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News :: Human Rights
Kathleen Blanco, Card Carying Member of the DEMOCRATIC Party: "Shoot Looters"
03 Sep 2005
Kathleen Blanco, the Democrat governor of Louisiana, threatened looters with a shoot-to-kill policy.

"These troops are battle-tested. They have M16s and are locked and loaded," she said. "These troops know how to shoot and kill and I expect they will."
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News :: Politics
"Combat operations" declared against New Orleans "insurgency"
03 Sep 2005
Modified: 07:13:23 PM
"This place is going to look like Little Somalia," Brig. Gen. Gary Jones, commander of the Louisiana National Guard's Joint Task Force told Army Times Friday as hundreds of armed troops under his charge prepared to launch a massive citywide security mission
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Commentary :: Human Rights
The New Orleans flood was preventable
03 Sep 2005
Modified: 06:23:24 PM
Today Michael Chertoff spoke about all that Homeland Security was doing about the New Orleans flood, blaming it on mother nature. read between the lines.
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News :: International
National Guard not allowing food supplies in
03 Sep 2005
National Guard not allowing food supplies
into New Orleans... levee dynamited?
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Interview :: Environment : Human Rights : Organizing : Race : Social Welfare
Black Panther, Green Party veteran reports from New Orleans
03 Sep 2005
From dry Algiers neighborhood, Malik Rahim asks for help and calls government response 'criminal'. Go to end of article for way to contact Malik...
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LOCAL Announcement :: Politics
vandalism at Revolution Books
03 Sep 2005
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Commentary :: Labor
BTL:United Farmworkers Union Organizes at Guimarra Vineyards After......
03 Sep 2005
...Heatstroke Deaths ~ Interview with Marc Grossman, of the United Farmworkers Union, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
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Announcement :: Social Welfare
Please help Food Not Bombs provide help for the victims of Katrina.
03 Sep 2005
We plan to send another busload of food to the effected area. We URGENTLY need your support!
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Commentary :: Politics
New Old Orleans
02 Sep 2005
The inadequate response to the recent crisis in New Orleans is not surprising in view of the ideology of American conservatism, specifically its social Darwinist aspects. Social welfare rates extremely low on the conservative scale of priorities; egocentric endeavours and an individual focus outweighs concern for the group; if the people complain then “let them eat cake”, but in New Orleans, let them eat air!
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Commentary :: Media
Neocon Goldberg Mocks Victims of Katrina
02 Sep 2005
While New Orleans was reeling from the first deadly effects of “Hurricane Katrina,” Neocon Jonah Goldberg mocked the idea of placing some of the city’s refugees in the Superdome. This is the same warmonger who once wrote that the U.S. should “bomb Canada!” When France refused to go along with the Bush-Cheney Gang’s scheme to invade Iraq, he smeared the French people as a nation of “liars,” who were only interested in a “desire for oil.”
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