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State School Buses Commandeered by La Gov Blanco
Local AM radio 1070 ksyl

Posted on 09/02/2005 9:10:14 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist

Just heard Blanco finaly comandeered the states school buses to evac what is left of NO.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Louisiana
KEYWORDS: annexi; blanco; evacuation; katrina; nagin; neworleans
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To: Lurking in Kansas
A 5 hour ride in a school bus --the worst kind of hell.

As opposed to 5 days with out food or water surround by rapists and murders?

21 posted on 09/02/2005 9:17:07 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (Conservatives...lack sufficient cynicism to properly assess the nature of their liberal opponents)
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To: rawcatslyentist

A week late, and a billion dollars short.


22 posted on 09/02/2005 9:17:13 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dirtboy
Why the hell didn't any disaster planners put this into the planning well beforehand?

There crystal ball was in for repairs.

Free people are not the chattel to be played with like checkers by the elite in government.

Why the hell didn't these people plan an escape for them selves?

They know some times the wind blows and it rains real hard.

23 posted on 09/02/2005 9:17:53 AM PDT by Mark was here (How can they be called "Homeless" if their home is a field?.)
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To: Motherbear
I'VE BEEN WRITING HERE ON FR THAT SHE SHOULD HAVE DONE THIS FOR DAYS.

SHE PROBABLY DOESN'T READ FR!
24 posted on 09/02/2005 9:18:17 AM PDT by MaryFromMichigan
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To: rawcatslyentist
Blanco is boarding on criminal negligence.

I saw an interview this morning. She was railing against President Bush, complaining about the pace of help. Then, Miles O'Brian from CNN asked her when she had requested federal troops [troops can't go in until requested by governor]. At first she wouldn't answer. Miles finally called her on it and asked, "Wasn't it on Wednesday?".

She instantly got extremely defensive. After just finishing bashing Bush, she said, "I am not going to play the blame game". Pathetic. She should be removed from office immediately since she has completely failed and continues to fail to provide anything positive to this effort.

25 posted on 09/02/2005 9:18:37 AM PDT by Pete
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To: Motherbear
THIS MAKES ME SO MAD!



Me to. There is going to have to be a reckoning for this one. We better not let this one slide like we ALWAYS have before.
26 posted on 09/02/2005 9:18:41 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (Conservatives...lack sufficient cynicism to properly assess the nature of their liberal opponents)
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To: dirtboy

Too busy with hurricane parties! Could not be bothered.


27 posted on 09/02/2005 9:19:01 AM PDT by Virginia Queen (Virginia Queen)
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To: RasterMaster
"But I guess we shouldn't expect much from DUmocrats who run the state."

Important facts about Louisiana politics.

Governor: RAT
LA House: RAT
LA Senate: RAT
New Orleans: RAT

Louisiana runs first or near first in all negatives, and last or nearly last in all positives.

28 posted on 09/02/2005 9:19:07 AM PDT by lormand (George W. Bush is saving your ass, whether you like it or not.)
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To: RockinRight
>"Considering they're all sitting in 5 feet of water what good will that do?"

Not those buses, a lot of local schools here in central La. are closed today and sending buses to NO. Although considering the condition of the buses, we will likely see a few broken down on I-10 before they reach Texas

Kill A Commie For Mommie
Seven Dead Monkeys Page O Tunes

29 posted on 09/02/2005 9:19:33 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("If it's brown, drink it down. If it's black send it back." Homer's guide to drinking in Springfield)
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To: Motherbear
a 5 hour ride with a hot breeze is better than no ride with no breeze.

LOL, you got me there. But a ride for any period of time on a school bus is horrible. A rough ride on a hard seat with only 6 inches between the seats.

30 posted on 09/02/2005 9:19:37 AM PDT by Lurking in Kansas (Nothing witty here… move on.)
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To: dirtboy
Why the hell didn't any disaster planners put this into the planning well beforehand

They were busy - making sure that after the mandatory evacuation order N.O.'s school buses wouldn't be used to evacuate anybody and would be flooded. Hey, it's nasty work, but somebody had to do it.

31 posted on 09/02/2005 9:19:45 AM PDT by colorado tanker (The People Have Spoken)
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To: Pete

From now on I'm going to refer to her as Governor Queeg.


32 posted on 09/02/2005 9:20:04 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: wallcrawlr

I guess the Brits would say she, "requisitioned" them. (with a stiff upper lip.)


33 posted on 09/02/2005 9:20:06 AM PDT by leadpenny
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To: MarkeyD

Would these be the buses we have seen on other posts standing in a lake of water? Wanna bet me how many are damaged beyond repair, and shed where the keys for the vehicles were stored have been swept away?

Why does this sound like TOO LITTLE-TOO LATE???
Or am I just being too critical???


34 posted on 09/02/2005 9:20:22 AM PDT by ridesthemiles (ridesthemiles)
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To: Mrs Mark

I don't know if this will help answer your question or not, but up until practically the last minute, the local teevee stations were downplaying the severity of the hurricane as well as the likelihood of it hitting New Orleans. This from people who did get out--they were disgusted with the local reporting.


35 posted on 09/02/2005 9:20:38 AM PDT by MizSterious (Now, if only we could convince them all to put on their bomb-vests and meet in Mecca...)
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To: Pete
Then, Miles O'Brian from CNN asked her when she had requested federal troops

Man Pete, you amaze me. CNN ACTUALLY asked a Dem a TOUGH question! A CNNer ACTUALLY KNEW the law! Amazing. Thanks. You give me hope this is not COMPLETELY hopeless

36 posted on 09/02/2005 9:21:06 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (Conservatives...lack sufficient cynicism to properly assess the nature of their liberal opponents)
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To: rawcatslyentist

FYI: Watching WWL. Looks like fire in NO has spread to other buildings.


37 posted on 09/02/2005 9:21:35 AM PDT by Pete
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To: rawcatslyentist
State School Buses Commandeered by La Gov Blanco

Hmm...maybe a little too late for THESE buses

But, like EVERY DemonRAT, you can manage to BUS them from Precinct to Precinct in an Election year to perpetrate voting FRAUD...but these buses weren't GOOD ENOUGH to evacuate the population in!

Want proof? try Mayor Nagin's own words from CNN interrview...

"Nagin was quoted in that local radio interview -- replayed on CNN and other networks -- that there had been a proposal to use school buses. "School buses!" he ranted with disdain, "School buses! Where are the Greyhounds? Why isn't every bus company coming here to rescue these people."

This is clear proof of Black ELITE POLITICAL CLASS vs Black POOR Crime!

38 posted on 09/02/2005 9:21:44 AM PDT by Itzlzha ("The avalanche has already started...it is too late for the pebbles to vote")
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To: MizSterious

While the MSM is blaming Bush, the people in the city don't have access to the MSM spin. They might have a different opinion than the Mayor's.


39 posted on 09/02/2005 9:21:50 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ridesthemiles
Why does this sound like TOO LITTLE-TOO LATE??? Or am I just being too critical???

Gee I wonder if the local officals are sorry now they started this "Too little-too late" talk?

40 posted on 09/02/2005 9:22:10 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (Conservatives...lack sufficient cynicism to properly assess the nature of their liberal opponents)
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