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Author: bighairymike Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 793819  
Subject: Re: Bush Keeps Red Cross out of New Orleans Date: 9/8/2005 9:49 AM
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<<However, while there was and is plenty of blame to spread around among local, state and federal officials (and, by the way, let's please forget political parties in this, if we can), I still cannot understand how a news network COULD get to that overpass we saw so often -- and the Convention Center -- where there were HUNDREDS or even THOUSANDS of people in those couple of specific places, and yet NO ONE could get water, food, or essentials to them, while some of them DIED there while the days went by!>>

The Red Cross claims the governor kept them out. Apparently the governor had a reason for letting the media in but keeping the aid out. I wonder if she made the media promise not to bring extra water in.

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Someone on TV interview (there have been so so many) stated that the governor wanted to evacuate the Superdome and didn't want the expectation of food and water to attract more refugees to it...


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