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State School Buses Commandeered by La Gov Blanco
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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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Report also stated most evacuees will be headed West to Texas. Duh the bridge East is out.


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1 posted on 09/02/2005 9:10:16 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist
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To: rawcatslyentist

I dont mind the vanity posts as much...but please to help organize Fr better. How is this activism?


2 posted on 09/02/2005 9:11:41 AM PDT by wallcrawlr (http://www.bionicear.com)
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To: rawcatslyentist
Better late than never I guess. Not really progressive thinking though, was it?
3 posted on 09/02/2005 9:12:27 AM PDT by MarkeyD (Cindy - The new 'C' word! I really, really loathe liberals.)
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To: rawcatslyentist
Just heard Blanco finaly comandeered the states school buses to evac what is left of NO.

Gee, I thought of this on Sunday. Why the hell didn't any disaster planners put this into the planning well beforehand?

4 posted on 09/02/2005 9:12:37 AM PDT by dirtboy (Drool overflowed my buffer...)
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To: rawcatslyentist

The order should have been placed BEFORE the storm hit, when President Bush gave the evac orders. But I guess we shouldn't expect much from DUmocrats who run the state.


5 posted on 09/02/2005 9:13:06 AM PDT by RasterMaster (Saddam's family were WMD's - He's behind bars & his sons are DEAD!)
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To: rawcatslyentist
Compared to Miss - what a difference even one true leader can make.

Memo to LA and NO residents: I'de demand a refund for your bribes.

6 posted on 09/02/2005 9:13:46 AM PDT by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: rawcatslyentist

Gee....I said this on Tuesday....maybe I could be Governor. What is Mary Landruie's brother the LT> GOVERNOR doing?


7 posted on 09/02/2005 9:13:47 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion: The Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: rawcatslyentist

A 5 hour ride in a school bus --the worst kind of hell.


8 posted on 09/02/2005 9:13:56 AM PDT by Lurking in Kansas (Nothing witty here… move on.)
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To: rawcatslyentist

My bro-in-law is a school bus driver in Lafayette...trying to find out the situation now...


11 posted on 09/02/2005 9:14:42 AM PDT by lormand (George W. Bush is saving your ass, whether you like it or not.)
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To: rawcatslyentist

Gee Amazing how quick action gets taken when someone points out the OBVIOUS to the Dinasour Media. Guess the Locals were too busy pointing fingers to actually do their JOB the last 5 days.


12 posted on 09/02/2005 9:14:50 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (Conservatives...lack sufficient cynicism to properly assess the nature of their liberal opponents)
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To: rawcatslyentist; All

This creates a lot of questions, WHY wasn't this done before the Storm?? I'm sure if her ass was on the ballot and it was election day, all these people would've been bused to where they needed to go.


13 posted on 09/02/2005 9:15:09 AM PDT by faithincowboys
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To: dirtboy

It's not election time, transportation needs an afterthought.


14 posted on 09/02/2005 9:15:53 AM PDT by pieces of time
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To: dirtboy

Why the hell didn't any disaster planners put this into the planning well beforehand?


Yeah, were is the Disaster Contigency plan the City of NO was getting Fed dollars to study since Oct 2001?


15 posted on 09/02/2005 9:15:55 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (Conservatives...lack sufficient cynicism to properly assess the nature of their liberal opponents)
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To: rawcatslyentist

Considering they're all sitting in 5 feet of water what good will that do?


16 posted on 09/02/2005 9:15:59 AM PDT by RockinRight (What part of ILLEGAL immigration do they not understand?)
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To: rawcatslyentist
I sure hope its not these:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1475574/posts

17 posted on 09/02/2005 9:16:04 AM PDT by wallcrawlr (http://www.bionicear.com)
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To: dirtboy
"Gee, I thought of this on Sunday"

Yes you did, Dirtyboy for Mayor of New Orleans!

