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Honore focused on evacuee relief ["The storm had a vote here."]
CNN Video ^ | 9/5/05

Posted on 09/05/2005 2:08:30 PM PDT by advance_copy

Lt. Gen. Russel Honore says his task force is going to focus on recovery and relief efforts and getting the job done. "We have approximately 30,000 National Guard troops on the ground with more on the way and approximately 10,000 active component troops."

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TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: honore; katrina; nationalguard
At the end of this interview, General Honore rejects attempts to politicize the rescue and recovery efforts in the aftermath of hurricane Katrina. "You can't vote that water out of the city of New Orleans," he says.
1 posted on 09/05/2005 2:08:33 PM PDT by advance_copy
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To: advance_copy; Chieftain; FreePatriot; SandRat

I just LOVE this guy! He gets away with shutting up the reporters in a way that would be unseemly for Bush or Chertoff. KEEP THIS GUY OUT FRONT FOR THE PRESS!


2 posted on 09/05/2005 2:11:01 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Everything I need to know about Islam I learned on 9-11!)
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To: advance_copy

Very smart man. Too bad other politicians won't follow his lead.


3 posted on 09/05/2005 2:11:28 PM PDT by T Lady (The Mainstream Media: Public Enemy #1)
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To: advance_copy

The adults have arrived


4 posted on 09/05/2005 2:11:29 PM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: advance_copy

He nailed a couple of reporters who were quoting criticism of the relief efforts: "It's a bunch of BS!" "Have you been down there?" (New Orleans) He's getting tired of all the media second guessing.


5 posted on 09/05/2005 2:13:22 PM PDT by Paraclete
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To: advance_copy

Gen Honore is my kind of guy. I like how he told that reporter who was quoting some congressman about there being too much red tape involved with the effort. His precise words were: That is BS! I just loved it. That Cajun took care of the liberal media the way I wish some of the GOP would.


6 posted on 09/05/2005 2:13:29 PM PDT by LoudRepublicangirl (loudrepublicangirl)
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To: advance_copy



Don't you know Rumy was watching this in his office laughing his arse off.


7 posted on 09/05/2005 2:13:55 PM PDT by msnimje (CNN - Constant Negative Nonsense)
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To: msnimje

Your tagline says it all!


8 posted on 09/05/2005 2:15:29 PM PDT by T Lady (The Mainstream Media: Public Enemy #1)
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To: mylife

The General said if you haven't been in downtown NO, then go there, and get the story for yourself and don't listen to anyone telling you all the Bu-- S--- !!

The two reporters had nothing else to say !!

The GREAT General HONORE, the Raggin' CAJUN !


9 posted on 09/05/2005 2:16:34 PM PDT by Zenith
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To: T Lady

I love this guy. President Bush made a master decision when he put this guy in charge.

I hope he gets a one on one with Christiane Amanpour. I'd buy a ticket to see that.


10 posted on 09/05/2005 2:17:38 PM PDT by KateatRFM
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To: advance_copy

A list of my favorite Honore quotes:

"If you ever have 20,000 people come to supper, you know what I'm talking about. If it's easy, it would have been done already

"By-and-large, these are families that are just waiting to get out of here. They are frustrated; I would be, too. I get frustrated at the cash register counter when the paper runs out."

"Worse things have happened to America," he added. "We're going to overcome this, too. It's not our fault. The storm came and flooded the city."

An NBC reporter asked General Honore "What's taking so long?" Honore answered: "This is a Disaster. This isn't something somebody can control. We ain't stuck on stupid. "



11 posted on 09/05/2005 2:18:30 PM PDT by Republican Red (''Van der Sloot" is Dutch for ''Kennedy.")
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To: msnimje

sneering to libs>Let's not forget that KR was in the room with Rumsfeld too; each with a BIG BOWL of POP-Corn.</sneering


12 posted on 09/05/2005 2:18:42 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country. What else needs to be said?)
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To: KateatRFM

what the helllll is she doing there with her crazy accent?
Send her back to the mideast.


13 posted on 09/05/2005 2:19:18 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Everything I need to know about Islam I learned on 9-11!)
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To: KateatRFM

Once again, President Bush is misunderestimated.


