on television when Shepard Smith and Geraldo  NYC   Sep-09-05 09:44 PM   #78 
     - "LET THEM GO!!! LET THEM WALK OVER THAT INTERSTATE AND GET OUT OF HERE!!!"  jefferson_dem   Sep-10-05 07:06 PM   #139 
  - In America property is more valued than humans. As slaves were more  bribri16   Sep-09-05 05:30 PM   #64 
  - Think about the minimum wage corporation in comparison  pokercat999   Sep-11-05 06:42 AM   #154 
  - Incredible story. I just found out about this. Vile and disgusting acts.  Radio_Lady   Sep-09-05 09:10 PM   #75 
  - Has anyone heard from Shepard Smith, someone on Kos or  Trevelyan   Sep-10-05 12:29 PM   #113 
  - Yep, I'm speechless. Nominated.  Iowa   Sep-10-05 12:45 PM   #115 
  - why did they seize their water?????  shanti   Sep-09-05 02:04 PM   #2 
  - Because they are vile sons of bitches.  txaslftist   Sep-09-05 02:26 PM   #14 
     - Those so-called 'Peace' officers need to be tried for crimes against human  icymist   Sep-10-05 09:46 AM   #102 
     - i will agree with that assessment  shanti   Sep-11-05 02:45 AM   #150 
  - Good to see this in the corporate media. n/t  Chemical Bill   Sep-09-05 02:05 PM   #3 
  - I've been wondering when someone would bring this up!  Francine Frensky   Sep-10-05 07:05 AM   #94 
  - Let me guess . . .  Lex   Sep-09-05 02:07 PM   #4 
  - Gretna is 51% white, 49% black and latino.  Moocows   Sep-09-05 02:32 PM   #19 
     - Sorry, your demographic breakdown is incorrect.  Carolab   Sep-09-05 11:49 PM   #85 
  - Fear of a Black Gretna.  short bus president   Sep-09-05 02:08 PM   #5 
  - Not holding out hope any longer  Ratty   Sep-09-05 02:39 PM   #20 
     - Remember, lots of poor white folks in the south vote GOP!  Carolab   Sep-09-05 11:26 PM   #84 
     - That would be like the situation with my county.  Jamastiene   Sep-10-05 09:50 AM   #104 
     - These guys would have been proud of the Gretna police:  Julius Civitatus   Sep-10-05 10:32 AM   #106 
  - could have any of those kind in their white Christian bedroom community  ElsewheresDaughter   Sep-09-05 02:13 PM   #6 
  - Whoever ordered the bridge closed should be tried for murder.  Liberty Belle   Sep-09-05 02:14 PM   #7 
  - Not murder, but they're open to federal civil rights charges for sure  Mairead   Sep-09-05 03:46 PM   #51 
     - Didn't some people die waiting on the bridge?  Liberty Belle   Sep-09-05 09:54 PM   #80 
        - I don't know...but if so that's negligent homicide at least, you're right.  Mairead   Sep-10-05 07:02 AM   #93 
  - These people need to be prosecuted for crimes against humanity  Coventina   Sep-09-05 02:16 PM   #8 
  - I couldn't understand  ellie   Sep-09-05 02:17 PM   #9 
  - KICK n/t  kostya   Sep-09-05 02:18 PM   #10 
  - "We don't want THOSE kind of people...  geniph   Sep-09-05 02:20 PM   #11 
  - "these people"  maxsolomon   Sep-09-05 02:23 PM   #12 
  - Well, we've located the Republican Precinct in New Orleans anyway.  txaslftist   Sep-09-05 02:27 PM   #16 
     - Arthur Lawson is a Democrat (link to proof inc. in my reply) Jeff. Parish  ...of J.Temperance   Sep-09-05 08:14 PM   #70 
        - There are bad Democrats, too  AverageJoe   Sep-10-05 07:31 AM   #96 
        - Bull Connor was a Democrat  AngryAmish   Sep-10-05 10:51 AM   #108 
  - Full rundown of Greta statistics from 2000 census.  illumn8d   Sep-09-05 02:27 PM   #15 
  - Closing the bridge was simply murder.  txaslftist   Sep-09-05 02:29 PM   #17 
  - Murder in the WORST degree!  ClayZ   Sep-10-05 09:35 AM   #101 
  - And I want him prosecuted for it.  aquart   Sep-10-05 12:08 PM   #112 
  - Let me guess ... A vast majority of Gretnans, are "Christians," right?  FlemingsGhost   Sep-09-05 02:31 PM   #18 
  - Vast majority of the people trying to flee their were, too.  patcox2   Sep-09-05 02:44 PM   #22 
