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HiFructosePronSyrup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-07-08 03:34 PM
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4. No.
It had been in the emergency plans for awhile.
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  -Barack Obama isn't the only one who can fill a stadium. Republicans can fill a stadium, too! IanDB1  Jul-07-08 03:32 PM   #0 
  - Wasn't it the Mayor's suggestion for people to go there?  DS1   Jul-07-08 03:33 PM   #1 
  - No.  Bornaginhooligan   Jul-07-08 03:34 PM   #4 
  - Who wrote them?  DS1   Jul-07-08 03:36 PM   #5 
  - Don't pick nits  tkmorris   Jul-07-08 03:58 PM   #15 
  - I will pick nits  DS1   Jul-07-08 04:03 PM   #18 
     - dupe (self delete)  BklynChick   Jul-07-08 04:08 PM   #19 
     - I think the OP is implying that they had to go there because of the Republicans administration,  BklynChick   Jul-07-08 04:08 PM   #20 
     - Oh dear god... you're serious, aren't you? Oh, fine. Here...  IanDB1   Jul-07-08 04:47 PM   #25 
     - Yes. I was serious. Thanks for the links  DS1   Jul-07-08 05:42 PM   #30 
     - im guessing your new to the democratic party?  mkultra   Jul-09-08 09:07 AM   #155 
        - Looks like he's been around for a while...  IanDB1   Jul-09-08 10:20 AM   #160 
     - Damn.  DeltaLitProf   Jul-07-08 08:14 PM   #54 
     - Welcome to DU  Stephanie   Jul-07-08 10:55 PM   #72 
        - Articles of Impeachment #35  IanDB1   Jul-07-08 10:57 PM   #73 
           - Photographic evidence of Bush's briefing >  Stephanie   Jul-07-08 11:04 PM   #77 
              - The fact this government allowed people to die in the streets and on I-10 without  Imagevision   Jul-08-08 12:05 PM   #137 
     - Never forget that on Monday night, as New Orleanians were screaming for help from their rooftops...  Stephanie   Jul-07-08 10:53 PM   #71 
        - NPR Anchorman Got Really Angry on the air with Chertoff  JPZenger   Jul-08-08 08:51 AM   #107 
           - thanks, i'm going to go listen now  barbtries   Jul-08-08 11:24 AM   #134 
     - Should it have taken five days...  butterfly77   Jul-07-08 05:20 PM   #28 
     - It took a lot longer than 5 days  catgirl   Jul-10-08 05:39 PM   #168 
     - McCain voted against several emergency funding measures  Tutonic   Jul-07-08 09:47 PM   #60 
     - Excellent points, thanks  DS1   Jul-07-08 10:10 PM   #64 
     - You've been a member since 2001. Katrina was 2005. Where were you?  IanDB1   Jul-07-08 11:02 PM   #76 
        - There's no need for personal attacks  DS1   Jul-07-08 11:54 PM   #86 
           - Didn't mean it as a personal attack. n/t  IanDB1   Jul-07-08 11:57 PM   #87 
           - sounds like you are supporting the GOP?  bambino   Jul-08-08 09:07 AM   #112 
     - McCain also voted against fixing the levees that just broke all over the midwest. n/t  IanDB1   Jul-07-08 11:00 PM   #75 
     - I don't think it's too much of a stretch  Patchuli   Jul-07-08 11:20 PM   #82 
     - Wow, talk about missing the point! /nt  mwb970   Jul-08-08 06:42 AM   #99 
     - If "Heckuva Job Brownie" [REPUBLICAN!] had done his job there would not have been a need...  George II   Jul-08-08 12:43 PM   #140 
