From a friend working with citizen relief efforts in southeast Texas:
"I was on this Zello conversation as medical assistance due to me being a nurse…"
Wrapping up a long day day, thanking our awesome dev team:
Just so you know, we got a ticket, this morning, you might find interesting. The ticket came in as an extreme emergency from a mother. There was a 19 year old man that needed immediate rescue. He was restricted to his bed, on a ventilator, with only a couple minutes of gas left in their (oxygen) generator.
Emergency 911 refused to go out and help him, so our dispatcher got into our main channel on Zello and starting asking for help. Within seconds, someone on the channel responded, that he would find help. Within two minutes, the other guy was able to find a citizen with a private helicopter and a medic to go out there and try to rescue this young man.
As the helicopter touched down, sprinting into the house, the medic found a hysterical, screaming mother, watching her suffocating son dying in front of her eyes, because the generator had run out of gas shortly before.
Tonight, the man on the main Cajun Navy channel shared his secret as to how he was able to recruit a helicopter, in a matter of seconds. He simply called every phone number around the Lake Charles airport, asking if they had a helicopter. After about the third try, he found a man who said, “Yes, I have a bird, a medic and enough room. I’ll go get him.”
We later received a phone call from the mother, sobbing and in tears, that this young man was transported to the hospital, placed in the ICU and is in stable condition, tonight. She thanked the Cajun Navy for saving her son’s life, when nobody else, even 911, could or would respond.
This young man is alive, tonight, because os Ticket and the other devs in this team gave us the ability to field and respond to his mother’s request for help. You guys at os Ticket should know, even though you don’t have a single boat in the water and you’re in Alexandria, north of Ville Platte, the unofficial end of Cajun Country, you and the other devs, @fedaykin422, @alex are still a vital part of the Cajun Navy. Also I was involved in this call as medical assistance from *C.H.I.N.D.
*C.H.I.N.D. stands for Citizens Helping in Natural Disasters.
Another heart-wrenching story from southeast Texas:
I lost contact last night with a family of 5 in Port Arthur with a newborn. They put the baby in basket on the shelf.
Later, all 5 adults are confirmed dead. The baby survived.
Pray. There's a million others still needing help. Don't give up yet folks. We have only just begun.
Please help Texas! If you can’t physically get there to help, you can volunteer with C.H.I.N.D. and help verify those still in need of rescuing.
If you need assistance getting rescued or know someone that does please fill out the attached form with all information. This helps responders track who has been rescued and who has not. Please don't submit duplicate requests. Someone will reach out to the contact.
Cajun Navy member talks about rescue efforts in Texas
More from today:
From a buddy volunteering with the Cajun Navy in Houston:
"Today, during a swift water rescue, one boat of two swift water trained rescue volunteers capsized.
Both volunteers have been found and are no longer with us. Please say a prayer for these two Search and Rescue volunteers and their families.
It wasn’t for nothing, they were saving lives at the risk of their own. All teams understand the inherent risk involved. This shows that it’s truly a dangerous situation and that brave men and women are willing (and VOLUNTEERING) to risk their own lives, vehicles, and boats in order to save others. When the police department chaplain announced himself over the radio, it became a very heavy moment. It’s a really difficult call to listen to knowing that it’s out of your hands while bowing your head for the chaplain’s prayer followed by a moment of silence." -M. Miller
Let’s keep these first responders, many of whom are vets/LEOs, in our prayers, and keep the emotional and financial support coming. ~Kittyhawk
Tom Fitton: Trump Was Victimized, Targeted by FBI, Clinton Campaign, Russian Operatives, Obama Admin and Fusion GPS
Judicial Watch founder and President Tom Fitton hammered the corrupt Mueller investigation on FOX and Friends Weekend on Saturday morning. Tom blasted the corrupt Obama Justice Department and declared the Trump-Russia collusion investigation over after Friday’s sham announcement of the indictment of 13 Russians.
Tom Fitton calls out the corrupt Justice Department on their criminal activity against candidate and President Trump.
Tom Fitton: At the end we have the massive Russia investigation that finds no collusion with the Trump Campaign. I don’t understand why we are still talking about a Special Counsel investigating the president in light of this indictment… Look those who say the Trump campaign colluded with the Russians are going to have to start providing evidence other than the Clinton-DNC dossier. Look this was in the news this week. We had the Susan Rice memo indicting Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Sally Yates, James Comey and Susan Rice in a conspiracy to get Trump on Russia. You had information that the number four at the Obama Justice Department, Bruce Ohr, hid information on his relationship with the Clinton Campaign cash machine – basically Fusion GPS that was collaborating with the Russia to launch dirt or really defamatory dirt against President Trump into the FBI-DOJ apparatus. And now you have this indictment of Russians abroad, an indictment that’s never going to see the light of day in short of trial because they’re never going to come here. It’s never going to be tried. We’re never going to find out whether anything in the indictment’s true. And what would they rather be talking about? This indictment where they found, despite all the king’s horses and all the king’s men, not one American colluded with the Russians.
Why isn’t this Justice Department looking into the abuse of the FISA process? Look the Russians were trying to make it clear to the Clinton Camp that they had dirt on Trump and they were going to use it against him. And all of that was false. And Trump was victimized and the FBI, rather than trying to protect him, used it as a pretext working with the Clinton campaign to target him under the corrupt Obama administration. Look this indictment shows the Russian scandal is over as far as Trump is concerned.