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Reid: Sandy Was Much Worse
Than Katrina, You Know

Townhall, by Guy Benson

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 1/8/2013 5:59:48 AM

Whether he´s publicly recapitulating the hallucinations of an imaginary friend, or wrongly assuring the public that various government programs are "fully funded," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid tends to struggle with the truth. The recent high-octane bout of partisan wrangling over whether to pass a porked-up Sandy relief bill is finally complete, and Reid is unhappy that Congress didn´t spend more money. To emphasize his frustration, he downplayed the severity of Hurricane Katrina´s destruction in order to cast Sandy as far worse -- thus indicting those who opposed even one cent of unrelated "relief"

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There is a link to Senator Vitter´s furious response to Reid.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: frenesi1, 1/8/2013 6:12:47 AM     (No. 9104385)

He sounds like a racist to me for making that remark. (yes, I am being sarcastic)

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JimS, 1/8/2013 6:19:59 AM     (No. 9104393)

I really don´t understand why the Repub leadership even attempts to argue or debate Reid.
They should simply state that Reid is a fool, is too incompetent to be Senate Majority Leader (1200 days since a budget?), and dismiss him as a buffoon. (Ridicule him, to take a page from Rules for Radicals playbook)
That will guarantee to make Reid´s head explode, and act even more foolish.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/8/2013 6:40:43 AM     (No. 9104413)

Boehner isn´t getting enough credit for stopping this crazy pork spending that the left had their eyes on and mouths drooling over.$9 billion,if properly spent and that´s a big if considering it´ll go through NY and NJ´s graft machines,is more that enough to rebuild these areas.People all up and down the bureaucratic pipeline get their piece of the action.

Someone has to draw up rebuilding plans which could take months before a shovel even hits the ground.So in comes an army of high paid consultants right off the bat. They might even have to be approved by the UN central planners.

But anyway as this other pork goes through the House it can be voted down piece by piece.That would really be a coup if Boehner pulls it off.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: valinva, 1/8/2013 7:40:02 AM     (No. 9104491)

Reid was trying to insulate Obama from criticism about the response to Sandy. Recall the article over the weekend where the woman who was used as a pre-election prop was saying that Obama lied to her when he promised her help. Everything Reid does is political. He has no moral core and will say anything to advance the Democrat party even at the expense of obvious truth.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Janjan, 1/8/2013 7:41:36 AM     (No. 9104494)

Instead of comparing the two storms let´s compare places they hit. Liberals in New Orleans and Liberals in the NE have been taught from birth to worship Big Government. I can guarantee you that no one in Joplin or Mississippi was wandering around in their socks months after the storm hit waiting for Obama to show up. Do these fools think that their Masters are going to dump cash in their mailboxes? This money will be swallowed up by fraud and businesses who actually pay taxes so they can keep paying them. The idiots who bought houses on the beach and didn´t insure them need to relocate.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/8/2013 9:20:39 AM     (No. 9104649)

I don´t care a whit about Sandy. Pay your own bills.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: coyote, 1/8/2013 9:33:37 AM     (No. 9104673)

What Harry means is Sandy is worse than Katrina politically. That´s because some of FEMA´s shortcomings are blamed on Democrats.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Udanja99, 1/8/2013 9:42:59 AM     (No. 9104697)

I guess Harry Reid just doesn´t like black people.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 1/8/2013 9:53:44 AM     (No. 9104718)

I have never been against a hand up for these folks. What I am against is pork and the fact they sit on their backsides and do nothing but wait for government to save them. And yes indeed, Reid is a racist. But it is allowed due to the fact of his terminal disease of liberalism.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: RancherJack, 1/8/2013 10:26:42 AM     (No. 9104789)

Not enough black people to warrant compassion, eh Harry?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Ken M., 1/8/2013 10:35:37 AM     (No. 9104802)

More background info on this in the local (Las Vegas) paper today, including additional data on how much worse Katrina was. Our beloved Harriet has also retracted his statement.

For legal reasons (copyright/patent trolls) we can´t link to the article, but you can easily find it by going to: L V R J dot Com.

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