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Sandy Victim: Staten Island Has Become The Forgotten Borough
Fox Nation ^ | 05 DEC 2012 | Eric Bolling

Posted on 12/07/2012 6:26:21 AM PST by BCW

Staten Island resident Scott McGrath is still demanding answers a month after the storm. Eric Bolling spoke with Mr. McGrath about the lack of relief despite the back-patting that is occurring on Capitol Hill. (8 min video)

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The federal and local Socialist govt has abandoned it's citizens

Really demonstrates the lack of federal and local help in this nation from the Socialists...

I saw this the other day and finally found it...

They love to praise themselves - while real citizens are let out in the cold...a month has gone by and the only thing running are the bulldozers!

1 posted on 12/07/2012 6:26:26 AM PST by BCW
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To: BCW
"The federal and local Socialist govt has abandoned it's citizens."

It's a lesson taught throughout history, yet one that statists never learn: Government CAN'T do what citizens do best.

2 posted on 12/07/2012 6:31:02 AM PST by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: BCW

And how many people continue to vote for this socialism in Staten Island?


3 posted on 12/07/2012 6:32:05 AM PST by Perdogg (Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA4) for President 2016)
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To: BCW

Zippy doesn’t need your votes now.


4 posted on 12/07/2012 6:32:26 AM PST by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF- YOU GET ONE CHOICE, CHOOSE WISELY)
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To: BCW

Hey, don’t they realize that Bush isn’t President, and can’t be blamed for it, so now it can be brushed aside. ??? Move on, we have other pressing business.


5 posted on 12/07/2012 6:33:04 AM PST by Bringbackthedraft (Who we elect is not as important as who they bring in with them.)
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To: Perdogg

Exactly what I was thinking...I wonder what % voted for him right after the storm...waiting for the knight in shining armor to come to the rescue...

I wonder if anyone has Photoshopped Zero in armor — like that Nazi poster where Hitler was glorified as such???


6 posted on 12/07/2012 6:36:07 AM PST by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: BCW

No way. O said he’d be there. Oh wait, it’s a 20 day Christmas vacation he’s concerned about....


7 posted on 12/07/2012 6:36:21 AM PST by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Bringbackthedraft

BTW, Chuck Schumer’s former district took a hit also, and they are still struggling to get back to normal. That’s the south portion of Brooklyn by the water and across from Breezy Point. Lets not go there.


8 posted on 12/07/2012 6:37:55 AM PST by Bringbackthedraft (Who we elect is not as important as who they bring in with them.)
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To: BCW
I wonder if and when the amount of damage that Obama, his cronies and his entitlement hordes have done to this country -- it's culture, the economy, our world-standing -- will be so great that that at some point people at large will finally realize how bad things are, regardless of what the "news" media keeps pouring into their heads.

Who knows? Maybe never.

9 posted on 12/07/2012 6:38:52 AM PST by Joe Brower (The "American People" are no longer capable of self-governance.)
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To: BCW

Why is anybody surprised? Staten Island is the whitest and most middle-class part of NYC, so of course nobody cares about them.


10 posted on 12/07/2012 6:41:15 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: Bringbackthedraft

Back in the Katrina days, the national news coverage lasted for months. Six weeks in, Sandy is barely a local news story.


11 posted on 12/07/2012 6:41:23 AM PST by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: BCW

I have no mercy for the ones who voted Obama.


12 posted on 12/07/2012 6:41:32 AM PST by albie
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To: Joe Brower

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_Ic_OvIPtU

Watch this!

I have done up a 2 month buy list from a 52 wk list that I got off some other survivalist website...

Go to my website - under the PSD tab - scroll down to Equipment — it’s there in Word 92/2003/2007


13 posted on 12/07/2012 6:47:13 AM PST by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: Perdogg
And how many people continue to vote for this socialism in Staten Island?

How many people in Staten Island voted for this soclialist?

Less than in your state.

Less than in your country.

14 posted on 12/07/2012 6:50:16 AM PST by FreeReign
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To: BCW

Maybe if the media bashed Obama and Cuomo for their poor disaster response like they did Bush they would get some action. On a positive note, you d-bags voted for them now live with it.


