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Feron Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 10:03 PM
Response to Reply #82
111. I don't have HBO, but
it sounds like you are talking about Garland Robinette. He works for WWL radio.
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  -HBO tonight: Spike Lee's documentary on Katrina davidwparker  Aug-21-06 06:56 PM   #0 
  - An hour three and counting.  sfexpat2000   Aug-21-06 06:57 PM   #1 
  - it is good, strong stuff...  villager   Aug-21-06 07:02 PM   #2 
  - I've got my tape ready to record, the popcorn ready to go! nt  babylonsister   Aug-21-06 07:10 PM   #3 
  - Me too!  snappyturtle   Aug-21-06 07:18 PM   #4 
  - kick  sfexpat2000   Aug-21-06 07:39 PM   #5 
  - K&R! nt  babylonsister   Aug-21-06 07:48 PM   #6 
  - I wish I had HBO  uppityperson   Aug-21-06 07:56 PM   #7 
  - I'm sure this will be available on DVD- it will be a classic.  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 08:16 PM   #13 
     - Yeah, it will be on DVD and  zidzi   Aug-21-06 10:12 PM   #125 
        - I do hope so. Put it out on DVD in, say, September or October?  uppityperson   Aug-21-06 10:29 PM   #152 
           - It will be one of those HBO special's DVD  zidzi   Aug-22-06 05:11 PM   #205 
  - CSPAN is also doing some 1 year later Katrina things  LSK   Aug-21-06 07:58 PM   #8 
  - Well, our "president" can't be bothered to talk about that right now.  tjdee   Aug-21-06 08:07 PM   #11 
  - waiting--only 2 minutes to go.  chimpsrsmarter   Aug-21-06 07:59 PM   #9 
  - Woo hooo....  tjdee   Aug-21-06 08:03 PM   #10 
  - I'm watching- K and R.  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 08:14 PM   #12 
  - The water is rising...the format of the show is personal  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 08:40 PM   #14 
  - Brilliant  malaise   Aug-21-06 08:41 PM   #15 
  - Spike is showing the bodies floating. People are now screaming  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 08:46 PM   #16 
  - The Coast Guard "could not have done more" with their resources....  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 08:47 PM   #17 
  - Profound comment n/t  malaise   Aug-21-06 08:48 PM   #19 
  - and the people helped each other  Mabus   Aug-21-06 08:49 PM   #20 
     - The kindness of neighbors and strangers toward each other....  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 08:53 PM   #22 
  - We're watching  Mabus   Aug-21-06 08:47 PM   #18 
  - Sean Penn was pulling people out of there.  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 08:51 PM   #21 
  - This man's mum died  malaise   Aug-21-06 08:54 PM   #24 
     - eventually, but he had to leave her body behind.  uppityperson   Aug-21-06 08:57 PM   #27 
     - OMG, this is heartbreaking.  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 08:57 PM   #28 
     - and all Bush can say is he "understands their frustration"  Mabus   Aug-21-06 08:59 PM   #32 
        - He understands NOTHING  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 09:05 PM   #43 
        - I sensed he indeed COULD sense their frustration & empathized  LibraLiz1973   Aug-21-06 09:06 PM   # 
           - He did have that "gee whiz" smirk....  aaronbees   Aug-22-06 02:44 AM   #173 
  - Just got home from work and tuned in  Sydnie   Aug-21-06 08:54 PM   #23 
  - It will be played in its entirety on the anniversary  Mabus   Aug-21-06 08:56 PM   #25 
  - Thanks.  Sydnie   Aug-21-06 08:59 PM   #33 
     - You might want to watch it first  Mabus   Aug-21-06 09:02 PM   #37 
     - My kids are 14 and 18 ... I don't want them to forget  Sydnie   Aug-21-06 09:04 PM   #42 
        - Whew  Mabus   Aug-21-06 09:09 PM   #51 
           - My daughter helped me paint these and my son pounded them into  Sydnie   Aug-21-06 09:17 PM   #60 
              - Way to go!  Mabus   Aug-21-06 09:22 PM   #63 
              - Excellent for you.  davidwparker   Aug-22-06 01:54 PM   #196 
     - It will be on HBO on demand on Wednesday.  tjdee   Aug-21-06 09:03 PM   #40 
