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Sandy Victim Says President Didnít Follow Through on Promise to Help
Fox News Insider.com ^ | 11/27/12

Posted on 11/27/2012 11:53:26 AM PST by SoFloFreeper

After Hurricane Sandy hit along the New Jersey Shore and throughout New York City, President Obama traveled to the affected area and delivered a message to both victims and the federal government, advising the fed to use “no bureaucracy, no red tape … get resources where they’re needed as fast as possible.” To the victims, he promised assistance. “We are standing behind you and we are going to do everything we can to help you get back on your feet.”

It was that same day that an emotional embrace between the president and a New Jersey businesswoman, Donna Vanzant, was caught on camera and shared around the world. It’s a photo of which Vanzant now says, “It’s frustrating for me that that picture is even out there right now.”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: liar; obama; sandy; shovelingcrap
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To: SoFloFreeper

What promise, You guy’s were just a photo op


21 posted on 11/27/2012 12:16:27 PM PST by woodenickel
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To: Taxbilly

Shame on her for not having the proper insurance and whining because the Feds did not write her a check.

She should take the government loan that has been offered and rebuild her business.


22 posted on 11/27/2012 12:16:32 PM PST by OKRA2012
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To: SoFloFreeper

Once her value as a photo-op was over, into the memory hole


23 posted on 11/27/2012 12:20:01 PM PST by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Big deal, no one cares.
The only people that even hear of this are Fox News viewers, and everyone knows Fox is nothing but toxic lies.

Let the party begin, Jaime Foxx’s Lord and Savior is in power for at least four more years.

(I seriously suspect he’ll get a 3rd term).


24 posted on 11/27/2012 12:22:19 PM PST by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: Mouton
Okay, I'll say it:

FAT BASTARD!


25 posted on 11/27/2012 12:22:32 PM PST by carriage_hill (Don't whiz on the electric fence. Awwwww-yeah!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Bet Donna still voted for him.

Hey look on the bright side Donna, you can still get free birth control, despite the hurricane damage.


26 posted on 11/27/2012 12:22:39 PM PST by tips up (Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Sniff sniff..... Santa’s not real???? Whaaaaaaa!!!!!!!


27 posted on 11/27/2012 12:27:48 PM PST by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Hey, Donna, who did you vote for November 6th? I voted for the American.


28 posted on 11/27/2012 12:29:23 PM PST by NCC-1701 (The LEFT's intolerance of the RIGHT is intolerable.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Her gullibility and trust in Santa “Obama” is her downfall. That is much worse than any material possession she lost.


29 posted on 11/27/2012 12:29:56 PM PST by Gerish (Feed your faith and your doubts will starve to death.)
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To: tips up

donna...you ignorant sl**!


30 posted on 11/27/2012 12:31:39 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Her and 100 million others who voted for him twice and wish they could do it a third time...


31 posted on 11/27/2012 12:34:41 PM PST by trebb (Allies no longer trust us. Enemies no longer fear us.)
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To: tips up

I used to harbor some sort of forgiveness for people who voted for 0 the first time around but I don’t anymore. I hope people like this suffer and I am sure that won’t be enough to change their minds, sadly.


32 posted on 11/27/2012 12:34:41 PM PST by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: SoFloFreeper

Obama got his “optics” while speechifying. These idiots are surprised that they were used???


33 posted on 11/27/2012 12:39:50 PM PST by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - both were a coup d'etat.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

o was trying for that GWB bullhorn moment. Fail.


34 posted on 11/27/2012 12:41:10 PM PST by MestaMachine (It's the !!!!TREASON!!!!, stupid!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

He got the points needed to win reelection. Then he didn’t need the people of NY and NJ any more.

He got his face in photos, thus burning in the image into peoples’ minds that he was the anti-Bush-Katrina.

What a fraud.


35 posted on 11/27/2012 12:42:12 PM PST by I want the USA back
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To: SoFloFreeper

36 posted on 11/27/2012 12:44:11 PM PST by McGruff (No New RINOs!)
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To: OKRA2012

Shame on her for believing promises from a man who continually breaks them. She can add this promise to the list of promises taped on her refrigerator (currently without electricity).


37 posted on 11/27/2012 12:44:48 PM PST by Taxbilly
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To: SoFloFreeper
"Believe it or not, because the destruction was caused by the storm waters rising in a flood instead of falling down, financial assistance from insurance has been null." Vanzant says her only option offered by FEMA was to ‘get a loan’ at six percent interest, but she says she wouldn’t be able to make the monthly payments at such a rate.

Well, yes. The potential liability is so high, private insurers won't touch flood insurance. That's why the Federal Flood Insurance program IS. (Which, technically, should be bankrupt or nearly so after Sandy.) The Federal program only covers up to a $250k loss for a residence and $500k for a business. Not much help for many, even if they had flood insurance.

I can't imagine the rates she'd need to pay to cover the flood insurance risk for a MARINA, which is in/on water to begin with.

Makes some sense for a business to maintain reserves to cover such eventualities. Or to move inland, if they can't handle the risk.

39 posted on 11/27/2012 12:53:25 PM PST by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: SoFloFreeper
"Sandy Victim Says President Didn’t Follow Through on Promise to Help..."

.... LOL .... when will the uninitiated into the world of Obama political election psychology ever learn ..... It was all a freakin photo op to help win the election and nothing more!!! The prez wasn't worried about whether he could actually do something about the victims .... He just needed some strategically timed media attention to show concern and make a few well worded empty promises to con more people to fawn all over him a few days before the election...... heck .... it worked didn't it!!

.... My guess is .... His next step will be to drag out the giving out of aid a little bit longer and blame the slow response on the Republicans in some way shape or form.

40 posted on 11/27/2012 1:09:42 PM PST by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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