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Obama Dissed George W. Bush's Handling Of Hurricane Katrina
BI ^ | 9/3/2012 | Grace Wyler

Posted on 09/04/2012 1:10:16 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote

President Barack Obama took a veiled jab at his predecessor, George W. Bush, Monday during an appearance in New Orleans, where the former was touring damage caused by last week's Hurricane Isaac.  Here's what Obama said, according to the White House transcript:  

(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Louisiana
KEYWORDS: bush; bushsfault; cultureofcorruption; demagogicparty; democratscandals; globalwarminghoax; gwb; jeffersonbribes; katrina; obama
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Disgusting. FUBO!!!!!
1 posted on 09/04/2012 1:10:19 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote
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To: GlockThe Vote

I despise this arrogant pos


2 posted on 09/04/2012 1:15:16 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin

Not more than myself. Obama is the worst thing to happen to this nation in a hundred years.


3 posted on 09/04/2012 1:16:20 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: GlockThe Vote

It actually looks like he insulted the coordination between the Bush administration and state/local officials after Kaatrina. Which, to be honest, is perfectly fair - federal, state and local agencies did a horrible job coordinating their response.


4 posted on 09/04/2012 1:19:23 AM PDT by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: GlockThe Vote; All
When I heard that remark on the local news* I had a thought that would surely bring attention of men in suits if uttered publicly.

He is repulsive and foul. His hubris knows no bounds.

In no universe is piddly tropical storm Isaac comparable to the Cat 5 hurricane that was Katrina.

* Romney was seen for a few seconds on a boat taking the day off. There was a brief remark on Paul Ryan and the rest of the political news was all how great and magnificent Obama is, how we really are better off than 4 years ago and a quick interview with the local DNC chapter to tell us how glorious dear leaders is for bringing us a "sustainable 21st century economy."

The whole thing was maddening.

5 posted on 09/04/2012 1:25:37 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Election night is 64 days away.)
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To: Kaslin

“I despise this arrogant pos”

You aren’t alone! We can’t be rid of him fast enough for me!


6 posted on 09/04/2012 1:26:04 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: Conscience of a Conservative

How fair and balanced of you. e

The fact is it’s done and over with and we’ve beaten this (*&#@I!! horse to death already. It’s not relevant to anything happening in NO with Isaac at this time. Nothing will compare to Katrina unless another Cat 5 blows through the Gulf. THEN we can’t say if things on all levels of the Government improved. And here’s something nobody likes to talk about; you are on your own in any disaster. This is why depending so much on big brotha’ for your existence is the worst kind of life. Did you hear about other middle class areas in other states acting up like the poor welfare riddled blacks in NO?? Nope, because they had the skills to cope and make it on their own while awaiting for some help.


7 posted on 09/04/2012 1:28:08 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: snarkytart

There are no words for my hatred of this Muslim communist gay ghetto lying grifting looting stealing, thug.


8 posted on 09/04/2012 1:30:06 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: snarkytart

I meant the middle class in areas that were wiped out and hit hard by Katrina. Everyone only ever talks about NO and the poor black population that Bush ‘hated’ and let drown.


9 posted on 09/04/2012 1:30:57 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: GlockThe Vote

He flies in after Romney like some savior AFTER IT IS ALL OVER (& press start asking about it) and taken care of by the governor of the state like it should be handled.

What does a junior Senator (& community organizer) from Chicago’s gutter know about ANYTHING?! Apparently nothing as we have sadly found out!

He is a snarky smartass who doesn’t realize we know he is stupid.


10 posted on 09/04/2012 1:33:32 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: Kaslin

so do I, I can’t take seeing him on tv, and worse hearing him. November 7th is my birthday and I want my present on the 6th....

NOBAMA 2012


11 posted on 09/04/2012 1:33:54 AM PDT by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85)
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To: GlockThe Vote
"an obvious reference to the Bush administration's delayed response to Hurricane Katrina."

That isn't what happened.


13 posted on 09/04/2012 1:40:00 AM PDT by I see my hands (It's time to.. KICK OUT THE JAMS, MOTHER FREEPERS!)
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To: tina07

Can you imagine trying to work with that sorry POS?! He thinks he knows it all and in fact knows nothing, not a damned thing!

I can’t wait for the jerk to slither off to his hole out of sight and out of mind!

And may the Democrat Party rot in hell for foisting him on this country!!! I will never forgive the people who voted for him either! If they are that stupid they deserve him but the rest of us don’t!!!


14 posted on 09/04/2012 1:40:35 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl

Love this post!!

:)


15 posted on 09/04/2012 1:45:13 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: GlockThe Vote
Disgusting. FUBO!!!!!

When you think the bastard can't get any lower, he digs deeper.

16 posted on 09/04/2012 1:45:19 AM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: GlockThe Vote

My loathing of the illegitimate, bisexual, Marxist Kenyan Muslim Usurper requires a stiff drink.

And not in salute.


17 posted on 09/04/2012 1:48:20 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: GlockThe Vote

I caught the beginning of the convention and noticed they are all running against Bush!

