Critics: Obama slow to fill disaster aid coffers

Aug 30, 2011 Read more: KSRO-AM Santa Rosa 759

The government's main disaster aid account is running woefully short of money as the Obama administration confronts damages from Hurricane Irene that could run into billions of dollars.

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Dan USA

Burlington, WI

#1 Aug 30, 2011
Weather conditions are not a federal responsibility, but rather State's responsibility. And it doesn't take a fool to know that building at sea level, or any other flood plain involves great risk. "Wake Up" East Coast!
Lonewolf

Batesburg, SC

#2 Aug 30, 2011
Obama don't care about the white people.

Since: Aug 10

Atlanta, GA

#3 Aug 30, 2011
What the f*** is he supposed to fill them with? Fairy dust? Between Iraq, Afghanistan, Israel and Africa...their ain't no more money for things American people need.
Dan USA

Burlington, WI

#4 Aug 30, 2011
Lonewolf wrote:
Obama don't care about the white people.
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I'm White and I think Obama cares for all. And I don't expect him to scramble for the rich folks whose damaged property was foolishly built at sea level and on floodplains.
true

Farmville, VA

#5 Aug 30, 2011
Hmmm, they say over 325 billion a year for illegals which is probably more.

I HAVE A IDEA HOW ABOUT ROUNDING UP AND DEPORTING ILLEGALS THAT LEAVES AT LEAST 325 BILLION TO WORK WITH, OH NEVER MIND THAT MAKES TOO MUCH SENSE
liza

Shinnston, WV

#6 Aug 30, 2011
Just another excuse Obama will use to
his advantage. Dipping into every pot
he could find for 2 yrs. Of course the
money is gone!
serfs up

Clermont, FL

#7 Aug 30, 2011
Dan USA wrote:
Weather conditions are not a federal responsibility, but rather State's responsibility. And it doesn't take a fool to know that building at sea level, or any other flood plain involves great risk. "Wake Up" East Coast!
Of course that also applies to New Orleans even more since they built below sea level and in government fashion paid people to live there. Well done.
Sick of Stupid

Bettendorf, IA

#8 Aug 30, 2011
Waht was he supposed to fill the coffers with? Aren't we totally broke?
Aren't we mad about the gov't spending money?
Now just because it rained for 2 days the federal Gov't has to spend more money?
Aren't these people insured? Don't these states have a plan to pay for their own services?

Just a quick comment on Katrina....
The biggest killer in that storm was the Mayor C. Ray Nagin. His decision to open the Superdome and Convention center, with absolutely NO provisions, NO services, NO security, NO nothing is 90% responsible for the people who died.

“If it ain't broke don't fix it”

Since: Jul 09

Arcadia, LA.

#9 Aug 30, 2011
Dan USA wrote:
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I'm White and I think Obama cares for all. And I don't expect him to scramble for the rich folks whose damaged property was foolishly built at sea level and on floodplains.
If think only rich folks had property damage, then you just might be an Obama apoligist.

“Truth to Power!”

Since: Apr 07

United States

#10 Aug 30, 2011



Who are these critics begging for More Borrowed Money and WHY did Idiot Blobama promise the "STORM Of The CENTURY"?

“My Commander-in-Chi ef!”

Since: Jun 07

Obama got Osama!

#11 Aug 30, 2011
What a joke of a headline…

The republicans control the purse strings and have talked about cutting everything, and then when a disaster hits it’s Obama that is slow to fill the coffers?!?!?
The GOP are cold-hearted bastards that would look to cut from Medicare in order to put money in earthquake and hurricane relief… and that’s from a right-winger whose own district was hit by both an earthquake and a hurricane. So his logic is to take away Medicare from seniors in his district to fix infrastructure damage by the quake and saturated by the hurricane.

Tea-bagging right-wingers are sick.
MOM

Springfield, MA

#12 Aug 30, 2011
tidy catz wrote:
What the f*** is he supposed to fill them with? Fairy dust? Between Iraq, Afghanistan, Israel and Africa...their ain't no more money for things American people need.
THATS WHY WE NEED TO GET RID OF ALL ILLEGALS, GOVERMENT NEEDS TO STOP SPENDING, BUT FOR THE WARS ITS BETTER TO KEEP THE FIGHT THERE THEN HERE IT WHAT KEEPS ARE ASSES WARM, IF WE LEAVE THERE THEY WILL JUST BUILD MORE TERROR, AS LONG AS WE HAVE A PRESSENCE THERE IT HOPEFULLY KEEPS IT UNDER SOMEWHAT CONTROL, SRY TO SAY

“Try an take 'em ya Varmint”

Since: Jul 08

Rio Rancho

#13 Aug 30, 2011
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
What a joke of a headline…
The republicans control the purse strings and have talked about cutting everything, and then when a disaster hits it’s Obama that is slow to fill the coffers?!?!?
The GOP are cold-hearted bastards that would look to cut from Medicare in order to put money in earthquake and hurricane relief… and that’s from a right-winger whose own district was hit by both an earthquake and a hurricane. So his logic is to take away Medicare from seniors in his district to fix infrastructure damage by the quake and saturated by the hurricane.
Tea-bagging right-wingers are sick.
Everything in this post is a lie. Everything your messiah does is for show. He is the Robert Mugabe of the western superpower governments. If you actually believe the hateful garbage you spew you are a stupid thug who would believe anything as long as you keep getting your government checks. The buses, the speeches, the "plan" for re-employing Americans... all for show, all meaningless tripe meant to fool idots like..... YOU!!
goose

Minneapolis, MN

#14 Aug 30, 2011
Dan USA wrote:
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I'm White and I think Obama cares for all. And I don't expect him to scramble for the rich folks whose damaged property was foolishly built at sea level and on floodplains.
How about in the gulf where they built below sea level.

