Kathleen Blanco

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    On August 29, 2005 Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast of the United States causing destruction to hundreds of thousands of homes. Multitudes of families were left homeless on the streets searching for a safe haven as chaos slowly started to rise. As the streets of New Orleans were flooding various news stations rushed over to the take note of the disaster stricken area. While the families of New Orleans suffered over their loss the media started to benefit off of the disaster caused from Hurricane Katrina. The media started to gather the attention of millions of viewers across the nation portraying all of the events happening in the city of New Orleans. The media’s portrayal of New Orleans started to influence the viewers’ ideas of the city as the media told their “tale” about the suffering citizens and the chaos at hand. While the media outlets benefitted from all the attention various aspects of the city were affected in either a positive and/or negative way depending on the way the media portrayed events.…

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    lyrical confusion woman at the time would have had as they can see how the band presents the lyrics, which in one song involves Kathleen yelling them directly to the face of a man at the concert. This direct approach to fighting for equal rights is a reason the recent wave of feminism led to such high levels of success for…

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    Gal Gadot-Versano

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    Gal Gadot-Versano was born April 30, 1995, she is 33 years old. Gadot was born in petah tikva and raised in its neighbouring city of Rosh HaAyin. Her first name in Hebrew means “wave” and her surname means “riverbanks”. She lived a good life were in high school her major was biology and she was good at basketball because of her height, as a teenager her first jobs were babysitting and burger king. As an adult, she studied law and international relations at the ODC Herzliya college. Gal gadot is…

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    Introduction Maria Licciardi and Griselda Blanco aren’t just your average house wives. When these two weren’t busy cooking it up in the kitchen, they were out stirring up trouble in the streets. In pop culture and as depicted everywhere, men have always been the face of organized crime. However, in time of need these women were called to step up to the plate. These godmothers were no sweet, innocent, cookie baking old ladies, they were nefarious crime lords driven by the will to survive.…

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    assistance programs. If Mayor Nagin made an earlier attempt for mandatory evacuation and had not made promises to the citizens that they would be taken care of, then perhaps the dangerous rescues and the casualties of the remaining citizens of New Orleans would have been less severe. Governor of Louisiana- Kathleen Blanco Kathleen Blanco was the governor of Louisiana during hurricane Katrina. Media blamed Blanco for the slow and ineffective response to the aftermath of hurricane Katrina.…

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    Mayor Nagin made relief decisions from his hotel, and he backed up all decisions of General Honorae. As Governor Kathleen Blanco called for a full evacuation of the Superdome, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fish began rescuing stranded civilians. The U.S Coast Guard, National Guard, and FEMA Search and Rescue Teams, were also of relief/rescue missions. Offers from President to Governor Blanco to take over relief efforts were made, but declined. Throughout the remainder of repairing…

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    Critics state that there wasn 't enough done to prepare for the disaster, as well as not enough done after the disaster. Again, Blanco, like Nagin, attempted to place blame onto FEMA, thinking that by submitting a request for aid to President Bush would be enough, and that her job was done. Blanco appears to be looking out for her own self interest, rather than the interests of the people she governed. Michael D. Brown, the director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), during…

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    Hurricane Katrina Summary

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    “The Storm,” demonstrates how the local, state, and federal government responded to a natural disaster that occurred in New Orleans. The report shows how the government successfully failed to protect Americans from a tragedy, and how the response system is shattered. The political actors who were in charge of the disaster from Hurricane Katrina include, President Bush, FEMA, the Department of Homeland Security, Governor Kathleen Blanco, New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, Louisiana’s National Guard,…

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    The heavy damage in New Orleans and towns on the Mississippi coast in Hurricane Katrina was of a catastrophic nature with 80% of the city being flooded. (Quarantelli, 2005). Those who arrived at the scene where not prepared for what they were about to encounter. This process works sequentially from the bottom up: It starts at the local level, works through the states, and passes on to the federal government. In the case of Katrina, the response began slowly, with a general feeling of…

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    Trumbullying Is Bad

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    Why bullying should never be acceptable? Their are so many different ways of Bullying. Also how bullies can effect and individual and shows through their actions and emotions. The way bullies make feel people low and depressed, so i am here to prevent this act of negativity. Bullying involves aggressive, negative behavior in a orginized manner over time toward someone of weaker power. “Physical, such as hitting, pushing, kicking, or spitting. Verbal, such as negative name-calling, derogatory…

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