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A Katrina echo in Sandy anger
Washington Post, by Jonathan Capehart

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 1/3/2013 5:37:29 PM

“It’s all political,” the governor said. “You know, this country’s run on politics. But when a disaster comes that is not what you expect, you expect a human reaction, not a political reaction. And I will tell you, there’s a void, a total void of human response. And it’s extremely discouraging as an American citizen. It makes me angry and extremely disappointed.” That wasn’t Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) waxing exasperated with Washington inaction in the face of his state’s suffering. That was then-Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco (D) of Louisiana having her say during an interview with me

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More shaming of Boehner by Christie. But, you can´t do it properly without bringing up the obfuscation that was Hurricane Katrina and President Bushs´ response. What´s funny is, way deep in the article, it says that Christie has a great relationship with 0bama, so he´s blaming the GOP House. Rather, with 0bama as your friend, what happened to his loving pledge to cut Washington red-tape prior to the election? Huh?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: someshoes, 1/3/2013 5:55:23 PM     (No. 9097117)

How dare anyone question that $60,000,000,000.00 porker?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: STLstudent, 1/3/2013 6:37:54 PM     (No. 9097172)

Why should we in Missouri (or any other state) have to pay for New York and New Jersey? You are my enemies. You assault my liberty at every opportunity. You support those who hate the Constitution.

We in Missouri do no like you, need you, or want to pay for you. Go away.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 1/3/2013 6:42:22 PM     (No. 9097180)

Boehner has nobody to blame but himself for this mini-PR disaster. The strain must be getting to him. A child could have foreseen the blow-back on this. It was probably a deliberate trap. He walked right into it. I don´t blame the Left for using the weapon he handed them. It´s the way the game works. He should have known better. It worries me that he did not. What else does he have in store for us?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: pc504, 1/3/2013 7:06:22 PM     (No. 9097215)

What they don´t tell you is this:
1. Blanco´s husband was the "brains" behind her and "in" with the DNC

2. The DNC was calling the shots and wanted to make Bush look as bad as possible

3. Bush offered to send in troops immediately, Blanco said " I don´t want to give up control".

4. Bush didnt overule her and just "do it" because the optics looked bad. A Republican President overuling a sitting female Democratic Govenor.

5. Blanco and her husband knew or should have known that EEOC Nagin was an idiot and the State should have stepped in starting with putting the New Orleans Police Dept under controll of the State Police.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 1/3/2013 7:23:32 PM     (No. 9097246)

As a New Jersey native, I say screw em! They sucked up to Obama who promised to cut the red tape and provide relief. They voted to reelect him, and he didn´t deliver. Don´t blame he republicans, blame the mulatto.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: asu86pe, 1/3/2013 10:18:01 PM     (No. 9097434)

Hey Gov. Prissy,

It´s your unions stupid! More work and less misery would be evident if the union thugs would let everyonecapable of work to do thier own work. But NOOOOOOOOO! You want goivernment money to buy votes.

Whatta wantta-be! Bye-bye bad boy. You´re a one and done now!




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Reply 7 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/4/2013 4:32:00 AM     (No. 9097677)

Sorry Blanko, but the bill is loaded with pork. It is NOT what you would expect in a human reaction. How about a disaster relief bill with NO pork?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 1/4/2013 7:02:22 AM     (No. 9097776)

Where´s the insurance, Tubbsy? You live on or near the water and you don´t have flood insurance?

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