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Tampa Bay Evacuation Report – A False Alarm Or FEMA Cover-Up?

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July 4, 2010: Sandy Smith / – July 2, 2010

Officials in Hillsborough County, Florida have informed the news media that reports of emergency plans to evacuate several Gulf Coast cities, including the Tampa Bay region, prior to setting fires in the Gulf of Mexico to burn off oil leaking from the damaged Deepwater Horizon well are false.

The reports, including an earlier story on this site, originated with an article with a Tampa Bay-area contributor to

Fox Tampa Bay quotes Hillsborough County Emergency Operations Center Manager Larry Gispert as saying the freelance writer who wrote the original article “dreamed up” the scenario.

Gispert added that any evacuation plan for the Tampa Bay region would not be kept secret. On the contrary, local news media would be notified immediately if a plan were to be implemented. The original article, written by freelancer Maryann Tobin, has been removed from the site. We hereby retract our original report on the subject.

The Tonka Report Editor’s Note: Contrary to’s retraction, I do not retract the original report for the very simple reason that Tampa Bay already has evacuation plans in place for natural disasters such as hurricanes, not to mention the numerous reports of Gulf coast evacuations from many credible sources. Notice in the retraction it only qualifies that evacuation plans are not in place in the Tampa Bay area in the case that oil is burned on the Gulf of Mexico near the coast. Nothing else. Does anybody actually believe anything this government, BP, or the media is telling them in regard to the Gulf oil disaster? Case in point below as reported on CNN via Natural News by Mike Adams with video

(NaturalNews) July 3, 2010 – As CNN is now reporting, the U.S. government has issued a new rule that would make it a felony crime for any journalist, reporter, blogger or photographer to approach any oil cleanup operation, equipment or vessel in the Gulf of Mexico. Anyone caught is subject to arrest, a $40,000 fine and prosecution for a federal felony crime.

CNN reporter Anderson Cooper says: “A new law passed today, and backed by the force of law and the threat of fines and felony charges, … will prevent reporters and photographers from getting anywhere close to booms and oil-soaked wildlife just about any place we need to be. By now you’re probably familiar with cleanup crews stiff-arming the media, private security blocking cameras, ordinary workers clamming up, some not even saying who they’re working for because they’re afraid of losing their jobs.”

Watch the video clip yourself at NaturalNews.TV:

The rule, of course, is designed to restrict the media’s access to cleanup operations in order to keep images of oil-covered seabirds off the nation’s televisions. With this, the Gulf Coast cleanup operation has now entered a weird Orwellian reality where the news is shaped, censored and controlled by the government in order to prevent the public from learning the truth about what’s really happening in the Gulf. (Read more at link below)


Based on these facts and the blatant government censorship, The Tonka Report does not retract this report!

Shocking New Pictures Of The BP Gulf Of Mexico Oil Disaster – 2010

Here’s one more to chew on…


And just in case you forgot what the hell this Republic is all about…

The History Of The Star Spangled Banner

234 years of apathetic ignorance by a blind population. Happy friggin’ Fourth of July, America… Wake Up! – SJH

Link to original article below…