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Obama visiting New Orleans on Katrina anniversary
AP via Google ^ | August 29, 2010 | ERICA WERNER

Posted on 08/29/2010 6:19:12 AM PDT by don-o

VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass. — President Barack Obama is aiming to underscore his commitment to a region weary of calamity as he travels to New Orleans on the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

Obama ends his Martha's Vineyard vacation Sunday and heads to the Gulf, five years to the day from when Katrina roared ashore in Louisiana. Eighty percent of New Orleans was flooded when the storm tore through protective levees.

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In case anyone missed this. Our pRresident rolls up his sleeves and goes to work
1 posted on 08/29/2010 6:19:16 AM PDT by don-o
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To: don-o

The incompetent-in-chief visits a city of his peers.


2 posted on 08/29/2010 6:19:56 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: don-o

Landing within the hour.

Live thread


3 posted on 08/29/2010 6:20:25 AM PDT by don-o (Love never faileth.)
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To: don-o

that’s nice dear


4 posted on 08/29/2010 6:20:54 AM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: don-o

Spent the week playing golf and hoops with a Goldman Sachs and UBS banker. Now he’s off, on the weekend 7 Americans have died in Afghanistan, to revisit what happened five years ago during Katrina.

This guy is dirt.


5 posted on 08/29/2010 6:23:03 AM PDT by Brugmansian
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To: don-o

What’s he going to do there? Blame Bush?


6 posted on 08/29/2010 6:24:33 AM PDT by dr_who
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To: Da Coyote

Actually, N.O. isn’t nearly as chocolate as it was pre-Katrina. Many of those on the government dole were evacuated to better places and chose not to return.

That’s not a sarcastic remark. Pure truth.


7 posted on 08/29/2010 6:24:52 AM PDT by Jedidah
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To: don-o

Obama thinks he can stoke the anger of those who feel they deserve MORE - more of what others have worked for...


8 posted on 08/29/2010 6:25:14 AM PDT by GOPJ (TIME Magazine - - a conserve-a-phobe publication.)
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To: don-o
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9 posted on 08/29/2010 6:28:00 AM PDT by CMailBag
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To: don-o
"...his commitment to a region..."

Zer0 has zer0 commitment to anyplace that doesn't vote 'rat.

10 posted on 08/29/2010 6:29:25 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: don-o

The odds on him giving a shout-out to the Coast Guard during Katrina the same as him giving thanks to W for the ‘Surge’.


11 posted on 08/29/2010 6:30:11 AM PDT by AU72
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To: Jedidah

If statistics are to be believed those “better Places” saw their crime rate skyrocket. That is not sarcastic either.


12 posted on 08/29/2010 6:30:19 AM PDT by taillightchaser
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To: don-o
Moochelle will head directly to the Cafe du Monde for Cafe au Lait, 3 plates of powdered sugar coated beignets and a glass of diet orange juice.

Leni

13 posted on 08/29/2010 6:30:38 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: Paladin2

Wonder how many jobs he is going to destroy while there.


14 posted on 08/29/2010 6:30:41 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Remember March 23, 1775. Remember March 23, 2010)
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To: don-o

I just listened to a reporter interview a politician in N.O. He ask if there was anything the politician would like for him to ask Obama. The politician said. “yes, ask the president why he has never spent ONE NIGHT in N.O.” LOL


15 posted on 08/29/2010 6:31:26 AM PDT by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: don-o

Maybe he’s going to announce lifting the drilling ban to get those guys back to work. /SARC....as if it’s needed.


16 posted on 08/29/2010 6:31:45 AM PDT by ladyvet (WOLVERINES!!!!!)
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To: Paladin2

He has no commitment to anyone. He will be in bed with them for as long as it takes to accomplish whatever nefarious objectives he has in mind; once his agenda has been realized, the relationship is over.


17 posted on 08/29/2010 6:32:24 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: dr_who
What’s he going to do there? Blame Bush?

Ding, ding! No more calls, please. We have a winner!

18 posted on 08/29/2010 6:33:10 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (If not for the double standard, liberals would have no standards at all.)
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To: dr_who
Heh heh .. Glenn Beck, whether intentional or not .. I don't care .. Took and accomplished the better show of symbolism over ALL the zero-trons.

Dullton couldn't pull enough for an Ernest Angsley church service in Kenya, and relied on old, stale 60's chants mingled with "Helloooo DC! and Fired up ?" to get some kind of crowd response ... the one most obvious to me was a female ululating.

