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Sunday, September 04, 2005

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We let citizens down, admits President

Julian Borger and Jamie Doward in Baton Rouge
Sunday September 4, 2005
The Observer

President George Bush ordered an extra 17,000 troops - including 7,000 elite airborne troops and marines - into New Orleans and the devastated Gulf Coast yesterday to try to bolster the stumbling flood relief effort and salvage the reputation of his presidency.
The order was announced after it became clear that National Guard troops sent into the city on Friday were no match for the scale of the disaster unleashed by Hurricane Katrina and the consequent collapse of the levees around the city. Within two days the number of military personnel in the area is hoped to reach some 54,000 people.

As a full-scale rescue operation finally got under way and thousands of victims of the storm were ferried from the city by bus, plane and truck, the US military announced it would be deploying a further 10,000 National Guards.

The latest moves come as rescuers continued to find bodies across the city, and as victims of the disaster continued to die amid the horrible conditions. Although there has been no official estimate of the number of dead, some fear it could top 10,000 in Louisiana alone.

Despite the increase in the rescue efforts, 5,000 people were still stranded in the Superdome stadium yesterday, although it had been promised they would be evacuated by Friday night.

Meanwhile, another 20,000 people seem condemned to spend at least another night in the city convention centre, where they had spent most of the week with minimal food and water and no sanitation or medical care.

Relief workers were confronted with a new face to the catastrophe, as up to 60 fires blazed in the city. The worst engulfed the warehouse district on the waterfront, where firefighters were unable to operate due to the lack of running water.

In his weekly radio address, Bush acknowledged the shortcomings of the relief effort. 'Many of our citizens simply are not getting the help they need, especially in New Orleans. And that is unacceptable,' he said. 'In America, we do not abandon our fellow citizens in their hour of need. And the federal government will do its part. Where our response is not working, we'll make it right. Where our response is working, we will duplicate it.

'We have a responsibility to our brothers and sisters all along the Gulf Coast, and we will not rest until we get this right and the job is done.'

The first plane carrying fresh soldiers was due to arrive in New Orleans yesterday afternoon, said Lieutenant-General Joseph Inge, deputy commander of Northern Command. Soldiers from the 1st brigade of the 1st Cavalry Division would begin arriving within 48 hours.

National Guard soldiers arrived on Friday night to provide evacuees with their first hot meal since Katrina struck. Since then more than 25,000 residents have been evacuated, claimed Mike Brown, director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which is facing severe criticism for its response to what it now describes as the 'worst catastrophe in living memory'. Brown admitted that the number of people left in the city and the death toll remained unknown because people were still turning up at evacuation sites and dead bodies were still being counted. Brig Gen Mark Graham added: 'There are people in apartments and hotels that you didn't know were there.'

Thousands more people were reported to be in limbo on a motorway, waiting for buses that failed to come because there was no plan for housing the victims elsewhere

Bush said the new troops would include elite combat units such as the 82nd Airborne and the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force. Last night the Pentagon announced an extra 10,000 National Guard troops would be sent, raising the number of Guard personnel in the stricken states up to about 40,000. The National Guard - militias under the command of state governors - are frequently used to deal with civilian crises but it is unheard of for regular troops to be deployed at home.

The deployments will put further strain on an army already stretched by conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. It was announced yesterday that 300 airmen deployed on both fronts would be brought home because their base near Biloxi in Mississippi had been devastated by the hurricane and many of their families had been moved to shelters.

Louisiana's Republican governor, Kathleen Blanco, also appealed to Bush to bring home a Louisiana National Guard unit, the 256th Brigade Combat Team, which is serving in Iraq. 'They are urgently needed back home. We have never needed them so much,' she said.

Bush also signed a $10.5 billion emergency aid package for the stricken area. But he is struggling to restore his personal credibility after liberals and conservatives joined forces to criticise the federal relief effort.

Louisiana Senator David Vitter, a Republican, said the federal response had been 'an abject failure'. Attacks on the Bush administration's tardy reaction to the disaster also came from unexpected quarters in the media; even conservative commentators on the usually loyal Fox News channel lambasted the President's performance.

--Oh sweet God have mercy.

MERCY.