15 posted on 12/07/2012 6:53:56 AM PST by Brooklyn Attitude (Obama being re-elected is the political equivalent of OJ being found not guilty.)
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To: CaptainK
Back in the Katrina days, the national news coverage lasted for months.

Bush's fault!

Katrina victims waiting for Gum't help:

Sandy victim NOT waiting for Gum't help (but he's flying 'Old Glory'!):


16 posted on 12/07/2012 6:54:27 AM PST by WVKayaker ("Hang in there, America. Fight for what is right." - Sarah Palin 11/7/12)
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To: BCW; mickie
"Staten Island resident Scott McGrath is still demanding answers a month after the storm".

Here's your answer, Mr. McGrath:

November 6, 2012 Staten Island election results:

Barack Obama - 50.4%
Mitt Romney - 49.6%

People get exactly what they vote for.

Leni

17 posted on 12/07/2012 6:56:39 AM PST by MinuteGal (Please Restore Former Format on FR "Latest Posts" Page ASAP !)
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To: MinuteGal

I bet McGrath doesn’t vote for another demo again...then again???


18 posted on 12/07/2012 6:59:01 AM PST by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: BCW

FOX news is right there. It’s a major story. No one is reporting this. In Arizona, it’s like the East coast just kind of dropped off into the ocean.


19 posted on 12/07/2012 7:02:54 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: BCW

Don’t they realize that Obama said he would not rest till all the terrorists who caused this catastrophe were brought to justice... time to move on, Obama spoke, all is well...


20 posted on 12/07/2012 7:11:50 AM PST by dps.inspect (rage against the Obama machine...)
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To: BCW
Fantasy Island

Staten Island

21 posted on 12/07/2012 7:21:33 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: BCW

Sorry folks you got played. Barry only needed you as a backdrop to “Look” Presidential. Now that he’s secured his second term he’s more concerned over what type of Steak he wants for dinner. Too bad the media has moved on from this story, Fast and Furious, and Libya to focus on important things like how the Republicans aren’t caving fast enough on raising taxes for Obama’s liking.....


22 posted on 12/07/2012 7:22:52 AM PST by jakerobins
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To: MinuteGal

“People get exactly what they vote for.”

The trouble is, EVERYONE gets what the plurality voted for.


23 posted on 12/07/2012 7:27:00 AM PST by VietVet (I am old enough to know who I am and what I believe, and I 'm not inclined to apologize for any of)
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To: jakerobins
Too bad the media has moved on from this story, Fast and Furious, and Libya to focus on important things like how the Republicans aren’t caving fast enough on raising taxes for Obama’s liking ceding all Congressional fiscal authority over to Obama so he can finish the job of turning all productive Americans into slaves to his loyal underclass.....
24 posted on 12/07/2012 7:31:40 AM PST by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: BenLurkin

Staten Island, the new 9th ward.


25 posted on 12/07/2012 7:34:02 AM PST by dblshot (I am John Galt.)
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To: Perdogg
And how many people continue to vote for this socialism in Staten Island?

Approximately 51%. Reflective of the rest of the country.

26 posted on 12/07/2012 7:39:25 AM PST by ScottinVA (I've never been more disgusted with American voters.)
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To: BCW
I bet McGrath doesn’t vote for another demo again...then again???

Of course they will. Remember so many of us were so sure America had learned something and turned a corner and would NO WAY re-elect Obama? We're talking American voters here... their capacity to learn is.. shall we say.. behindert.

27 posted on 12/07/2012 7:43:35 AM PST by ScottinVA (I've never been more disgusted with American voters.)
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To: BCW

Oh my gosh... Staten Islanders... you.. you actually thought you were going to receive HELP? That you weren’t just campaign props?

But fret not...

How about some extra minutes for your Obamaphone? Would you like a CD of some of Obama’s speeches for inspiration? How about a “HOPE” poster?


28 posted on 12/07/2012 7:49:53 AM PST by ScottinVA (I've never been more disgusted with American voters.)
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To: ScottinVA

Obama drinks toilet water.


29 posted on 12/07/2012 7:50:44 AM PST by YourAdHere (FUBO!)
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To: WVKayaker

I’ll bet as that guy hauls out his storm-damaged stuff from his storm-damaged house, he’s thinking... “Man, I’ll feel so much better when those rich people get taxed more.”


