Monday, September 01, 2008

NO MORE , NEVER AGAIN, ENOUGH IS ENOUGH....


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NO MORE FLYOVERS....NOT WHEN PEOPLE ARE DROWNING....HE WATCHED THE EDITED REPORTS OF THE DISASTER ON DVDS THE STAFF MADE HIM - AFTER THE FACT DAYS LATER. HE PARTIED WITH MCCAIN AND ATE CAKE ON DAY ONE. AND DAY 5 HE BROUGHT THE TROOPS- UNTIL THEN THEY HAD ONLY 40 GUARD FOR 1000'S. PEOPLE DIED AND HE WAS ON VACATION.
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[originally posted at 10 PM Sunday NIght.]

Tonight I am going to gather Phone Numbers of WHERE to call and HOW to help, if the Government Fails the Folks of the South AGAIN, Gustav is headed to hit between 6am and Noon tomorrow.....Please scroll down for updates on Gustav and also PalinGate....and follow the links provided...I will be back in a couple of hours....
{{ Link to the Title : "The Day the Music Died" Katrina Video for anyone that needs to see it...or share it.}}
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New Blog being set up with Resources and Phone Numbers for the Hurricane.Email me or leave me messeges if
you have resources I should add....thanks.
  • Hurricane Help

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    First Photo as Gustav roars into NOLA at 6PM 8.31.08

    23 comments:

    enigma4ever said...

    NEVER Ever doubt that a Normal Citizen Can HELP...
    here is my story...Of what I was able to do with a computer and a cellphone....

    3 years ago I was living in a Loft in downtown Cleveland when Katrina hit....I felt helpless...so I blogged it- and I saved hundreds of hours of film ..I ended up sending 60 hours of Tape to the UN refugee Committee and calling and sending a report to them as a Nurse- disaster trained....

    I also ended up calling Beer and Liquor Distributors and having WATER delivered to the Different shelters in La. and Texas...

    And I called Baby Formula Companies to deliver formula and ENSURE....( I worked with a Hospital Social Worker at a Hospital that I got on the phone in Texas...never met her- she was lovely)..

    and My Ex and I gathered Medical Supplies and sent them to the VETS for Peace...( including kits to deal with Croc and Snake Bites)....

    NORMAL people can give back and help....no one has to feel helpless....we can help our friends, family and neighbors in the South....

    enigma4ever said...

    80 Patients - children are at the Childrens Hospital are staying ( per CNN) with their nurses and Doctors...we will have to see what happens to them....

    kid said...

    Damn, you're a good one. I work at a medical facility. I could suggest something to the Doctors that work there. I never thought of thinking outside the box.I ain't blowing smoke but you're really creative.Let me know about anything else that comes to you.

    enigma4ever said...

    KID:::
    eamil me at enigma4ever@earthlink.net- we need to talk ;-) thanks....

    {{ cuz yeah- we are going to need to be creative- don't let anyone fool you- this thing is gonna be a mess-)))

    enigma4ever said...

    UPDATE::
    MSNBC interviewed the National Guard about Gustav- 7000 have been activated in the region, and another 16,000 are on standby ( well shit- that is the way it is supposed to be- let's hope that is true...)

    (I also don't want to see Blackwater running around terrifying people again....like 2005)

    HILLBLOGGER said...

    Hello, Enigma§

    Just saw your blog post flash on my blogroll,

    "BLOGGER HAS REMOVED WATERGATE SUMMER FROM MY DASHBOARD- IF ANYONE CAN HELP PUT IT BACK OR KNOWS WHAT TO DO PLEASE LEAVE ME A MESSEGE- THANKS
    1 hour ago"


    Yet can still access it...

    Try using Windows internet explorer...

    enigma4ever said...

    Thanks to ALL-
    Chris, Hill and ALL_
    Blogger just fixed it...

    enigma4ever said...

    8PM::
    Streets of NOLA empty...Any reporters that stayed have been banded, and people that stayed are banded...7000 people in FEMA trailers FOX is reporting that they have been evaced.

    All Hotel rooms all the way up the Coast are full up to Georgia and Tennessee.

    People down there do feel think it is going to be bad....people did leave.

    So that is the good thing...it does look like people have vacated....

    Shep still calls it the Cone of Possibility ( or Hell)...