MERCY.--
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Bush cheney rove are heartless criminals
they need to be in jail
they are dangerous criminals
as Governor of Texas under bush
the state was 49th in education
and first in executions
Bush says no child left behind and claims he is part of the
christian culture of life. How can people not see his lies?
Cheney is invested in prisons for profit
Its the republican idea of affordable housing
They betray a heartless criminal mentality more fitting
to a mafia family than our executive branch
how much longer till people wake up??
i try everyday to spread the word
apathy is immoral
ignorance is no excuse.
willful ignorance is complicity
why do so many people still think he is a decent
"man of faith" how is this possible. ????
Every day they are in power
they consolidate more wealth and power
there is more damage to our country
more innocent people suffer and die.
If we don’t stand together and speak out
we are headed for really really dark times
they want to start testing more nuclear weapons
he has all kinds of meglomanic war plans
as his numbers drop he could go to war again
a war on terror is endless it gives him unbridled power.
they thrieve on fear
which is why they let the
suffering in Louisiana and Mississippi
go on, they thrieve on our fear and suffering.
People say bushco is inept, ineffective,
i dont believe it
i believe there are cunning brilliant minds behind bush
thinking and planning every move for more wealth and power
bush is just the fake cowboy who puts his arm around folks
and lies about freedoms and liberties
its like a real bad movie. What will it take????
stomp out mad cowboy disease.

What New Orleans has done for those of you who still need a slap upside the head, is given you a glimpse of who and what W. Bush really is! It has also given those of you with an ounce of imagination and common sense a glimpse of the future of the rest of the country, if Bush is not stopped! Bush is a proven mass murderer, pychopath, and arch-enemy of America! You need to understand how badly you have been deceived by Bush. Bush was behind 9/11, and Bush will be behind any subsequent terror attack on U.S. soil! If you still can't bring yourselves to confront this awful truth, look closely at what he is doing in New Orleans and ask yourself why? Why is a president witholding aid to desperate Americans, and why would a president divert vital flood control funds to Iraq? Indeed, why would a president even be in Iraq in the first place, especially since no one attacked us on 9/11 but ourselves! This is a fact, whether you believe it or not! 9/11 like the subsequent Iraq war, is based upon an outright lie! He has personally devastated a beloved and historic American city, is now terrorising the citizens who remain, by foot dragging on dispensing aid, and with heartless military mind games! Perhaps now you can understand somewhat, how the Iraqis must feel? If you do, know that this is also your future if you continue to do nothing about the rape of your own country, the endless lies emanating from the white house, shamelessly supported by the congress, and the mass media.

Do you know why Bush lies so much? He lies because he knows that instead of thinking and reacting, you'd rather give him the benefit of the doubt. Most of all he's betting that you'll do nothing and hoping that you'll probably not care! Cindy Sheehan has set an example to all Americans, that lie-based war must be stopped, the lie supporting congress must be confronted, and the lie-repeating mass media totally blocked out. It is time to rise in defense of our nation in real and concrete terms. No more silence, no more disunity, no more stupidity. Bush devastated New York on 9/11 and put on a great act that fooled you once, he's now devastated New Orleans, will you be fooled twice? In allowing him to get away with 9/11, you made America vulnerable to another such attack. Bush and those who control him are utterly ruthless and masters of deception. The terror on 9/11 emanates from the same source that now terrorizes Iraq and New Orleans. There is no other source.

Bush must be impeached and imprisoned, if you love your country. Cindy Sheehan's camp Casey, is one model for direct action, and direct action should sweep this nation. It is spontaneous, can be done in small effective groups, and not controlled by some phony leader who can siphon off the energy, instead of actually doing something. It is in short direct action of the most effective kind for right now. There could be similar actions all across America calling for Bush's impeachment before the constitution and the law! There are right now several known crimes for which Bush can be rightfully impeached and imprisoned: Complicity in 9/11, lying to start wars, outing an important espionage asset, misappropriation of federal funds, no-bid military contracts, and last but not least, the destruction of New Orleans! Don't squander this golden opportunity to go after Bush politically! Don't just write your Congressman, take direct action like Cindy did! Call for the impeachment of Bush. The mainstream media will be forced to listen only if you take direct action! Congress will not act if you don't force them! Don't make the mistake letting them handle this and they will soon try to sweep it under the rug. They are Bush's greatest enablers don't trust them for a minute! America is in grave danger, as citizens, we're all facing this together, so why not join together to do something about it? Take a lesson from the Ukraine, act now or forever kiss your country goodbye!

GOP activist Mike Brown - formerly an estates and family lawyer - this week has has made several shocking public admissions, including interviews where he suggested FEMA was unaware of the misery and desperation of refugees stranded at the New Orleans convention center.

