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Mary Landrieu: School Bus Failure Bush's Fault
newsmax.com ^ | Sunday, Sept. 11, 2005 10:27 p.m. EDT

Posted on 09/11/2005 8:23:58 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch

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To: stocksthatgoup

I couldn't see the video. The guy I believe has taken it off, unless you want to donate to support his bandwidth.


151 posted on 09/11/2005 9:53:08 PM PDT by not2worry (What goes around comes around!)
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To: Jorge

Well, she IS a liberal Democrat - I guess that's the same thing.


152 posted on 09/11/2005 9:53:33 PM PDT by ZULU (Fear the government which fears your guns. God, guts, and guns made America great.)
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To: april15Bendovr
>"I guess the liberals in Louisiana took this sign literally""

I thought most of South La was Catholic... Them Busses shure look Baptist to me!

Kill A Commie For Mommie
Seven Dead Monkeys Page O Tunes

153 posted on 09/11/2005 9:53:53 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Always use fresh macaroni.... If the box rattles,.... throw it away."--- Kent Brockman)
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To: CharlesWayneCT

"Of course, our county isn't likely to ever end up under 20 feet of water, because who would be that stupid? But there could be other disasters that prevent us from using our SUVs."

Utilizing the school bus routes already in existence, it should be fairly straightforward (time consuming, perhaps, but not difficult otherwise) to identify willing individuals with a Class C (not required, but at least they've driven large trucks), and set up a plan to get these drivers to the vehicles in an adequate amount of time. There will likely be multiple trips, since the route was set up for students only, and now you have the entire population. But, it would work, provided there was ample fuel and the roads weren't obstructed. Contraflow on multilane roads with a dedicated bus lane out and back in would likely do the trick in larger metros, I'd think.


154 posted on 09/11/2005 9:54:17 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry (Esse Quam Videre)
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To: rit

Maybe the next time "THE PLAN" will be scuba lessons and equipment for all citizens of NO.


155 posted on 09/11/2005 9:55:00 PM PDT by not2worry (What goes around comes around!)
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To: danamco

Eveidentaqlly Nagin doesn't belive in mass transit either, otherwise he would have used it.


156 posted on 09/11/2005 9:56:02 PM PDT by RobbyS ( CHIRHO)
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To: MarkeyD
"Driving a bus is not rocket science."

But it is a union racket...

157 posted on 09/11/2005 9:56:32 PM PDT by endthematrix ("an ominous vacancy"...I mean, JOHN ROBERTS now fills this space!)
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To: not2worry

"Maybe the next time "THE PLAN" will be scuba lessons and equipment for all citizens of NO."

An inflatable raft would have come in handy. Water purification tablets, too.


158 posted on 09/11/2005 9:57:11 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry (Esse Quam Videre)
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To: hiredhand

Wonder if the Mayor knows how to get to MapQuest?


159 posted on 09/11/2005 9:59:04 PM PDT by not2worry (What goes around comes around!)
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To: Jorge

She is a Democrat.

The answer should be self evident.


160 posted on 09/11/2005 10:00:10 PM PDT by sport
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To: RegulatorCountry

You don't have to bus most people, just those who don't have cars.

You need to do mass mailings to collect information about people who would need transportation. Cross-reference with tax records and other information, and presume you have to bus everybody in areas where more than 5% of the respondents request assistance.

Then also publish numbers to be called, and post bus emergency evacuation collection points throughout the city for people who might not otherwise be able to respond.

Not something I would spend a lot of money on in our county, but I would make it mandatory for a city under sea level which counts on power to keep from flooding even in NORMAL circumstances.

Off-topic sad observation: I'm hoping we get hit by the remnants of Ophelia, because we haven't had any rain since before Katrina, and I'm tired of watering the grass.


161 posted on 09/11/2005 10:03:14 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: hiredhand

Deplorable, yes.

Right now Google will let you superimpose the trip directions over the post-Katrina sat-photos. It's just appalling to see.