    MSNBC....

    says that it will hit tomorrow morning...rain has started...Winds and rains have started in Biloxi..this storm is 400 miles wide...so the outer parts of it are starting to reach shore.

    enigma4ever said...

    First Gusts 40-60 MPH....in NOLA...should reach the Coast between 6am and Noon.

    Airports and Trains- the last ones went out between 6PM and 8PM...

    Gryphen said...

    I have read that McCain plans to fly to wherever the hurricane hits and act all President-like.

    In other words use a horrible natural disaster to get elected. Just like he tried to use the Russia-Georgia incident.

    Think it will help him?

    enigma4ever said...

    ahhh Nope...

    McCrusty can fly over as much as he wants....it won't change this....

    and won't make people fall in love with him...exploitive SOB that he is..

    IF he really wants to Feel their pain- stick him in one of the Parrishs ( 9th or St. Bernard) with a bucket, No Boat, and NO flashlight and tell him to ride it out....and NO Whining...

    DivaJood said...

    Ah, yes, and Bush and Cheney won't be in St. Paul on Monday - they're discussing the hurricane. And McCain/Palin will do something to show they are concerned about the Gulf Coast. Yikes. These people disgust me.

    enigma4ever said...

    Dick is still in Georgia ( across the ocean ) and George had to cancel his bike ride today...oh gee...

    yeah...we will see what happens..either way the RNC Party has been pissed on....good...

    HAPPY IN NEVADA said...

    Well I finally got through - sent you the 'copy/paste' that showed there was no such page as WATERGATE SUMMER......

    I spoke with my mother and sister; both say what an idiot McCain is (both have been life-long Republicans), so they're going to join me in voting for Obama.

    I do think McCain may have shot himself in the foot this time. /ds

    enigma4ever said...

    Blogger thank heavens did fix it...phew...thanks...

    enigma4ever said...

    Thanks Nevada_
    that is wonderful news !!! good for you and your family- the more the better...

    enigma4ever said...

    Happy::
    I think you have me beat with the number of blogs you have ;-)

    Which one can I put on the blogroll ?

    thanks~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
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    Update...
    MN:::1.9 Million are gone from the NOLA zone...90% of people have left the region....storm is advancing..

    Christopher said...

    Many of my readers wonder if people will return this time?

    I don't think I would.

    Life is short and no place if so special that I could build a life and a home only to have it knocked down or flooded every few years. It's just to devastating.

    Plus, as climate change takes hold, these storms -- just as Al Gore said, will become more frequent and deadly. One every 3 years now. 3 in a single year in 20 year? No, I can't deal with it.

    an average patriot said...

    I am friggen pissed! Man the Industrial levee and the one in the Lower ninth have been topped! Friggen Government! I was concerned they were not done right!
    I wanted to write on Gustav but I happened on a very frighten Video about Gustav and Katrina that I included in my post! Damn! Happy Labor Day!

    enigma4ever said...

    Thanks Patriot::
    I will be over....happy labor day ...

    Chris:::
    yeah..I don't know what I would do...for some of the folks they have never lived anywhere else- it is a very much family driven town...with deep roots..

    ( now me- well,I have no roots- but I really appreciate when folks do)...

    Christopher said...

    Helen Mirren used to live in NOLA.

    She said it was the first U.S. city she felt at home. She and her husband bought a home there and used it as their American base for many years.

    I'm sorry I've never been.

    Ingrid said...

    You're awesome..write what you wrote in your first comment here as a post. Pls do. It IS inspirational and perhaps you can clarify that for those of us who cannot claim your creds to any official body (even the liq store co's etc), how we can still make things move. That said, on the TX side of things 'we' are prepared. Aside from lessons learned (cause we got a LOT of refugees from Rita, don't forget that one, more displaced people if memory serves me correctly but not as dramatic looking as Katrina), Rick Perry is on the ball with disasters so to speak, here on in neighbouring states.
    Also, as an aside, Landrieux who was LA governor at the time, apparently was offered help from the feds but she thought they were going to be fine. Hence she did not get re-elected.

    alrightie, back to puttering I go..

    Ingrid

    enigma4ever said...

    Thanks Ingrid::
    I posted it...you are right- it does encourage folks to make a difference.....I am glad that you are ready- you tex folks are on the ball..good..