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  • New Orleans turns to international aid [Because the US can't help them]

    06/15/2007 9:03:08 PM PDT · 56 of 58
    Saints fan to All

    Amazing! A year and a half later and we still see the same ignorant, uninformed, outrageous, comments from the same ignorant, uninformed buffoons on these threads. Where do you people get your information? All of New Orleans is not corrupt. We are not all on welfare.Crime ( murders ) happens only in a few neigborhoods involving drug dealers.Same as in your own towns. Nowhere near all of us are sitting on our butts waiting for Uncle Sam to rebuild our homes. Sure, congress appropriated billions of dollars for rebuilding , where is the money? RED TAPE! They still have it! They won’t let go of it. It doesn’t do us any good sitting in HUD’s bank accounts in DC. You say, “why don’t they help themselves without the fed’s money?”. How can we when the entire infrastructure of the city was destroyed. Half of the city’s tax base is gone. Why do I bother? You people would rather send your hard earned money to rebuid Iraq where they try to kill those there trying to help them then to help your own fellow tax paying American citizens in South Louisiana.You people have no clue as to what you’re talking about. To hell with all of you.

  • Study: Murder rate is even higher Figures make N.O. the deadliest city

    03/17/2007 11:05:50 PM PDT · 40 of 40
    Saints fan to undeniable logic
    Neither of us have been to New Orleans. We've got four days down there. What are your recommendations? Thanks

    One recommendation I would have for you is stop reading threads like this one. Most people who post about New Orleans are talking out their asses and don't have a clue as to what happenned here and what the conditions are today. As a previous poster said, crime here is limited to small areas of the city and are committed mostly by drug dealers fighting turf wars. That is no different than any other big city.New Orleans is so much more then just the French Quarter. Try to enjoy all of it. Just be carefull to stay out of the darker parts of town. If you come to New Orleans with an open mind and a healthy appetite you will go home different then when you came. Welcome.

  • OUTRAGE!!! Judge OKs Katrina flood suit vs. Corps!

    02/03/2007 10:43:35 PM PST · 114 of 115
    Saints fan to Lurker
    What I didn't do was move into an area built almost entirely below sea level smack in the middle of Hurricane Alley and which just happened to have the arguably most corrupt and incompetent city, county, and State governments in the nation.

    We're #3, We're #3. Mississippi is un arguably the most corrupt state. And I guess where you live has the most honest politicians in America, huh?

  • New Orleans CVB Announces Aggressive Rebranding Campaign

    01/28/2007 9:48:26 PM PST · 20 of 20
    Saints fan to LibSnubber
    I was born in the heart of N.O. and the city that I knew and loved is dead and gone. I don't know who to blame more...

    Easy...Blame the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. They destroyed New Orleans with their incompetence in designing and building the levees. It still surprises me after 16 monthes how little people on these boards know about what really happened in New Orleans. Or what is going on now. All you people see are the winers and slugs on the main stream media and think all people here are like them. They are not. Most people are struggling every day just to get back to some form of normalcy. The crime you see on TV in ENTIRELY black on black crime perpertrated over terf wars and drugs except one white women who was murdered by a black intruder into her house. All the crime is happening in a rather small part of town.New Orleans is no more dangerous than any other big city but you wouldn't know it by watching TV. Give New Orleans a chance to survive for crying out loud. We are not all criminals and welfare slugs.

  • Saints Win!!

    01/14/2007 11:03:23 PM PST · 105 of 113
    Saints fan to Dick Vomer
    as far as "what do I think?".... who cares what I think....

    Exactly, who cares what you think. That was my point.

  • Saints Win!!

    01/14/2007 10:06:00 PM PST · 103 of 113
    Saints fan to Dick Vomer

    What do ya think about that, little Dick?
    By the way, it could have been better. Payton called off the dogs on the 5 yard line with 2 minutes left. Was it pity or respect for his old mentor?

  • 2 Unrepentant About Selling Katrina Gift (N.O. Evacuees Accept House, Sell It Immediately)

    11/22/2006 4:49:30 PM PST · 47 of 50
    Saints fan to NOLAlady

    You must be new to Free Republic. There is damn little compassion for us here in New Orleans by these people on this web site. I have given up trying to convince them of exactly what you spoke about. They don't care. They sit there in their cumphy homes going about their lives totally ignorant of what they talk about. But that's OK. I can't wait to extend to them the same curtousy that they have shown us. Hang in there, we'll get through this. All things must pass.

  • Charlie Rangel: "Who the hell wants to live in Mississippi?" (..Said the Man From Harlem!!)

    11/13/2006 9:19:45 PM PST · 668 of 675
    Saints fan to VRWCTexan

    Couldn't resist one more slap at New Orleans could ya?

  • FEMA relief rife with abuse, fraud, report says (Katrina Fraud)

    06/14/2006 9:32:55 PM PDT · 76 of 100
    Saints fan to generally
    What if your house got hit by lightning tonight and burned to the ground? Aren't you just as much in need as someone who got flooded out by Katrina?