"They have the Lincoln Memorial, we have the White House." made me go for BP meds.

Zero is left with a tragedy that he'll probably attempt to blame on the Bush/Cheney weather machine, and anyone that attends will be asking for a job, not giving a rip about a five year old event.


No .. America is ahead now by at least a point over the commies.

19 posted on 08/29/2010 6:33:22 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: don-o

It’s almost fun watching the MSM jump into the toilet by trying to take this guy seriously.


20 posted on 08/29/2010 6:33:28 AM PDT by Need4Truth (the just shall live by faith.)
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To: don-o

His vacation is over? Well snow-cones and shrimp are the order of the day I guess. Maybe a nice round of putt putt and/or bike ride...dont forget the helmet dipshit!!!!!


21 posted on 08/29/2010 6:34:48 AM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: don-o

The floods in the mid-west recently were pretty serious. The residents there rolled up their sleeves went to work to restore their communities and did not resort to a “woe is me” attitude. It seems that too many residents in New Orleans have their hand out for government help, while sitting in the wagon waiting for others to pull them. A direct result of the welfare state.


22 posted on 08/29/2010 6:35:29 AM PDT by kenmcg
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To: don-o; Windflier

The occasion of the Martin Luther King jr mall speech was a seminal event in American history.

The event was celebrated yesterday on the mall. One can only wonder why the president and black guy in chief failed to attend and honor the greatest of all his kind?

Instead he chooses to celebrate the media event that salvaged a failed Louisiana political disaster and turned it into a victory.


23 posted on 08/29/2010 6:36:14 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Greetings Jacques. The revolution is coming)
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To: don-o

Can’t wait to see Obama talking to some guy who’s been sitting in his living room for five years waiting for somebody to come and repair his house.


24 posted on 08/29/2010 6:37:41 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: bert

hmmm. good point! Has Obama said anything about MLK this weekend?


25 posted on 08/29/2010 6:37:52 AM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: don-o

MSM pandering the 5-yr anniversary for all it’s worth. Are we still gonna be marking this 50 years from now?


26 posted on 08/29/2010 6:37:57 AM PDT by GnuHere
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To: Da Coyote

Its the next devastating storm, UH_BUMMERINA, might as well declare the whole area for a muslim state now..


27 posted on 08/29/2010 6:39:10 AM PDT by aeonspromise
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To: don-o

What a moron! Just because Glenn Beck chose the anniversary of MLK’s rally, 0 thinks that this would be suitable retaliation.


28 posted on 08/29/2010 6:39:32 AM PDT by JimWayne
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To: bert

My guess is that he still thinks in New Orleans he has some support. Those folks waiting for that Obama money still believe it’s coming to them, and if he can fire them up, he figures his party can win in November and he can push through his socialist agenda. Perhaps he can still dazzle the true believers in New Orleans, but much of the rest of the country is ready to tar and feather him.


29 posted on 08/29/2010 6:41:30 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: ladyvet

He may try to do some of that before the electiion in hopes folks will think he is moving to center, then he will pull the lie out of the hat and enact the ban again and raise taxes..Huge liar..


30 posted on 08/29/2010 6:42:19 AM PDT by aeonspromise
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To: fatnotlazy

Why are we celebrating the 5th anniversary?
It seems weird to me.


31 posted on 08/29/2010 6:42:55 AM PDT by JaneNC (I)
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To: JaneNC
Why are we celebrating the 5th anniversary?

Because it's one year after the 4th anniversary! We celebrated that as well.

32 posted on 08/29/2010 6:44:49 AM PDT by don-o (Love never faileth.)
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To: JaneNC

Poor Barry has to slink into a sewer to find the last constituency he has a grasp of... uneducated dole-sucking scum.


33 posted on 08/29/2010 6:45:54 AM PDT by upstanding
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To: don-o

Just why is it that LIBs “celebrate” bad situations and failures. Is it that they closely identify with such things (sort of a primal need to be close to negativity)?


34 posted on 08/29/2010 6:47:06 AM PDT by hal ogen (1st amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: don-o
HEADLINE: Obama visiting New Orleans to bash Bush on Katrina anniversary

There. I fixed it.

35 posted on 08/29/2010 6:47:23 AM PDT by Gritty (Don’t think we’re not keeping score, brother - Obama to Congressman DeFazio (D-Oregon))
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To: ladyvet
Maybe he’s going to announce lifting the drilling ban to get those guys back to work.