     - thank you for the info.  Sydnie   Aug-21-06 09:05 PM   #44 
     - yes  dddem   Aug-21-06 10:20 PM   #136 
  - Hi Sydnie. You missed the build-up before the storm, the storm hitting,  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 08:56 PM   #26 
     - It bring the memories back ... and the tears  Sydnie   Aug-21-06 08:58 PM   #29 
     - this could happen to any of us  alyce douglas   Aug-22-06 07:35 AM   #183 
     - Get Bush off my TV now n/t  malaise   Aug-21-06 08:58 PM   #30 
  - I'm forcing myself to watch this.  sfexpat2000   Aug-21-06 08:58 PM   #31 
  - Me too.....kicked and nominated  IChing   Aug-21-06 09:02 PM   #35 
     - I remember being nearly hysterical -- worried about merh and  sfexpat2000   Aug-21-06 09:08 PM   #49 
        - I know, I remember that from last year, so sad  IChing   Aug-21-06 09:13 PM   #57 
  - Sad and moving and makes you kind of mad  guinivere   Aug-21-06 09:01 PM   #34 
  - He just telling the truth - it hurts and makes you angry all at once  Mabus   Aug-21-06 09:06 PM   #46 
  - I heard a commentator say that this is Spike Lee's best work so far.  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 09:35 PM   #79 
  - After 2 hours of that, I'm passed mad.  LibraLiz1973   Aug-21-06 10:26 PM   #145 
     - My first thought too....  aaronbees   Aug-21-06 10:36 PM   #159 
  - So excellent so far! nt  babylonsister   Aug-21-06 09:02 PM   #36 
  - There's so much we didn't see  malaise   Aug-21-06 09:05 PM   #45 
  - The Superdome deteriorates- "like being in a sewer"  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 09:03 PM   #38 
  - The man who just said that you have to wonder  LibraLiz1973   Aug-21-06 09:03 PM   #39 
  - For real--WTF is wrong with some people?  tjdee   Aug-21-06 09:04 PM   #41 
  - good question, tjdee  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 09:06 PM   #47 
  - I'm sickened  LibraLiz1973   Aug-21-06 09:09 PM   #53 
  - they are denial and have very short memories  alyce douglas   Aug-22-06 07:41 AM   #184 
  - I would like to think the american people are better than that. They just  davidwparker   Aug-22-06 02:02 PM   #197 
  - Katrina must be part of the 2006 campaign  malaise   Aug-21-06 09:07 PM   #48 
     - And, keep in mind that we don't see what goes on with the Iraqi  davidwparker   Aug-22-06 02:07 PM   #198 
  - One thing that strikes me is how traumatized these people are even now.  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 09:08 PM   #50 
  - Yes. That man who blasted Bush was very articulate.....  Lindsey   Aug-21-06 09:11 PM   #56 
  - The "walkers" story being told now. nt  BullGooseLoony   Aug-21-06 09:09 PM   #52 
  - I am so glad they are covering this part  Sydnie   Aug-21-06 09:11 PM   #55 
     - Exactly. We all need to learn this lesson: we are on our own.  sfexpat2000   Aug-21-06 09:13 PM   #58 
        - I was glad to see a change to the Dem primary/caucaus schedule to  davidwparker   Aug-22-06 02:11 PM   #199 
  - this should be mandatory watching  LibraLiz1973   Aug-21-06 09:10 PM   #54 
  - OMG, that poor guy got shot with buckshot- he showed his scars  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 09:17 PM   #59 
  - Salt in the wound- Al Sharpton gets to the bottom line re the Chimperor  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 09:21 PM   #61 
  - What was the name of the guy who nailed Bush?  Mabus   Aug-21-06 09:22 PM   #62 
  - Douglas Brinkley...  misanthrope   Aug-21-06 11:06 PM   #166 
     - Has anybody here read his book on Katrina?  aaronbees   Aug-22-06 02:46 AM   #174 
        - You might like this...  misanthrope   Aug-22-06 03:19 AM   #177 
           - thank you!  aaronbees   Aug-22-06 03:25 AM   #178 
           - I heard that on Fresh Air  leftchick   Aug-22-06 07:42 AM   #185 
              - I would agree with that assessment...  misanthrope   Aug-22-06 11:04 AM   #194 
  - Now the BushenFuhrer is getting slammed  IChing   Aug-21-06 09:23 PM   #64 
  - and now Brownie  Mabus   Aug-21-06 09:25 PM   #65 
