Skip to comments.Military says "No." to Nagin (Won't take part in Mayor's debacle)
Posted on 09/07/2005 5:41:44 AM PDT by RGSpincich
CNN Headline news reporter just stated that the military will not force folks from their homes. "Refusing to force Americans from their homes", said the noticeably British reporter. Further, they will not let residents deteriorate in their own homes. The military will continue to get water and food to those remaining in New Orleans, effectively undermining Nagin's mandatory evacuation order.
Good for the military.
If 40% of NO is dry, what would be the reason to force the residents out that aren't in sewer water?
But what if local police try to stop the military? Oh, I forgot, the local police is in Vegas.
Nagin's useless "orders" are becoming comedic.
What? nagin has already let residents in...I am glad the military takes their order from someone other than Nagin.
I wonder if the military even has the power to forcibly remove people from their home. If Blanco does not turn over control I don't think the troops can forcibly do anything but rescue and help. The National Guard and police (who might be in Vegas by now) would have to do the forcing.
So the missing 600 NO PD can begin to loot private homes without witnesses.
They Mayor is not in charge of the military.
Playing devil's advocate, no gas or electricity for 8 weeks. Possibly no consistent means to supply them with food and water over this period or supply them with normal support like fire or police services.
I am having a hard time keeping count. Is this the third, fourth, or fifth mandatory evacuation order for New Orleans?
They must respect his authori-ty.
I agree. The troops can, however, "show" force just by being present in the neighborhoods. I'm also sure they can return fire if fired upon.
The only thing they can't do is arrest people.
The military should air drop the following items to the liberals who refuse to evacuate:
1. Body bag
2. Magic marker
3. Toe tag
I bet you that developers are starting to circle. Nagin's got visions of emminent domain dancing in his head. And if there's nobody to protest their homes and neighborhoods being bulldozed for commercial development, so much the better.
The dry areas are white areas..... I leave it to you to connect the dots and the political future...
Unfortunately for Louisiana...both of them are blank.
New areas to loot.
Let this be a lesson to voters: You get what you vote for. And character DOES count.
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