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Soledad O'Brien inserts politics into Sandy reporting - asks about Romney FEMA comments
CNN | October 30 | nwrep

Posted on 10/30/2012 3:51:59 AM PDT by nwrep

DemSlut and 0 supporter Soledad O'Brien to the Delaware governor during Sandy reporting:

"So you think the state of Delaware can provide all that assistance without FEMA? Because you know, that is what Mitt Romney said - that FEMA should be returned to the states. Do you think you can get by without FEMA?"

Delaware Gov., with that leading question, obliged- "No, that is ridiculous, FEMA has a lot of resources, blah blah blah..."

Soledad still reprensting the 0 campaign, shamelessly politicizing the Sandy storm coverage and needs to be shamed for it on the air.


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1 posted on 10/30/2012 3:52:07 AM PDT by nwrep
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To: nwrep

Soledad, is that what they call her? She’s named for a prison ! This explains a lot.


2 posted on 10/30/2012 3:56:32 AM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: nwrep
I understand you are upet. See this video - and read the comments - and laugh at the idiots.

Breaking: The mainstream media finally covers Libya

It is an SOS (Special Ops Speaks) video. Great guys!

3 posted on 10/30/2012 3:57:12 AM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: nwrep

Why do have campaign laws? It’s obvious they have placed political plants in the media.


4 posted on 10/30/2012 3:59:22 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: nwrep
I saw a black guy on TV this morning saying, "Romney has to be careful. Anything he says will politicize the storm, so he needs to keep his distance."

At first I thought it might be a black Conservative, commenting on the double-standard -- but it turns out it was a pro-Obama guy basically saying Romney should get off stage and allow Obama to have 100% of the storm-related media coverage.

I hate these people.

5 posted on 10/30/2012 4:00:15 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Global Warming is a religion, and I don't want to be taxed to pay for a faith that is not mine.)
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To: nwrep
Romney was 100% correct about FEMA... I know... I dealt with them after Katrina and they wasted money like it grew on trees... allowed scammers to steal our hard earned money and made suggestions on how to maximize your claim and free money. They were here in Mississippi and did a good job of helping those in need... but half of the money went to people that did not deserve it and in some cases did not live here and had never been through a hurricane. Mitt is correct... it needs to be made more efficient and it needs to partner with private enterprise to cut costs. **** obama and anyone else that is of the left... they are all a waste of human life and they all waste oxygen.

LLS

6 posted on 10/30/2012 4:16:21 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (OUR GOVERNMENT AND PRESS ARE NO LONGER TRUSTWORTHY OR DESERVING OF RESPECT!)
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To: nwrep

Look at the difference between Romney’s response and Obama’s response:

Obama, I need to stop campaigning so that I can control the government response to Sandy (even though I have a FEMA director and layer upon layer of bureaucrats to handle all of this)!

Romney, I will stop campaigning and I want you to send your help and money towards helping the people of the northeast!

One says, let us, we the people, help our brothers and sisters in need. The other says, let me use this opportunity to LOOK like I actually care.


7 posted on 10/30/2012 4:25:28 AM PDT by ExTxMarine (PRAYER: It's the only HOPE for real CHANGE in America!)
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To: nwrep

I expect that we’ll also hear more babbling from the libs about how Sandy “proves” that their global warming “theories” (heh fairy tales) are correct. They act as though there was no such thing as a hurricane prior to the Industrial Revolution.


8 posted on 10/30/2012 4:25:57 AM PDT by hitkicker (The only thing worse than a politician is a child molester)
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To: nwrep

Here is an Obama quote that applies equally to Soedad:

“To avoid being mistaken for a sellout, I chose my friends carefully,” Obama wrote in his memoir, “Dreams From My Father.” “The more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The Marxist professors and structural feminists.”

Black blood is something that runs strong in people of mixed race.Probably because they are accepted more readily than in the white race.Most carry around a bitter burden that they belong to neither race.


9 posted on 10/30/2012 4:39:00 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: nwrep

What do you expect from an Affirmative-American?

Pray for America


10 posted on 10/30/2012 4:40:56 AM PDT by bray (Nov 6, tell Obama to Stand Down!)
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To: nwrep
"So you think the state of Delaware can provide all that assistance without FEMA? Because you know, that is what Mitt Romney said - that FEMA should be returned to the states. Do you think you can get by without FEMA?"

Please note: "RETURNED TO THE STATES!"

Right now, we (the state tax-payers) send dollars to the U.S. Government and then have to BEG and BORROW our OWN money BACK from them in order to start repairing and recovering from a disaster.

