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Flailing FEMA
Washington Free Beacon, by Mary Lou Byrd

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 12/3/2012 9:57:44 AM

Dozens of residents are still living without heat, hot water, or electricity in condemned structures flooded by both sea and sewer water in the Gerritsen Beach community of Brooklyn after a request to FEMA for temporary housing after Hurricane Sandy was denied. “We need structures and housing. It is truly desperate,” said Jameson Wells, executive assistant to the director of GB Cares Sandy Relief, a volunteer relief organization. FEMA has said they did not have appropriate trailers. “They told us they were unavailable because they are unheated and not insulated,” Wells said.

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We know exactly what would happen if this was a Republican administration. The media would be absolutely apoplectic over this total incompetence.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: FLCracker, 12/3/2012 10:12:22 AM     (No. 9045751)

We also know exactly what would happen if FEMA gave people those unheated, uninsulated trailers.

Remember all the screaming in New Orleans about the sub-standard emergency housing?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: cousair, 12/3/2012 10:15:18 AM     (No. 9045763)

Obama has plenty of money for himself and his takers like long gone EPA Solendra and others, but not enough for these poor souls who have lost everything...shame indeed!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nimby, 12/3/2012 10:21:10 AM     (No. 9045776)

The bottomline...The victims do not deserve incompetence. OTOH, they chose this administration AGAIN.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: philly_patriot, 12/3/2012 10:21:46 AM     (No. 9045777)

Again .......... FEMA should be disbanded, ......... and it´s function re. MAJOR National Disasters should be taken over by State or National Military.

Same comments re. the ineptitude of the Red Cross ..... they should be confined to local ´limited impact´ events. [fires, local flooding, twisters, etc.]

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Reply 5 - Posted by: pickle1, 12/3/2012 10:34:35 AM     (No. 9045805)

Those who ignore evil will get it. Your government is making you enslaved and they are going to make it as painful as possible so you will submit.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: pickle1, 12/3/2012 10:35:35 AM     (No. 9045810)

FEMA is another money laundering or steal your money concept.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: birddog, 12/3/2012 10:46:04 AM     (No. 9045843)

In the meantime just up the road In Endicott NY, FEMA is selling the $25,000 trailers for$2-5 grand. Several THOUSAND of them. Sewage hookup issue? These are coastal communities with large boat/marina operations that use holding tanks. There are plenty of "Honey Dipper" trailers/trucks that could empty holding tanks sited outside of trailers. It´s winter season when boats are out of the water and the operators are without work...three letter word."JOBS"

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Reply 8 - Posted by: birddog, 12/3/2012 10:57:55 AM     (No. 9045864)

Ooops...Cobleskill, NY. here they are...including some motor homes. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3flHgpVLDo

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bobn.t, 12/3/2012 11:22:57 AM     (No. 9045927)

Another arm of the gov´t. Now remember, the gov´t is going to control your healthcare and everything else in your life.

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