Fri Dec 14, 2012, 11:45 AM
MrScorpio (60,817 posts)
House Republicans to Sandy victims: "Fuck off and die"
House Republicans Refusing To Approve White House-Requested Sandy Aid
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) ó The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are putting out a strong message to Congress: donít leave for the holidays until you decide on aid for states battered by Superstorm Sandy.
The House has refused to approve $60 billion in funding to help in recovery efforts, and homeowners have been left to rely on volunteers to rebuild their homes destroyed by the storm.
The Jersey Shore was nearly obliterated and without the money from the government, thereís no telling when rebuilding can begin there.
Several major tourist spots damaged in the storm, like Ellis Island, are also at the mercy of federal funding, CBS 2ís Marcia Kramer reported Thursday.
For the hurricane-ravaged residents of Staten Island who have been flooded out, dislocated and disposed it may be the final straw. Word came down Thursday that some house Republicans arenít willing to ante up the storm aid dollars sought by the White House, but something far smaller.
ďThatís disgusting to me. How is that possible? You walk through the streets, people are fending for their lives right now and itís like a third world country. Theyíre going to take money away from that?Ē said Farid Kader of Bay Terrace.
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Fri Dec 14, 2012, 11:58 AM
AZ Progressive (906 posts)
2. Well hey, these are the same people that believe that people aren't entitled to healthcare...
...that people don't have the right to not die or not suffer from illness from lack of healthcare (and believe that in Texas for instance, that if you make more than $400 a month you cannot qualify for medicaid.) They didn't give a damn about soldiers not having proper body armor in Iraq and Afghanistan. They love war even if it costs thousands of human lives and thousands more injured and with PTSD. They wan't everyone who's not rich to be on their own (like the wild), while their rich buddies get tax cuts and a lot of other gifts from the government. They would gut all social safety nets if they could, leaving millions and millions of people to the mercy of the lions of capitalism if they don't have sympathetic enough friends and family.
These people are barbaric ogre type beasts pretending to be human beings in suits. What more do you expect from them?