This is a discussion on 2A and Obama:my thoughts within the The Second Amendment & Gun Legislation Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; Originally Posted by fatcat What people seem to ignore is that most of the laws on the books have been put there in the last ...
It was featured all over the news in video, audio, and print worldwide that Bush had talked Blanco into requesting National Guard support so that _and_ that it was he that signed an order to send troops to the ground following Blanco's subsequent official request for Federal govt. and military aid per her declaration that LA was in a State of Emergency...President Bush defends his response to Hurricane Katrina
by Bruce Alpert, The Times-Picayune
Monday January 12, 2009, 9:31 AM
WASHINGTON - President Bush today strongly defended his administration's response to Hurricane Katrina.
"Don't tell me the federal response was slow when there was 30,000 people pulled off roofs right after the storm passed," Bush said at what was likely his final news conference as president. "You know, I remember going to see those helicopter drivers, Coast Guard divers, to thank them for their courageous efforts to rescue people off roofs -- 30,000 people were pulled off roofs right after the storm moved through. That's a pretty quick response."...
Source - President Bush defends his response to Hurricane Katrina - Breaking News from New Orleans - Times-Picayune - NOLA.comBush boosts Katrina rescue force
An extra 17,000 troops are being sent into the area of the southern US devastated by Hurricane Katrina.
President George W Bush said he had ordered in 7,000 front-line troops, and the Pentagon later announced it was deploying 10,000 National Guardsmen.
In a TV address, Mr Bush said he would not rest until he was satisfied with efforts to bring relief and order...
Source - BBC NEWS | World | Americas | Bush boosts Katrina rescue forceNational Guard Confiscating Guns in New OrleansRelief workers confront 'urban warfare'
Violence disrupts evacuation, rescue efforts in New Orleans
Thursday, September 1, 2005; Posted: 11:36 p.m. EDT (03:36 GMT)
...Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said Thursday that 4,200 National Guard troops trained as military police will be deployed in New Orleans over the next three days, which he said would quadruple the law enforcement presence in the city.
Pentagon officials said the first contingent of 100 military police officers would arrive at Louis Armstrong International Airport at 10 p.m. (11 p.m. ET) -- combat-ready for immediate deployment in New Orleans...
Source- CNN.com - Relief*workers*confront 'urban warfare' - Sep 1, 2005
YouTube - National Guard Confiscating Guns in New Orleans
CNN / Katrina: U.S. Military Hunting People in New Orleans
YouTube - CNN / Katrina: U.S. Military Hunting People in New Orleans
The Great New Orleans Gun Grab
YouTube - The Great New Orleans Gun Grab
NRA: The Untold Story of Gun Confiscation After Katrina
YouTube - NRA: The Untold Story of Gun Confiscation After Katrina
MSNBC Katrina "Bush don't need to be president no more!"
YouTube - MSNBC Katrina "Bush don't need to be president no more!" (Bush press conference at White House)
I'd though this all was common knowledge as the story had been covered, told, and retold for years now.
Bush deployed the troops upon Governor Blanco's request and it was they, along with local police, that ran rough shod over citizens Constitutional rights and not just the second either.
- Michael D. Brown
Under Secretary of Emergency Preparedness and Response (EP&R), Dept. of Homeland Defense