This must be the talking point now - Bush bashing.

They are desperate.


18 posted on 09/04/2012 1:51:32 AM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: GlockThe Vote

On the Saturday edition of the NBC Nightly News, anchored by John Seigenthaler, correspondent Lisa Myers reported several critical mistakes made by Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco in handling the Hurricane Katrina crisis. The story even showcased a whispered conversation, recorded by CNN, between Blanco and an aide in which Blanco admitted she had been too slow in asking for federal troops. Blanco: “I really need to call for the military ... and I should have started that in the first call.”

Myers also relayed that when Blanco and New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin ordered a mandatory evacuation 20 hours before Katrina hit, they were ignoring the advice of experts who had warned it would take 48 hours. Additionally, Blanco was slow to get National Guard troops to restore order. A complete transcript of the story follows:

Read more: http://newsbusters.org/node/2072#ixzz25UOhrbQF


19 posted on 09/04/2012 1:54:03 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: GlockThe Vote

41 days to respond to the BP oil rig....he speaks


20 posted on 09/04/2012 2:04:21 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Conscience of a Conservative

Obviously your conscience doesn’t bother you enough to refrain from half truths which make obama’s ‘statement’ a full fledged lie. But you go right on ahead and be ‘fair’.


21 posted on 09/04/2012 2:15:49 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and bo stinks)
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To: GlockThe Vote

Wasn’t he an Illinois state senator at the time? What the hell would he know? I survived Katrina. The government, at least in Mississippi, did everything it could. It was akin to Nagasaki, what does Barry think was left undone? How would he have done a better job? We were without electricity, water, air conditioning, phones, the Internet, etc. with thousands dead and water everywhere. Everything withing miles of the Gulf was utterly destroyed, with few exceptions. If Louisiana had loaded those poor people on the buses and driven upstate or to Arkansas or Texas as was planned, things would’ve been much better. Any idea why the DEMOCRATS in charge over there didn’t do that?


22 posted on 09/04/2012 2:28:03 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: GlockThe Vote

Low life POS. The GOP needs to start personalizing this race. Put everything on the table.


23 posted on 09/04/2012 2:33:15 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: Conscience of a Conservative

It actually looks like he insulted the coordination between the Bush administration and state/local officials after Kaatrina. Which, to be honest, is perfectly fair - federal, state and local agencies did a horrible job coordinating their response.


The fault is shared between Gov “Give me Everything” Blanco and Mayor “Scuba Busses” Nagin.

Its funny how they could quickly rally transportation, food and information when their reelection was threatened. How come they couldn’t do that when their people were in danger?


24 posted on 09/04/2012 2:34:56 AM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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To: GlockThe Vote

The truth is that Governor Blanco refused entry of about 500 relief vehicles filled with supplies and food for about a week into Louisiana. They had to rush generators into the holding area to refrigerate the perishable food item. My cousin, who was part of the coordinating force, was furious they did this to embarrass President Bush. Zer0 knows very well what happened and chooses to stick it to Bush to remind people that his mismanagement is the source of all our problems.


25 posted on 09/04/2012 2:42:33 AM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse
How come they couldn’t do that when their people were in danger?

..because "Blank" Blanco and Admiral Nagin were told not to respond by higher ups in the DNC setting up the perfect blame game....it didn't matter that Bush had been telling Blanco for three days to get off her ass and move...it didn't matter that Nagin a few days before said they had everything under control

26 posted on 09/04/2012 2:42:53 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: GlockThe Vote

While simultaneously hiding the fact he IGNORED the Gulf Spill for 6 weeks, kept foreign aid to skim oil away, held up BP for $10B without any legal basis, banned new drilling in the Gulf, gave drilling rights to Venezula and told them we would be their best customer, and finally topping it off by taking he and his SAB mooch wife for a 1 day trip to the beach to tell everyone what a wonderful job he did.....

The fact is that FEMA did take a week to get going in Katrina. It was because the local government and infrastructure was Democrat, from Nagin to Blanco. They were all words and no action. Unfortunately, Katrina demanded action, both prepatory and after.


27 posted on 09/04/2012 2:44:20 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: GlockThe Vote

You can post more than ONE LINE with excerpting. I despise the left-wing “Business Insider” and prefer not to give them the clicks.


28 posted on 09/04/2012 2:48:17 AM PDT by montag813
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To: GlockThe Vote

I screamed at the TV when I heard that. He didn’t even blink. No mention of Blanco or chocolate city mayor Nagin.

63 days left to get rid of this repugnant prick.


29 posted on 09/04/2012 2:54:48 AM PDT by SueRae (See it? Hell, I can TASTE November from my house!)
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To: kcvl

Thank you for a great post.


30 posted on 09/04/2012 3:01:36 AM PDT by PghBaldy
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To: tina07

That would be the best birthday present anyone could get


31 posted on 09/04/2012 3:04:00 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: jersey117
"Low life POS. The GOP needs to start personalizing this race. Put everything on the table."

