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Governor says entire city (New Orleans) needs to be evacuated
wwltv.com ^ | 04:36 PM CDT on Tuesday, August 30, 2005 | Associated Press

Posted on 08/30/2005 4:08:23 PM PDT by gondramB

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To: gondramB

It is being reported that the "SHOOT TO KILL" order has finally come down. It's about time.


201 posted on 08/30/2005 9:13:59 PM PDT by Txshep (Guess O'Reilly doesn't know that "reportage" and other words he uses are French ...)
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To: Dont_Tread_On_Me_888
The US government needs to make a harsh decision. Why rebuild New Orleans if it is under sea level? Why do we set ourselves up in traps like this? It will just happen again. We shoudl give serious consideration to just shutting tha tcity down and rebuilding in an area above sea level.

I know I very nice place in Iraq that would be a great place for the NEW New Orleans...

But on a more serious note, you are correct sir--Uncle Sam should spend a wooden nickle on rebuilding NO...just let the gators & sharks have what's left.

Same with Gulfport and Biloxi...condemn everything within one mile of the beach, and let Mother Nature have her natural hurricane barrier back.

I think it's high time to stop building ANYTHING except concrete bunkers along the Gulf of Mexico.

202 posted on 08/30/2005 9:15:55 PM PDT by Ronzo
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To: softwarecreator; Sir Francis Dashwood
Shhhh ... it's a secret. And LA is a red state, wait till he gets around to the blue states.

Imagine what he'll do to the blue states!

Problem is, some idiots over at DU are probably already discussing this!

Yes, all serious and shaking with anger and hurling threats of violence and believing that men control the weather with machines. If the democrats they worship are so mighty and good, why haven't they devised their own weather control machines to fix global warming or counteract the evil weather machines of Dick Cheney? (I really hope one of the DUmmies is reading these threads...)

203 posted on 08/30/2005 9:20:19 PM PDT by fortunecookie
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To: gondramB

New Orleans evacuation "plan"...

Be sure to take an axe to your attic with you.


204 posted on 08/30/2005 9:20:57 PM PDT by glock rocks ("We will deal with looters ruthlessly." - Haley Barbour)
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To: Nov3
NO is a major seaport and historic site

NO is was a major seaport and historic site...

We've got plenty of other historic sites in the nation, as much as I've always loved NO, I could go without seeing it drained and rebuilt.

205 posted on 08/30/2005 9:22:28 PM PDT by Ronzo
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To: fortunecookie; softwarecreator

Ever notice how Limbaugh will suggest something totally ridiculous in jest and a short time later liberals will actually attempt it?

We will see this, believe me.


206 posted on 08/30/2005 9:26:22 PM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood (LET'S ROLL!)
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207 posted on 08/30/2005 9:29:06 PM PDT by cfo (God Bless America!)
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To: Nov3
I would like to see you evac 1.4 million people in 48 hours.

Yes, no problem if evacuation order was given in 48hrs before the disaster instead of 24.

1 mil did evacuate in 24 hrs.

If 1 million people did evacuate in 24 hrs, then 1.4 mil would have evacuated easily in 48 hrs wouldn't they?

100000 mostly poor and elderly with no transportation was left, governor and mayor has not lift a finger to help those people.

Learn the facts before you question somebody's opinion.

208 posted on 08/30/2005 9:29:29 PM PDT by Anticommie
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To: JLAGRAYFOX
This city has hundreds of years of fantastic history and culture behind it, and it is a critical path point and location in the American economy for both oil and shipping. It will be restored, rebuilt, and be better than ever because American will and desire will make it happen.

If they should be so insane to rebuild NO, perhaps they can build it on a giant floating platform...just like those casinos in Gulfport and Biloxi (well, they at least stayed afloat!)...then the next time a big one hits, the entire city of NO can just wash up in Arkansas...