  - Brownie lying his ass off, saying he's feeding people.  sfexpat2000   Aug-21-06 09:25 PM   #66 
  - Yes, he was feeding himself  Mabus   Aug-21-06 09:27 PM   #70 
     - Yeah, I remember that. God save us from these frat boys. n/t  sfexpat2000   Aug-21-06 09:33 PM   #77 
     - Frat boys is right  Mabus   Aug-21-06 09:41 PM   #87 
     - and how concerned he was with his wardrobe for the cameras?  Sydnie   Aug-21-06 09:34 PM   #78 
        - roll up your sleeves - it's "hard work"  Mabus   Aug-21-06 09:52 PM   #102 
  - Soledad nailed Brown- said his lack of intelligence was baffling  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 09:27 PM   #67 
  - She had the balls right then- I have to give props  LibraLiz1973   Aug-21-06 10:27 PM   #148 
     - It was clear she was thinking it, anyway.  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 10:32 PM   #157 
  - wow, so far it's very powerful and i think i've cried 3 times already  chimpsrsmarter   Aug-21-06 09:27 PM   #68 
  - Yes, this is awful to watch.  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 09:30 PM   #75 
  - Chertoff IS Dr. Death  Sydnie   Aug-21-06 09:27 PM   #69 
  - oh yeah, talking bout Dr. Rice's shoe shopping/ Spamalot trip.  chimpsrsmarter   Aug-21-06 09:28 PM   #71 
  - Condi got a knockout punch!  goclark   Aug-22-06 01:44 AM   #170 
  - This is an amazing documentary.  im10ashus   Aug-21-06 09:28 PM   #72 
  - "Blahnik, Broadway and Balls"  chimpsrsmarter   Aug-21-06 09:29 PM   #74 
     - BEST. QUOTE. EVAH!  LibraLiz1973   Aug-21-06 10:21 PM   #137 
     - i agree, that man has a way with words.  chimpsrsmarter   Aug-21-06 10:32 PM   #156 
     - That Condi section was excellent  malaise   Aug-22-06 05:38 AM   #179 
        - don't forget 9/11 they had an instrumental part in that too  alyce douglas   Aug-22-06 07:46 AM   #186 
  - Condi's shoe buying and going to Camelot  Mabus   Aug-21-06 09:29 PM   #73 
  - I had not heard that she was booed at Spamalot or chastised  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 09:37 PM   #81 
     - I heard about the woman but not the booing at the theater  Mabus   Aug-21-06 09:45 PM   #92 
        - NYC, LOL.  tjdee   Aug-21-06 10:14 PM   #126 
  - Nagin getting the slapdown, putting the business community ahead of the  chimpsrsmarter   Aug-21-06 09:32 PM   #76 
  - I wondered why it took him from the phone call from Max  babylonsister   Aug-21-06 09:36 PM   #80 
  - Who is that guy crying? He interviewed Nagin when he was cussing.  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 09:38 PM   #82 
  - radio host.  chimpsrsmarter   Aug-21-06 09:39 PM   #83 
  - Radio personality  Sydnie   Aug-21-06 09:39 PM   #84 
  - I don't have HBO, but  Feron   Aug-21-06 10:03 PM   #111 
  - Yeah him.  LiviaOlivia   Aug-21-06 10:55 PM   #162 
     - that was the turning point for me...  fortyfeetunder   Aug-22-06 01:16 AM   #167 
  - His name is Garland Robinette...  lavenderdiva   Aug-22-06 08:55 AM   #191 
     - Thank you. I can see why he was loved.  Olney Blue   Aug-22-06 07:07 PM   #206 
  - Ha! Nagin called Airforce One a pimpmobile.  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 09:40 PM   #85 
  - a penthouse in the sky  Sydnie   Aug-21-06 09:41 PM   #86 
     - even better than that Ramsey killer  Mabus   Aug-21-06 09:42 PM   #88 
        - Unfortunately, we get the bill for both  Sydnie   Aug-21-06 09:44 PM   #90 
           - I wonder what the DHS guy who accompanied him ate  Mabus   Aug-21-06 09:46 PM   #95 
  - "Bush giving C students a bad name all around the world" LOL!!!!!  chimpsrsmarter   Aug-21-06 09:43 PM   #89 
  - I loved hearing that too. n/t  Sydnie   Aug-21-06 09:45 PM   #93 
  - If this is only the first part, my god  IChing   Aug-21-06 09:45 PM   #91 
  - this is part 2 it started a half hour ago  mucifer   Aug-21-06 09:48 PM   # 
  - It is in four acts. First and second ones tonight  Mabus   Aug-21-06 09:48 PM   #97 
  - The photography is amazing and horrifying. nt  sfexpat2000   Aug-21-06 09:48 PM   #98 
