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madfloridian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-15-04 03:50 PM
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46. Just heard on Bay News9...Tampa just NOW sending Natl Guard south.
Edited on Sun Aug-15-04 03:51 PM by madfloridian
The storm hit Friday. They are sending Guard today...Sunday.

And in this thread the 4 DMAT teams sitting in Ocala waiting for instructions.

Jeb's Florida, anything can happen and usually does.
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  -All the hurricane news I see stresses the need for water. madfloridian  Aug-15-04 11:47 AM   #0 
  - mad----please keep us updated because this is one of the areas  ItsMyParty   Aug-15-04 11:53 AM   #1 
  - I honestly don't know. Comparing news. Wasn't FEMA funding cut?  madfloridian   Aug-15-04 11:57 AM   #4 
  - I remember reading that FEMA was being funneled to Homeland Sec.  Caliphoto   Aug-15-04 12:08 PM   #8 
     - if that's the case Tom Ridge should have his butt down there stat!  jean   Aug-15-04 12:54 PM   #15 
     - And the Homeland Security funds are being funneled  smirkymonkey   Aug-15-04 02:01 PM   #27 
  - just saw this:'On Storm, Bush Aims to Be Unlike Dad' - what's the reality?  jean   Aug-15-04 12:13 PM   #10 
     - Too bad bush is going to be Just Like his pappy...  zidzi   Aug-15-04 01:00 PM   #19 
  - will Jeb/W be forced to say, "Help is on the way?" The track record  jean   Aug-15-04 11:56 AM   #2 
  - Wow he broke a record getting there...  Caliphoto   Aug-15-04 12:04 PM   #7 
  - yeah and his apparently spit up some lunch on himself too  jean   Aug-15-04 12:57 PM   #17 
  - This picture disgusts me  buddyhollysghost   Aug-15-04 01:57 PM   #24 
  - There's 2 marines who could have been providing emergency support  Generic Other   Aug-15-04 02:36 PM   #30 
  - Dressed up for the cameras?  Digit   Aug-15-04 08:53 PM   #53 
     - In fairness, troops assigned to greet a commander in chief are  DemBones DemBones   Aug-15-04 11:27 PM   #62 
  - Hootch Stain On Shirt  Chelsea Patriot   Aug-15-04 03:57 PM   #47 
  - Prediction: Photo ops of help, massive suffering off camera...  Junkdrawer   Aug-15-04 11:56 AM   #3 
  - We are seeing more and more of that.  madfloridian   Aug-15-04 11:58 AM   #5 
  - Remember Afghanistan and Iraq just after the invasions?  Junkdrawer   Aug-15-04 12:14 PM   #11 
     - but there have to be Floridians with cameras, cell phones and  jean   Aug-15-04 12:47 PM   #13 
     - Of course, cnn, faux, msnbc will be  zidzi   Aug-15-04 01:03 PM   #20 
  - go over to yahoo and look through the pix - there are tons showing  jean   Aug-15-04 12:02 PM   #6 
  - Welcome To "Smaller" Government  iamjoy   Aug-15-04 12:12 PM   #9 
  - Wonder if faith-based initiatives are supposed to be in the pic here?  madfloridian   Aug-15-04 12:19 PM   #12 
     - you have every right to be very upset! What you've been through is  jean   Aug-15-04 12:50 PM   #14 
     - Indeed...  iamjoy   Aug-15-04 01:49 PM   #23 
  - Listen - people should have their own stuff for the first 48 hours.  alcuno   Aug-15-04 12:56 PM   #16 
  - What supplies???  Digit   Aug-15-04 02:00 PM   #26 
  - If your house has been blown away, you're not living in it.  alcuno   Aug-15-04 04:06 PM   #49 
     - There were not many shelters that were accessible.  madfloridian   Aug-15-04 04:51 PM   #51 
        - Most of the people who stayed had pets. There is nowhere to go w/pets.  gore-is-my-president   Aug-15-04 10:32 PM   #61 
  - If a hurricane hits you, you have no supplies.  madfloridian   Aug-15-04 02:13 PM   #28 
     - I have a "Go Bag" (day pack) I pack for Hurricanes  jpak   Aug-15-04 03:02 PM   #33 
        - consider adding  WolverineDG   Aug-15-04 03:23 PM   #37 
  - Water is of the ultimate importance.  zidzi   Aug-15-04 12:58 PM   #18 
  - I just saw a report on the local news  SW FL Dem   Aug-15-04 01:25 PM   #21 
  - Faith based help no doubt. eom  NewYorkerfromMass   Aug-15-04 01:49 PM   #22 
  - Water is the biggest problem  BeFree   Aug-15-04 01:59 PM   #25 
  - How can I help?  onethatcares   Aug-15-04 03:38 PM   #42 
     - Helping out  BeFree   Aug-15-04 03:48 PM   #45 
        - been here for about 30 yrs, more like 27 and understand the  onethatcares   Aug-15-04 04:03 PM   #48 
           - Yeah, like I said  BeFree   Aug-15-04 04:29 PM   #50 
  - FEMA trucks loaded and ready for Florida --Aug 13  BrendaStarr   Aug-15-04 02:32 PM   #29 
  - Good research! Max loan is $5000. Unbelievable!  madfloridian   Aug-15-04 02:49 PM   #32 
  - I've seen no mention of Nat'l Guard support. Watched the update this AM  pinto   Aug-15-04 02:47 PM   #31 
  - Where...  Hampsterfoot   Aug-15-04 03:08 PM   #34 
  - Need water for sure!  BeachBuckeye   Aug-15-04 03:10 PM   #35 
  - "Spirits are high and we are dry"  zidzi   Aug-15-04 03:15 PM   #36 
  - That is scary, Guy.  madfloridian   Aug-15-04 03:29 PM   #39 
  - Help would be there but  pitty   Aug-15-04 03:36 PM   #41 
     - Sit tight for 24 hours? Tell us more about this. Ocala did not get hit.  madfloridian   Aug-15-04 03:41 PM   #44 
        - Well not in Ocala anymore...  pitty   Aug-15-04 09:06 PM   #55 
           - Self deleted.  madfloridian   Aug-15-04 09:17 PM   #56 
              - I was talking about the DMAT teams  pitty   Aug-15-04 09:24 PM   #57 
                 - Ooops sorry about that. I deleted it. Thanks for catching it.  madfloridian   Aug-15-04 09:34 PM   #58 
                    - Now they are  pitty   Aug-15-04 10:17 PM   #59 
                       - I was just watching one of these teams at work in Charlotte County.  madfloridian   Aug-15-04 11:32 PM   #63 
  - I'm in Orlando too..  babyreblin   Aug-15-04 03:26 PM   #38 
  - How close is the nearest port that could handle an aircraft carrier?  ParanoidPat   Aug-15-04 03:31 PM   #40 
  - The National Guard Brought it in 1994  Dob Bole   Aug-15-04 03:39 PM   #43 
  - Just heard on Bay News9...Tampa just NOW sending Natl Guard south.  madfloridian   Aug-15-04 03:50 PM   #46 
  - Well, the 5 Guardsmen are tired. They've been doing photo ops...  Junkdrawer   Aug-15-04 08:27 PM   #52 
     - Ha Ha. We thought the same thing earlier today.  madfloridian   Aug-15-04 09:02 PM   #54 
  - There's tons of people in Florida w/out power. Naples, Ft. Myers, etc.  gore-is-my-president   Aug-15-04 10:20 PM   #60 

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