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Levee overtopped in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana
CNN ^ | 8/29/12

Posted on 08/29/2012 3:16:32 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

Hurricane Isaac hesitated to move inland after first making landfall in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, Tuesday evening. The stalled storm brought copious tropical rain and a dangerous tidal surge to coastal areas of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Florida Panhandle.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Louisiana
KEYWORDS: isaac
THIS was the breaking news Elizabeth Prann had on Miami tv earlier this morning....

Here comes the media to blame Bobby Jindal!

1 posted on 08/29/2012 3:16:33 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Cannot make a crisis go to waste.


2 posted on 08/29/2012 3:19:33 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: SoFloFreeper
“W” is an early riser. . . . .
3 posted on 08/29/2012 3:22:40 AM PDT by DeaconRed (My vote in Nov will be dictated by my extreme hatred for ZERO and what he is doing to our country.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

......I’m aware in some of areas near here could be.....FLOODING!!! /s


4 posted on 08/29/2012 3:22:42 AM PDT by Recon Dad (Gas & Petroleum Junkie)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Here comes the media to blame Bobby Jindal!

And that would be pure BS...

We watched the Weather Channel around 9PM last night and heard Plaquemines Parish Pres. Bill Nungesser and a spokesman from the Army Corps of Engineers proclaim, "The worst is behind us, the water is receding, the levees are holding."

The worst of the storm was yet to come and sure enough we awoke to news that the water washed over the levee with 12' of water in homes.

Idiots - we old time Floridians know that slow pokey Cat 1 hurricanes with relentless winds and tons of rain will do more damage than you think.

5 posted on 08/29/2012 3:30:03 AM PDT by Florida native
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To: SoFloFreeper

Soledad “Talking Points” O’Brien just laid the foundation for the “Blame Jindal” kooks....she just said on CNN that Plaquemines parish is “outside” the federal government’s levee system.


6 posted on 08/29/2012 3:43:08 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

If Jindal gets a bad rap it will truly be sad. He is one of the most proactive, “git-r-done” leaders in the nation.


7 posted on 08/29/2012 3:48:13 AM PDT by MachIV
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To: SoFloFreeper
Navy Divers! Navy Divers!
Plant your explosives!!
8 posted on 08/29/2012 4:00:21 AM PDT by theDentist (FYBO/FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Oooo...free big screen tvs, Nikes and beer.


9 posted on 08/29/2012 4:08:28 AM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I would bet that 99% of these ‘reporters’ have no clue where Placquemines is or what it looks like. It is WAY southeast in the delta, very lowlying and i would say already 59% water anyways.

Id like them to report WHICH levee was over topped and where.

For sure this wasn’t the Metarie (suburbs) area.


10 posted on 08/29/2012 4:10:04 AM PDT by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur: non vehere est inermus)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Time for some of these folks to move above sea level. This billions of tax payer money every hurricane season is getting tiresome.


11 posted on 08/29/2012 4:14:26 AM PDT by snarkytart (http://www.freerepubli224%2C1)
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To: Blueflag

” I would bet that 99% of these ‘reporters’ have no clue where Placquemines is or what it looks like “

Yep - Reporters are clueless (by definition, these days, and proud of it..) and it’s a safe bet that DHS/FEMA are at best incompletely prepared —

But ya just know that the DNC/MSM spin apperatus is running full A-team extra-shifts, 24/7, to make sure that there’s zero chance of us Sheeple being confused with any facts....


12 posted on 08/29/2012 4:15:55 AM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: MachIV

Maybe if we start NOW, we can put the cat on the back of Obama and FEMA and see how they will handle this. It’s their turn to go through the fire.


13 posted on 08/29/2012 4:36:21 AM PDT by rovenstinez
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To: MachIV

President Bush acted quicker than Obama declaring a federal state of emergency. Also, Governor Jindal said he needed more assistance from Obama than they were getting. Finally, the mayor of NO is a demo rat.


