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2 states...22 observations

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Stickseler, Oct 4, 2005.

  1. Stickseler

    Stickseler 3/4 ton status

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    1. Texas: Productive industrious state run by Republicans.

    Louisiana: Government dependent welfare state run by Democrats.

    2. Texas: Residents take responsibility to protect and evacuate themselves.

    Louisiana: Residents wait for government to protect and evacuate them.


    3. Texas: Local and state officials take responsibility for protecting their citizens and property.

    Louisiana: Local and state officials blame federal government for not protecting their citizens and property.

    4. Texas: Command and control remains in place to preserve order.

    Louisiana: Command and control collapses allowing lawlessness.

    5. Texas: Law enforcement officers remain on duty to protect city.

    Louisiana: Law enforcement officers desert their posts to protect themselves.

    6. Texas: Local police watch for looting.

    Louisiana: Local police participate in looting.

    7. Texas: Law and order remains in control, 8 looters tried it, 8 looters arrested.

    Louisiana: Anarchy and lawlessness breaks out, looters take over city, no arrests, criminals with guns have to be shot by federal troops.

    8. Texas: Considerable damage caused by hurricane.

    Louisiana: Considerable damage caused by looters.

    9. Texas: Flood barriers hold preventing cities from flooding.

    Louisiana: Flood barriers fail due to lack of maintenance allowing city to flood.

    10. Texas: Orderly evacuation away from threatened areas, few remain.

    Louisiana: 25,000 fail to evacuate, are relocated to another flooded area.

    11. Texas: Citizens evacuate with personal 3 day supply of food and water.

    Louisiana: Citizens fail to evacuate with 3 day supply of food and water, do without it for the next 4 days.

    12. Texas: FEMA brings in tons of food and water for evacuees. State officials provide accessible distribution points.

    Louisiana: FEMA brings in tons of food and water for evacuees State officials prevent citizens from reaching distribution points and vice versa.

    13. Louisiana: Media focuses on poor blacks in need of assistance, blames Bush.

    Texas: Media can't find poor blacks in need of assistance, looking for something else to blame on Bush.

    14. Texas: Coastal cities suffer some infrastructure damage, Mayors tell residents to stay away until ready for repopulation, no interference from federal officials.

    Louisiana: New Orleans is destroyed, Mayor asks residents to return home as another hurricane approaches, has to be overruled by federal officials.

    15. Louisiana: Over 400 killed by storm, flooding and crime.

    Texas: 24 killed in bus accident on highway during evacuation, no storm related deaths.

    16 Texas: Jailed prisoners are relocated to other detention facilities outside the storm area.

    Louisiana: Jailed prisoners are set free to prey on city shops, residents, and homes.

    17. Texas: Local and state officials work with FEMA and Red Cross in recovery operations.

    Louisiana: Local and state officials obstruct FEMA and Red Cross from aiding in recovery operations.

    18. Texas: Local and state officials demonstrate leadership in managing disaster areas.

    Louisiana: Local and state officials fail to demonstrate leadership, require federal government
     
  2. pauly383

    pauly383 Daddy383 Staff Member Moderator

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    Wasn't this posted before I went to BB :D
     
  3. Stickseler

    Stickseler 3/4 ton status

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    Well, since I havent been on very much lately and I havent had time to read all the posts from the last month I appologize for the inconvience of wasting your time by reposting a post....


    Oh yea




































    Bite Me :tongue1:
     
  4. bobalob

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    I wish i was a texan, maybe then i would be taller. :o
     
  5. Z3PR

    Z3PR Banned

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    Shows something doesn't it ??
     
  6. Leper

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    What are you talking about? I'm only 6'3.
     
  7. TexasA&Mblazer

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    Ahhh....the Great State of TEXAS! :bow: :bow: :bow:
     
  8. Stickseler

    Stickseler 3/4 ton status

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    Yea what are you talking bout, I'm only 6'6" good thing I moved out when I was 17 :wink1:
     
  9. txfiremank5

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    Geeeezzzz .. you guys are freakishly HUGE :eek1:

    I'm only 12" ......



































    :woot: there it ezzzz :woot: there it ezzzz :woot:
     

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