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harkadog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-17-10 08:02 PM
Response to Reply #18
21. Katrina was a failure of government at every level.
Federal, state, and local. Governor Blanco lost her job because of it and deservedly so. Nagin did not follow his own written emergency plan and order the evacuation buses to leave the yards among many other failings.
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  -For all the arm chair disaster managers here nadinbrzezinski  Jan-17-10 07:27 PM   #0 
  - +100  kestrel91316   Jan-17-10 07:29 PM   #1 
  - I am just reaching this point  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-17-10 07:31 PM   #4 
  - +1000  vadawg   Jan-17-10 07:30 PM   #2 
  - Do you mean "armchair managers"?  crim son   Jan-17-10 07:30 PM   #3 
  - .  SammyWinstonJack   Jan-17-10 07:32 PM   #5 
  - That damn flu...  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-17-10 07:33 PM   #6 
  - You too huh?  Dr.Phool   Jan-17-10 07:38 PM   #13 
     - Hubby got it last week  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-17-10 07:41 PM   #15 
        - didn't you get the vaccine? i did and have had only minor stuff this yr  uppityperson   Jan-17-10 08:17 PM   #23 
           - Got the seasonal back in September  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-17-10 08:23 PM   #25 
              - I can tell you had it by your dyslexic posting  uppityperson   Jan-17-10 08:28 PM   #26 
                 - RLOL... the pig got me, the pig got me!  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-17-10 08:29 PM   #27 
  - rofl, but funnily enough weapons is one thing that you do need as well  vadawg   Jan-17-10 07:35 PM   #10 
  - Well said.  Codeine   Jan-17-10 07:33 PM   #7 
  - +1001  demosincebirth   Jan-17-10 07:34 PM   #8 
  - I'm not armed, but could I be a manager?  Dr.Phool   Jan-17-10 07:35 PM   #9 
  - Is he good at finding people? Oh wait  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-17-10 07:38 PM   #12 
     - She's a Lab-Springer mix.  Dr.Phool   Jan-17-10 07:40 PM   #14 
        - On a not so jocking mood  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-17-10 07:42 PM   #17 
  - Well said  Catshrink   Jan-17-10 07:37 PM   #11 
  - Good points but the exact same things could have been said about Katrina.  harkadog   Jan-17-10 07:42 PM   #16 
  - Of course except that Katrina was actually a mess  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-17-10 07:44 PM   #18 
     - Katrina was a failure of government at every level.  harkadog   Jan-17-10 08:02 PM   #21 
        - There is more, when they got the first offers of help  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-17-10 08:04 PM   #22 
  - Your numerous lectures to DU on this have improved the lives of innumerable Haitians.  timeforpeace   Jan-17-10 07:44 PM   #19 
  - I am not in the field, where I'd rather be, but for very good reasons  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-17-10 07:56 PM   #20 
  - as have your numerous harangues. Bless you for caring and helping!  uppityperson   Jan-17-10 08:19 PM   #24 
  - We need a special name for these school-marm lecture posts.  Prometheus Bound   Jan-17-10 09:18 PM   #28 
     - I prefer "rants of the frustrated". Would be nice if there wasn't a need for them, wouldn't it?  uppityperson   Jan-17-10 09:26 PM   #29 
        - I'm not sure how "educational" a sarcastic rant is.  Prometheus Bound   Jan-17-10 09:30 PM   #30 
           - Difficult to say since I don't read minds, but thanks for kicking again.  uppityperson   Jan-17-10 09:39 PM   #31 

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