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Federal Employees Started One of Texas Fires But Obama Administration Still Won’t OK Disaster Relief
rwn ^ | May 14, 2011 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 05/14/2011 9:43:22 AM PDT by george76

Federal employees started one of the devastating fires in West Texas recently but, the Obama Administration still won’t declare the region a disaster area despite the fact that 2.5 million acres have been burned.

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The Obama Administration sent aid to Mexico to battle a 386 square mile fire but refused to consider the 2.5 million acre fire in Texas a disaster area.

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Since the beginning of wildfire season, local and state firefighters have responded to more than 9,000 fires that have destroyed more than 400 homes and burned more than 2.5 million acres, an area the size of Rhode Island and Delaware combined.

(Excerpt) Read more at gatewaypundit.rightnetwork.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; Mexico; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: atf; wildfire; wildfires
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Figures. Federal Employees Started One of Texas Fires But Obama Administration Still Won’t OK Disaster Relief

1 posted on 05/14/2011 9:43:24 AM PDT by george76
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To: george76; dixiechick2000

Here is the article you mentioned DC - thanks - I’m stunned.


2 posted on 05/14/2011 9:50:18 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (OBL's death is President Bush's fault! ..... thanks GWB!)
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To: george76

I didn’t start any of the fires.


3 posted on 05/14/2011 9:53:25 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: george76

Zer0 has a special angst for Texas.


4 posted on 05/14/2011 9:55:02 AM PDT by ChiMark
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To: george76

I guess the implication is, “Think hard about the likelihood of a Gulf Coast hurricane before you vote Republican!!!”


5 posted on 05/14/2011 10:00:39 AM PDT by JimSEA
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To: george76

I think the ATF idiots who did this need to be held personally liable for their stupidity in criminal proceedings.


6 posted on 05/14/2011 10:01:36 AM PDT by jospehm20
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To: JimSEA

I think the lesson is that states need to think long and hard and secession. It may be the only way to preserve liberty at this point.


7 posted on 05/14/2011 10:06:14 AM PDT by Clump (the tree of liberty is withering like a stricken fig tree)
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To: ChiMark

This should show everyone that voted for him what happens when you cross him. A president that turns against his own people should be removed from office. A president that sends billions of dollars out of his country while his people are suffering, should be removed from office. A president that sends money to his country’s enemies, should be removed from office. A president that will not protect his country’s borders, should be removed from office.


8 posted on 05/14/2011 10:06:25 AM PDT by RC2
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To: george76

Does the regime give any official reason why they won’t,, or are they just stonewalling it?


9 posted on 05/14/2011 10:12:48 AM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: RC2

“A president that sends billions of dollars out of his country while his people are suffering, should be removed from office. A president that sends money to his country’s enemies, should be removed from office. A president that will not protect his country’s borders, should be removed from office.”

George W. Bush meets these criteria as well as does William Jefferson Clinton. Clinton was impeached but not for these reasons — perhaps he would have been convicted if he had been impeached for these reasons.

The Republicans control the House of Representatives and have the votes to impeach the sitting President. The absence of any action on their part to do so suggests they perceive the actions he is taking are within the scope of his job responsibilities.


10 posted on 05/14/2011 10:13:48 AM PDT by Soul of the South (When times are tough the tough get going.)
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To: ChiMark

Your correct sir. Red state, and George Bush lives there. Pay back


11 posted on 05/14/2011 10:22:19 AM PDT by reefdiver ("Let His day's be few And another takes His office")
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To: Soul of the South

Does not impeachment require consent and/or agreement of the Senate? I don’t know.


12 posted on 05/14/2011 10:23:27 AM PDT by RC2
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To: george76
Bet if Austin and El Paso were ablaze he would drain Dallas and Houston to put their fires out.

If the Mexican Army invaded America,Obama would set up defensive lines in CA,AZ,NM,OK,AK and LA.

13 posted on 05/14/2011 10:23:47 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("In 2012,the race card is going to make folks say one thing and vote another.")
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To: george76

when Obama can guarantee the electoral votes from Texas, he will give them federal assistance. it comes with a price.


14 posted on 05/14/2011 10:26:15 AM PDT by tioga (2012 - the year Obama gets slapped down....coming soon.)
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To: RC2
Does not impeachment require consent and/or agreement of the Senate? I don’t know.

No.

15 posted on 05/14/2011 10:27:43 AM PDT by houeto (Rev. 13. [7] And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them:)
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To: reefdiver
Probably has more to do with Perry punking Obama out and the channel 8 reporter who failed to show due benevolence.
16 posted on 05/14/2011 10:27:57 AM PDT by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: george76

Rush explains: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2719604/posts


17 posted on 05/14/2011 10:28:59 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: RC2
Impeachment is up to the House—removal from office is then up to the senate.
After Clinton was impeached—only the 2nd President in history to suffer the infamy—the RINOs and Liberals in the senate made deals to ensure that the most secure or distant from reelection voted to NOT remove the perjurer from the office he so badly sullied.
A slim majority voted to keep him in office.
Lindsey Graham,who at first headed the impeachment trial in the House,saw the light and then became a RINO himself.
18 posted on 05/14/2011 10:31:04 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("In 2012,the race card is going to make folks say one thing and vote another.")
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To: george76

It’ is money that belongs to the tax payers, not zero.

Where is the gutless congress.


19 posted on 05/14/2011 10:43:56 AM PDT by devistate one four (United states code 10.311 Militia Kimber CDP II .45 OORAH! TET68)
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20 posted on 05/14/2011 10:56:19 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: JimSEA

Texans don’t bow to tyrants.


21 posted on 05/14/2011 11:09:22 AM PDT by Marty62 (Marty60)
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To: RC2
Does not impeachment require consent and/or agreement of the Senate? I don’t know.

The House brings articles of impeachment and the Senate tries the case with the SCOTUS sitting.

22 posted on 05/14/2011 11:36:07 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

And, The One thinks Texas has a chance to turn blue.

LOL!


23 posted on 05/15/2011 12:05:04 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (Age, skill, wisdom, and a little treachery always overcome youth and arrogance!)
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