Skip to comments.POST your Katrina Good News Stories (the ones the MSM doesn't want you to know about)
Posted on 09/03/2005 10:04:34 AM PDT by NavySEAL F-16Edited on 09/03/2005 10:06:22 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
I have asked the moderators if we could start a thread with all the heartwarming, good news stories that are coming out of the disaster called Katrina.
The MSM is purposely not reporting these stories and we need to do something about it.
Everyone is encouraged to post URL's, stories, etc.
I've started with A Small Victory http://asmallvictory.net/archives/009740.html
Michelle is already on her fifth thread of good news stories that have been contributed to her site.
Have at it, folks.
Geraldo just reported on a large group of Vietnamese immigrant victoms of Katrina...who were refusing any aid until everybody else was helped.
He said they have been calm throughout, and were a "Sea of tranquility" among the chaos.
Truly a credit to them, as opposed to some of our other "citizens."
This was posted earlier by Cincinatus' Wife
I'm sure there are plenty of good stories about heroic deeds done by the people of New Orleans.
This was posted by pittsburgh gop guy.
Tell them to post their stories.
I saw that too, they are a fine example of Catholic-Christian citizens who put their trust in Jesus.
If any of them came in the boat lift, or lived in Vietnam, NO must seem like heaven. Plus, they know not to wait on the government for help.
There was a minister in NO who was here in Tn who was on a speaking tour or something. His wife and 2 daughters and dog were still in NO. He went to get his family but his wife who was a nurse stayed behind to help. Fortuneately they all are safe along with the dog. Their picture was in our local paper. A very heartwarming story.
But of course. The government was a well-oiled machine until GW Bush came along and ruined everything.
One story I see missing from the MSM is how Ala. is faring. They were hit as hard as anybody but not one single story about Ala. Very little on Mississippi. I wonder if its cause they are taking care of things much better than La. The squeaky wheel gets the grease.
I saw a family on the news last night who told a miraculous story.
They were trapped on the upper floor of their home and had turned down rescue to avoid splitting the family up. A while later a large empty boat came floating around the corner. When they reached safety the father was pressed into service caring for others because he is some kind of nurse.
I can only attribute their story to GOD.
At the New Orleans dome, one thug was caught by vigilantes trying to rape a 13 year old and he was beaten to death........
From a Navy guy:
Haven't read much about this in the news .... but a Navy info source that I receive sent this out this morning.
Thanks to the Navy's new readiness model 28 ships were ready to get underway within 24 hours.
Bataan (a helicopter carrier) and HSV (High Speed Vessel) 2 Swift, out of Naval Station Ingleside, Texas, are off the affected coastline providing support. Four MH-53s (huge helos capable of moving 40-50 troops) and two HH-60s (capable of moving about 20 troops) off the Bataan are flying medevac and search and rescue (SAR) missions in Louisiana, and supporting the Coast Guard's 8th District. Bataan's hospital and staff has been augmented by an additional contingent from the Navy's Bureau of Medicine (BUMED), consisting of 85 personnel, including 12 physicians and 4 surgeons.
The Iwo Jima (large helo carrier) Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) is sailing from Norfolk, Va. loaded with disaster-response equipment. The USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8 - an oiler, ammunition and stores (as in refrigerated stores)) is currently off the Gulf Coast. USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) (large helo carrier), USS Shreveport (LPD 12) (large helo capable troop transport ship), and USS Tortuga (LSD 46) (large, helo capable troop transport ship) are expected soon. A medical staff augmentation for Iwo Jima is expected to be en route tomorrow.
The hospital ship, USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), is departing Baltimore by September 3 to bring some 270 medical staff, capable of supporting 250 hospital beds, to the Gulf region. Project Hope has offered to embark additional medical personnel, and the Air Force's Surgeon General has offered to provide still further staff if needed.
USS Harry S. Truman (aircraft carrier) (CVN 75) and USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) (same as Tortuga above) are sailing today for areas off the Gulf Coast in support to FEMA relief operations. Truman will serve as a command center and an afloat staging base, and will carry additional helicopters from Naval Air Station Jacksonville to support search and rescue efforts. Whidbey Island will bring to the region the ability to employ a movable causeway.
USS Grapple (ARS 53) (salvage ship) is currently en route in order to assist with maritime and underwater survey and salvage operations.
Military Sealift Command has transferred control of five of its ships to the Navy's Second Fleet to provide further support to relief efforts. USNS Bellatrix, Altair, Pillilau, Bob Hope, and Argol are in the Gulf of Mexico already (all capable of carrying lots of food stuffs, and supplies). USNS Arctic is also at sea in the Gulf and acting as a FEMA support ship and providing logistics services support for the other ships at sea.
Navy helicopters from Jacksonville and Mayport, Fla., are supporting relief efforts, and Navy Seabees from Port Hueneme, Jacksonville, and Norfolk are on scene or making preparations to deploy to assist in relief operations.
USNS Pollux is operating onboard dialysis equipment for the patients of a local hospital, providing diesel fuel for area hospitals' generators, and providing meals and berthing to relief workers.
More Navy-Katrina info here.
Forgot the link to above: http://www.navy.mil/
Now that IS good news! One thing I just heard on the local news that has been largely ignored by the MSM, around 15 countries have supplies and troops on there way to help us. The MSM won't report this cause it would ruin their "everybody hates Bush and America" mantra. And the biggest good story of all that isn't being reported: President Bush has returned sanity to LA.
Can you post the story?
Here's that URL from my first post:
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