  - it's a damn national disgrace, 5 goddamn days to get people water and  chimpsrsmarter   Aug-21-06 09:51 PM   #99 
  - I don't recall it took them that long getting missles to Israel recently.  davidwparker   Aug-22-06 02:21 PM   #202 
  - Thanks, still even with two parts(didn't see any break for part 2)  IChing   Aug-21-06 09:51 PM   #101 
  - I love Reverend Al! He was there, and calls 'em like he sees them!  babylonsister   Aug-21-06 09:46 PM   #94 
  - He always says it just right. Gift. They tried to slime him  sfexpat2000   Aug-21-06 09:51 PM   #100 
  - Honore is there, so Bush will be showing up any moment  Mabus   Aug-21-06 09:47 PM   #96 
  - I didn't realize it was like that at the airport  Mabus   Aug-21-06 09:55 PM   #103 
  - And people had to get on planes to destinations they didn't want.  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 09:59 PM   #106 
     - and families were split up  Mabus   Aug-21-06 10:01 PM   #108 
  - The airport was wall to wall people, several times over.  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 09:57 PM   #104 
  - Well, there is that steroid problem in Major League Baseball  Mabus   Aug-21-06 10:00 PM   #107 
  - Oh yes. We have priorities in the GOP congress.  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 10:02 PM   #109 
  - At least the gays can't get married!  tjdee   Aug-21-06 10:06 PM   #116 
  - The lady who said, "If I had any drugs, I'd smoke them"; I love her!  babylonsister   Aug-21-06 09:58 PM   #105 
  - Her story sounded odd, at first...  BullGooseLoony   Aug-21-06 10:05 PM   #112 
  - God bless her.  LibraLiz1973   Aug-21-06 10:25 PM   #144 
     - there should be many more to speak out like her  alyce douglas   Aug-22-06 07:53 AM   #187 
  - There's virtually no sympathy for the poor in the U.S. (Vonnegut)  BullGooseLoony   Aug-21-06 10:02 PM   #110 
  - How many people died. Will we ever know.  sfexpat2000   Aug-21-06 10:05 PM   #113 
  - That's a good question. How many people died?  tjdee   Aug-21-06 10:08 PM   #118 
  - We need to start a Katrina Truth Project because the Cabal  sfexpat2000   Aug-21-06 10:10 PM   #122 
  - According to the wiki more than 1,836  Mabus   Aug-21-06 10:14 PM   #127 
  - Thanks...see, what an interesting way things are framed here...  tjdee   Aug-21-06 10:19 PM   #133 
     - I'd guess higher  Mabus   Aug-21-06 10:22 PM   #141 
     - Found the original source: National Hurricane Center!  Mabus   Aug-21-06 10:38 PM   #160 
  - we will never hear how many people died....not in our lifetimes....  Ragazz68   Aug-21-06 10:20 PM   #135 
     - and with people dispursed, they can't get back together to determine  davidwparker   Aug-22-06 02:33 PM   #203 
  - No, never. I sure haven't seen a list of how many people  babylonsister   Aug-21-06 10:08 PM   #119 
     - We should make it our work to find out, to get names  sfexpat2000   Aug-21-06 10:12 PM   #124 
        - You are so cute,  babylonsister   Aug-21-06 10:15 PM   #128 
        - I wonder if that will be a part of tomorrow night?  LibraLiz1973   Aug-21-06 10:20 PM   #134 
        - Really good point. I had read tonight was more  babylonsister   Aug-21-06 10:22 PM   #140 
           - tonight's episode ought to be even more infuriating...  lavenderdiva   Aug-22-06 08:59 AM   #192 
        - We need a roll call. Because, believe me, until we honor those people  sfexpat2000   Aug-21-06 10:21 PM   #138 
        - Montava Trueblood, 6 years old.  uppityperson   Aug-21-06 10:18 PM   #129 
  - OMG, the bodies  moc   Aug-21-06 10:05 PM   #114 
  - That's exactly what I've been repeating to myself  Mabus   Aug-21-06 10:06 PM   #115 
  - We must never forget.  moc   Aug-21-06 10:09 PM   #120 
     - No, we can't forget  Mabus   Aug-21-06 10:11 PM   #123 
  - Powerful statement  aaronbees   Aug-21-06 10:29 PM   #150 
  - Dead bodies everywhere....  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 10:06 PM   #117 
  - Families took bodies to the highway  Mabus   Aug-21-06 10:09 PM   #121 
     - bodies on the highway while this regime just plays with  alyce douglas   Aug-22-06 08:01 AM   #188 