Work? The people he's going down there for don't want to work...they want to live off the money he steals from YOU. Hell, he's there to remind them that they are his homeys and he's in charge now. He'll be sure to let them know that they can sit on their a** and live on your money.

36 posted on 08/29/2010 6:47:54 AM PDT by Scott from the Left Coast
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To: don-o

I didnt celebrate it


37 posted on 08/29/2010 6:48:57 AM PDT by JaneNC (I)
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To: don-o

38 posted on 08/29/2010 6:51:06 AM PDT by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: MinuteGal
Moochelle will head directly to the Cafe du Monde for Cafe au Lait, 3 plates of powdered sugar coated beignets and a glass of diet orange juice.

Followed by stops into Fat Tuesday for a frozen Cat 5 Hurricane daiquiri, then Pat O'Brien's for a Hurricane in a souvenir glass, and a family trip to The Creole Creamery for ice cream.

39 posted on 08/29/2010 6:51:30 AM PDT by NautiNurse (ObamaCare uses Bernie Madoff theory of economics)
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To: Scott from the Left Coast

Talking about the folks affected by the off shore drilling ban. They were working, not talking about the pond scum.


40 posted on 08/29/2010 6:53:15 AM PDT by ladyvet (WOLVERINES!!!!!)
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To: fatnotlazy

I was given the series of programs titled John Adams and watched them beginning last week.

One scene shows an irate crowd, gathered to castigate a hated British official. The harbor of Boston had many businesses, including a rope maker that used hot tar to make rope.

The offender was stripped naked and the hot tar poured all over his body. He was hoisted on a rail and feathers were poured over his tar soaked body. He was then paraded around the square,

Such a practice is now politically incorrect but sorely needed. We have become far too civilized in our treatment of despicable politicians. They have no fear for their property, much their lives.


41 posted on 08/29/2010 6:55:18 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Greetings Jacques. The revolution is coming)
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To: taillightchaser

That’s true. Houston in particular.


42 posted on 08/29/2010 6:58:23 AM PDT by Jedidah
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To: bert

“Such a practice is now politically incorrect but sorely needed. We have become far too civilized in our treatment of despicable politicians. They have no fear for their property, much their lives.”

***

The way I feel now, I’m inclined to agree with you. Of course, I wouldn’t do it, but it is a tempting idea.


43 posted on 08/29/2010 7:00:14 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: don-o

But it took him how many days to get down to the Gulf after the oil spill?

Hope the people of LA let him know while he’s down there that they do not appreciate his dumb and illegal drilling moratorium, either.


44 posted on 08/29/2010 7:05:42 AM PDT by fightinJAG (Step away from the toilet. Let the housing market flush.)
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To: COUNTrecount
DIP SHIT COMES TO MIND.
45 posted on 08/29/2010 7:06:02 AM PDT by angcat (Robinson Cano don't ya know!)
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To: don-o
He's probably going to designate Aug. 29 as a federal holiday so that his core consitituency of stash-trash have another paid day-off to paint their houses and clean up their yards.

Leni

46 posted on 08/29/2010 7:11:49 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: don-o
ah geezus....another frakin photo-op..... =.=
47 posted on 08/29/2010 7:16:52 AM PDT by cranked
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To: MinuteGal

Tennessee.

If any of the DriveBy, State Controlled, Partisan Political Operative, Kneepad Media had ANY credibility, they would talk about Zero’s inattention to Tennessee during their recent disaster (not enough brothers there, I guess) as well as his ultra delayed reaction to the oil spill.

But I know better.

65 days.

I don’t just want the Democrats, and the Lib Republicans that support them, beaten. I want them driven out, and to hear the wailing of the women and children in the media.


48 posted on 08/29/2010 7:21:36 AM PDT by Christian4Bush (Mike/Chris Wallace: Did you give in? Palin: "HELL NO!" 65 days til the midterms, if they're held..)
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To: dr_who
What’s he going to do there? Blame Bush?

Now THAT is a 100% guarantee.

49 posted on 08/29/2010 7:23:00 AM PDT by evad (SHUT IT DOWN!!!)
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To: don-o

Obama: Katrina proves that there are even bigger blowhards than me.


50 posted on 08/29/2010 7:25:46 AM PDT by windsorknot
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