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Francine Frensky Donating Member (870 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-12-05 07:02 AM
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18. It's called "divide and conquer" and it's Rove's trick
now that Rove is back in the game, look for more spin like this.

This is very simple: the game is to create a whole bunch of categories for deaths (think 9 or 10 different things people could have died of) and then only release one category to the public.

So you put deaths into categories like: drowning, disease (various categories), wind-related, lack of care, dehydration....

And then anybody who was old and who died is "not a victim of Katrina",the spin is they might have died that week anyway, so they will not be counted. ALL nursing home deaths are probably being excluded from the counts. ALL homeless people (I'm guessing NO had quite a few) will not be counted as nobody will be found to name them (some of their bodies probably washed out to sea anyway).

In the end, don't ever expect to see a total, except you might see a few hundred from Louisiana added to the hundred from Miss. and AL.

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  -Can we attempt an honest account of the NOLA death toll? buzzsaw_23  Sep-11-05 09:40 PM   #0 
  - No honest count will be allowed by BFEE  BrklynLiberal   Sep-11-05 09:42 PM   #1 
  - I thought this was why CNN brought suit!  annabanana   Sep-11-05 09:42 PM   #2 
  - And no reporters are allowed in the morgue.  Ojai Person   Sep-12-05 11:20 AM   #27 
  - The number of fatalities will be revealed.  katsy   Sep-11-05 09:45 PM   #3 
  - Are they still doing that fuzzy math? Are they counting citizens  texpatriot2004   Sep-11-05 09:46 PM   #4 
  - The first thing they need is a list of the missing  DoYouEverWonder   Sep-11-05 09:50 PM   #5 
  - Here's Wikipedia's count with links to sources - confirmed 592+  expatriot   Sep-11-05 09:53 PM   #6 
  - This comment seems to allow for fudging the numbers  buzzsaw_23   Sep-11-05 10:15 PM   #9 
  - The link is very informative; number on TV was less than 592+  texpatriot2004   Sep-12-05 06:07 AM   #14 
  - bookmarked!  annabanana   Sep-12-05 06:12 AM   #16 
  - Does a disinterred body - count as a body?  BOHICA06   Sep-11-05 10:00 PM   #7 
  - Recommend this please! We NEED to know the truth! (nt)  IndyOp   Sep-11-05 10:10 PM   #8 
  - "They" can't suppress the numbers because the coroners are local govt  Psephos   Sep-11-05 10:25 PM   #10 
  - The mortuary function has been taken over by FEMA  annabanana   Sep-12-05 04:57 AM   #12 
  - It will be honest. One the press is aloud to ask. Two the databases  applegrove   Sep-12-05 03:03 AM   #11 
  - What I don't get  whatever4   Sep-12-05 06:04 AM   #13 
  - supposedly from searches of neighborhoods  itsjustme   Sep-12-05 06:12 AM   #15 
     - do you recall ANYTHING SPECIFIC in the report?  annabanana   Sep-12-05 06:16 AM   #17 
        - That's where I'm going  whatever4   Sep-12-05 07:59 AM   #21 
  - It's called "divide and conquer" and it's Rove's trick  Francine Frensky   Sep-12-05 07:02 AM   #18 
  - 1,200 children still w/o parents. 'splain that.  elehhhhna   Sep-12-05 07:34 AM   #19 
  - Oh you know "those" people....  annabanana   Sep-12-05 08:19 AM   #23 
  - (Reuters) 9/11-- Official Kat. death toll passes 400  elehhhhna   Sep-12-05 08:50 AM   #24 
  - Diebold to announce final body count as 213. n/t  Bluebear   Sep-12-05 07:34 AM   #20 
  - CNN saying 197 right now, WHEW!  leftchick   Sep-12-05 08:06 AM   #22 
     - more than 40 corpses found in hospital  buzzsaw_23   Sep-12-05 09:55 PM   #28 
  - Liberty Belle has a similar post  paineinthearse   Sep-12-05 09:04 AM   #25 
  - Katrina's Forgotten Victims: Native American Tribes  buzzsaw_23   Sep-13-05 09:32 PM   #31 
  - LOST is the word  mopinko   Sep-12-05 09:32 AM   #26 
  - From St. Bernard Parish  buzzsaw_23   Sep-12-05 10:07 PM   #29 
  - no stories- no photos bodies just being disappeared  buzzsaw_23   Sep-13-05 08:02 PM   #30 
  - Over 50 Evacuees Have Died in TX  buzzsaw_23   Sep-14-05 04:48 PM   #32 

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