I wish I could post the image, but it's tiled. And I don't know how to get Google to give me a link to the coordinates. People will have to go to maps.google.com and plug in the addresses themselves.

100 N Gayoso St
New Orleans, LA 70119

1500 Poydras St
New Orleans, LA 70112


162 posted on 09/11/2005 10:10:41 PM PDT by c-five
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To: not2worry
I couldn't see the video. The guy I believe has taken it off, unless you want to donate to support his bandwidth.

Here it is. He doesn't want it hotlinked but it works if you click off of his page (which actually uses more bandwidth as you have to load all the other things on his page too in addition to just the video, go figure).

163 posted on 09/11/2005 10:13:01 PM PDT by FreedomCalls (It's the "Statue of Liberty," not the "Statue of Security.")
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To: c-five
And I don't know how to get Google to give me a link to the coordinates.

On the top right there's a link that says "link to this page."

Here it is.

164 posted on 09/11/2005 10:17:33 PM PDT by FreedomCalls (It's the "Statue of Liberty," not the "Statue of Security.")
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To: nuconvert

"Mayor Nagin and most mayors in this country have a hard time getting their people to work on a sunny day"
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What's wrong with you all. Those buses are for VOTING only - sunny or not, rain or shine.


165 posted on 09/11/2005 10:23:00 PM PDT by Gracey
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To: still_learning

It is really very simple - DemocRats are communists
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"Liberalism is a mental disorder." Best comment I've ever heard from the weirdo Savage.


166 posted on 09/11/2005 10:25:38 PM PDT by Gracey
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To: gov_bean_ counter
Landrieu is just another "New Orleans Lady".

Lady Mary of Katrina
167 posted on 09/11/2005 10:26:45 PM PDT by uncitizen
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To: hoboken109

Yes the evil Karl Rove is hiding the bodies, and in fact is re-animating them as Republican Zombies for Bush (RZ4B).


168 posted on 09/11/2005 10:28:07 PM PDT by Sender (Team Infidel USA)
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To: nuconvert
"Mayor Nagin and most mayors in this country have a hard time getting their people to work on a sunny day"

And cities are where the vast majority of Democratic votes come from in national elections. Yet the utter failure of these Democratic local governments, defensive of their autonomy, is STILL the White House's fault.

At least she's true to her family tradition as crooked, stupid Democrats.

169 posted on 09/11/2005 10:29:00 PM PDT by TheClintons-STILLAnti-American
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To: usaproud
"Between Mary Landrieu and Gov. Blanco I don't know who is worse. Louisiana always had crooks running it."

At least these two incompetent fools are proving that stupidity and corruption is not a gender thing in Louisiana.

170 posted on 09/11/2005 10:32:12 PM PDT by TheClintons-STILLAnti-American
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To: pollyannaish

"and that's the truth."
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good pickup. Agree


171 posted on 09/11/2005 10:36:53 PM PDT by Gracey
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To: FreedomCalls

And I don't know how to get Google to give me a link to the coordinates.
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On the top right there's a link that says "link to this page."
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So there is! Thank you.


172 posted on 09/11/2005 10:39:38 PM PDT by c-five
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To: InvisibleChurch


O.K., Now not only does she sound incredibly stupid, she seems proud of it!


173 posted on 09/11/2005 10:39:49 PM PDT by msnimje (CNN - Constant Negative Nonsense)
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To: TWohlford

Mary quite contrary has a nice "angelic smile" methinks is a good fake out. She was scowling at the end of the interview on Fox.....Chris Wallace did a nice job hammering her with the facts and she lost it at the end of the question of where past federal funds designated for levee projects went unaccounted for? She kept blaming the Feds...
Mary Landscrew is my name for her.


174 posted on 09/11/2005 10:47:06 PM PDT by tflabo (Take authority that's ours)
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To: guitfiddlist

Bump!

I AGREE!

I've rolled many ideas like this around!!!


175 posted on 09/11/2005 11:19:06 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: Congressman Billybob
"School Bus Failure Bush's fault"

You see it was all a bad mistake...the local TV stations played an old Jesse Jackson sound bite that said "Stay out of the Bushes!"

