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Hillary, Schumer Voted to Slash NYC Terror Funds
NewsMax.com ^ | June 6, 2006 | Carl Limbacher

Posted on 06/06/2006 7:24:49 AM PDT by Carl/NewsMax

Senators Hillary Clinton and Charles Schumer have been complaining for a week now about an $80 million cutback in New York City's anti-terrorism funding by the Department of Homeland Security.

But it turns out that they both voted to make substantial cuts in the city's terrorism funding last year.

According to Newsday, the Democratic duo backed a $95 million cut last December in funding from the Centers for Disease Control for bioterrorism programs around the nation. Of that amount, approximately $3 million would have gone directly to New York City.

Mrs. Clinton and her Democratic co-hort actually wanted to cut bioterrorism funding even more. In October, they both backed a preliminary proposal that would have slashed the CDC grant by $123 million.

On Sunday, Sen. Schumer staged a press conference to complain about a proposed $7 million cut from the CDC in the city's bio-terror programs, saying it was like "rubbing salt in the wound" after DHS announced cutbacks in the city's terror funding last week.

But Schumer failed to mention his own votes in favor of cutting bioterror funding.

He told Newsday that he "stands by" his earlier decision to slash terror funding for the city, saying he did so because the cuts were attached to a bill that funded health care and education.

Sen. Clinton, who has launched a letter writing campaign to force a restoration of DHS's terrorism funding for New York, has had no comment on her own votes to back cuts in anti-terror programs.


TOPICS: Front Page News; US: New York
KEYWORDS: bioterror; clintonschumersuck; cutbacks; hillary

1 posted on 06/06/2006 7:24:52 AM PDT by Carl/NewsMax
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To: Carl/NewsMax

But, but...Schumer's intentions were good...right???


2 posted on 06/06/2006 7:26:34 AM PDT by el_texicano (Liberals, Socialist, DemocRATS, all touchy, feely, mind numbed robots, useless idiots all)
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To: pinz-n-needlez; onyx; ohioWfan; Texasforever; BigSkyFreeper; Tamzee; mrs tiggywinkle; Dog; ...

FYI Ping


3 posted on 06/06/2006 7:28:33 AM PDT by Mo1 (DEMOCRATS: A CULTURE OF TREASON)
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To: el_texicano
Hypocrites.
4 posted on 06/06/2006 7:37:16 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (BTUs are my Beat.)
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To: Mo1

ROFLMAO! Thanks I needed to laugh!


5 posted on 06/06/2006 7:38:43 AM PDT by defconw (Forever a Snowflake! Yes I am a Bushbot, so what of it?)
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To: Carl/NewsMax

And I'm sure the MSM will be all over this story - wall-to-wall coverage, etc.

[sarc off]


6 posted on 06/06/2006 7:39:16 AM PDT by iceskater (One person's mess is another person's filing system.)
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To: Carl/NewsMax
saying he did so because the cuts were attached to a bill that funded health care and education.

So he cut the funding for security, because he didn't want to fund health care AND education??!

That's gonna leave a mark.

7 posted on 06/06/2006 7:40:11 AM PDT by eyespysomething (In a fight between Batman and Darth Vader, the winner would be Chuck Norris.)
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To: eyespysomething
So he cut the funding for security, because he didn't want to fund health care AND education??!

I don't think Chuckie realizes what he said .. LOL!

8 posted on 06/06/2006 7:44:22 AM PDT by Mo1 (DEMOCRATS: A CULTURE OF TREASON)
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To: AliVeritas; The Mayor

Oh say it ain't so...;)


9 posted on 06/06/2006 7:56:43 AM PDT by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade. There are only 2 sides. Pick one.)
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To: Carl/NewsMax

Wow this is just priceless. I can see the political adds already.


10 posted on 06/06/2006 8:00:52 AM PDT by isaiah55version11_0 (For His Glory)
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To: Mo1

Yeah, I wanna hear the spin on this one.


11 posted on 06/06/2006 8:01:15 AM PDT by eyespysomething (In a fight between Batman and Darth Vader, the winner would be Chuck Norris.)
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To: Carl/NewsMax

FLIP FLOP FLIP FLOP......it seems to come along with being a dem.


12 posted on 06/06/2006 8:05:02 AM PDT by OldFriend (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.....and My Heart to the Soldier Who Protects It.)
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To: defconw

How about we send flip flops to her heinous and the odious schumer.


13 posted on 06/06/2006 8:06:07 AM PDT by OldFriend (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.....and My Heart to the Soldier Who Protects It.)
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To: Carl/NewsMax
But you don't understand: "They voted for it, or meant to, before they voted, against it."