14 posted on 09/05/2005 2:20:43 PM PDT by bethtopaz (We will not allow another generation of heroes to be forsaken. -- NewLand, from Free Republic)
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To: advance_copy

Thanks for posting. Saw him on FOX ripping the reporters and it made my day.


15 posted on 09/05/2005 2:20:57 PM PDT by angelsonmyside
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To: advance_copy

Heeee! This guy is a HOOT. I loved that press conference! Chertoff could barely keep from laughing. And then when that reporter said, "Just to clarify..." That voice in the background - it may have been Brown - said, "Seemed pretty clear to me." LOLOL

Honore was my husband's CO at Fort Stewart years ago and he's still the same ole "Ragin' Cajun"! LOL

My husband used to actually get into arguments with him back then and he used that same line with my husband, "That's BS!" LMAO!

I say Honore handles ALL Katrina press conferences for the foreseeable future.


16 posted on 09/05/2005 2:22:45 PM PDT by USArmySpouse
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To: LoudRepublicangirl

A leader has emerged. General Honore.

I've been waiting to see who would take charge. Thank God for the General. I pray that he will continue to find the right words whenever he is confronted by the Fifth Column.

He did a great job today. He is not mincing words.


17 posted on 09/05/2005 2:26:57 PM PDT by i_dont_chat (Our President's intervention saved lives.)
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To: RepublicanMensan

and you just know the DU is going nuts because their liberal media wasn't able to make him look stupid..this guy is in charge and isn't afraid to let anyone know it..

He should run for mayor of N'Awlins...


18 posted on 09/05/2005 2:27:11 PM PDT by GeorgiaDawg32 (Honest officer, I wasn't speeding.....I was qualifying)
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To: Zenith

I almost went myself, but I found the emensity of it daunting.
And one lone wolf hasnt much sway

I hope Honore and his troops get a PUC. God bless our troops


19 posted on 09/05/2005 2:28:09 PM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: angelsonmyside

I'm wanting to read the transcript (or view the video) of his news conference where he told off a woman reporter and then ended the conference.

Anyone have it?


20 posted on 09/05/2005 2:28:31 PM PDT by i_dont_chat (Our President's intervention saved lives.)
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To: i_dont_chat
A leader has emerged. General Honore.


This guy is phenomenal! Where has been hiding all this time? He is the Cajun version of Donald Rumsfield only better!
21 posted on 09/05/2005 2:29:45 PM PDT by LoudRepublicangirl (loudrepublicangirl)
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To: Paraclete

I was on the floor at that point!

He takes no prisioners.


22 posted on 09/05/2005 2:29:48 PM PDT by najida (I run with scissors and I don't play well with others.)
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To: najida

nor should he..the media wants nothing more than to nail Pres. Bush and will try and use anyone to do it..methinks Gen. Honore is NOT that person..


23 posted on 09/05/2005 2:31:27 PM PDT by GeorgiaDawg32 (Honest officer, I wasn't speeding.....I was qualifying)
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To: advance_copy

Barbour/Honore or Honore/Barbour in '08.


24 posted on 09/05/2005 2:31:48 PM PDT by Soul Seeker (Barbour/Honore or Honore/ Barbour in '08)
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To: advance_copy

They just don't make 'em any better than General Honore. And yes. HE'S IN CHARGE. Time for the pinheaded bureaucrats and politicians to get the hell out of the way and let the adults fix this mess. GO GET 'EM GENERAL! YOU DA MAN!!!


25 posted on 09/05/2005 2:32:29 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (We did not lose in Vietnam. We left.)
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To: LoudRepublicangirl

Some idiot at the end asked about violence. He asked her if she'd been there. She said "Yes, I sure have." He asked "were you accosted?" She said no. He said "then what the hell are we talking about this now?"

HAHAHAHAHAHA!!!! LOVE this guy!!


26 posted on 09/05/2005 2:36:00 PM PDT by jackv
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To: i_dont_chat

Thank God for the General.

This guy reminds me of General Patton.


27 posted on 09/05/2005 2:37:01 PM PDT by jwh_Denver (Damn the MSM, the truth full speed ahead!)
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To: jackv

I loved it when he put her in her place. He basically told her "Kitten, you're trying to piss with the big boys and you are not up to the task"!