     - Refusing to help anyone, is not very Christian, IMO.  FlemingsGhost   Sep-09-05 02:49 PM   #25 
        - Gretna was empty, evacuated, its people turned noone away.  patcox2   Sep-09-05 03:40 PM   #46 
           - those few cops.....  annabanana   Sep-10-05 09:50 AM   #103 
              - I think this is another diversionary tactic from Bush trying to impose  Trevelyan   Sep-10-05 12:42 PM   #114 
              - That's exactly what's so sickening.  Raksha   Sep-10-05 05:55 PM   #121 
  - That Mayor or whatever he is was on Night Line the other night  moobu2   Sep-09-05 02:39 PM   #21 
  - Protect his city's water--  tblue37   Sep-09-05 04:47 PM   #58 
  - Inexcusable.. .  ninkasi   Sep-09-05 08:41 PM   #73 
  - Isn't that the guy who was crying on "Meet the Press?"  gorekerrydreamticket   Sep-12-05 09:06 AM   #166 
  - Does the term  votesomemore   Sep-09-05 02:47 PM   #23 
  - This was the only road that was clear  DoYouEverWonder   Sep-11-05 06:04 AM   #152 
  - How does this differ from murder?  daleo   Sep-09-05 02:47 PM   #24 
  - The intent wasn't to kill, that was just the result. Manslaughter,  leveymg   Sep-09-05 02:59 PM   #28 
     - not necessarily: when the depraved indifference inherent within an act...  NorthernSpy   Sep-09-05 03:13 PM   #34 
     - Correct: that might be Murder-2  leveymg   Sep-09-05 04:00 PM   #57 
     - A dedicated prosecutor might make a stronger case.  daleo   Sep-09-05 03:15 PM   #35 
        - This is why 25% of NOLA police force turned in their badges  Trevelyan   Sep-10-05 12:50 PM   #116 
  - Criminal  warrens   Sep-09-05 02:56 PM   #26 
  - Exactly. Blocking the bridge was a crime  leveymg   Sep-10-05 07:52 AM   #97 
  - what pitiful "bedroom" communities.  uncle ray   Sep-09-05 02:58 PM   #27 
  - Important and sickening n/t  dooner   Sep-09-05 03:01 PM   #29 
  - "all our people"  tavalon   Sep-09-05 03:04 PM   #30 
  - WWJT? Who Would Jesus Trap? n/t  progressivebydesign   Sep-09-05 03:09 PM   #31 
  - now do you understand how defamation kills?  NorthernSpy   Sep-09-05 03:21 PM   #39 
  - Luke 16  hollowdweller   Sep-10-05 09:31 AM   #99 
  - Perfect example of "Local officials being overwhelmed".  yodermon   Sep-09-05 03:10 PM   #32 
  - backing them up probaly n/t  enigami   Sep-09-05 03:46 PM   #50 
  - Behind the Gretna Police, running Operation Deterrence  DoYouEverWonder   Sep-11-05 06:14 AM   #153 
  - They didn't get there until a week later  DoYouEverWonder   Sep-12-05 04:32 AM   #157 
  - Probably fucking Bushites...  Go_Nukyuler_On_GOP   Sep-09-05 03:11 PM   #33 
  - So where can we find out?  Ratty   Sep-09-05 03:19 PM   #37 
  - Not sure.  Go_Nukyuler_On_GOP   Sep-09-05 03:28 PM   #41 
  - Pretty RED w/ their contributions  Lenore   Sep-09-05 06:44 PM   #68 
  - Gretna is BUSH COUNTRY. Anyone surprised?  Lenore   Sep-09-05 07:06 PM   #69 
  - Actually, they probably got their orders from Gov Haley Barbour  DoYouEverWonder   Sep-10-05 03:11 AM   #91 
     - Gretna is in Louisiana, west of the city. n/t  President Kerry   Sep-10-05 11:01 AM   #109 
     - i think you are the one in need of a map  pitohui   Sep-10-05 06:14 PM   #122 
  - there is no problem here.... Nothing that  Roy   Sep-09-05 03:15 PM   #36 
  - yes they fired warning shots at US citizens  SlavesandBulldozers   Sep-09-05 03:39 PM   #45 
     - Don't mistake poor marsmanship for "warning shots" n/t  enigami   Sep-09-05 03:48 PM   #52 
     - Over their heads...  Roy   Sep-09-05 04:50 PM   #59 
  - This is just sick, we are in a major classwar. If your poor just go  texanwitch   Sep-09-05 03:19 PM   #38 
  - It's basic human nature I'm afraid  enigami   Sep-09-05 03:24 PM   #40 
