Trying to stay positive here………The Patriots outscored the Jaguars Good thing they weren’t playing the Sisters of Notre Dame…..they would have lost. And one other positive story, John Kerry will be leaving Massachusetts for a new job. Kerry is the most disingenuous, do-nothing politician I’ve ever encountered and I have to say BHO got THIS ONE right. See ya JFK!!
Governor Christie went out of his way to praise the work that the President and his administration are doing, something that he got a lot of credit for…outside of the right-wing blogosphere.
When the storm and its headlines have passed, however, the questions about the Benghazi tragedy should continue full force as November 6 continues to near. During the much-needed questioning and impending investigation, it would be grand if President Obama would remain presidential throughout the process.
Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency offers tips on how to prepare for Hurricane Sandy and other tropical storms
The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
The rest of FEMA Task Force 1 is on alert in case they need to go. Seven years ago, the same team was sent in to help after Hurricane Katrina.
As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.
A team from FEMA Region One in Boston mobilized to respond to Hurricane Katrina, and are ready to do it again if Isaac becomes a hurricane.
Living here in New England, we are at times smug about disasters for they always seem to happen somewhere else. But we have had our share.
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