And that is BETTER than having our own resources fully funded and ready to immediately respond to our own needs WITHOUT having to convince some up-stream a-hole that we really do need to get this particular area cleaned/repaired FIRST, since it would help speed the REST of the recovery!

Having been in the Marine Corps when we had a MAJOR snow storm along the NC Coast, I sat through meetings where the NC State Reps were screaming at FEMA about wasted resources! FEMA ordered the Marines to start clearing roads but the state was trying to give SPECIFIC roads, paths and parking lots to be cleared FIRST which would allow them to setup resource camps closer to those affected - FEMA said, "Just start clearing roads from Camp Lejeune to the outer banks - don't worry about paths or parking lots."

Local control and resources would be BETTER for specific response - the state KNOWS their people and resources BETTER than some outside group! PERIOD!
11 posted on 10/30/2012 4:52:11 AM PDT by ExTxMarine (PRAYER: It's the only HOPE for real CHANGE in America!)
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To: Venturer

She is going to be on suicide watch next Tuesday.


12 posted on 10/30/2012 4:52:43 AM PDT by Tuxedo (Nate Silver is Obama's Love Monkey)
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To: nwrep

If Katrina was Bush’s fault, then isn’t Obama at fault for Sandy?


13 posted on 10/30/2012 4:54:10 AM PDT by abb ("What ISN'T in the news is often more important than what IS." Ed Biersmith, 1942 -)
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To: nwrep
Reminds me of people who start talking about characters on TV shows and assume that everybody else watches the same show. So, ah, just who is Soledad O'Brien?
14 posted on 10/30/2012 5:05:19 AM PDT by libertylover (The problem with Obama is not that his skin is too black, it's that his ideas are too RED.)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Nearly $43 million settlement proposed over FEMA trailers
By the CNN Wire Staff
updated 5:30 AM EDT, Thu May 31, 2012

(CNN) — Companies that made and set up trailers used as emergency housing after Hurricane Katrina have agreed to a nearly $43 million settlement with people who say they were hurt by formaldehyde in the units.

http://www.cnn.com/2012/05/30/justice/fema-trailer-settlement/index.html

FEMA gives away $85 million of supplies for Katrina victims

FEMA gave away about $85 million in household goods meant for Hurricane Katrina victims, a CNN investigation has found.

The material, from basic kitchen goods to sleeping necessities, sat in warehouses for two years before the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s giveaway to federal and state agencies this year.

James McIntyre, FEMA’s acting press secretary, said that FEMA was spending more than $1 million a year to store the material and that another agency wanted the warehouses torn down, so “we needed to vacate them.”

http://articles.cnn.com/2008-06-11/us/fema.giveaway_1_fema-federal-emergency-management-agency-storm-victims?_s=PM:US

Rarely had the failure of the federal government been so apparent and so acute. On August 24, 1992, Hurricane Andrew leveled a 50-mile swath across southern Florida, leaving nearly 200,000 residents homeless and 1.3 million without electricity. Food, clean water, shelter, and medical assistance were scarce. Yet, for the first three days, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which is responsible for coordinating federal disaster relief, was nowhere to be found. And when FEMA did finally arrive, its incompetence further delayed relief efforts. Food and water distribution centers couldn’t meet the overwhelming need; lines literally stretched for miles. Mobile hospitals arrived late. In everything it did, FEMA appeared to live up to the description once given to it by South Carolina Sen. Ernest Hollings: “the sorriest bunch of bureaucratic jackasses I’ve ever known.”

http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/features/2005/0509.franklin.html


15 posted on 10/30/2012 5:05:36 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Venturer

I’m still trying to find out what a “structural feminist” is.


16 posted on 10/30/2012 5:08:18 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Tuxedo

LOL there will be a bunch of people on suicide watch Tuesday.

Soledad, Chrissy, Rachel, Juan, Geraldo,Bob Beckle.

It should be fun to watch.


17 posted on 10/30/2012 5:09:43 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: LibLieSlayer
We suffered 3 hurricanes in central Fl. in 2004.

Lost power for 11 days.

A friend loaned me a generator.

I contacted Fema afterward to recoupe the 300 bucks I spent on gas. The Fema rep told me to get a generator. I told him I didn't need one. He said; "You may need one some day, go get one"

They couldn't give away the money fast enough.
18 posted on 10/30/2012 5:18:39 AM PDT by John 3_19-21 (Desperation leads to curious events)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Structuralism is a philosophical school which holds that all aspects of culture are connected together by underlying frameworks of thought that are not always explicitly expressed. So a structuralist feminist believes that pretty much every cultural expression (customs, advertisements, family life, art, etc.) is a hidden expression of male domination.


