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Conservatives in Congress appear ready
to help Northeast rebuild from Sandy

The Record [Hackensack, NJ], by Herb Jackson

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Posted By:Ribicon, 11/15/2012 9:48:18 AM

Some House conservatives who unsuccessfully fought last year to require budget cuts to pay for the disaster aid needed after Hurricane Irene now say they are open to helping the Northeast rebuild from superstorm Sandy. One difference between now and then is the reputation built by Governor Christie among Republicans — including those he campaigned for this year.(Snip) But the push for what is likely to be tens of billions of extra federal dollars comes as Congress is grappling with larger questions tied to the fiscal cliff about how to cut long-term deficits by trillions. And some Democrats and Republicans

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US taxpayers preparing to be stuffed and dressed for corrupt union contractors, served up like Thanksgiving feast. Work this right and they can make the Big Dig look like child´s play.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: fireman28, 11/15/2012 10:09:15 AM     (No. 9015874)

Yes, OP is correct.

People are still without power; but the unions would not allow non-union linemen from Georgia, Alabama and other states to help.

Demanded they sign contract paying a huge percentage into union coffers.

Of course the voting record of NJ and NY voters verifies they are more concerned with getting "free stuff" from O´s stash.

They learned the lesson of Katrina well. Unlimited government money as far as the eye can see. Is FEMA handing out free debit cards?

Now Conservatives get on the wagon to help the rip-off.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: yuban, 11/15/2012 10:13:14 AM     (No. 9015885)

Once a politician enters DC they become corrupt. Does not matter which Party.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Judith, 11/15/2012 10:33:50 AM     (No. 9015948)

I don´t think we have to use the word conservative anymore. Especially when connecting it to an active politician.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JAN, 11/15/2012 10:37:05 AM     (No. 9015962)

I thought Christie´s lapdance for Obamao meant that we would be reimbursed for 100% of the costs of the storm.

Guess O didn´t love Christie in the morning.

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