30 posted on 12/07/2012 7:53:30 AM PST by ScottinVA (I've never been more disgusted with American voters.)
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To: Perdogg; BCW; FreeReign; ScottinVA

I lived on Staten Island and the place is a whole different world compared to most of NYC. Staten Island is actually very conservative with the exception of several government housing “projects” towards the North side. Close families, hard working people and unlike the majority of NYC, most own their own cars and property.

Like the world-famous garbage dump, the projects were forced on SI residents by the corrupt rulers in city hall. The blight from the “projects” forced many to flee and turned the neighborhoods into havens for obamabots and illegals who skew the vote. Because of countless similar abuses, SI has tried to secede from NYC many times.

SI voted 51% for Obama overall but if you look at precincts outside those government-ruined neighborhoods, they were all 60-70% AGAINST Obama.

The sad part is that the majority of people impacted by the storm were hard working small homeowners who invested their life savings into buying the only property they could afford. They were practically FORCED to gamble with storms just to own some property. Why? Because the projects and resulting blight consumed a huge amount of elevated SI land and this made safe elevated places even more unnafordable for those people.

Real Islanders HATE socialism and see the results first hand. But just like in all of the USA, the parasites were forced on them and now almost outnumber the producers…


31 posted on 12/07/2012 8:05:44 AM PST by varyouga
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To: BenLurkin

32 posted on 12/07/2012 8:13:45 AM PST by Alice in Wonderland
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To: BCW
Hers your answer. If the cost of repairs exceeds 50% then you get to rebuild 20 feet above the swamp. I see mandatory flood insurance in your future.. That is unless zero makes a new national seashore park .
33 posted on 12/07/2012 8:17:57 AM PST by Domangart
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To: BCW

The “election” is over, the Communists have consolidated their power - so who needs “the people” any longer. Anyone hoping for government “assistance” in the future is just living in a fantasy.


34 posted on 12/07/2012 8:44:08 AM PST by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: varyouga

Thank you for the clarification.


35 posted on 12/07/2012 8:57:01 AM PST by Perdogg (Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA4) for President 2016)
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To: MinuteGal
Here's your answer, Mr. McGrath: November 6, 2012 Staten Island election results: Barack Obama - 50.4% Mitt Romney - 49.6% People get exactly what they vote for. Leni

You have no idea how Mr. McGrath voted. Yet you lecture him about getting what he voted for.

And BTW your state and your country voted for Obama in bigger percentages that McGrath's Staten Island.

So using your logical, it would be good to see Mr. McGrath lecturing you about getting what you voted for, if something similar comes your way.

36 posted on 12/07/2012 9:24:49 AM PST by FreeReign
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To: BCW

My guess is that Obama’s corporate friends want the land.


37 posted on 12/07/2012 10:22:53 AM PST by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: MinuteGal

See my post #31


38 posted on 12/07/2012 10:42:58 AM PST by varyouga
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To: varyouga

Great insight - thanks for sharing!


39 posted on 12/07/2012 1:37:52 PM PST by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: varyouga
It would be interesting to see the percentages of Obama voters vs. Romney voters in the more affluent, settled precincts of Staten Island. They may have not all been as anti-Barack as we'd like to think.

Anyhow, unfortunately it looks like not enough of them turned out to vote....perhaps even knowing that the project-type voters wouldn't miss voting for Obama and they (the good guys) better not stay home.

However, for whatever reasons, close only counts in horseshoes...and it looks like not enough of the good guys bothered to vote.

It would also be interesting to know the effect third party presidential candidates had....seeing that only a miniscule amount of votes divided Obama and Romney.

Leni

40 posted on 12/07/2012 2:52:35 PM PST by MinuteGal (Please Restore Former Format on FR "Latest Posts" Page ASAP !)
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To: MinuteGal

Staten Island has had no problem supporting the likes of Cuomo and Schumer. It’s ‘red’ status is wildly overstated.


41 posted on 12/07/2012 2:56:29 PM PST by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: CaptainK

Are you kidding? Katchina is still in the news.


42 posted on 12/07/2012 2:56:38 PM PST by jersey117
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