Confusted? Go ask John "The Snake" Kerry. He'll explain. LOL

14 posted on 06/06/2006 8:12:22 AM PDT by namvet66
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To: OldFriend

Well that's a thought! LOL I am also putting it in my files. I have files on ALL possibles and the Dimrats in general. I see a future ad! Delicious!


15 posted on 06/06/2006 8:13:48 AM PDT by defconw (Forever a Snowflake! Yes I am a Bushbot, so what of it?)
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To: Mo1; All

Speaking of New York, Cavuto is having RFK Jr. on today. Jr. is going to outline how "we" stole the election in 2004. This could be popcorn worthy. Spread the word.


16 posted on 06/06/2006 8:29:05 AM PDT by defconw (Forever a Snowflake! Yes I am a Bushbot, so what of it?)
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To: defconw; Mo1
Jr. is going to outline how "we" stole the election in 2004

Are they still beating on that dead horse.....?

17 posted on 06/06/2006 8:33:25 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (History is soon Forgotten,)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

In a word? YES! LOL!


18 posted on 06/06/2006 8:34:36 AM PDT by defconw (Forever a Snowflake! Yes I am a Bushbot, so what of it?)
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To: Carl/NewsMax

As much as I despise Li'l Chucky and Broom Hilda, you know as well as anyone that these types of bills are so loaded with bull and pork that Congressturds often end up voting against a bill that includes a provision that they would have voted for if presented in a seperate bill.


19 posted on 06/06/2006 8:35:04 AM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: Labyrinthos
Much as I hate to spoil a good rant, I agree with you.
20 posted on 06/06/2006 8:46:10 AM PDT by Churchillspirit (We are all foot soldiers in this War On Terror.)
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To: Churchillspirit

But we don't publish a tabloid website.


21 posted on 06/06/2006 8:55:08 AM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: Carl/NewsMax
And they didn't sound off when it was being squandered...

Also from your site...

NY Squandered Billions in 9/11 Aid

22 posted on 06/06/2006 9:01:21 AM PDT by mewzilla (Property must be secured or liberty cannot exist. John Adams)
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To: mewzilla

this is so stupid, but if you know how budgets work in the real world you would know that they do not go up by a given percentage every year automatically like in government
imagine if you ran a fire station
you would not have to spend the same money every year
you may pay the same salaries every year but you would not have to buy new fire trucks every year so the buget should rise and fall
well that is how it works in the real world
but how it works in congress is every year they increase a budget by say 7% then if Bush says no we are only going to need an increase of 4% this year the dems cry wahhhhh he cut the budget by 3%
not true the budget INCREASED 4%


23 posted on 06/06/2006 9:06:49 AM PDT by edzo4
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To: OldFriend

I want to thank you for the title you gave Hilarity, "her heinous." That's good. I am in the habit of calling her Jezebel but I really like "her heinous".It fits her.


24 posted on 06/06/2006 9:29:36 AM PDT by conservative blonde (Conservative Blonde)
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To: defconw

I don't know about the rest of you, but I am sick and tired of tuning into FOX to see another liberalspeak jackass mouthing off against conservative values. Enough is enough. We need a real conservative TV news outlet. Conservatives made FOX as popular as it is and this is how we are rewarded.


25 posted on 06/06/2006 9:33:21 AM PDT by conservative blonde (Conservative Blonde)
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To: conservative blonde

Ah but Neil is having him (RFK Jr.) on so that we can eat popcorn and mock Jr. :)


26 posted on 06/06/2006 9:36:27 AM PDT by defconw (Forever a Snowflake! Yes I am a Bushbot, so what of it?)
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To: el_texicano

I certainly hope New Yorkers are keeping their eyes open on this. Both of da bums should be removed from office in their next elections!


27 posted on 06/06/2006 9:55:35 AM PDT by Sunshine Sister
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To: conservative blonde

Heinous is actually too mild for what I really think of that traitor. There is no doubt in my mind that she would kill in a heartbeat.


28 posted on 06/06/2006 10:46:59 AM PDT by OldFriend (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.....and My Heart to the Soldier Who Protects It.)
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To: defconw
The local talk show host on WABC radio opened his show with the information that both hitlery and schumer voted to CUT the budget for biological warfare funding.

This guy is usually much farther to the left than I am and he gets lots of dem listeners.

He got the facts out on both of NY's senators.