     - George II Brownie didn't have the experience or the knowledge  MadMaddie   Jul-08-08 07:56 PM   #149 
     - By not mobilizing the military to assist an evacuation.  NCevilDUer   Jul-08-08 01:35 PM   #143 
     - They wouldn't have been there in those numbers and in that horrid condition if Bush had  Seabiscuit   Jul-08-08 02:00 PM   #144 
  - FEMA  proud2Blib   Jul-07-08 06:39 PM   #37 
  - no mandatory evacuation means having to put people in the only place they'll fit  BklynChick   Jul-07-08 03:36 PM   #6 
     - Nagin ordered a mandatory evacuation.  Bornaginhooligan   Jul-07-08 03:41 PM   #8 
     - but if you don't go to people's homes, knock on doors, provide transportation  BklynChick   Jul-07-08 03:43 PM   #10 
     - Maybe you agree, but "mandatory" does not make doing all of that possible.  Brotherjohn   Jul-08-08 09:44 AM   #120 
     - What good is an "evacuation order"  galloglas   Jul-07-08 05:45 PM   #32 
     - Nagin was told by FEMA that he COULD NOT use the busses because they weren't air conditioned...  IanDB1   Jul-07-08 10:58 PM   #74 
     - Nagin was the FEMA's Fall Guy, obviously,  galloglas   Jul-09-08 12:16 PM   #162 
     - See my Post #114 re your (A), and #118 re your (B).  Brotherjohn   Jul-08-08 09:59 AM   #123 
     - Enough with the comandeering of the buses.  dsomuah   Jul-08-08 03:09 PM   #146 
     - I lived through it. This is how it was for me... (fairly brief)  dsharp88   Jul-07-08 10:44 PM   #69 
     - This is true...however; they had another option available  MadMaddie   Jul-07-08 08:26 PM   #55 
        - Yea, FEMA refused an incredibly amount of resources that they were offered  Hippo_Tron   Jul-08-08 01:19 AM   #91 
  - And the OP's point flies right over your head (nm)  lynyrd_skynyrd   Jul-07-08 06:11 PM   #35 
  - It doesn't matter WHERE people were told to evacuate to.  baldguy   Jul-07-08 07:00 PM   #39 
  - If it were rich white people in Greenwich  JimmyJubes   Jul-07-08 10:05 PM   #62 
  - I think the Iowa Floods pretty much dispelled that folklore.  Tutonic   Jul-07-08 10:31 PM   #67 
  - Bush would have responded, but he was still mourning for Terri Schiavo n/t  IanDB1   Jul-07-08 11:08 PM   #79 
  - I think you missed the point  KingFlorez   Jul-07-08 10:24 PM   #66 
  - Rest assured our mayor is a fucking idiot and I did not vote for him, but...  Hippo_Tron   Jul-08-08 01:15 AM   #90 
  - That is not the point.. Where the hell else were they to go  ooglymoogly   Jul-08-08 09:15 AM   #113 
  - No, it was FEMA  George II   Jul-08-08 12:28 PM   #138 
  - beautiful....  islandmkl   Jul-07-08 03:33 PM   #2 
  - don't remind me  BklynChick   Jul-07-08 03:33 PM   #3 
  - I'm so sorry  pollo poco   Jul-07-08 08:02 PM   #51 
  - Powerful. K&R. This demands a poster making campaign...  berni_mccoy   Jul-07-08 03:38 PM   #7 
  - Here's some stuff to get you started...  IanDB1   Jul-07-08 04:00 PM   #16 
     - IanDB1- Thank you...it's so sad...  Dystopian   Jul-07-08 07:40 PM   #47 
  - Rec # 5  sellitman   Jul-07-08 03:42 PM   #9 
  - That's the stuff of nightmares.  racaulk   Jul-07-08 03:47 PM   #11 
  - Great rhetorical point  grantcart   Jul-07-08 03:49 PM   #12 