    Yes you would be in need. But a more proper annalogy would be if your entire city, and all your infrastructure were burned to the ground. All your grocery stores, schools, health clinics, hospitals, businesses(your job),electrical generating plants, gas stations,sewerage lines, water lines,churches and other support structures were also burned to the ground. All your neighbors and family were scattered to the wind. That would be a more appropriate comparrison.

  • FEMA relief rife with abuse, fraud, report says (Katrina Fraud)

    06/14/2006 9:22:24 PM PDT · 75 of 100
    Saints fan to Ramius
    You may forget that the rest of the country got to *watch* as New Orleans showed us all what a third-world cesspool it was.

    No. What you and the rest of the country saw was a very small part of the city's low life acting like they belonged in a third world cesspool. The other 99.9% of New Orleans citizens were just as outraged and embarrassed as the rest of you. There were riots in Chicago and Detroit after their teams won the NBA championships. No one thought these cities were cesspools because of them.

  • Corps takes blame for New Orleans flooding

    06/01/2006 9:38:19 PM PDT · 1 of 49
    Saints fan
  • Former city attorney found guilty on rape charges [New Orleans]

    05/06/2006 9:22:54 PM PDT · 19 of 20
    Saints fan to Racehorse
    Might someone explain to this tired old guy how you do that? Rape and violate somebody's civil rights. :-)

    Easy, If the victim is white, then it's just rape. If the victim is black, then it's also violation of her civil rights. Only blacks have civil rights.

  • Houston's Noble Experiment

    04/20/2006 8:09:36 PM PDT · 9 of 11
    Saints fan to texan75010
    I pity Houston. I am happy I moved to Dallas.

    All the people in New Orleans are ignorant,stupid, corrupt, fat,rude, violent, and repugnant? I'm happy you moved to Dallas too. Now stay there.

  • TARGET: MITCH (Landrieu took camera crew/make-up when he rescued Katrina victims)

    03/10/2006 11:13:01 PM PST · 17 of 19
    Saints fan to exit82
    According to the Internet Movie Data Base, Buffy was played by a girl named Anisa Jones who died of a drug overdose in 1976 at the age of 18.

    From the web site--Her fatal overdose was of a combination of cocaine, angel dust, Quaaludes and Seconal. The San Diego County coroner said it was one of the most severe cases of drug overdose ever seen in San Diego County.

    Her name, Anissa, was Lebanese for 'little friend'.

    Her death is the subject of the song, "Buffy's Dead." The Diodes, a Toronto band from the '70s, had a song about her called "Child Star" (also released as a single, the flip side of "I'm Tired of Feeling Tired"). The chorus goes: "Uncle Bill/Uncle Bill/I took some pills/Mr. French/Mr. French/I'm feeling tense".

  • Why New Orleans Needs Saving

    03/07/2006 7:11:00 PM PST · 66 of 68
    Saints fan to exit82
    Driving deeper does not automatically mean more strength--it all depends on the soil profile.

    That's exactly the point. The soil profile should have made it obvious that they should drill deeper. The sheet piles ended in the middle of a pocket of peat soil, a mixture of decaying biological matter. The canal bottom was 18 feet deep and the piles were only driven to 17 feet. The Engineering firm that did the soil samples called for a depth of 35 feet but was overuled by the ACof E. Corps engineers in Vicksburg, Mississippi questioned the designs, but the local Corps project leader again overuled. Water seeped under the piles and eroded away the base of the levee. The levees were not overtopped. I have talked to several witnesses who said the water level was a couple of feet below the top of the wall just before they broke. I am talking about the 17th street canal levee that is about 2 miles from my house. I am sitting in a 1 bedroom apartment as I type this because my home and everything that I worked 30 years to earn was destroyed when that levee broke. Perhaps it is too strong to say the feds destroyed my city but it is hard to amagine it was the best thing to happen to New Orleans. An investigating engineer from LSU called it the worst Engineering failure in the nation's history. I'll tend to take his word for it.

  • Why New Orleans Needs Saving

    03/06/2006 8:50:41 PM PST · 57 of 68
    Saints fan to speekinout

    I think my neighborhood is worth preserving, for sentimental reasons.

  • Why New Orleans Needs Saving

    03/06/2006 8:42:50 PM PST · 56 of 68
    Saints fan to exit82

    The walls didn't fail because of a lack of maintenance, they failed because they were not driven deep enough.

  • Why New Orleans Needs Saving

    03/06/2006 8:40:50 PM PST · 55 of 68
    Saints fan to gatorbait

    Hey dude, I'm not talking about the response after the hurricane, federal or state. I'm definately no Blanco supporter and I in no way blame George W Bush. I blame the Corps of Engineers. Blanco and Nagin were nowhere around when the levee walls were designed and built. If you want to believe I'm a simpering waste, go ahead. I am forced to believe you are a.... well I won't go there.

  • Why New Orleans Needs Saving

  • Why New Orleans Needs Saving

    03/06/2006 5:38:58 PM PST · 39 of 68
    Saints fan to Mrite

    Weather people 'got out of Dodge' as you say had nothing to do with the city's current woes. 90% of the residents got out.Only the dumbest of dumb stayed. The city's current woes are because the levee walls failed.