209 posted on 08/30/2005 9:33:35 PM PDT by Ronzo
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood; softwarecreator
Ever notice how Limbaugh will suggest something totally ridiculous in jest and a short time later liberals will actually attempt it? We will see this, believe me.

They fall for it everytime and insist he was serious and somehow deceitful. Because they are so deceitful, that is all they can see, and how they view things.

210 posted on 08/30/2005 9:35:06 PM PDT by fortunecookie
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To: Anticommie
You really need to get a clue before you start talking. Only a moron thinks a city of 1.4 million can be evacuated in 48 hours. You are going to load up the buses and get the other 4 - 500,000 out? Do the math braintrust.

Learn the facts before you question somebody's opinion.

The fact is you really don't have the brainpower to get your mind around the monumental task you are advocating especially when the final stage will be done under hurricane conditions.

211 posted on 08/30/2005 9:38:18 PM PDT by Nov3 ("This is the best election night in history." --DNC chair Terry McAuliffe Nov. 2,2004 8p.m.)
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To: gondramB

Cruise ship??? What Co. is going to donate a ship? It would be scrapped to the bone.


212 posted on 08/30/2005 9:40:38 PM PDT by maineman
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To: Dont_Tread_On_Me_888
We should give serious consideration to just shutting tha tcity down and rebuilding in an area above sea level.

We may not have much of a choice in this matter. I can see eventually the city abandoned and destroyed and a replacement city being built up river after the Army Corp of Engineers dredges out a completely new Mississippi River Delta. A project that will cost as much as US$2 trillion dollars.

213 posted on 08/30/2005 9:45:39 PM PDT by RayChuang88
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To: Dont_Tread_On_Me_888

Because, even with its problems, it is there. It is real estate...you don't abandon the 12th largest city in the country, esp one with a rich heritage and long history like New Orleans..


214 posted on 08/30/2005 9:54:25 PM PDT by Schwaeky (The Republic, will be reorganized into the first American EMPIRE, for a safe and secure society!)
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To: Dont_Tread_On_Me_888

Rebuilding on another site would cost 100 times as much. Even with all the destruction from the hurricane, many of the buildings are either standing or at least has something left on which to rebuild.


215 posted on 08/30/2005 9:54:30 PM PDT by RockinRight (What part of ILLEGAL immigration do they not understand?)
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To: hole_n_one

I know the I-10 bridge is decimated over Lake Ponchartrain, but what of the Lake Ponchartrain Causeway between Metarie and Mandeville and/or the bridge across the Bonnet Carre Spillway?


216 posted on 08/30/2005 9:55:58 PM PDT by Schwaeky (The Republic, will be reorganized into the first American EMPIRE, for a safe and secure society!)
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To: PhiKapMom

Maybe they'll elect Bobby Jindal next time...

speaking of N.O. even Marc Morial was better at managing the city during the past storms (not that they were half the threat Katrina is, but he made right calls when time came).


217 posted on 08/30/2005 9:59:54 PM PDT by Schwaeky (The Republic, will be reorganized into the first American EMPIRE, for a safe and secure society!)
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To: Nov3; Anticommie
I would evacuate the city at any cost when Hurricane Center issued the forecast of Katrina aiming on NO 2 days or more before disaster struck? Is it that difficult to figure out?

Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. EDT, 1 p.m. CDT, is when the first reports of NO being the target came across the wire.

218 posted on 08/30/2005 10:00:41 PM PDT by Howlin (Have you check in on this thread: FYI: Hurricane Katrina Freeper SIGN IN Thread)
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To: Dont_Tread_On_Me_888
We shoudl give serious consideration to just shutting tha tcity down and rebuilding in an area above sea level.

New Orleans was founded in 1718. For most of its almost 300 years it has survived despite mosquitoes, swamps, floods and yes even hurricanes.

It will continue to do so.

219 posted on 08/30/2005 10:03:20 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: Lurking in Kansas
Prisoners seated on the highway.
220 posted on 08/30/2005 10:04:50 PM PDT by Eastbound
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