Skip to comments.Iraq-tested soldiers in New Orleans with shoot to kill orders
Posted on 09/01/2005 7:03:05 PM PDT by HAL9000
A detachment of 300 Arkansas National Guard troops landed in anarchic New Orleans on Thursday, with the authorization to shoot and kill "hoodlums" Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco said.
"Three hundred of the Arkansas National Guard have landed in the city of New Orleans," said Blanco.
"These troops are fresh back from Iraq, well trained, experienced, battle tested and under my orders to restore order in the streets," Blanco said.
"They have M-16s and they are locked and loaded.
"These troops know how to shoot and kill and they are more than willing to do so if necessary and I expect they will," said Blanco.
About Goddamn time, Blank-o!
'shoot to kill'
"Can you hear me now?"
If these are actual quotes from Blanco, then she sounds like she's retarded...
Wow, Blanco is getting nutty. The French LOVE this.
I am going to be so pissed if any Guardsmen die at the hands of the Democratic base.
..don't get to excited with this report..consider the source
I hope this is true! Finally, they may get some control again.
Need verification from someone besides the FRENCH.
Shoot to kill, what a novel idea blanco. WTF took you so long to figure it out???????????
((((PING)))) the thread...POP the looters...scopes up!
There must be one out there...
yeeeehaaa! about time they bring in the good guys. those looting thugs need to be reined in
True, not a valid news source.
The statements do seem a bit incongruous when one considers how weepy and ineffectual she has been in the past few days. It sounds like she is trying very hard to look assertive and like she is in control of the situation.
From French press? Yeah, right.
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