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new madrid

Jackson, MO

#1 May 2, 2011
All u jungle monkeys need drown
Marian Stone

Denham Springs, LA

#2 May 2, 2011
Well, this white ape thanks you for letting us know that you are okay.

We have been worried about everyone and saw that New Madrid's levees were overflowed before the spillway was blown.

At least we were all able to help our neighboring states to the east. They have had enough suffering for now.
wow

Martin, TN

#3 May 2, 2011
Thats not nice new madrid. We are all Gods children. Becareful what you say!
benrains

Washington, IN

#4 May 2, 2011
new madrid wrote:
All u jungle monkeys need drown
Sadly, whenever I've visited this message board, I'm always reminded that racism--and the backwards ignorance from which it stems--is still a tremendous problem in our country. It's embarrassing to me as an American that after all these years my countrymen still think and talk like this.
wow

Martin, TN

#5 May 2, 2011
Sad Sad Sad I am going to sleep! Hopefully no one will rekindle this post to add fuel to the fire this new madrid person wants.
illinois

United States

#6 May 2, 2011
That is pitiful I'm white grew up in Cairo and have all kinds of black friends more than white as a matter of fact! But if u notice all the racism comes from the Missouri side so we know who puts kindle on the fire! Idiots
Marian Stone

Denham Springs, LA

#7 May 2, 2011
Please , our friends in Missouri are hurting just as much as all the other river valley residents. Let's not get into a game of name calling with them.
Dog

Clarksville, TN

#8 May 2, 2011
It's sad that this crap town is held above hard working farmers downstream. You all should feel ashamed and if you have any decency you should donate to them.

Since: May 11

Cairo, Illinois

#9 May 2, 2011
Marian Stone wrote:
Please , our friends in Missouri are hurting just as much as all the other river valley residents. Let's not get into a game of name calling with them.
Hurting is no excuse for racist comments. My daughter is mixed and I'd hate for her to have to read such hateful, ignorant things when she gets older:(

I wish people would stop replying to the trolls on this website. It could be a productive forum, but only if everyone starts to ignore the trolls & the hate.
Marian Stone

Denham Springs, LA

#10 May 2, 2011
The trolls try to overtake the board Right now if topix has any decency they'll start monitoring. Other outlets are beginning to.

Since: May 11

Cairo, Illinois

#11 May 2, 2011
Marian Stone wrote:
The trolls try to overtake the board Right now if topix has any decency they'll start monitoring. Other outlets are beginning to.
It's a legal thing. Once topix starts editing, they become Editors & open themselves to liability.

However, you can report specific posts & they will take action. Probably removing topics/posts, then banning, but only if the person has violated the rules for posting. My guess is racist comments violate the rules, but I haven't read the rules yet:)

Since: May 11

Cairo, Illinois

#12 May 2, 2011
Everytime we post we agree to follow the Terms of Service:

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I'll read the terms tomorrow. It's late & I'm going to sleep. Wonder what tomorrow will bring?;)

Hope Cairo is safe. Sorry for those who have lost their homes all over the region.
hope

Herrin, IL

#13 May 3, 2011
I've been about as racist as can be being from Anna , but in a situation like this these people need help and support. I would hate like hell to loose my home and do not wish that on anyone in Cairo. Hope Cairo is safe and it's residents can find safety and shelter in the surrounding communities. I live in Anna and they are welcome here until their homes can be re established. Thoughts and prayers are with you Cairo Community , God Bless
timebandit

Zephyrhills, FL

#14 May 3, 2011
Dog wrote:
It's sad that this crap town is held above hard working farmers downstream. You all should feel ashamed and if you have any decency you should donate to them.
Your kind have no concept of shame but if you need help we will do all we can to help you.

Since: Apr 11

Minneapolis, MN

#15 May 3, 2011
You kno living in Cairo and to a certain extent in Charleston during the late fifties and 1960's, I can say both towns had a bad level of racism. But I can also say that there were white people in both places that knew right from wrong.

It is time to move, I would suggest that you try and judge each man on his or her merits.
ucunt

United States

#16 May 3, 2011
new madrid wrote:
All u jungle monkeys need drown
Looks like someone lost some farmland. Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha hahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha hahahahahahahahahahaha....YOU- BITCH!!! LMAO HAHAHAHAHAHA LOL LMFAO HAHAHAHAHA!!!
nice

United States

#17 May 3, 2011
Dog...now who is looking for welfare? We will give you help because good people know that you can not judge an entire town( or state) for the actions of a handful of idiots.
Engineer

Martin, TN

#19 May 3, 2011
At one time in history you all lived in a swamp. Your homes were dirt floors, you were in extreme poverty. White or Black, cracker or negro, your homes were destroyed and your families disrupted by an uncontrollable river. You were truly poor.

Then, with money allocated away from the industrial north, you were provided with levees. Levees paid for by the tax dollars are more prosperous regions. Because of the sacrifices of the north, and the importance of Cairo as a shipping hub, Missouri farmers exist.

It's been a good ride for a long time for both of you. In just 50 more years most all of you will be dead anyway. You're all the same in the eyes of the rest of the country.

Chandra Levee

Paducah, KY

#21 May 3, 2011
Engineer wrote:
At one time in history you all lived in a swamp. Your homes were dirt floors, you were in extreme poverty. White or Black, cracker or negro, your homes were destroyed and your families disrupted by an uncontrollable river. You were truly poor.
Then, with money allocated away from the industrial north, you were provided with levees. Levees paid for by the tax dollars are more prosperous regions. Because of the sacrifices of the north, and the importance of Cairo as a shipping hub, Missouri farmers exist.
It's been a good ride for a long time for both of you. In just 50 more years most all of you will be dead anyway. You're all the same in the eyes of the rest of the country.
Hey alleged engineer, why do you feel the need to use a derogatory term for white southerners? Missouri wouldnt have farmers without sacrifices of the North? I think you may be a left wing nut but not an engineer. Who even knows what the hell you are talking about with the living in a swamp comment.
OLDSCHOOL71

Minneapolis, MN

#22 May 3, 2011
Engineer, is not an idoit. In fact, he may one of the more sane people who have posted to this thread.

AS I do not care, what any of you Black or White think of me. There are some things that I will say now. At the time the Bird's point levee was breached, the river guage (located at Cairo) was at 61.8 feet (slightly more or slightly less. The Bird's point levee would have been overtopped this morning, provided the river forecast were accurate,(best estimate was 62.8)

So at the most, if the levee had not been breached, it would have been 24 hours, before it would have been overtopped.

Even if the flood walls of Cairo had failed, and they have not, so far, the Bird's Point levee would have been overtoped. By asking that the spillway be flodded, it allowed the people living and working in the spillway to remove, equipment, personal valuables and other items to high ground.
Some of the people who lived through the 1927 and 1937 floods, have told me of having 10 or 15 minutes to get out.

For now, the spillway appears to be working, I wonder how the people in Hickman, KY and Tiptonville, Tn feel today?

There is one more thing that some of you should be aware of, in the last 35-6 years, 26 of the 41 highest recorded crests on the Ohio, have occurred.

What does this statistical anonomoly mean, IT means that things have changed in the upper watershed. This type of flooding, may become the norm in the near future, if things are not done to hold more water upriver.

Think of all the water that used to be held in the swamps, sloughs and low spots throughout SEMO and SOILL. We dump all that water on our neighbors down river.

Think, "there is no Action, without an equal and opposite reaction." I learned that in my very first physics class.

Just for the record my farm in Miller City is under water, too.

Praying for the righteous, as well as the sinner.

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