Disaster aid shortfalls loom despite ...

Disaster aid shortfalls loom despite GOP boost

There are 26 comments on the AL.com story from May 13, 2011, titled Disaster aid shortfalls loom despite GOP boost. In it, AL.com reports that:

As floods ravage the Mississippi basin and the South picks itself up from last month's devastating tornadoes, Republicans controlling a key House panel boosted funding for relief efforts on Friday to address a major shortfall in the Obama administration's disaster aid budget.

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FTGOP

Rogers, AR

#1 May 13, 2011
Oh now its ok to have free hand outs as long as its souther states....?

Since: Jan 07

Pittston, PA

#2 May 13, 2011
We have had some extraordinary weather-related incidents this year, as recounted in the article above. Naturally, what disaster aid that has been budgeted will have to be divied up among the hardest hit states. On the other hand, since everything is political, the affected states will be offered assistance according to color...blue for those that went Democratic and Red for those that went Republican in 2008 and 2010. With Obama as the Dispenser of Aid in Chief, this is not an unlikley scenario.

One thing should be remembered, however. Rick Santorum, former Republican US Senator from Pennsylvania made it a policy to ignore calls, letters and e-mails from voters who were not registered Republicans. I recall writing to him about a matter that I considered extremely important. I did not even receive the marginal courtesy of a form letter in return.

Because Senator Santorum considered his constituents to be only the registered Republicans in Pennsylvania, apparently only Republicans voted for him and he lost his bid for reelection. A lesson to be learned from this is that a politician does not have to win over his base; in order to stay in office, he has to court the people who DIDN'T vote for him.

Obama will have to weigh his desire to "punish" against his need for votes.
TEA Bagger

Houston, TX

#3 May 13, 2011
Cut Cut Cut CUT!!!!!!!

No WELFARE! NO HELPING THE NEEDY! Everyone for themselves!!!!!!

Cut Cut CUT!!!!!!!!!

Us Southern States need to stop the government spending. We sent our GOP to Congress for a purpose and that is to STOP THE SPENDING!!!!!

Our rich wealthy executives will help our states themselves with all their tax savings. We don't need any government funds.

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#4 May 13, 2011
TEA Bagger wrote:
Cut Cut Cut CUT!!!!!!!
No WELFARE! NO HELPING THE NEEDY! Everyone for themselves!!!!!!
Cut Cut CUT!!!!!!!!!
Us Southern States need to stop the government spending. We sent our GOP to Congress for a purpose and that is to STOP THE SPENDING!!!!!
Our rich wealthy executives will help our states themselves with all their tax savings. We don't need any government funds.
It's hard to get the big picture when you have such a small screen.
TEA Bagger

Houston, TX

#5 May 13, 2011
STFU you socialist commie scum. You want communism? Move to China!

Stop the government waste!
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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It's hard to get the big picture when you have such a small screen.

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#6 May 13, 2011
TEA Bagger wrote:
STFU you socialist commie scum. You want communism? Move to China!
Stop the government waste!
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People say that you are the perfect idiot. I say that you are not perfect but you are doing all right.

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#7 May 13, 2011
TEA Bagger wrote:
STFU you socialist commie scum. You want communism? Move to China!
Stop the government waste!
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Welfare check short this month?
TEA Bagger

Houston, TX

#8 May 13, 2011
Sorry if some of us don't agree with using the government to help the needy like you do.

Pay for your own fire protection. Stop letting the taxpayer foot the bill b/c you're too lazy to put the fire out yourself you socialist commie. This isn't a welfare nation.
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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People say that you are the perfect idiot. I say that you are not perfect but you are doing all right.
TEA Bagger

Houston, TX

#9 May 13, 2011
That socialist commie Perry needs to go too. Want government funds to put out the fire? How about stop having us taxpayers pay for your mansion replacement costs? You get a six figure salary and still have us taxpayers pay for your mansion rental????
TEA Bagger

Houston, TX

#10 May 13, 2011
Nope. Don't need. I'm not a socialist commie like you. Get a job you lazy arse!
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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Welfare check short this month?
TEA Bagger

Houston, TX

#11 May 13, 2011
And where's Perry's birth certificate? He looks Mexican.
TEA Bagger

Houston, TX

#12 May 13, 2011
If these states need federal funds so bad that means they have not cut enough state costs. Those states need to cut their costs instead of asking for handouts.

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#13 May 13, 2011
TEA Bagger wrote:
Sorry if some of us don't agree with using the government to help the needy like you do.
Pay for your own fire protection. Stop letting the taxpayer foot the bill b/c you're too lazy to put the fire out yourself you socialist commie. This isn't a welfare nation.
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Fire departments are voted on by the people of communities. Obummercare wasn't. End of story, itiot.

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#14 May 13, 2011
TEA Bagger wrote:
Nope. Don't need. I'm not a socialist commie like you. Get a job you lazy arse!
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Bullshit! I bet you live in Shiela Jackson Lee's pimp and ho hood and get all excited when you see her. Got the hots, don't you?

I'm retired by the way, you stupid commie.
TEA Bagger

Houston, TX

#15 May 13, 2011
You vote for it. YOU pay for it! It's not my responsibility to pay for YOUR fire department you commie loving socialist!
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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Fire departments are voted on by the people of communities. Obummercare wasn't. End of story, itiot.

FTR

“Community Liar-in-Chief”

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#16 May 13, 2011
FTGOP wrote:
Oh now its ok to have free hand outs as long as its souther states....?
Yep.
TEA Bagger

Houston, TX

#17 May 13, 2011
Nope. Sorry. I'm a proud GOP TEA Bagger you scocialist commie. Get a job and stop mooching off us taxpayers and enjoying the free ride.
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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Bullshit! I bet you live in Shiela Jackson Lee's pimp and ho hood and get all excited when you see her. Got the hots, don't you?
I'm retired by the way, you stupid commie.

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#18 May 13, 2011
TEA Bagger wrote:
Nope. Sorry. I'm a proud GOP TEA Bagger you scocialist commie. Get a job and stop mooching off us taxpayers and enjoying the free ride.
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Welfare crimiinals don't pay taxes, boy. Run to the store and get your 40 and lottery ticket. Tell sheila jackson lee we the governor said NO.
TEA Bagger

Houston, TX

#19 May 13, 2011
Yes, I know you don't. That's why I told you to get a job and stop mooching off us hardworking taxpayers. Stop asking for handouts and put out your own fire.
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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Welfare crimiinals don't pay taxes, boy. Run to the store and get your 40 and lottery ticket. Tell sheila jackson lee we the governor said NO.

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#20 May 13, 2011
TEA Bagger wrote:
Yes, I know you don't. That's why I told you to get a job and stop mooching off us hardworking taxpayers. Stop asking for handouts and put out your own fire.
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No such thing as a hardworking democrat loser. They want everyone else to pay for their living.
I voted in my fire department. Very good at what they do.

The US Post office--going under
Amtrack--going under
Medicare--broke
Medicaid--states soon to declare bankruptcy.
Obummercare--take and number wait you turn to die
Economy--don't go there.

YOUR systems sucks boy. And your too stupid to realize it.

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