Skip to comments.Sandy Victim: Staten Island Has Become The Forgotten Borough
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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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!
It's a lesson taught throughout history, yet one that statists never learn: Government CAN'T do what citizens do best.
And how many people continue to vote for this socialism in Staten Island?
Zippy doesn’t need your votes now.
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.
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???
No way. O said he’d be there. Oh wait, it’s a 20 day Christmas vacation he’s concerned about....
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.
Who knows? Maybe never.
Why is anybody surprised? Staten Island is the whitest and most middle-class part of NYC, so of course nobody cares about them.
Back in the Katrina days, the national news coverage lasted for months. Six weeks in, Sandy is barely a local news story.
I have no mercy for the ones who voted Obama.
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
How many people in Staten Island voted for this soclialist?
Less than in your state.
Less than in your country.
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.
Katrina victims waiting for Gum't help:
Sandy victim NOT waiting for Gum't help (but he's flying 'Old Glory'!):
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.
I bet McGrath doesn’t vote for another demo again...then again???
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.
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...
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.....
“People get exactly what they vote for.”
The trouble is, EVERYONE gets what the plurality voted for.
Staten Island, the new 9th ward.
Approximately 51%. Reflective of the rest of the country.
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.
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?
Obama drinks toilet water.
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.”
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
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.
Thank you for the clarification.
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.
My guess is that Obama’s corporate friends want the land.
See my post #31
Great insight - thanks for sharing!
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.
Staten Island has had no problem supporting the likes of Cuomo and Schumer. It’s ‘red’ status is wildly overstated.
Are you kidding? Katchina is still in the news.