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Sun Nov 11, 2012, 05:07 PM

Pete King Republican from NY asking the Federal Government for

additional help because the local resources are inadequate to handle the power outage and other problems.

That's fine and I'm sure President Obama's administration is and will do everything possible to help the
victims of Sandy get back on their feet. Time for the teabaggers to be held under the spotlight and denounced
for their policies that would see departments like FEMA eliminated. Their policies would prove fatal to hundreds of
thousands if not millions of Americans.

Where is the Long Island Teabag Party leader and how does he/she answer to these flawed and fatal policies?
I hope an independent journalist on Long Island can get an interview and see how they feel about getting
rid of FEMA NOW!

Unfamiliar with Kings politics, if he's signed Norquests contract but watching his interview this morning on
one of the shows just made me sick of the blatant hypocrisy of these Republicons when the shit hits the fan
in their own backyard.

http://www.examiner.com/article/power-restoration-on-l-i-now-needs-federal-action-congressman-pete-king




http://www.examiner.com/article/power-restoration-on-l-i-now-needs-federal-action-congressman-pete-king

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Reply Pete King Republican from NY asking the Federal Government for (Original post)
EmeraldCityGrl Nov 2012 OP
union_maid Nov 2012 #1
Angry Dragon Nov 2012 #3
EmeraldCityGrl Nov 2012 #8
SteveG Nov 2012 #16
Angry Dragon Nov 2012 #2
EmeraldCityGrl Nov 2012 #9
DCKit Nov 2012 #4
SoapBox Nov 2012 #7
EmeraldCityGrl Nov 2012 #11
DCKit Nov 2012 #20
LiberalFighter Nov 2012 #5
democrattotheend Nov 2012 #6
EmeraldCityGrl Nov 2012 #13
speedoo Nov 2012 #18
ffr Nov 2012 #10
EmeraldCityGrl Nov 2012 #12
zbdent Nov 2012 #14
ffr Nov 2012 #17
Danmel Nov 2012 #15
courseofhistory Nov 2012 #19
DFW Nov 2012 #21
EmeraldCityGrl Nov 2012 #22

Response to EmeraldCityGrl (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 05:16 PM

1. He did sign it, but repudiated

He was one of a number of GOP congresspersons who said they considered that to have expired. King is now my Congressman. Got redistricted. I used to be in Steve Israel's district. King is very conservative, very independent in his way of doing things and last but far from least, batshit crazy in the opinion of many sane people.

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Response to union_maid (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 05:23 PM

3. He must have forgotten to tell norquist

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Response to union_maid (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 05:42 PM

8. Well he was like watching Christi when I saw his interview

on one of the morning shows. Super humble and shitting his pants, or so it seemed.
Is he up for re-election in 2014?

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Response to EmeraldCityGrl (Reply #8)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 06:32 PM

16. NJ is a bit oddball

They hold their Gubernatorial elections the year after the Presidential elections, so he is up for reelection next year 2013.

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Response to Angry Dragon (Reply #2)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 05:44 PM

9. Thanks. Great list for future reference.

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Response to EmeraldCityGrl (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 05:30 PM

4. They don't want to dismantle FEMA, they want to split it up and privatize it.

 

Can you even conceive of the business opportunities if FEMA were split into 51 different agencies? It's a wealth transfer plan.


To boot, what state is going to want to keep an agency fully funded and staffed if they only need it a few times/decade. Conversely, in the case of those states with a yearly need for disaster relief, how long could they afford to do so?

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Response to DCKit (Reply #4)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 05:41 PM

7. I always think, when I hear Pukes, Baggers or DINOs talk about stuff like this...

Privatize = For Profit

Great...depending on Wall Street Banksters to clean up? So to speak?

Talk about SCREWED!

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Response to DCKit (Reply #4)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 05:51 PM

11. Exactly. If I understand correctly the utility co.

that services Long Island is state run as it is. When a state is declared a disaster zone
many local agencies fail not only due to incompetency but issues that are out of their
hands. FEMA has called in help from all over the nation. Many of the utility workers in
my State of WA. are in NY. right now. Imagine NY. trying to organize help from all
over the country on top of what they are dealing with already.

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Response to EmeraldCityGrl (Reply #11)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 12:43 AM

20. That's what I'm saying. Some things (FEMA, the ACA (aka "ObamaCare")...

 

Medicare, SS and so many other things) are "one size fits all" solutions for every state and region. The only logical reason for splitting them up is profiteering. Remember, Wall St. and the Banksters can make just as much off making you go broke as taking your interest payments up-front.

Like Mitt Romney, they're willing to sell off the carcass (to some sucker) after they've removed the choice cuts.

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Response to EmeraldCityGrl (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 05:36 PM

5. Someone should tell him that small govt requires no handouts.

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Response to EmeraldCityGrl (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 05:37 PM

6. I don't think Peter King is a teabagger

He tends to be pretty moderate. I know he voted against impeaching Clinton.

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Response to democrattotheend (Reply #6)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 05:59 PM

13. Clinton was a long time ago...

How has he voted during Obama's administration? That's all that matters now.

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Response to democrattotheend (Reply #6)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 07:36 PM

18. I don't consider him a teabagger, but he is far from moderate.

He is extremely right wing and opposed Obama and the Dems on every issue.

He is right up there with Giuliani as a rethug scumbag from NY.

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Response to EmeraldCityGrl (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 05:45 PM

10. Rescind his GN pledge, before funds. That's only fair.

If' he represents his constituents, he'll have to agree. And it should be video taped, for airing in 2014.

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Response to ffr (Reply #10)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 05:57 PM

12. That would be sweet revenge.

On Norquest, Teabaggers, not the people suffering in NY.

Obama did say "revenge" and I'm damn proud he did regarding Norquest and anyone who
shamefully signed that contract.

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Response to EmeraldCityGrl (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 06:00 PM

14. Why doesn't he ask Trump for help?

That man thinks he can afford to throw 5 million on a bet ...

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Response to zbdent (Reply #14)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 07:18 PM

17. Or geesh, ask your parents. Duh!

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Response to EmeraldCityGrl (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 06:02 PM

15. There re no independent journalists left

Newsday, the only game in town, endorsed Romney despite reservations about his opposition to FEMA, among other things.

Everyone hates government until they need it.

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Response to EmeraldCityGrl (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 07:42 PM

19. And where is Mitt Romney? n/t

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Response to EmeraldCityGrl (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 03:03 AM

21. You want to know about Peter King? This should help:

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Response to DFW (Reply #21)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:38 PM

22. That sounds like Alexandra Pelosi's voice.

This is a gem and he's a Fu*k. Yes indeed this really is all you need to know about him.
This would make a good campaign ad next year. Time to retire this one.

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