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SlowDownFast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 08:15 PM
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Under what logic is FEMA cutting phone lines?
Edited on Sun Sep-04-05 08:29 PM by utopiansecretagent
There's been at least 5 links (from trustworthy sources) that say that FEMA is cutting phone lines in NO area.

What is the logic of this?

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...

President of Jefferson Parish in interview:
http://movies.crooksandliars.com/Meet-the-Press-Broussa...

another link for JP Pres:
http://s30.yousendit.com/d.aspx?id=39D44TQZEXE632ASCA2E...
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fooj Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 08:16 PM
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1. Disrupt the information flow...
:cry:
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joanne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 08:16 PM
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2. "FEMA" and "logic" simply do not go together
The head of it couldnt run a boy scout meeting, let alone a national disaster.
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Tyranny_R_US Donating Member (988 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 08:16 PM
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3. Call them and ask: (940) 898-5399
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cthrumatrix Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 08:17 PM
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4. either to hide bad stuff or stuff that will happen... criminal
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BrklynLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 08:19 PM
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6. Bingo!!!!
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Lindsay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 08:19 PM
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5. Logic?
:rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
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RBHam Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 08:21 PM
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7. It's not FEMA! It's Homeland Security.
FEMA is the lightning rod. Homeland Security uses FEMA to do the dirt work.

Fascism. Control of information. propaganda.

Where's Dick?

Why isn't Chertof being asked why he denied food and water to dying babies?

Brown is a buffoon, the stooge groomed to take the fall.

Don't play their game.
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SlowDownFast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 08:24 PM
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8. I can understand downed lines
Edited on Sun Sep-04-05 08:25 PM by utopiansecretagent
but why did local officials say they were sending folks out to REPAIR and PROTECT them from FEMA?

We need more info on this. Anyone able to find more links or maybe a phone numbers and/or calls to local officials in that area to confirm this?

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TomInTib Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 08:26 PM
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9. They are pissed because
the state is setting up their own fund and relief programs, the very things the Fed was pointing the fickle finger of blame.
The State is leapfrogging the incompetent Fed.
Fupp FEMA.
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Matariki Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 08:27 PM
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10. the local law enforcement should ARREST them
let them explain themselves in court.
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Porcupine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 08:33 PM
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delete (stutter)
Edited on Sun Sep-04-05 09:03 PM by Porcupine
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SlowDownFast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 08:42 PM
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12. If this story is really true
and they are in fact cutting down lines that stranded people could still use to call for help, it is indeed disturbing.

I'm trying to find some other logical explaination, but I can't seem to come up with one.

If this story is indeed true, WE GOT SOME SERIOUSLY DISTURBING ELEMENTS TO THIS CATASTROPHE, if there weren't some already...

I'm just hoping someone can take the initiative to expose it for what it is...

phone numbers of officials or press to confirm before they all get booted out....
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Eric J in MN Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 08:45 PM
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13. Here is the transcript.
http://thinkprogress.org/2005/09/04/worst-abandonments /

The president of Jefferson Parish in New Orleans, Aaron Broussard:

"Yesterday yesterday FEMA comes in and cuts all of our emergency communication lines. They cut them without notice. Our sheriff, Harry Lee, goes back in, he reconnects the line. He posts armed guards and said no one is getting near these lines"
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SlowDownFast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 08:48 PM
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15. Here's the part of transcript that this thread is interested in...
"Yesterday yesterday FEMA comes in and cuts all of our emergency communication lines. They cut them without notice. Our sheriff, Harry Lee, goes back in, he reconnects the line. He posts armed guards and said no one is getting near these lines"
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Porcupine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 08:33 PM
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11. Stasi Logic, NKVD logic, Gestapo logic, Sith logic.....
The logic that says that we have to hide the truth lest the mightey leader be embarassed. The logic where protection of the elites reputation outweighs protection of citizens lies.

The old republic is dead.
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DoYouEverWonder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 08:45 PM
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14. They'll just blame it on the weather.
n/t
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SlowDownFast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 08:50 PM
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16. EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION LINES
were cut down and sheriffs vowed to protect them after they were repaired...

as per above
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Igel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 09:56 PM
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17. I'd like to see the other links.
The three you cite all boil down to the same witness(es), who actually never get cited.


JP prez can have the greatest character and reputation on earth, but it's all dependent on whether or not his sheriff is passing along the info correctly.

And the sheriff can be of sterling renown, but if his deputies are wrong, he's wrong.

Anybody actually talk to the witnesses? I.e., to the people that saw it first hand?
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SlowDownFast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 10:00 PM
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18. That's a good question.
Anybody care to give me the number to this guy?

I'll call.

Anybody else wanna find out the truth to this?

All I know is HE SAID IT on MTP...

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Rex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 10:01 PM
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19. Contain, control, crush
kill, experiment, torture...you know, daily BFEE business.
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bring_em_home_bush Donating Member (263 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-05 10:05 PM
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20. My honest opinion?
They want the people using the phone lines to call for help to die so they don't have to bother with rescuing them.

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