  - I found this link from a Louisiana newspaper with a good summary of  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 10:18 PM   #130 
  - Thank you so much people for reporting on this - I'm teary  sproutster   Aug-21-06 10:18 PM   #131 
  - I know what you mean  dddem   Aug-21-06 10:30 PM   #154 
     - I think Katrina was the turning point for a lot of people, the disconnect  uppityperson   Aug-21-06 10:33 PM   #158 
  - I'm completely aghast all over again  LibraLiz1973   Aug-21-06 10:19 PM   #132 
  - The Bush* Administration is a sham. Every facet.  spanone   Aug-21-06 10:24 PM   #143 
  - DUers knew that very early  malaise   Aug-22-06 07:16 AM   #181 
  - I'm looking forward to seeing parts 3 and 4.  Olney Blue   Aug-21-06 10:28 PM   #149 
  - powerful stuff--just wanted to add a few comments  Blue_Tires   Aug-21-06 10:22 PM   #139 
  - adding... FUCK BLANCO  LibraLiz1973   Aug-21-06 10:23 PM   #142 
  - And Nagin, too. All these people were playing ball while people  sfexpat2000   Aug-21-06 10:27 PM   #146 
     - Oh yeah... when he said he was showering on AF1  LibraLiz1973   Aug-21-06 10:29 PM   #151 
        - Maybe I'm being too hard on the man but it made me want to  sfexpat2000   Aug-21-06 10:31 PM   #155 
        - Nagin should have just visited bush unshowered and bring  alyce douglas   Aug-22-06 08:06 AM   #189 
        - That kinda shows what he is about too. When he said that, I thought  davidwparker   Aug-22-06 02:39 PM   #204 
        - Your damn right  LibraLiz1973   Aug-22-06 09:07 PM   #209 
        - Oh for crying out loud.  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-22-06 07:24 PM   #207 
           - When was Nagin swimming through filth?  LibraLiz1973   Aug-22-06 09:09 PM   #210 
              - When he was with everybody else at the convention center.  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-23-06 11:24 AM   #214 
  - It's not going to happen. FEMA is dead. Any of us that lives in a  sfexpat2000   Aug-21-06 10:39 PM   #161 
  - Don't forget Chertoff  JulieRB   Aug-22-06 01:28 AM   #168 
     - of course  Blue_Tires   Aug-22-06 02:19 AM   #171 
  - At first it was a bit boring and then...  Warren Stupidity   Aug-21-06 10:27 PM   #147 
  - I can't imagine what it was like to put this together. All those hours  sfexpat2000   Aug-21-06 10:30 PM   #153 
     - That's very good. A strong man, a man of conviction is  babylonsister   Aug-21-06 10:56 PM   #163 
  - When will this re-air?  Superman Returns   Aug-21-06 10:57 PM   #164 
  - Right now on HBO. nt  sfexpat2000   Aug-21-06 11:01 PM   #165 
  - the total documentary will be aired on August 29th the  alyce douglas   Aug-22-06 08:09 AM   #190 
  - Oddly the part that bothered me most was Nagin asking business leaders  yurbud   Aug-22-06 01:34 AM   #169 
  - Damn! I don't have HBO! I want to see it!!!  TheGoldenRule   Aug-22-06 02:22 AM   #172 
  - Very disappointed in Blanco.  bling bling   Aug-22-06 02:47 AM   #175 
  - Actually, Nagin split to a hotel in Baton Rouge.  sfexpat2000   Aug-22-06 03:00 AM   #176 
  - I thought it was the Hyatt across the street from N.O. City Hall.  KamaAina   Aug-22-06 07:28 PM   #208 
  - Both Blanco and Nagin  malaise   Aug-22-06 05:47 AM   #180 
  - I was so angry after watching this documentary  alyce douglas   Aug-22-06 07:32 AM   #182 
  - Aaron Broussard (R), Parish President of Jefferson Parish:  lavenderdiva   Aug-22-06 09:17 AM   #193 
  - I remember this quote and Broussard. He came through for  sfexpat2000   Aug-22-06 11:29 AM   #195 
  - VERY compelling, riveting, touching, profound, epic  Generator   Aug-22-06 02:14 PM   #200 
  - "This is America and this should never have happened."  aaronbees   Aug-23-06 01:12 AM   #212 
  - I am ready to see parts 3/4.  alyce douglas   Aug-22-06 02:16 PM   #201 
  - kick for the second night  Blue_Tires   Aug-23-06 12:46 AM   #211 
  - An amazing documentary. I went through a whole range of  SeattleGirl   Aug-23-06 01:26 AM   #213 
 

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