Before joining the Bush administration in 2001, Brown spent 11 years as the commissioner of judges and stewards for the International Arabian Horse Association, a breeders' and horse-show organization based in Colorado.

Brown was forced out of that position after a spate of lawsuits over alleged supervision failures.

"We do disciplinary actions, certification of (show trial) judges. We hold classes to train people to become judges and stewards. And we keep records", explained a spokeswoman for the IAHA commissioner's office. "This was his full-time job . . . for 11 years", she added.

"He was asked to resign", Bill Pennington, president of the IAHA at the time, confirmed.

SOURCE: FEMA chief had to be asked to resign

I've done some brief field study. I could have spent more time doing this study but i got so upset i could continue no longer.

IN A NATIONAL SURVEY CONDUCTED WITHIN THE LAST 24 HOURS, 48% OF THE POPULATION BELEIVES THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT (SPELL THAT FEMA AND HOMELAND SECURITY) BELEIVE THE PURFORMANCE BY GOVERNMENT AGENCIES DOWN IN NEW ORLEANS HAS BEEN EITHER GOOD OR EXCELLENT.

I spoke with a few individuals who are die hard Repliclans, and Bush supporters. One particular individual, a very close friend, 28 years old, white, college educated, professionally employed, virtually untouched so far by this downturned economy. Let me summarize for you, what his state of mind is concernning Iraq, New Orleans, President Bush, etc. I think this could be considered representitive of the true state of mind of most of the supporter's of the Bush Administration, and the country at large. Prepare for some shocking revelations, and, im not going to sanitize any of his language.
Here it is.***

REGARDING IRAQ**
1. THAT WE'RE IN IRAQ SOLY TO STEAL OIL, IS OK BY HIM.
2. IF TORTURE OF IRAQI DETAINEE'S IS TRUE, THEY DESERVE IT AND HE
HAS NO PROBLEM WITH THIS.
3. WAR IS GOOD BECAUSE IT STIMULATES THE ECONOMY.
4. HIS EXCUSE FOR NOT ENTERING MILLITARY SERVICE "HE IS TOO FAT"

REGARDING NEW ORLEANS
1. THEY WERE STUPID TO BUILD THERE
2. AMPLE WARNING WAS GIVEN TO EVACUATE AND ONLY STUPID IGNORANT
NIGGERS STAYED BEHIND.
3. ALL THE NIGGERS IM N.O. BEGAN KILLING, LOOTING, AND RAPING
WHICH IS WHY RESCUE EFFORTS WERE DELAYED.
4. RATS AND GATORS FEEDING ON DEAD BODIES? THEY WERE JUST NIGGER'S.
WHO CARES? WERE BETTER OFF FOR THAT. (STATED WITH A DEGREE OF
HUMOR INCLUDED IN THIS REVELATION)
5. ANYONE WHO BELEIVES THE GOVERNMENT IS CORRUPT IS A SICK
CONSPRIRACY THEORIST, WHO SHOULD SEEL MEDICAL HELP.

WHEN I TRIED TO VERBALLY COUNTER HIS RHETORIC, IS SAID "AAA
JEEEEESUS" AND HE HUNG UP ON ME.

I think this particular attitude is representitive of the state of mind of those BUSH SUPPORTER'S, who stand in oppisition to what is clearly the truth. NO MATTER WHAT THE FACTS ARE, THAT CAN BE PLAINLY OBSERVED. If push comes to shove, which i beleive will, and soon, this is the first line of the Bush Administrations defense that will have to be crushed. They demonstrate no willingness or ability to see the truth, even when they see their main source of information, FOX NEWS, experiencing internal revolt.

It is amazing, itn't it?

Thank you very much**HUMPHREY**

Sorry. I think I have a reasonably good sense of humor, but I fail to see anything even slightly amusing anywhere in any of your respondents comments -- especially not in "rats and gators feeding on dead bodies" of whatever color.

I have to admit, however, that none of it surprises me much either. In particular, I have said several times that I think Wee Georgie could have saved himself a lot of bother simply be telling the truth about the real reasons for his invasion and occupation of Iraq. I don't think it would have affected his supporters' attitudes very much.