28 posted on 09/05/2005 2:37:40 PM PDT by LoudRepublicangirl (loudrepublicangirl)
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To: advance_copy

IMO, Honore has been the only MAN in this whole thing (outside of the president). He put the press completely on the defensive and told it how it is. I loved seeing him put them in their place.

We need to give him a fourth star. :)


29 posted on 09/05/2005 2:47:40 PM PDT by BoBToMatoE
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To: LoudRepublicangirl

Coona$$ general kicks a$$, takes no prisoners.


30 posted on 09/05/2005 2:51:52 PM PDT by ArtyFO
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To: Zenith

Did he drop the bomb... or just the acronym?


31 posted on 09/05/2005 3:08:37 PM PDT by rwilson99 (South Park (R)
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To: Republican Red

Loved your comment.I can only imagine!


32 posted on 09/05/2005 3:09:27 PM PDT by xarmydog
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To: advance_copy

The army commercial on the front end of this has to be the best product placement ever.


33 posted on 09/05/2005 3:10:17 PM PDT by rwilson99 (South Park (R)
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To: i_dont_chat

Gosh I hope someone has it. I keep getting the video screen and clicking on Honore but nothing happens. I've tried several times!!! Help????


34 posted on 09/05/2005 3:50:58 PM PDT by cubreporter (I trust Rush. He has done more for our country than anyone can ever imagine. He is solid as a rock)
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To: advance_copy

The General needs to slap the Mayor, who seems to have lost it.


35 posted on 09/05/2005 4:04:46 PM PDT by WestVirginiaRebel (The Democratic Party-Jackass symbol, jackass leaders, jackass supporters.)
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To: cubreporter
Gosh I hope someone has it. I keep getting the video screen and clicking on Honore but nothing happens. I've tried several times!!! Help????


1. Honore VS. Miles O'Brien

mms://wmscnn.stream.aol.com/cnn/us/2005/09/05/sot.katrina.honore.affl.ws.wmv


2. "That's BS!

mms://wmscnn.stream.aol.com/cnn/us/2005/09/05/honore.presser.reax.wbrz.affl.ws.wmv


You can download these files onto your hard drive using NetTransport

36 posted on 09/05/2005 4:07:19 PM PDT by Skylab
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To: cubreporter
Gosh I hope someone has it. I keep getting the video screen and clicking on Honore but nothing happens. I've tried several times!!! Help????


1. Honore VS. Miles O'Brien

mms://wmscnn.stream.aol.com/cnn/us/2005/09/05/sot.katrina.honore.affl.ws.wmv


2. "That's BS!"

mms://wmscnn.stream.aol.com/cnn/us/2005/09/05/honore.presser.reax.wbrz.affl.ws.wmv


You can download these files onto your hard drive using NetTransport

37 posted on 09/05/2005 4:07:55 PM PDT by Skylab
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

"He should run for mayor of N'Awlins..."

Governor of La.


38 posted on 09/05/2005 4:08:28 PM PDT by Rebelbase ("Run Hillary Run" bumper stickers. Liberals place on rear bumper, conservatives put on front bumper)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

Gov first, prez next, and please don't go for that SH of a debating society US senate.


39 posted on 09/05/2005 4:33:54 PM PDT by Ursus arctos horribilis ("It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees!" Emiliano Zapata 1879-1919)
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To: rwilson99

No.. he used the acronym... which made it funnier to me personally. Most military I've met just go ahead and say the whole thing. He clearly remembered he was on live TV.


40 posted on 09/05/2005 4:34:23 PM PDT by nhoward14
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To: Skylab

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU. We just finished viewing both of these videos and they were great. I love the way the General took charge. Showed the media up for who they are. God bless him. Get the job done, General!!! Nothing like our military. Nothing in the whole damned world!!!


41 posted on 09/05/2005 4:38:27 PM PDT by cubreporter (I trust Rush. He has done more for our country than anyone can ever imagine. He is solid as a rock)
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To: LoudRepublicangirl
AKA Listen squatting heifer, don't mess with this raging bull, I am not one of the docile inside the beltway steers you are accustomed to.
42 posted on 09/05/2005 4:38:50 PM PDT by Ursus arctos horribilis ("It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees!" Emiliano Zapata 1879-1919)
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To: advance_copy

Lt. Gen. Honore is for Katrina what Rudy was for 9-11.


43 posted on 09/11/2005 1:05:21 PM PDT by sono
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