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To: Qbert

Fema I can understand. Where is the Red Cross?


2 posted on 11/05/2012 8:25:22 AM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: cableguymn

Lots of hurricane victims asking that, too. I haven’t seen any stories of them out there, yet. Maybe they are, but no one’s covering it yet.


11 posted on 11/05/2012 8:45:36 AM PST by carriage_hill ("0bummer's a towering figure" - even a Garden Gnome casts a long shadow at sunset.)
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To: cableguymn

FEMA has internal bureaucratic constrictions which PREVENT their ability to respond on a timely and effective manner. The deficiencies are structural, not necessarily political, and it is only poetic justice that the Current Regime find the exercise of “relief” through this agency is as frustrating for them, as it was for the Bush Administration during the crisis in New Orleans after Katrina.

Romney’s objective of dismantling FEMA and returning the duties of disaster relief to the states is the long-term solution, but for right now, there are WAY too many layers of officials with whom the efforts must be “co-ordinated”.

The Red Cross is encountering these same layers of obstinate resistance to outside help, and much of it comes from Democrat officeholders.

And the Red Cross is not alone in being unable to deliver relief to the affected areas. A number of other charitable organizations, and crews from other areas that rushed in to help restore utilities and clear storm damage, were turned back before they were allowed to enter the region.


12 posted on 11/05/2012 8:50:41 AM PST by alloysteel (Bronco Bama - the cowboy who whooped up and widened the stampede.)
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To: cableguymn

FEMA has internal bureaucratic constrictions which PREVENT their ability to respond on a timely and effective manner. The deficiencies are structural, not necessarily political, and it is only poetic justice that the Current Regime find the exercise of “relief” through this agency is as frustrating for them, as it was for the Bush Administration during the crisis in New Orleans after Katrina.

Romney’s objective of dismantling FEMA and returning the duties of disaster relief to the states is the long-term solution, but for right now, there are WAY too many layers of officials with whom the efforts must be “co-ordinated”.

The Red Cross is encountering these same layers of obstinate resistance to outside help, and much of it comes from Democrat officeholders.

And the Red Cross is not alone in being unable to deliver relief to the affected areas. A number of other charitable organizations, and crews from other areas that rushed in to help restore utilities and clear storm damage, were turned back before they were allowed to enter the region.


13 posted on 11/05/2012 8:51:34 AM PST by alloysteel (Bronco Bama - the cowboy who whooped up and widened the stampede.)
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To: cableguymn
Fema I can understand. Where is the Red Cross?

Red Cross is to busy running campaign adds for Obama to worry about someone being thirsty/cold and hungry.
I wonder if they have started looking into changing their name from Red Cross to Red Sickle yet since the people running it now have no problem campaigning for communism .

Americans need to stop supporting these big charities that have been infested with socialist
I gave to Samaritan's Purse , they had trucks with volunteers going into these areas right away . And many local churches did the same .
21 posted on 11/05/2012 9:53:48 AM PST by Lera (Proverbs 29:2)
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To: cableguymn

Red Cross is another bloated, ineffective bureaucracy. Smaller, private charities and individual efforts to help are much more effective.

If they really wanted supplies to increase rapidly, they would do away with price gouging laws. People in nearby areas would bring supplies in by the truck load if they could charge more than what they paid for them. In short order, supply and demand would equalize to create nearer to normal prices, but in the meantime, people would get what they needed and they would naturally conserve by buying only what they needed. This would ensure that there would be more brought in and enough to go around.

Every time government tries to help, it makes things worse.


28 posted on 11/05/2012 11:09:28 AM PST by Pining_4_TX ( The state is the great fiction by which everybody seeks to live at the expense of everybody else. ~)
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