Everything?

32 posted on 09/04/2012 3:04:16 AM PDT by Flotsam_Jetsome (If not you, who? If not now, when?)
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To: kcvl

What does a junior Senator (& community organizer) from Chicago’s gutter know about ANYTHING?!

You have that wrong. Let me correct it for you.

What does a junior Senator (& community organizer) from Kenya know about ANYTHING?!


33 posted on 09/04/2012 3:15:39 AM PDT by chainsaw ("Two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.")
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To: Flotsam_Jetsome

Especially that! He was mentored by a communist. He was buddies with a domestic terrorist. He was a drug addict in high school. Yes. Everything.


35 posted on 09/04/2012 3:17:44 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: Gaffer

The fact is that FEMA did take a week to get going in Katrina. It was because the local government and infrastructure was Democrat, from Nagin to Blanco.

I think there was also something said about the feds, by law, not getting involved until requested to do so by the state.


36 posted on 09/04/2012 3:21:55 AM PDT by chainsaw ("Two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.")
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To: jonrick46
BTTT
37 posted on 09/04/2012 3:22:15 AM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. TY)
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To: Flotsam_Jetsome

If he wants to go back and blame Bush for the economy I say Romney should do an ad showing what he was busy “building” while obama was community organizing and suing banks to force them to give sub-prime loans to people who couldn’t afford them. obama’s sorry a$$ needs to be dragged into that mess because he was part of the problem.


38 posted on 09/04/2012 3:25:49 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: chainsaw

Of course there was. Blanc AND Nagin were the ones that kept FEMA in limbo.


39 posted on 09/04/2012 3:29:12 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: jersey117
"Especially that! He was mentored by a communist. He was buddies with a domestic terrorist. He was a drug addict in high school. Yes. Everything.

Roger that. Just makin' sure you're all in. :)

This "he's a nice guy who's in over his head" crap has got to stop. Neither he nor the communist traitors who facilitated his meteoric rise to power can be described as anything remotely resembling "nice." As is sometimes shouted at pro wrestling matches: "Give 'im the chair!"


40 posted on 09/04/2012 3:43:26 AM PDT by Flotsam_Jetsome (If not you, who? If not now, when?)
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To: GlockThe Vote

That’s all Obama has...beating others down to make himself look good - false economy and liberals love it.


41 posted on 09/04/2012 3:58:34 AM PDT by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51. Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: GlockThe Vote

That’s all Obama has...beating others down to make himself look good - false economy and liberals love it.


42 posted on 09/04/2012 3:58:47 AM PDT by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51. Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: GlockThe Vote

I want to particularly thank FEMA and the state and local authorities, because sometimes in the past we haven’t seen the kind of coordination that is necessary in response to these kinds of disasters.


Seems he’s dissing everyone,,,Bush, Blanco, and Nagin while tooting his own horn at the same time. So much for his “non-political” comments about Issac.


43 posted on 09/04/2012 4:11:51 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: GlockThe Vote

Funny, Dubya had acted already...
...in the same amount of time it took Obama to scream and whine and do nothing before actually shwoing up AFTER it was all said and done to grandstand.


44 posted on 09/04/2012 4:16:21 AM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: kcvl

GWB had assets ready and implored Blanco to give the go-ahead. The governor has to give permission for troops and aid to be sent in, by law. I have other suspicions why Blanco stalled, all based on party politics.
1. Blanco did not want to be seen accepting help from Republicans, especially the Evil Bush.
2. If it did turn out to be a mess, well, Its’ Bushes Fault!

I still consider Blanco to be criminally negligent.


45 posted on 09/04/2012 4:16:28 AM PDT by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is the operational wing of CPUSA.)
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To: jacknhoo

To the liberals , Obama is their cult leader and messiah.


46 posted on 09/04/2012 4:28:34 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Fred Hayek

Blanco probably was sleeping off a hangover.Nagin was too busy running running his coward a55 to Houston!


47 posted on 09/04/2012 4:48:33 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: GlockThe Vote

He’s a complete jerk and was obviously trying to talk up the wonders of “his” federal government...while at the same time avoiding mentioning that most of those resources existed before, Bush immediately offered help to Louisiana and to New Orleans, and it was turned down by their then (Dem) governor and their then (black) mayor. They had not followed the existing emergency guidelines, and it was a crucial couple of days before hey would even ask the Federal government for resources (I think they were afraid it would make Bush look good if they accepted Federal help) and that is one of the reasons they were both replaced by the voters.

But for the Dems, there’s no point in letting the truth get in the way.


48 posted on 09/04/2012 4:54:55 AM PDT by livius
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To: Fred Hayek

Add Nagin to the criminally negligent list.


49 posted on 09/04/2012 4:56:46 AM PDT by livius
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To: GlockThe Vote

What a vile little twerp. Please, Lord, rid of us of this pestilent, wretched fool!


50 posted on 09/04/2012 4:56:51 AM PDT by Gritty (Obama offers a government-planned life, a country where everything is free but us - Paul Ryan)
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