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Some Sandy victims still without heat
as blizzard descends on New York City

Yahoo! News, by Liz Goodwin

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 2/8/2013 4:24:24 PM

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday told residents still without heat from October´s superstorm Sandy to seek shelter elsewhere as a massive snowstorm threatens to dump 8 to 12 inches on the city´s boroughs. The city is under a blizzard warning until 1 p.m. Saturday, and the National Weather Service warned winds could gust up to 60 miles per hour as a potentially record-setting storm blasts through on its way to New England. "If your house has been damaged by Sandy and still without heat, call 311 and we´ll be certain to find you shelter," Bloomberg said

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Still living like refugees 4 months later. Funny how this isn´t on the news 24/7.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Keekng, 2/8/2013 4:27:14 PM     (No. 9166211)

Good job, obama, good job.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: altoona, 2/8/2013 4:32:03 PM     (No. 9166221)

Saw a Staten Islander on Fox Business a week ago saying that Cuomo and O are deliberately trying to wait people out so that they sell their property cheap to the government, which will in turn provide it to developer cronies/contributors. Sounded plausible.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/8/2013 4:38:02 PM     (No. 9166229)

Yes OP, was thinking of the tired old saw of "what if a Republican was in power in NY or the WH?" I think we would be seeing all the Staten Island refugees lined up on TV blasting away at Republicans, crying, blaming them BY NAME personally for their pain. If these Democrat voters (more than the few brave ones who have ventured onto FNC) all over those NY neighborhoods united, marched, did hunger strikes, whatever it took and blamed Obama, FEMA, Cuomo and the gang, I would really have more sympathy.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: 1976Ag, 2/8/2013 4:49:17 PM     (No. 9166244)

I certainly can understand what the Sandy victims are going through. However Hurricane Ike hit the Texas Gulf coast equally as bad with some folks without power for at least three-four months. Areas near the water were literally leveled. This was underreported by the lsm, probably because we are in flyover country.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lylacat, 2/8/2013 4:49:31 PM     (No. 9166245)

Why isn´t the press all over this like they were with Bush and Katrina? And 0bama said he would take care of these people and cut all the red tape. 0bama did nothing for these people.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds, 2/8/2013 4:49:50 PM     (No. 9166246)

If they started rioting and looting, maybe then it would be on television...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Sfacheem, 2/8/2013 4:52:50 PM     (No. 9166248)

It´s Bush´s fault.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: FenwayFrank, 2/8/2013 4:54:52 PM     (No. 9166254)

While these people shiver in the darkness, they should reflect upon how much safer they are now that Andy-boy and his dem-wits have outlawed "large-capacity" magazines. /s

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Reply 9 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 2/8/2013 4:57:19 PM     (No. 9166260)

#4 is right. My family lives in Galveston. We went down the Christmas after Ike hit, and took a drive through the Bolivar peninsula.

Keep in mind that this was 3 months after Ike hit. But Bolivar looked like I would imagine a coastal resort might look after a nuclear bomb was dropped on it.

The MSM was there the night of the storm to get some sensational video. But very little after that. But Texas is a red state, so we do nothing to serve the advantage of Emperor Øvomit.

At least New York got a few publicity pictures and lies after they got hit...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: RightShoe, 2/8/2013 5:34:18 PM     (No. 9166309)

Imagine if no one in the Right Wing Media said a word about Obama´s interview on CBS. Instead, we spent the entire next few days talking about Sandy victims.

About a fifth of the residents in the Rockaways were still without heat in early January

I´ve been wondering about these poor souls. Say a prayer for them. The Left Wing media could care less about their situation and the Right Wing is too distracted to notice.

I was stunned last week to hear Rush Limbaugh say that he had no idea this many victims of Hurricane Sandy were still without power. We should make reporting this a priority. We conservatives have got to get our current event´s priorities straight.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: rubberneck, 2/8/2013 5:49:59 PM     (No. 9166324)

Most of ´em probably voted for Dear Leader... on account of his compassionate and lightning-quick response to the storm.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: RedWhiteBlue, 2/8/2013 6:23:52 PM     (No. 9166364)

And the ´´homeless´´ problem has virtually disappeared. The dictator has wiped out homelessness! AMAZING. I mean the MSM has not done any reports on it so it MUST be solved!
I know, right?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Udanja99, 2/8/2013 7:24:14 PM     (No. 9166436)

Got no heat? Thank zippy and the unions who wouldn´t let non union utility workers in to help.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: red1066, 2/8/2013 8:36:51 PM     (No. 9166523)

Meanwhile, the news and sports media ran stories about how New Orleans wanted to show the country how it has recovered from Katrina by putting on the Super Bowl. Maybe by the 2015 Super Bowl which is to be played in New Jersey, the media can report on how people in New Jersey and New York have recovered from Sandy. Assuming of course the people who are still living in tents don´t have to shovel too much snow to get to the portapotties.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: CentralFLMom, 2/9/2013 1:50:58 AM     (No. 9166780)

Yet another hoax (like Sandyhook) to garner support to so-called Americans who want to take something for nothing at the expense of Real (and by that I mean White Chistian) Americans.

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