  - You are right, I have land in country for this reason. We will have to  texanwitch   Sep-09-05 03:29 PM   #44 
     - They KNOW we out number them  enigami   Sep-09-05 03:59 PM   #56 
  - Just curious, but how do you think communities will react.....  Media_Lies_Daily   Sep-09-05 03:28 PM   #42 
  - do you suppose this Aurthur Lawson will be hanged for murder?  NorthernSpy   Sep-09-05 03:29 PM   #43 
  - no, i'm thinking Medal of Freedom  SlavesandBulldozers   Sep-09-05 03:40 PM   #47 
     - well, Ive never been an Equine Judge,  enigami   Sep-09-05 03:44 PM   #49 
        - sounds like you, my friend,have what it takes  SlavesandBulldozers   Sep-09-05 03:48 PM   #53 
           - I'd say i'm over qualified  enigami   Sep-09-05 03:50 PM   #55 
  - If this is true  Opusnone   Sep-09-05 03:43 PM   #48 
  - Thank you. Now I'llhave the answer next time some asshole says  Redstone   Sep-09-05 03:49 PM   #54 
  - We did not have the wherewithal to deal with these people  ixion   Sep-09-05 04:50 PM   #60 
  - it's not just that they refused to help them; they actually took away...  NorthernSpy   Sep-09-05 05:15 PM   #61 
     - That's what gets me the most...  melnjones   Sep-09-05 09:06 PM   #74 
  - Gretna police should be in jail over this  donheld   Sep-09-05 05:21 PM   #62 
  - I read that Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed for refusing hospitality.  NYC   Sep-09-05 09:56 PM   #81 
  - If one is at least well enough off to drive out of town, then fine.  VegasWolf   Sep-09-05 05:25 PM   #63 
  - Arthur Lawson should be sent to Camp X-Ray. eom  struggle4progress   Sep-09-05 05:58 PM   #65 
  - Another first person account of two paramedics and the 5-0.  pinniped   Sep-09-05 06:02 PM   #66 
  - O! - M! - G!  Megahurtz   Sep-09-05 06:11 PM   #67 
  - what the hell?  gate of the sun   Sep-09-05 08:28 PM   #71 
  - Where is Martin Luther King???....God does this country ever need him!!  goforit   Sep-09-05 08:33 PM   #72 
  - They murdered him, too.  leveymg   Sep-11-05 12:29 AM   #147 
  - It is my sincere hope that Police Chief Lawson is arrested for malfeasanc  John_R_Kelly   Sep-09-05 09:10 PM   #76 
  - I'm pretty sure is was Shep Smith on Faux who was shouting  Gloria   Sep-09-05 09:15 PM   #77 
  - Cowards  HeeBGBz   Sep-09-05 09:46 PM   #79 
  - They Opened Fire on one group according to a survivor  mirandapriestly   Sep-09-05 10:34 PM   #82 
  - Great fucking Scotts....  sakabatou   Sep-09-05 11:23 PM   #83 
  - When the Titanic went down...  Wednesdays   Sep-09-05 11:58 PM   #86 
  - That's a good analogy.  Francine Frensky   Sep-10-05 07:07 AM   #95 
  - Tourists who chartered a bus to take them out of the area...  Digit   Sep-10-05 12:13 AM   #87 
  - If they were actually white the police might've mistaken them for creoles  Blaq Dem   Sep-10-05 02:14 AM   #89 
  - And what fool says race played no role???  Blaq Dem   Sep-10-05 02:11 AM   #88 
  - ON WHOSE ORDERS???? N/T  Nothing Without Hope   Sep-10-05 02:17 AM   #90 
  - Another thread on this racist, murderous incident - eyewitness report:  Nothing Without Hope   Sep-10-05 04:15 AM   #92 
  - This makes me want to vomit. Then it makes me angry  Mr_Spock   Sep-10-05 09:27 AM   #98 
  - See what happens when only the Cops have guns!  hollowdweller   Sep-10-05 09:33 AM   #100 
  - Perhaps that is why the gun stores were looted  ClayZ   Sep-10-05 09:52 AM   #105 
  - This was on NPR's This American Life  AbbyR   Sep-10-05 10:44 AM   #107 
  - This is criminal. Just sickening.  President Kerry   Sep-10-05 11:07 AM   #110 
  - And he's BRAGGING about it.  aquart   Sep-10-05 12:06 PM   #111 
  - Evokes scenes of teeth baring dogs and firehoses  DanaM   Sep-10-05 12:58 PM   #117 
