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Re: Obituaries for 2019
« Reply #775 on: August 18, 2019, 03:22:56 PM »
Texas Longhorn football great Cedric Benson reported dead in motorcycle crash

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Re: Obituaries for 2019
« Reply #776 on: August 19, 2019, 07:14:04 AM »
Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer https://wlwt.com/article/kathle

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« Reply #777 on: August 19, 2019, 12:26:34 PM »
Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer https://wlwt.com/article/kathle

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« Reply #778 on: August 19, 2019, 01:01:02 PM »
I was always taught not to speak ill of the dead, but the governor and Mayor Nagan were the two most incompetent politicians I had ever seen.  And I have seen my share of incompetent politicians.  Sticks in my craw that they blamed President Bush for their own incompetence and the fact that their citizens are so dependent on government, they didn't know what to do in an  emergency. 

Anyway, Governor Blanco will be judged by God now.  It's not really up to me.  So I will wish her rest in peace and comfort for her loved ones.

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« Reply #779 on: August 19, 2019, 01:06:22 PM »
I was always taught not to speak ill of the dead, but the governor and Mayor Nagan were the two most incompetent politicians I had ever seen.  And I have seen my share of incompetent politicians.  Sticks in my craw that they blamed President Bush for their own incompetence and the fact that their citizens are so dependent on government, they didn't know what to do in an  emergency. 

Anyway, Governor Blanco will be judged by God now.  It's not really up to me.  So I will wish her rest in peace and comfort for her loved ones.

Blanco and Nagin are useful in understanding Hanlon's Razor is not always quite correct.  They were both incompetent and malicious at the same time.
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Re: Obituaries for 2019
« Reply #780 on: August 19, 2019, 09:29:27 PM »
Jack Whitaker, Emmy-Winning Sportscaster, Dies at 95

Jack Whitaker, an Emmy-winning sports broadcaster for more than three decades whose specialty was elegant, graceful commentaries, first for CBS and later for ABC, died on Sunday at his home in Devon, Pa. He was 95.

His death was announced by CBS Sports.

Whitaker was a thoughtful white-haired figure who covered just about every niche in the sports world — from the first Super Bowl to Secretariat’s victory in the Belmont Stakes, as well as baseball, golf and the Olympics. In 1961, he became the host of the anthology series “CBS Sports Spectacular,” and he began covering the P.G.A. Championship and the Masters in the early 1960s.

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Re: Obituaries for 2019
« Reply #781 on: August 20, 2019, 09:06:33 AM »
Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer https://wlwt.com/article/kathle
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« Reply #782 on: August 20, 2019, 09:11:30 AM »
I was always taught not to speak ill of the dead, but the governor and Mayor Nagan were the two most incompetent politicians I had ever seen.  And I have seen my share of incompetent politicians.  Sticks in my craw that they blamed President Bush for their own incompetence and the fact that their citizens are so dependent on government, they didn't know what to do in an  emergency. 

Anyway, Governor Blanco will be judged by God now.  It's not really up to me.  So I will wish her rest in peace and comfort for her loved ones.
One of the things that P!$$ed me off the most was the pictures of all those school buses  sitting there partially under water and the libtards whining that the government didn't provide transportation to get them out. When you are told to get out get off your @$$ and leave. I have a BIL that lives in Virginia  Beach. We have told them on several occasions to get out. But he is a F%^KING hero and always chooses to stick it out. One of these days it will catch up with his libtard @$$.
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« Reply #783 on: August 20, 2019, 10:16:24 AM »
@verga

Politicians create a population dependent upon government to do everything for them and bail them out when their own decisions lead to disaster.  When disaster strikes, then they whine that government didn't help them.  Similar things happened in Puerto Rico after Maria.  Food rotted and supplies languished in warehouses because the National Guard went home.  Well, gee, wasn't there one able-bodied resident who could have taken over to get the food and supplies where they were needed?  No.  Government has to do everything.  And when it doesn't, go on tv and cry the blues. 

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« Reply #784 on: August 20, 2019, 11:09:48 AM »
One of the things that P!$$ed me off the most was the pictures of all those school buses  sitting there partially under water and the libtards whining that the government didn't provide transportation to get them out. When you are told to get out get off your @$$ and leave. I have a BIL that lives in Virginia  Beach. We have told them on several occasions to get out. But he is a F%^KING hero and always chooses to stick it out. One of these days it will catch up with his libtard @$$.
I spoke with a nurse who was working in NOLA at the time, who said she couldn't leave her patients who could not be moved. She also said the last trains out (Amtrack was free) were empty. The people who stayed stayed because they wanted to, for whatever reason. She figured a lot of those stayed for the looting.
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Re: Obituaries for 2019
« Reply #785 on: August 20, 2019, 11:29:23 AM »
Ok, I'm getting into politics now and this thread is not the place for that.  Mods, feel free to give me a  22222frying pan

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« Reply #786 on: August 20, 2019, 11:31:42 AM »
I spoke with a nurse who was working in NOLA at the time, who said she couldn't leave her patients who could not be moved. She also said the last trains out (Amtrack was free) were empty. The people who stayed stayed because they wanted to, for whatever reason. She figured a lot of those stayed for the looting.

I imagine more than a few stayed to guard against the looting.  This has become more common as FEMA started prohibiting people from going home in the aftermath.
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Re: Obituaries for 2019
« Reply #787 on: August 20, 2019, 11:40:37 AM »
40 lashes/wet noodle.   :laugh: :police:

LOL  I needed that.   happy77

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Re: Obituaries for 2019
« Reply #788 on: August 20, 2019, 12:04:57 PM »
LOL  I needed that.   happy77

Just don't enjoy it too much.  :nono:
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Re: Obituaries for 2019
« Reply #789 on: August 20, 2019, 07:52:25 PM »
I imagine more than a few stayed to guard against the looting.  This has become more common as FEMA started prohibiting people from going home in the aftermath.
There was some of that, I am sure. Then they came along and took guns from homeowners who were using them to defend places that hadn't been flooded...
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Re: Obituaries for 2019
« Reply #790 on: August 23, 2019, 08:16:21 AM »
Jane Mayer  @JaneMayerNYer
Sources close to the family say David Koch has died.
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Matt DeLuca  @MattDeLuca
RIP David Koch. For everyone who is going to smear him look at his philanthropic work outside of politics.
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Billionaire businessman David Koch dead at 79
Aug. 23, 2019

Conservative billionaire industrialist David Koch, who retired from Koch Industries last year due to pool health, has died, according to reports. He was 79 years old.

“Sources close to the family say David Koch has died,” New Yorker reporter Jane Mayer said on Twitter. Other details about the time, place, and cause of his death were not immediately known.

David Koch and his elder brother, Charles, have been a force in American politics since the 1980s. Their influence largely stems from a fortune centered on Koch Industries. According to Forbes, David’s net worth was $42.4 billion.  ... BNO News
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