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cherokeeprogressive Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-16-11 01:32 AM
Response to Reply #24
26. I don't, and I would counter your question with one of my own...
Why would the feds deny Perry's request for any other reason?

Here's my heartfelt belief... EVERY available resource should be thrown at this situation, no matter WHAT the ballot box says.
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  -Our government needs to throw all available resources at the Texas wildfires. cherokeeprogressive  May-15-11 11:07 PM   #0 
  - Yes  Canuckistanian   May-15-11 11:10 PM   #1 
  - that's a nasty thing to say  MrsBrady   May-15-11 11:31 PM   #7 
     - No, I'm sorry, you misunderstood  Canuckistanian   May-15-11 11:51 PM   #10 
  - Wildfires don't hurt the land in the long run..  Fumesucker   May-15-11 11:16 PM   #2 
  - How many forests are there in Texas?  cherokeeprogressive   May-16-11 01:10 AM   #16 
     - Yes, I've been to Texas..  Fumesucker   May-16-11 01:13 AM   #17 
     - Thanks for the comic relief.  cherokeeprogressive   May-16-11 01:15 AM   #19 
     - I was just responding to what you wrote in your OP..  Fumesucker   May-16-11 01:32 AM   #28 
        - My point was that most think that those people whose homes and so forth  cherokeeprogressive   May-16-11 01:37 AM   #33 
           - No it wasn't, you specifically said it wasn't about the people..  Fumesucker   May-16-11 01:39 AM   #34 
              - You are correct. My OP was about the land...  cherokeeprogressive   May-16-11 01:48 AM   #37 
                 - Eh, I live in a red state myself, have all my life..  Fumesucker   May-16-11 02:00 AM   #42 
     - Fires not only renew the land but give  Riftaxe   May-16-11 01:28 AM   #25 
        - Tell that to the people of Texas, whose land might have been rendered useless by the fires.  cherokeeprogressive   May-16-11 01:33 AM   #29 
           - Your OP specifically was about the land, not the people or the voters..  Fumesucker   May-16-11 01:35 AM   #30 
     - Aye a prairie fire is oh so much less deadly then  Riftaxe   May-16-11 01:24 AM   #21 
     - You sir,  MrDiaz   May-16-11 05:53 AM   #45 
  - i have a friend that was burned out  MrsBrady   May-15-11 11:16 PM   #3 
  - I'm for all the help that they need. They are fellow Americans.  BlueJazz   May-15-11 11:21 PM   #4 
  - Why has no one ever figured out how to use one natural  merh   May-15-11 11:21 PM   #5 
  - I don"t believe this is true, for it would be politically disasterous, and,  juajen   May-15-11 11:38 PM   #9 
     - It's not about HIM, doll. It's about fighting fires.  cherokeeprogressive   May-16-11 01:13 AM   #18 
     - according to the people in Texas, who post here, he is not doing  merh   May-16-11 10:48 AM   #48 
  - To be honest. FEMA HAS thrown a lot our way  w8liftinglady   May-15-11 11:30 PM   #6 
  - sadly, this is true  MrsBrady   May-15-11 11:32 PM   #8 
  - "Texas has cut funding for firefighting..."  SpiralHawk   May-16-11 06:11 AM   #46 
  - fire report  handmade34   May-16-11 12:26 AM   #11 
  - and yet Perry refuses government stimulus funds.  Skink   May-16-11 12:45 AM   #12 
  - Apples? Meet Oranges...  cherokeeprogressive   May-16-11 01:24 AM   #22 
  - And "snubbing"  pecwae   May-16-11 11:21 AM   #49 
  - Are you talking about the same Texas that wanted to secede from the Union  JDPriestly   May-16-11 12:55 AM   #13 
  - "Texans need to help do something about our environment." What the fuck do you mean by that?  cherokeeprogressive   May-16-11 01:08 AM   #15 
  - We have huge fires nearly every year somewhere in Southern California  JDPriestly   May-16-11 02:00 AM   #41 
  - From Florida  DonCoquixote   May-16-11 05:50 AM   #44 
  - Yes, but the california pre-taped fire news  Riftaxe   May-16-11 01:32 AM   #27 
  - What the headlines leave out is the grants TX has gotten  rainbow4321   May-16-11 01:05 AM   #14 
  - Admittedly, I have not been following the fires down there  Riftaxe   May-16-11 01:23 AM   #20 
  - Appealed for, and been refused.  cherokeeprogressive   May-16-11 01:25 AM   #23 
     - Do you have any evidence that the denial of Perry's request is politically motivated?  JVS   May-16-11 01:28 AM   #24 
     - I don't, and I would counter your question with one of my own...  cherokeeprogressive   May-16-11 01:32 AM   #26 
        - It's my heartfelt belief that people shouldn't go around making accusations without evidence.  JVS   May-16-11 01:35 AM   #31 
        - Texas has received ample financial resources even without the FEMA disaster recognition.  tammywammy   May-16-11 11:43 AM   #50 
     - That is terrible!  Riftaxe   May-16-11 01:35 AM   #32 
        - Popular (DU) belief is that Texans in general don't vote for Democratic candidates. n/t  cherokeeprogressive   May-16-11 01:40 AM   #35 
           - Beliefs are fickle things, i rather think  Riftaxe   May-16-11 01:44 AM   #36 
           - Guarantee: If Texas was "blue", the fires would be out.  cherokeeprogressive   May-16-11 01:49 AM   #39 
              - Now this is just down right frightening...  Riftaxe   May-16-11 01:52 AM   #40 
           - I know it doesn't make much difference but  kimi   May-16-11 02:12 AM   #43 
  - update  Riftaxe   May-16-11 01:49 AM   #38 
  - States & state governments have the ultimate responsibilty  SoCalDem   May-16-11 06:13 AM   #47 

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