Where does the mayor get off
blueoval at 1SMARTISP.NET
Fri Sep 9 09:26:56 MDT 2005
N.O.'s own Emergency Response Guidelines call for a mandatory
evacuation of the City if a strike by a Category 3 Hurricane.....
On Thu Sep 08 16:15:19 PDT 2005, Jim
<jnantz2 at 216-19-216-108.GETNET.NET> wrote:
> Where does the mayor of New Orleans get off ordering a manditory
> evacuation? He had hundreds of school buses at his disposal two
> weeks ago to get people out, but did nothing.
> IMHO the people of New Orleans should be given a deadline. Also
> they should be told they should count on not being rescued if
> they choose to stay past the deadline.
> Three years ago in northern Arizona there was a bad forest fire
> threatening the town of Show Low. After an evacuation was
> ordered, cops went to the homes of those who chose to stay and
> told them they could stay if they signed a release acknowledging
> the following:
> They were told they should leave.
> They understand the risks of staying.
> After the deadline firemen will not be put in a situation where
> their lives would be at risk rescuing those who choose to stay.
> -- "He who laughs when things go wrong has just thought of
> someone he can blame it on." - Benny Hill
More information about the Rushtalk