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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The bloodiest city in the country in 2006, reeling from crime in its struggle to recover from Hurricane Katrina, got even worse in 2007.
Originally posted by PrepareForTheWorst
No surprise to me at all that the murder rate was so high. I think the whole "Katrina" ordeal is just a glimpse into the future to when something really big happens. I still can't believe that the NO residents actually allowed the government to disarm them "for their own safety".
I too may be patrolling the streets there...just have to make it back from Iraq first. Either way, you take care while you are there.
Originally posted by niteboy82
reply to post by PrepareForTheWorst
One request for those coming down in the National Guard, please do me a favor and try to be a tad bit nicer than some of your comrades that are already down here. We don't need you yelling at the little old lady making keys at the hardware store that she is slow, and turning to us making nasty comments about you hate our hellhole. We also don't need you pushing us out of your way when you are in a Walgreen's shopping for stuff just like we are, because you feel that you take priority. If you're actually going to help when you're here, alienating the people you're trying to protect isn't going to put you in a positive light.