  - In other words, "We openly admit to participating in genocide" n/t  stevietheman   Sep-10-05 02:43 PM   #118 
  - How many police officers were there?  wiley   Sep-10-05 04:44 PM   #119 
  - The FBI investigates Civil Rights Violations against cops...seems to me  John_R_Kelly   Sep-10-05 05:49 PM   #120 
  - Police in Suburbs Blocked Evacuees, Witnesses Report  ECH1969   Sep-10-05 06:20 PM   #123 
  - I believe it.  AX10   Sep-10-05 06:20 PM   #124 
  - No...it's the major racists "again"  jaysunb   Sep-10-05 06:20 PM   #125 
     - This is why I find it very hard to...  AX10   Sep-10-05 06:20 PM   #130 
  - I read about this almost a week ago here on DU.  SmokingJacket   Sep-10-05 06:20 PM   #126 
  - You're right -- OMG! Nominated. nt  DeepModem Mom   Sep-10-05 06:20 PM   #127 
  - absolutely. I even sent it to all the rupugs in the office.  Viva_La_Revolution   Sep-10-05 06:21 PM   #136 
  - use search in DU under "two paramedics"....  halobeam   Sep-10-05 06:20 PM   #128 
  - This shows the extreme lack of control  longship   Sep-10-05 06:20 PM   #129 
  - I heard the stories of the witnesses - white and black -  JoFerret   Sep-10-05 06:20 PM   #131 
  - * should pay for this big time  ECH1969   Sep-10-05 06:21 PM   #132 
  - So you Republicans want to blame local officials...  bluestateguy   Sep-10-05 06:21 PM   #133 
  - Your right Bush is trying to deflect blame  ECH1969   Sep-10-05 06:21 PM   #134 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-10-05 06:21 PM   #135 
     - My Book TV thread got locked too... because of the traffic..  Viva_La_Revolution   Sep-10-05 06:21 PM   #137 
     - that was a big mess. i don't take it "personal" when stuff like that  nashville_brook   Sep-10-05 06:21 PM   #138 
  - There wouldn't have been muc looting if the government had its act togethr  savemefromdumbya   Sep-10-05 07:19 PM   #140 
  - Eyewitness Account  The Independant   Sep-10-05 07:36 PM   #141 
  - Good post! I hope some other folks who were there speak up  hollowdweller   Sep-10-05 07:52 PM   #142 
  - 50% blame to Blanco? I call it bullshit!  Julius Civitatus   Sep-10-05 09:26 PM   #144 
  - The Reason I gave Blanco 50% of the blame  The Independant   Sep-10-05 10:11 PM   #146 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-11-05 01:52 AM   #149 
     - Blanco has a lot of company  NorthernSpy   Sep-11-05 05:53 AM   #151 
  - Welcome to DU, Independant. Could you provide some contact  leveymg   Sep-11-05 12:49 AM   #148 
  - America: a virtual Apartheid!!!  Julius Civitatus   Sep-10-05 09:17 PM   #143 
  - this is appalling, a civil rights violation perhaps ?  HuffleClaw   Sep-10-05 09:54 PM   #145 
  - CALL NOW!  Teena   Sep-11-05 08:50 PM   #155 
  - and just who are his people?  hraka   Sep-12-05 02:58 AM   #156 
  - 'Racist' police blocked bridge and forced evacuees back at gunpoint  jarnocan   Sep-12-05 07:14 AM   #158 
  - murder murder murder murder ..were they wearing white hoods..!!!  sam sarrha   Sep-12-05 07:14 AM   #159 
  - But why didn't those people leave New Orleans?  NNN0LHI   Sep-12-05 07:14 AM   #160 
  - there were 100,000 people too poor to own a car or get out at all  sam sarrha   Sep-12-05 07:40 AM   #162 
     - It was sarcasm!  NNN0LHI   Sep-12-05 08:33 AM   #165 
  - Does anyone have a map showing the Connector and I-10?  CottonBear   Sep-12-05 07:14 AM   #161 
     - go to map quest.. severlal bridges were down others flooded..  sam sarrha   Sep-12-05 07:47 AM   #163 
  - But of course.  SunDrop23   Sep-12-05 07:56 AM   #164 
  - Cops can get away with this, easy, no problem.  classics   Sep-12-05 11:12 AM   #167 
  - "I was a stranger, and you did not invite Me in" -Jesus (Mt. 25:31-46)  Barkley   Sep-12-05 11:37 AM   #168 
 

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