  - See also  IanDB1   Jul-07-08 03:51 PM   #13 
  - ... Hope you had the time of your life...  IanDB1   Jul-07-08 03:53 PM   #14 
  - which paper (on the bottom) had "turning savage" in the headline??  Blue_Tires   Jul-08-08 07:32 AM   #102 
  - 'They were eating cake' needs to be broadcast in a TV ad.  robertpaulsen   Jul-07-08 04:00 PM   #17 
  - Yes - that would be perfect and powerful. nt  gateley   Jul-07-08 07:25 PM   #43 
  - This ad may not be for t.v. but, YOU can pass it around...  unapatriciated   Jul-08-08 12:48 PM   #142 
  - Yep, when repubs fill a stadium, they don't allow them to leave  me b zola   Jul-07-08 04:20 PM   #21 
  - Who Dat?  KamaAina   Jul-07-08 04:29 PM   #22 
  - That's fucking sad, dude, but  zidzi   Jul-07-08 04:31 PM   #23 
  - Perfect rebuttal.  anonymous171   Jul-07-08 04:33 PM   #24 
  - Wow. Was not expecting that. Thanks.  Occam Bandage   Jul-07-08 04:53 PM   #26 
  - Whoah; very good, IanDB1. Very good. nt  blondeatlast   Jul-07-08 05:14 PM   #27 
  - Let's not forget Saint Barbara  IanDB1   Jul-07-08 05:31 PM   #29 
  - Hey Jerry Falwell, Strom Thurmond and Jesse Helms are  Tutonic   Jul-07-08 10:37 PM   #68 
  - Sad images of Katrina  Loubonilla   Jul-07-08 05:44 PM   #31 
  - Uhm.... No. It is NOT over. Not by a LONG shot.  IanDB1   Jul-07-08 06:01 PM   #33 
  - are you fucking kidding?  Skittles   Jul-07-08 07:28 PM   #44 
     - Well, thank god Katrina didn't hit New Orleans during Gay Pride week!  IanDB1   Jul-07-08 11:07 PM   #78 
  - I should have seen that coming, but I didn't!  pnorman   Jul-07-08 06:07 PM   #34 
  - That picture of Bush and McCain with the cake is priceless. n/t  GOPBasher   Jul-07-08 06:30 PM   #36 
  - Please tell me the banjo pic is fake  Truth Hurts A Lot   Jul-07-08 06:53 PM   #38 
  - It's a composite. Emperor Bush really DID fiddle while America drowned.  IanDB1   Jul-07-08 10:47 PM   #70 
  - Here are the Bush photos in chronological order  Stephanie   Jul-08-08 06:05 AM   #97 
     - He's horsing around at a FUNDRAISER, the day AFTER HUNDREDS of AMERICANS were DROWNING!  Brotherjohn   Jul-08-08 08:44 AM   #106 
        - I heard that report too  Stephanie   Jul-08-08 04:48 PM   #147 
           - BUSH VISITS ARIZONA RESORT TO PROMOTE MEDICARE DRUG BENEFIT  IanDB1   Jul-08-08 06:08 PM   #148 
              - Can we do a FOIA for info on the fundraiser?  Stephanie   Jul-08-08 09:12 PM   #150 
                 - In the press release, there was a long list of people * thanked.  IanDB1   Jul-08-08 09:17 PM   #151 
                    - Press release from the San Diego Hotel del Coronado fundraiser?  Stephanie   Jul-08-08 10:16 PM   #153 
                       - Bush fundraiser during Katrina... still looking...  IanDB1   Jul-09-08 09:52 AM   #156 
  - This made me cry. Jesus! I can't allow a republican in office.  vaberella   Jul-07-08 07:05 PM   #40 
  - If this wasn't really sad  BecauseBushSaysSo   Jul-07-08 07:13 PM   #41 
  - The GOP can fill a stadium "WITHOUT LIFTING A FINGER" so to speak  BeatleBoot   Jul-07-08 07:19 PM   #42 
  - OH MY. Funny yet at the same time so soul-crushingly sad.  TheDonkey   Jul-07-08 07:31 PM   #45 
