Six weeks after Sandy hit the New Jersey and New York coast, residents are still struggling and in desperate need of shelter. Many hard-hit victims are not getting help despite President Barack Obama’s pledge of the full support of the federal government, and they are dealing with red tape the president said would not be tolerated. In the Red Hook community of Brooklyn, N.Y., many residents are still living in their unheated, powerless homes in freezing temperatures. Help from the government for residents has not come.
Sandy was a crisis that Obama was not going to waste. The photo ops with Krispy Cristie and the phony pledges served the purpose. The election was around the corner and Obama was hustling for votes. Job well done.
I know, we all are aware that if this was a Republican president the media would be screaming about this at every opportunity. I hope those folks up there that voted for Zippy are feeling screwed. Those of us that did not vote for him are sure feeling that way.
The Bible says God is sovereign over every event, every detail. Nothing happens that He does not cause or allow. So you have to think, if that is true, that God allowed Sandy to prevent Romney from getting elected.
That and ORCA - the dismantling of the GOP communication network on election day.
Maybe God, in His divine wisdom did NOT want to give the Mormons an international platform to spew their form lies and deceitfulness to unsuspecting souls. Just maybe the eternal consequences are more important than the momentary inconveniences.
This administration is incompetence on steroids. Have they done anything for the good of this country? Everything they have done has been a disaster from day one. They do, however, excel at throwing million dollar state dinners, planning exotic vacations and blowing through the taxpayers´ money.
obama could easily make it happen if he chose, and everyone knows this. but many if not most of the suffering who voted for him are unwilling to admit the foolishness of their choice, so they will place the blame everywhere else you can imagine.
Well -- what the heck -- he needed the photo/op....
He lies and people -- well you know the rest....
I want you all to remember this. No one can take your freedom by degree. It´s yours until YOU surrender it. obama will never by MY president. The supremes will never rule away MY guaranteed freedoms to life liberty and the pursuit of happiness -- American style....
Oh they voted alright. All of them. Every New England state went for Obama. And we knew this by 8 pm New England time. Obama, Mooch and the kiddies walked out on stage to maniacally screaming crowds, declared themselves winner then everyone went home. Election over before a third of us had finished voting and several states not even counted. What a set up.
Hey ... anyone who expected more was dreaming. Obama´s character was revealed long before Sandy, and keeping promises is not on the list. ..... Besides, Obama got what he wanted out of the hurricane tragedy. Rahm must have been pleased that the president took his advise and didn´t ´waste the crisis.´ The world watched Chris Christie bend over and kiss the president´s butt, again and again and again.
I used to live one block from the Red Hook housing project. It is entirely made up of "people of color." wonder if the 12/12/12 concert will feature celebrities saying, "Obama doesn´t care about black people?"
The most pitiful thing is that these people (victims, or whatever) believed Obama and voted for him.
The second most pitiful thing is to watch these people still standing around helpless, with unhappy expressions on their faces, waiting for Momma Government and Papa Obama to take care of them. They have no idea of how to take care of themselves; but then, if they tried, the officious socialist bureaucrats they voted into office would stop them in their tracks.
Even so, few of them will learn from this that the cradle-to-grave promises of Big Government are made to be broken.
Cheer up, folks! HERE´s some good news! Friday more than two dozen sea turtles, that were "stressed" by the cold water off New England were airlifted to Florida by the Coast Guard. There now, don´t you feel better? http://tinyurl.com/bezjgxf
He didn´t govern the way he campaigned last time. Honey boo boo nation just want paying attention I guess. Plus our right to make someone else pay for our birth control pills was at stake. Or something.
But what did Gov Kris Py-Creme get from Obama. New Jersey is still swamped,the voters still homless and wterlesss and powerless (both kinds) He got bupkis. Just a caampaign ad for his re-election. Obama voters-- how stupid are you? 60 million morons.
Clearly, G W Bush has spent some of his ill-gotten family (dirty) oil money to pay off FEMA people to be ´no-shows´ in order to make Obama look bad. Seriously, on Nov.29. I spent 5 hours at Breezy Point and saw NOT A SINGLE FEMA rep anywhere. There were few Red Cross folks, some NYPD/FD but NOT ONE person from FEMA was anywhere to be seen.
Well most NJ voted for him and this is how BHO has thanked you for your votes. Let them eat cake. BHO Fema et alia are a crime of nothing but red-tape, excuses and lies. Too when some help from out of state showed up to help, the NJ Unions kicked them out because the aides were non-union. Too where was Obama hugger Christi on that one?
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get er done, 12/10/2012 7:52:34 PM (No. 9058580)
Ditto to #17 -- if the victims of Sandy were "minorities", the media would be all over this story and the victims would be receiving all sorts of government assistance.
Imagine how different the response to Sandy would be if Romney was president -- Romney is an experienced businessman of high moral character who has demonstrated his caring for others through charity over the years and who has the experience to govern our great nation. Obama did the same thing to Nashville, Tennessee flood victims.
You know it´s hard, as a Katrina survivor, to get too excited about people who took time out of their clean-up to go to a makeshift polling place to vote for the person who is leading them down the rosy path to destruction. The next few years will be a living hell. Good luck. Elections do have consequences.
Why don´t these seemingly helpless people pull an OWS and go and go storm mayors´, governors´, State and Fed offices. Sit on their front lawns with cameras, etc.
Remember when OWS were in LA and SF...they were getting free gourmet food daily, free lattes, warm blankets, music, money, free med care and other amenities from guess who? The PRIVATE sector. Doctors, attorneys, nurses, chefs, masseuses, and many other donated time, money and property to these vagabonds who created their own peril.
The victims of Sandy are probably being ignored because they are largely white (payback time by BO), largely perceived as elitist Northeasterners who stupidly voted for BO, portrayed in film, TV and other media as rude, loud, greedy, dimwit drunken slobs and bimbos (just think of what "Jersey Shore" did to the reputation of New Jersey, not just in the US, but also a large part of Europe.) And there is no "boogey man" to blame as there was with GW for Katrina.
So, Sandy victims, hope Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Eric Clapton and the rest of the limosouine liberals can get you some free stuff.
Although, I would not be holding my breath. Way more than half of these "fund raisers" for victim relief, rarely get actual financial assistance to the actual victims.
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