14 posted on 08/29/2012 4:44:41 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: rovenstinez
Not again, this can't be good...well for most folks at least.
15 posted on 08/29/2012 4:49:36 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: jersey117

Jindal, like many of us, knew that the junta would play some shenanigans with this hurricane, and it’s ok if a few crackers die to get dear leader elected. The ends justify the means, don’tcha know. And is the military politicized? Sure it is, like it would be in a third world country.


16 posted on 08/29/2012 5:54:14 AM PDT by virgil
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To: SoFloFreeper

This crap has been going on for as long as man has lived in the region.

Randy Newman

“Louisiana 1927”

What has happened down here is the winds have changed
Clouds roll in from the north and it started to rain
Rained real hard and rained for a real long time
Six feet of water in the streets of Evangeline

The river rose all day
The river rose all night
Some people got lost in the flood
Some people got away alright
The river have busted through clear down to Plaquemine
Six feet of water in the streets of Evangeline

CHORUS
Louisiana, Louisiana
They’re tyrin’ to wash us away
They’re tryin’ to wash us away
Louisiana, Louisiana
They’re tryin’ to wash us away
They’re tryin’ to wash us away

President Coolidge came down in a railroad train
With a little fat man with a note-pad in his hand
The President say, “Little fat man isn’t it a shame what the river has done
To this poor crackers land.”


17 posted on 08/29/2012 6:03:24 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (If romney is our only chance... we have less of a chance than a Massachusetts fetus.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

IOF.

It’s
Obama’s
Fault.


18 posted on 08/29/2012 6:22:36 AM PDT by RavenLooneyToon (Tail gunner Joe was right.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Obama’s fault.


19 posted on 08/29/2012 6:23:50 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
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To: snarkytart

Yes, and have they rebuilt New Orleans yet?


20 posted on 08/29/2012 6:25:35 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
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To: Blueflag

They probably mistook it for Plaquemine, LA. Not the same thing.


21 posted on 08/29/2012 6:51:47 AM PDT by sportutegrl
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To: SoFloFreeper

Sad, but predictable....this time the media will blame the governor, not the President.


22 posted on 08/29/2012 6:54:04 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SoFloFreeper

Any cretin who would continue to live in a coastal area below sea level DESERVES exactly what they get. NO ONE is FORCED to live in this hell hole. STOP taking my hard-earned income to support these asswipe degenerates with free credit cards, free food, free housing, and free medical every year because they are too stupid to leave this fetid swamp hell-hole. Stay there and die!! We need less liberals on the planet anyway!<p


23 posted on 08/29/2012 6:56:21 AM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: Doc Savage; SoFloFreeper
We know that the media only heads over to N.O. because they like the bars. Most of them never made it over to Gulfport 50 miles away.

So ... if we make residents of low lying areas move out in Louisiana due to the threat of hurricanes and periodic flooding, let's try the same logic in an area that really need cleansing.

Key West. How about all the Florida Keys?

Why stop there? Keep moving the evacuation zone up the coast and forcibly evacuate Miami and South Beach. (Just think of the devastation if Andrew had struck 40 miles north of Homestead).

We can play this game forever, but you won't see it on TV unless it fits the mindset of the MSM.

(Actually, I wouldn't mind a forcible evacuation of Key West, but it would shove the weirdos to Austin or someplace).

24 posted on 08/29/2012 7:15:06 AM PDT by texas booster (Join FreeRepublic's Folding@Home team (Team # 36120) Cure Alzheimer's!)
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To: popdonnelly

Their line will be “It’s Bush’s fault because he didn’t spend enough money on the levees.”

And they’re covering obama by making excuses. An “out in the field” reporter on CNN just said “If you’re going to be rescued it’ll be by your neighbor.”

The anchorette said “Well, there’s so much debris on the road pick up trucks and rescuers can’t get to them.”

Apparently Bush had pickup trucks that could drive over trees but chose not to use them because he’s a racist


25 posted on 08/29/2012 7:47:13 AM PDT by Terry Mross
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To: texas booster

As a Texan I hope Rick Perry keeps his damned rino mouth shut. After Katrina he opened up Texas and said “Come on over!”


26 posted on 08/29/2012 7:48:46 AM PDT by Terry Mross
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