If Obama cares for all, wouldn't he help the rich just as much!
Hypocrites

“Try an take 'em ya Varmint”

Since: Jul 08

Rio Rancho

#15 Aug 30, 2011
Dan USA wrote:
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I'm White and I think Obama cares for all. And I don't expect him to scramble for the rich folks whose damaged property was foolishly built at sea level and on floodplains.
Another foolish idiot. Obuubuu cares for nothing but power. His wife takes multimillion dollar vacations on YOUR back. He rides around in royal splender in his multimillion dollar buses that he has flown to the nearest airport to the venue for his next campaign speech illegally on your dime. His wife had a $300,000.00/year no show job at a major publicly funded hospital as a friggin' "Diversity Consultant". He is a made up empty suit and you see the results of just three years in office. DISASTER!!! And YOU will vote for this two legged wrecking ball again. Well it's too late most of America has awakened. Even the slobbering "independents" can't stand the sight of this destructive knucklehead anymore. We will be rid of him soon and THANK GOD.

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#16 Aug 30, 2011
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
What a joke of a headline…
The republicans control the purse strings and have talked about cutting everything, and then when a disaster hits it’s Obama that is slow to fill the coffers?!?!?
The GOP are cold-hearted bastards that would look to cut from Medicare in order to put money in earthquake and hurricane relief… and that’s from a right-winger whose own district was hit by both an earthquake and a hurricane. So his logic is to take away Medicare from seniors in his district to fix infrastructure damage by the quake and saturated by the hurricane.
Tea-bagging right-wingers are sick.
Obama just before taking office..........


The following is a narrative taken from a 2008 Sunday morning televised "Meet The Press'.


From Sunday's 07 Sept. 2008 11:48:04 EST, Televised "Meet the Press" THE THEN Senator Obama was asked about his stance on the American Flag.



Obama continued: "The National Anthem should be 'swapped' for something less parochial and less bellicose. I like the song 'I'd Like To Teach the World To Sing'. If that were our anthem, then, I might salute it. In my opinion, we should consider reinventing our National Anthem as well as 'redesign' our Flag to better offer our enemies hope and love. It's my intention, if elected, to disarm America to the level of acceptance to our Middle East Brethren. If we, as a Nation of waring people, conduct ourselves like the nations of Islam, where peace prevails --- perhaps a state or period of mutual accord could exist between our governments ...."


When I become President, I will seek a pact of agreement to end hostilities between those who have been at war or in a state of enmity, and a freedom from disquieting oppressive thoughts. We as a Nation, have placed upon the nations of Islam, an unfair injusticewhich is WHY my wife disrespects the Flag and she and I have attended several flag burning ceremonies in the past".


"Of course now, I have found myself about to become the President of the United States and I have put my hatred aside. I will use my power to bring CHANGE to this Nation, and offer the people a new path..My wife and I look forward to becoming our Country's First black Family. Indeed, CHANGE is about to overwhelm the United States of America "

He told us what he was..........but america was deaf.

“Angry Antlers ”

Since: Sep 08

Miami

#17 Aug 30, 2011
Amazing when the wealthy white elitist communities of the east coast feel the pinch, and can't suckle at the teat of the gubbermint fast enough, sadly they chose war and tax cuts over funding the government.

Oh well, guess they'll just have to get better insurance.

LOL!!!!!

And they bitch that Obama is too liberal.

ROTFLMMFAO!!!

“Allcladrad”

Since: Jan 10

New Orleans, LA

#18 Aug 30, 2011
I am guessing that many feel that no poor people were bothered by the storm and no infrastructure was harmed. Probably missed the reports of inland flooding as well.

When the president declares an emergency he assumes responsibility, meaning the government will help pay.

What he has done is take disaster funds intended for areas that were struck by tornadoes and hurricanes and redirected them to the current hurricane.

So now instead of defaulting on our loan obligations we are defaulting on our obligations to victims of disaster, good job.

One of the problems with maxing out your credit card, no money for emergencies, thank the man with no plan, once again.

The good news is that the illegals will have lots of work.
AntiMelting

New Richmond, WI

#19 Aug 30, 2011
Caribou Barbie wrote:
Amazing when the wealthy white elitist communities of the east coast feel the pinch, and can't suckle at the teat of the gubbermint fast enough, sadly they chose war and tax cuts over funding the government.
Oh well, guess they'll just have to get better insurance.
LOL!!!!!
And they bitch that Obama is too liberal.
ROTFLMMFAO!!!
You're not the sharpest tool in the shed, are ya...
Otis B Driftwood

West Sayville, NY

#20 Aug 30, 2011
Get out of Iraq, Afghanistan, Israel, NATO, and the United Nations.

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