Remember the 67 Republicans in House ...

Remember the 67 Republicans in House who turned their backs

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Minneapolis, MN

#1 Jan 5, 2013
Remember the 67 Republicans in House of Representatives who turned their backs on Hur. Sandy Victims

Source: New York Daily News

The worst of the phonies come from Florida, Alabama and Mississippi, who came running for money in 2005 in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. We bailed them out then, but they tell us to drop dead

There are 67 Republicans from the House of Representatives who voted against the first round of federal money to pay for flood insurance claims from Hurricane Sandy. You ought to remember every one of them, all these elected officials who seem to have all the qualities of dogs except loyalty.

The worst on this list, and the ones who come across as the biggest phonies, are the ones from places like Florida and Alabama and the Carolinas and Mississippi, the ones who have come running to the federal government with their hands out after their own natural disasters, practically demanding money.


These are people who voted against money that is a fraction of what the victims of Sandy are entitled to, the part of the legislation - once House Speaker John Boehner stopped playing politics and games, anyway - that was supposed to be easy. Now these same people want to act as if their “no” votes were some sort of brave stance against pork-barrel spending added to the legislation in the Senate.

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