18 posted on 09/02/2005 9:16:23 AM PDT by jpsb
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To: rawcatslyentist
She got a clue from this guy 48 hours before
19 posted on 09/02/2005 9:16:39 AM PDT by Jalapeno
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To: rawcatslyentist
Ivan exposes flaws in N.O.'s disaster plans (September 19, 2004)

"If the government asks people to evacuate, the government has some responsibility to provide an option for those people who can't evacuate and are at the whim of Mother Nature," said Joe Cook of the New Orleans ACLU. -September 19, 2004

An aerial view of flooded school buses in a lot, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005, in New Orleans, LA. The flood is a result of Hurricane Katrina that passed through the area last Monday.(AP Photo/Phil Coale)

20 posted on 09/02/2005 9:16:47 AM PDT by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestus globus, inflammare animos)
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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

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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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To: MNJohnnie

The truth will eventually win out.


41 posted on 09/02/2005 9:22:23 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Maybe, but remember, they elected the rotter.


42 posted on 09/02/2005 9:22:37 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: rawcatslyentist

I am wondering if the President or FEMA ordered the Governor to do this. But I bet she takes all credit and says later on that she had to do this due to the inadequate federal response.


43 posted on 09/02/2005 9:23:39 AM PDT by aft_lizard (This space waiting for a post election epiphany it now is: Question Everything)
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To: MNJohnnie
Keep in mind that Miles O'Brian had even worse things to say about Bush - most of them nonsensical. He did make a good point with Blanco, though.
44 posted on 09/02/2005 9:23:44 AM PDT by Pete
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To: rawcatslyentist

And how long did it take for her to do THAT?
She's the local person who should have a plan and should know her resources. She didn't call up enough National Guard (though she had them)and now this


45 posted on 09/02/2005 9:23:59 AM PDT by t2buckeye
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To: dfwgator

How many people are left in NO? I heard a reporter today say there were a few hunderd to a couple of thousand.

Anyone know how many are left to evacuate?


46 posted on 09/02/2005 9:23:59 AM PDT by edcoil (Reality doesn't say much - doesn't need too)
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To: Lurking in Kansas

Are you kidding? We used to do that for football games in with all our gear. It can be okay. I figure they'll stop every couple of hours for a biobreak anyway.


47 posted on 09/02/2005 9:25:01 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs
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To: aft_lizard
>"I am wondering if the President or FEMA ordered the Governor to do this. But I bet she takes all credit and says later on that she had to do this due to the inadequate federal response."

More than likely this is the case as our Gov is a space case!

Think about it, Mayor denies he has authority to declare an evac order.
Why?
Was he denied the authority by someone with more authority?
Possibly.
The Gov is next up the chain of command.

Why did the Gov delay the evac order?
Who denied her the authority to give the evac order?
Next up the chain is Senator Mary L.

Sen Mary L. was on TV the day of Katrina, front and center to blame GWB 
for the use of troops in Iraq being responsible for greivous injury to Dim voters.
Who could coerce Mary L. to delay the evac order? The shadow of the shrew is all over this farce of "responsible" govenment of the people. It may seem a bit convoluted, but it has motive (Blame W).
The only other explantion is TOTAL INCOMPETANCE in which case the Bunko Blancos should step aside
and let the competant take charge to prevent any more loss of life, and property!

The again maybe both incompetance and treason!


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48 posted on 09/02/2005 9:25:55 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: rawcatslyentist

She may have gotten the idea from these brave people: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1475659/posts


49 posted on 09/02/2005 9:25:56 AM PDT by Thrusher (Remember the Mog.)
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To: edcoil
How many people are left in NO? I heard a reporter today say there were a few hunderd to a couple of thousand.

That can't be right. Unless they meant there were a few hundred to a couple of thousand left alive.

There were probably 80,000 to 100,000 people in the city when the levee broke. They have only evacuated about 15,000 to 20,000, if that.

50 posted on 09/02/2005 9:25:56 AM PDT by Pete
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