However due to the atmospheric distortion and and echo effect it sounded like "STAY OUTTA DA BUSES! STAY OUTTA DA BUSES!!!"

176 posted on 09/12/2005 12:24:06 AM PDT by Colonial Warrior ("Carry the battle to them. Don't let them bring it to you. Put them on the defensive.")
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To: InvisibleChurch

I do imagine people like her to be arrested and tried in public. Her little brother is going to as radioactive as Blanc-hole and that lyin' mayor hidin' out in Dallas with his family. The long and deep corruptions of LA's cash 'n' carry politics shall be dragged before the nation's public.


177 posted on 09/12/2005 12:29:59 AM PDT by SevenDaysInMay (Federal judges and justices serve for periods of good behavior, not life. Article III sec. 1)
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To: Congressman Billybob
The Governor may be doing some interesting things with her files:

See this

178 posted on 09/12/2005 12:40:50 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (History is soon Forgotten,)
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To: InvisibleChurch

So Sen. Mary Landrieu (Dimwit Louisiana), the President of the United States is responsible for ensuring that city, county, state and federal employess show up for work?? Maybe he should interview them and write thier annual evaluation reports as well - not to mention handling the requests for vacations, sick leave etc... I mean, seriously, the President surely has enough time to handle these matters. The taxpayers could even save a lot of money in the process!! Positions such as Mayor or Govenor are really quite antiquated and should be eliminated (with due compensation of course!).

I'm all for your proposal! Concentration of all power at the federal level and the elimination of state and local governments!! Wow, maybe we should let the President handle ALL government matters. Imagine the efficiency of a single man/women system! No long politcal nonsense in a parlamentary body - just good sound executive decisions.

Of course, we wouldn't want just anybody in that position. He/She must have nuance and global vision. He/She should love children, animals and the environment and, if at all possible, be a vegetarian as well.


179 posted on 09/12/2005 12:49:39 AM PDT by An.American.Expatriate (Here's my strategy on the War against Terrorism: We win, they lose. - with apologies to R.R.)
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To: technomage
Whether there were cuts or not (there were none. In fact, almost all of us on this board really did not like the additional 400 BILLION inserted into the Education Bill that Ted 'Hiccup' Kennedy wrote), the buses were ALREADY THERE!! What, they could not get gas BEFORE the storm hit?

Heh, should have got Teddy to drive, he knows how to drive in water...

180 posted on 09/12/2005 12:53:06 AM PDT by Wil H
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To: perfect stranger
Thanks. That's MY work. More Katrina commentary.
181 posted on 09/12/2005 1:02:19 AM PDT by rantblogger (Aaron can be seen http://aarons.cc)
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To: rantblogger
Natural Disaster's Natural Allies

182 posted on 09/12/2005 1:05:33 AM PDT by rantblogger (Aaron can be seen http://aarons.cc)
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To: rantblogger

The Katrina Strip

183 posted on 09/12/2005 1:07:25 AM PDT by rantblogger (Aaron can be seen http://aarons.cc)
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To: InvisibleChurch

Thanks for posting this unbelievable exchange in transcript form. I saw it on TV and was incredulous. I expected a pack of lies but this was an amazing assortment.

I loved it when she kept talking over Wallace and he finally said, "It works better if I ask questions."


184 posted on 09/12/2005 1:08:42 AM PDT by GretchenM (Hooked on porn and hating it? Visit http://www.theophostic.com .)
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To: perfect stranger
Goggle

New Orleans Ladies - Louisianna's LeRoux

185 posted on 09/12/2005 4:37:02 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Mary Landrieu, just another "New Orleans Lady")
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To: RegulatorCountry
... these drivers are very unreliable under the best of conditions (stereotype #3), effectively slamming both blacks and women, and black women in particular.

Plantation Mentality should be the disease that has been brought to light as a result of Katrina.