  - Best post in this thread.  AmyCamus   Jul-07-08 07:39 PM   #46 
  - This post belongs on the front page of every newspaper in America!  hisownpetard   Jul-07-08 07:41 PM   #48 
  - I posted this on my MyBarackObama page, but I can't get the images to display ...  IanDB1   Jul-10-08 05:26 PM   #167 
  - Yes, But can anyone... ANYONE.... fill the buses?!! The buses!  MarinCoUSA   Jul-07-08 07:42 PM   #49 
  - K&R  Jesuswasntafascist   Jul-07-08 07:58 PM   #50 
  - McCain was eating cake while NOLA drowned. We can't forget this.  Olney Blue   Jul-07-08 08:04 PM   #52 
  - Great! Thank you!  genevat   Jul-07-08 08:05 PM   #53 
  - OMG....kicked n/t  rusty quoin   Jul-07-08 08:28 PM   #56 
  - Excellent!!!!!  NanceGreggs   Jul-07-08 08:36 PM   #57 
  - powerful message  Eyes_wide_ open   Jul-07-08 08:50 PM   #58 
  - Caught me off guard - I was w/Red Cross-hope these pix don't offend others-not your intent, I know  1Hippiechick   Jul-07-08 09:04 PM   #59 
  - Damn right!  Ichingcarpenter   Jul-07-08 09:49 PM   #61 
  - This should be a campaign poster.  BrklynLiberal   Jul-07-08 10:10 PM   #63 
  - Yeap  uponit7771   Jul-07-08 10:24 PM   #65 
  - Here...  IanDB1   Jul-07-08 11:15 PM   #81 
  - I almost got arrested while putting these leaflets on cars in 2005...  IanDB1   Jul-07-08 11:12 PM   #80 
  - That's great!  rucognizant   Jul-08-08 08:43 AM   #105 
  - Wow Ian this is one of the best things I have ever seen on DU  proud2Blib   Jul-07-08 11:21 PM   #83 
  - Thanks!  IanDB1   Jul-07-08 11:33 PM   #84 
  - Son of a bitches! Never forget!  lonestarnot   Jul-07-08 11:44 PM   #85 
  - Another N.O. DUer who won't forget or forgive.  garthranzz   Jul-08-08 12:33 AM   #88 
  - thus the naked hypocrisy of Bush giving billions to fight aids in Africa  concerned canadian   Jul-08-08 12:48 AM   #89 
  - But hey if McCain had been in office all of the dehydrated babies would've gotten bottled hot water  Hippo_Tron   Jul-08-08 01:26 AM   #92 
  - Holy Shit! Wildly enthusiastic K&R to the top where this belongs.  David Zephyr   Jul-08-08 01:37 AM   #93 
  - Highly RECOMMENDED  autorank   Jul-08-08 02:13 AM   #94 
  - I expect this information will be purged from the Main Stream Media for the next six months  Doug.Goodall   Jul-08-08 05:50 AM   #95 
  - Wow.  H2O Man   Jul-08-08 05:58 AM   #96 
  - This makes it feel like it was yesterday  southern_belle   Jul-08-08 06:19 AM   #98 
  - That was Mayor Nagin, to bad he wouldn't fill the buses instead  GoldieAZ49   Jul-08-08 06:43 AM   #100 
  - The current plan outlined by the article is to use trains  suzie   Jul-08-08 08:54 AM   #109 
  - I'm not going to defend Nagin for his overall management, especially after the storm. But...  Brotherjohn   Jul-08-08 09:20 AM   #114 
  - And things don't always go as planned with bus evacuations. Remember this one...  IanDB1   Jul-08-08 10:58 AM   #131 
     - Not only that, but DOZENS of others died en route due to accidents, heart attacks, etc.  Brotherjohn   Jul-08-08 11:21 AM   #133 
        - The True Death Toll from Hurricane Rita by Mike Pesca  IanDB1   Jul-08-08 11:29 AM   #135 
  - We've been over this before. FEMA STOPPED him from using the busses.  IanDB1   Jul-08-08 09:34 AM   #117 