19 posted on 10/30/2012 5:25:13 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: nwrep

If the answer is measured in dollars, since the federal government has the monopoly on the ability to create dollars out of thin air, then the question is downright silly. The federal government can create an infinite number of dollars, but no state can.

But this entirely misses the point. Every dollar that we accept from any government must come from somewhere. Since almost all states must balance their budget every fiscal year, the State must turn to the real creators of real wealth, the citizen, and ask (in a political sense) for the money via taxation with their consent.

But when we accept a dollar from the federal government, since it runs a budget deficit, each additional dollar must come from borrowing or inflating the currency, since the federal government is not willing to sell any capital assets to raise the money.

In short, by accepting federal dollars, we embezzle the funds from all holders of dollars. We rob the collective wealth-bank of private wealth stored in the US currency. We put the burden of helping localized victims on everyone, even if they don’t want to help. We also increase the power of the federal government at the expense of the local aid giver.

We also give politicians the opportunity to expand their power beyond what we ever dreamed they could.

For example: FEMA has a Youth Corps.

see:

Obama FEMA Corp recruits conjure up memories of the Hitler Youth of 1930’s Germany

http://www.infowars.com/obama-fema-corp-recruits-conjure-up-memories-of-the-hitler-youth-of-1930s-germany/

Now, it is a long way from just wanting to help people in an emergency to having a standing army of uniformed young people ready to be dispatched at the command of a bureaucrat. What stops such bureaucrat from calling out the Youth Corps to help in ways that are politically expedient for one party? Not much. Or to help suppress the free expression of political opinion by those who oppose the party in power? Not much.

In fact we know that the party in power does not hesitate to run interference when it has to. We only have to look at the voter intimidation campaign run by the Black Panthers and how the Holder Justice Department refused to investigate that crime as a good example.

Government that is big enough to help us in any emergency is big enough to run our lives when there is no emergency.


20 posted on 10/30/2012 5:28:01 AM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: nwrep

Another spiteful affirmative action hire spouting off. She wouldn’t be on CNN if her name was Sue O’Brian.


21 posted on 10/30/2012 5:36:25 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: wideawake

Thank you.

I think I can sum it up -

A bunch of BS.


22 posted on 10/30/2012 5:36:25 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: nwrep

I like all the lefties getting on the fb red cross thread bashing romeny..that should help victims alot.


23 posted on 10/30/2012 5:45:58 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: libertylover

Started as a host on Chet Central, a technology show in 1996. Been a lefty journo since.

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0639821/

Easy on the eyes till they start spilling their drek


24 posted on 10/30/2012 5:46:13 AM PDT by petro45acp (The question isn't "are you better off?" it should be "is it really the government's job?")
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To: ilovesarah2012

LOL Be sure and Freepmail me when you find out.

It might mean one built like Michelle. LMAO


25 posted on 10/30/2012 6:09:42 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Venturer

I got an explanation. See post 16. But I think you might be right, too. LOL


26 posted on 10/30/2012 6:11:42 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012
I am very familiar with this... it is nothing more than a scam... another globull warming scandal. I have never met anyone making medical claims that didn't have pre existing conditions. Man they do love to sue those that try to help them. The left bites the hand that feeds it.

LLS

27 posted on 10/30/2012 6:36:22 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (OUR GOVERNMENT AND PRESS ARE NO LONGER TRUSTWORTHY OR DESERVING OF RESPECT!)
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To: nwrep

Sillydud O’Bimbo is an idiot!


28 posted on 10/30/2012 6:39:38 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: John 3_19-21
Same garbage here... and after I told the guy that I didn't want anything... he called me on the phone several times until the time limit ran out. It is as if they are paying a percentage of what they disperse.

LLS

29 posted on 10/30/2012 6:40:17 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (OUR GOVERNMENT AND PRESS ARE NO LONGER TRUSTWORTHY OR DESERVING OF RESPECT!)
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To: Tuxedo

She is going to be on suicide watch next Tuesday.

**
Not likely, as she will be happy when the elections are suspended....


30 posted on 10/30/2012 6:46:34 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: wideawake

That said, I prefer it to post-structuralism.


31 posted on 10/30/2012 9:04:16 AM PDT by Borges
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