186 posted on 09/12/2005 4:44:43 AM PDT by Real Cynic No More (Al-Jazeera is to the Iraqi War as CBS was to the Vietnam War.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult
... my brother, who spent 3 days in a rescue boat....

He must have been sleeping it off, just like Kennedy.

187 posted on 09/12/2005 4:48:20 AM PDT by Real Cynic No More (Al-Jazeera is to the Iraqi War as CBS was to the Vietnam War.)
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To: InvisibleChurch
Until I watched the video, I thought this article was a satire. Amazing.

Landrieu's comments show the Libs know they cannot explain why the buses were not used and this is a huge chink in their armor.
188 posted on 09/12/2005 5:01:29 AM PDT by Loyal Buckeye
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To: InvisibleChurch

I thought we agreed that "Bush's fault" was getting tired and overused when discussing problems that had nothing to do with the president.

Oh.....


189 posted on 09/12/2005 5:03:49 AM PDT by SlowBoat407 (My tagline has been looted.)
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To: InvisibleChurch

"If Sen. Mary Landrieu were as good at busing black people to safety as she was at busing them to the polls to vote, none of them would have died."


190 posted on 09/12/2005 5:08:19 AM PDT by Ramtek57 (I voted for Bobby Jindal)
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To: InvisibleChurch

Sen. Landrieu's stupidity is just....well....it's breathtaking.


191 posted on 09/12/2005 5:09:08 AM PDT by Michael Bluth
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To: InvisibleChurch

My new tagline:


192 posted on 09/12/2005 5:30:23 AM PDT by SerpentDove (Sen. Landrieu on the flooded buses: "This administration doesn't believe in mass transportation.")
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To: MarkeyD

Not a nice enough bus............. Beggin' Nagin wants Greyhounds.


193 posted on 09/12/2005 5:42:24 AM PDT by beyond the sea ("I was just the spark the universe chose ....." --- Cindy Sheehan (barf alert))
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To: aworldtrader
How do you spell MORON?

Moroon

194 posted on 09/12/2005 5:51:50 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage
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To: Jorge
"Is this woman mentally deranged or what?"

Well, she IS a liberal, and liberalism is a mental illness, so that should answer your question.

195 posted on 09/12/2005 6:16:44 AM PDT by sweetliberty (Stupidity should make you sterile.)
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To: hoboken109

I certainly hope someone in the RNC is compiling a list of all these assinine comments from these morons. It's time to quit turning the other cheek. It's time to expose these idiots. I want to see the Republicans get some stones and publically rebuke everyone of these insane dims. I know it will never happen.


196 posted on 09/12/2005 6:19:17 AM PDT by SMM48
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To: nuconvert
"Mayor Nagin and most mayors in this country have a hard time getting their people to work on a sunny day"

It's the mayor's job to get people to work??? D@mn! And here I've been spending my own money on my own gas and getting myself to work all this time! Where do I complain? Who do I sue to get all that money back?

197 posted on 09/12/2005 6:19:18 AM PDT by sweetliberty (Stupidity should make you sterile.)
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To: investigateworld

>>"I like when she danced the sidestep on why the Governor ..."
Now you see me, now you don't LOL!!!!
Wonder if anyone still rents "Best Little Whorehouse in Texas"?<<

Honestly, that's all I could think of!


198 posted on 09/12/2005 6:19:42 AM PDT by netmilsmom (Prayers for victims of Katrina)
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To: spunkets
"It amazes me that someone actually voted for this twit for the US Senate."

Ironically, it was Orleans Parish that manufactured the "votes" at the last hour to pull her out of Terrell's dust in that run-off election. She's a nasty b*tch and she showed her true colors then. Why should we expect anything different now? Intelligence isn't one of her strong suits either. The woman is sharp as a bowling ball.

199 posted on 09/12/2005 6:23:29 AM PDT by sweetliberty (Stupidity should make you sterile.)
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To: InvisibleChurch
And that's the truth.

That statement coming from a rat politician is about a believable as a used car salesman telling you he's honest.

200 posted on 09/12/2005 6:23:44 AM PDT by Fresh Wind
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