But, unfortunatly, that is the state of mind i encountered. Am i upset? To the point of tears. Because of this one particular individual's political and racial beleif's, i have used him often to gadge the attitude of many of his kind im aware of that exist in the u.s. My thinking has been, that if i turn him, so will other's of like mind. but to date, i see no possibillity of this. His views ref the rats and gators, really disturbs me. It's clear he probably would have this same attitude if all us dessenter's were kiled and left for the rats. There but for the grace of god, go I
**HUMPHREY**

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Bush's Staged New Orleans Photo Ops
http://www.prisonplanet.com/articles/september2005/050905photoops.htm

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http://www.prisonplanet.com/articles/september2005/050905senatorhits.htm

A Chicago grand jury has indicted the President and Vice-President of the United States along with multiple high officials in the Bush administration

BUSH AND CHENEY INDICTED

by Tom Flocco

Chicago -- August 2, 2005 -- TomFlocco.com -- U.S. federal prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald’s Chicago grand jury has voted perjury and obstruction of justice indictments to the following members of the Bush Administration: President George W. Bush, Vice-President Richard Cheney, Bush Chief of Staff Andrew Card, Cheney Chief of Staff I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez, former Attorney General John Ashcroft, imprisoned New York Times reporter Judith Miller and former Senior Cheney advisor Mary Matalin.
http://www.tomflocco.com/fs/BushCheneyIndicted.htm

Alex Jones and Paul Joseph Watson Discuss The Scripted Pat Tillman Hoax

The staged death of Pat Tillman and how the military covered it up to manufacture another fairy story to support the illusion of the flagging 'war on terror'. Alex Jones and Paul Joseph Watson go through past examples of war propaganda in detail, from the staged Saddam statue fall to the Jessica Lynch fable.
http://www.prisonplanet.tv/audio/250505tillmanhoax.htm

Alex Jones Interviews Christopher Bollyn on the Popular Mechanics 9/11 Hit Piece

Christopher Bollyn uncovered the fact that Ben Chertoff, the chief editor of the Popular Mechanics 9/11 hit piece, was the cousin of Michael Chertoff, the new Homeland Security Czar.
http://www.prisonplanet.tv/audio/090305bollyn.htm

Alex Jones Interviews David Ray Griffin

Alex talks with the author of the New Pearl Harbor. David Ray Griffin is professor of philosophy of religion at Claremont School of Theology and Claremont Graduate University and one of the co-directors of the Center for Process Studies.
http://www.prisonplanet.tv/audio/200605griffin.htm

9/11 Truth Expose

Alex is joined by three different guests for a two and a half hour 9/11 truth expose. Greg Szymanski and William Rodriguez discuss the controlled demolition of the twin towers. Rodriguez was a material witness to bombs going off in the basement of the north tower and his story has been blacked out by the mainstream media.

Also included is former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury under President Reagan, Paul Craig Roberts, who recently went public with his doubts about the official 9/11story.
http://www.prisonplanet.tv/audio/270605truthexpose.htm

Government Insider Says Bush Authorized 911 Attacks
From Thomas Buyea
9-17-4

Keep in mind when reading this, that the man being interviewed is no two-bit internet conspiracy buff.

Stanley Hilton was a senior advisor to Sen Bob Dole (R) and has personally known Rumsfeld and Wolfowitz for decades. This courageous man has risked his professional reputation, and possibly his life, to get this information out to people.

The following is from his latest visit to Alex Jones' radio show.
To hear Alex's interview with Stanley Hilton -
http://www.prisonplanet.tv/audio/091204hilton.htm

What if:

* The Twin Towers were not hit by commercial airliners?
* The World Trade Center was brought down in a controlled demolition?
* The Pentagon was not hit by a 757?
* Flight 93 was shot down?

Four years after September 11th, the American People are left with more questions than answers. This documentary addresses those questions, as well as providing the evidence necessary to begin answering them. From the phony bin Laden tape to the lack of a 757 at the Pentagon, Loose Change wraps everything up into an hour of solid evidence.

FREE Loose Change and other 911 Downloads
http://question911.com/links.php

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http://www.arcticbeacon.citymaker.com/articles/article/1518131/32853.htm

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Former Democratic nominee for President and Labor Party Presidential candidate, Lyndon LaRouche, claims martial law is right around the corner if Bush, Cheney and the neo-cons aren't removed from their stranglehold on government.
http://www.arcticbeacon.citymaker.com/articles/article/1518131/32305.htm

Former Head Of Pentagon's Depleted Uranium Project Says Thousands Of Troops Are Sick And Dying From Illegal DU Use And Military's Failure To Admit Responsibility
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