  - It's RAINING, McCain! It's RAINING!  IanDB1   Jul-08-08 07:11 AM   #101 
  - K & R  Christa   Jul-08-08 07:39 AM   #103 
  - omg, the sadness and horror in those pictures  crickets   Jul-08-08 07:47 AM   #104 
  - Too sad to even comment....n/t  cricket08   Jul-08-08 08:53 AM   #108 
  - K & R !  Phred42   Jul-08-08 09:00 AM   #110 
  - Katrina Timeline....Apparently some here have forgotton  Phred42   Jul-08-08 09:03 AM   #111 
  - Shit.  danagsk8   Jul-08-08 09:21 AM   #115 
  - Ian  Gilligan   Jul-08-08 09:26 AM   #116 
  - Jefferson Parish police. Sadly, NOT their best hour.  Brotherjohn   Jul-08-08 09:35 AM   #118 
  - The Danziger Bridge Massacre  IanDB1   Jul-08-08 09:47 AM   #121 
     - I forgot about that event. I thought the post was asking about the Miss. River Bridge incident...  Brotherjohn   Jul-08-08 09:56 AM   #122 
     - The Mississippi River Bridge Incident  IanDB1   Jul-08-08 10:16 AM   #125 
     - Oh, Ian  Gilligan   Jul-08-08 10:23 AM   #126 
  - K & MOTHEREFFIN R  helderheid   Jul-08-08 09:37 AM   #119 
  - I was expecting a Monster Truck show, but this is more poignant  WakeMeUp   Jul-08-08 10:04 AM   #124 
  - And to pile on more outrage upon outrage committed by the Bush regime in New Orleans...  IanDB1   Jul-08-08 10:34 AM   #127 
  - great post. good job.  mopinko   Jul-08-08 10:38 AM   #128 
  - Republicans enjoy murdering children in Iraq & New Orleans  IanDB1   Jul-08-08 10:53 AM   #129 
  - Didn't expect this. Moving post. Thx  Juan_de_la_Dem   Jul-08-08 10:57 AM   #130 
  - Ian, I've already commented on this thread but had to check in again to say how brilliant  hisownpetard   Jul-08-08 11:04 AM   #132 
  - Thanks! Does this make up for that stupid thread where I said...  IanDB1   Jul-08-08 11:32 AM   #136 
     - I will, then! And, yes, this makes up for anything stupid you may have ever said  hisownpetard   Jul-08-08 12:46 PM   #141 
  - Excellent post  Yael   Jul-08-08 12:41 PM   #139 
  - Damn ...  Khaotic   Jul-08-08 03:02 PM   #145 
  - Jesus God.  48percenter   Jul-08-08 09:33 PM   #152 
  - I did send this OP to Countdown, so let's hope Keith picks it up!  hisownpetard   Jul-09-08 09:00 AM   #154 
  - I think I'm gonna send it to Stephanie Miller. n/t  IanDB1   Jul-09-08 10:05 AM   #157 
     - Great! It would make such a fantastic ad. Wish I knew who to get in touch with  hisownpetard   Jul-09-08 10:09 AM   #158 
        - I've done some of these things with the fliers I created.  IanDB1   Jul-09-08 10:14 AM   #159 
           - I think I just found another personal hero!  hisownpetard   Jul-09-08 10:27 AM   #161 
           - You, sir, are a patriot.  crickets   Jul-09-08 11:53 PM   #164 
  - K & R  uponit7771   Jul-09-08 02:12 PM   #163 
  - Very powerful images  cookie monster   Jul-10-08 12:25 AM   #165 
  - Kick & Time Out (pardon the brief distraction) you may now return to the FISA marathon....  bobbiejo   Jul-10-08 01:33 AM   #166 
  - Only monsters could ignore people in this situation  catgirl   Jul-10-08 06:02 PM   #169 
  - Hurricane Katrina "Word Cloud"  IanDB1   Jul-10-08 06:51 PM   #170 
 

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