It's time for this to stop
CNN.com's front page says "Armed gangs attempting rapes, police warn."
That's enough. We've got responsible citizens protecting their property from theft with everything they've got—and now these horrific creatures we're calling "looters" are trying to commit rapes. I think we all knew that it was only a matter of time, but now it has to stop.
Chris Muir makes a suggestion that I find irrevocably logical:
Honestly, it's time for the troops to move in with the big guns, with the authority to use them. These animals need to be stopped at all costs.
And you know what? Governor Blanco seems to get it:
At a press conference Thursday night, she said that 300 soldiers from the Arkansas National Guard arrived in New Orleans fresh from Iraq and are under orders to restore order from the "hoodlums."Good for her. I just hope these poor troops, returning from one hell on earth only to find another, all complete this mission safely so they can start rebuilding their communities.
She said of the soldiers: "They have M-16s and they are locked and loaded. These troops know how to shoot to kill . . . and I expect they will.