29 posted on 06/06/2006 10:51:13 AM PDT by OldFriend (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.....and My Heart to the Soldier Who Protects It.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Heard Rush say that the attacks on the Ohio vote count is to harm Blackwell in Ohio. A black republican running for governor.


30 posted on 06/06/2006 10:51:56 AM PDT by OldFriend (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.....and My Heart to the Soldier Who Protects It.)
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To: OldFriend
Kohn Kerry is rubbing off on Chucky and Fear Itself.




31 posted on 06/06/2006 11:19:56 AM PDT by do the dhue (I hope y'all will help bail me out of jail after I dot Chucky Schuemer's eyes.)
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To: do the dhue

It's just that dems are so used to lying and getting away with it that they're not adjusted to the web exposing their lies.


32 posted on 06/06/2006 11:32:28 AM PDT by OldFriend (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.....and My Heart to the Soldier Who Protects It.)
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To: OldFriend

AWESOME NEWS! Thanks!


33 posted on 06/06/2006 12:14:06 PM PDT by defconw (Forever a Snowflake! Yes I am a Bushbot, so what of it?)
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To: el_texicano
Schumer is a greasy, slimey, lying New York shyster lawyer.
34 posted on 06/06/2006 12:28:09 PM PDT by SMM48
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To: Carl/NewsMax

Classic Demo word spin...I voted for the cuts, before I voted against them


35 posted on 06/06/2006 12:31:05 PM PDT by laissez- faire
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To: Mo1

All the while, the two of them kept squawking that NY first-responders weren't getting enough, and that it was because of the incompetence in the White House.


36 posted on 06/06/2006 2:09:50 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (There is no alternative to the GOP except varying degrees of insanity.)
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To: Mo1
I don't think Chuckie realizes what he said .. LOL!

Sadly enough, the democrats are never told to clarify their remarks or answer a single follow up question. Journalists are lazy.

37 posted on 06/06/2006 2:12:56 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (There is no alternative to the GOP except varying degrees of insanity.)
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To: defconw

Well, I watched the interview and it was nothing but a smear job on Ken Blackwell. Kennedy is just another nasty DemocRAT looking to taken down a fine man.


38 posted on 06/06/2006 4:13:36 PM PDT by conservative blonde (Conservative Blonde)
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To: conservative blonde

I predict it will backfire. Ohioans won't like some outsider telling them their state is corrupt.


39 posted on 06/06/2006 5:40:23 PM PDT by defconw (Forever a Snowflake! Yes I am a Bushbot, so what of it?)
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To: Labyrinthos
As much as I despise Li'l Chucky and Broom Hilda, you know as well as anyone that these types of bills are so loaded with bull and pork that Congressturds often end up voting against a bill that includes a provision that they would have voted for if presented in a seperate bill.

Yes, except Chucky Broom-Hillary like bull and pork.

40 posted on 06/06/2006 7:24:34 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: Carl/NewsMax

Flip flop; flip flop; flip flop. What a couple of winners.


41 posted on 06/06/2006 7:33:15 PM PDT by Marysecretary (Thank you, Lord, for FOUR MORE YEARS!!!)
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To: defconw

I watched it and was disgusted at how stupid it all is. I can't stand ANY Kennedy. They're all crooks or charlatans.


42 posted on 06/06/2006 7:34:53 PM PDT by Marysecretary (Thank you, Lord, for FOUR MORE YEARS!!!)
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To: Carl/NewsMax; AliVeritas; sageb1

Just posted it here http://albanysinsanity.com/?p=135 for all my readers.

Thanks Carl.

Can you say "let's create an issue that we can blame Bush for"?

These two make me sick. Thank god we have some people out there telling the truth like Carl Limbacher and us with Blogs.


43 posted on 06/06/2006 8:45:10 PM PDT by The Mayor ( http://albanysinsanity.com/)
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To: isaiah55version11_0
Wow this is just priceless. I can see the political adds already.

Yep!

44 posted on 06/07/2006 4:15:34 AM PDT by Sic Luceat Lux
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To: edzo4
FWIW, if the money's going to be squandered, I don't have a problem with the cuts.

What I want to know is why they kept their bloody yaps shut when the money was being spent on things like diversity programs and air conditioners.

45 posted on 06/07/2006 4:18:02 AM PDT by mewzilla (Property must be secured or liberty cannot exist. John Adams)
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To: mewzilla

it was an election year
and bush can't win in the media
I thought he spent too much and it was running up the deficit
now he is spending to little

you are never going to make everybody happy and the media is always willing to give a air time to a "critic of the administation"


46 posted on 06/07/2006 11:20:59 AM PDT by edzo4
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