Skip to comments.Sandy Victims Still Stranded As “Red Tape” Hinders Help From FEMA
Posted on 12/26/2012 10:07:01 PM PST by Olog-hai
Nearly two months after homes in Staten Island, NY were devastated by Hurricane Sandy, residents say theyre still struggling with red tape as they try to get the government to help.
Victims are shuffled from one desk to another for registration, an identification check, and one-on-one interviewsthen referred to something called a Mitigation Desk, a FEMA official at a local Disaster Recovery Center explained to MRCTV.
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Look, Obama would have had them put up in hotels and their houses rebuilt by now if it wasn’t for those crazy Tea partiers holding the country hostage.
Hell, they completely ruined his Christmas vacation, forced him back to DC to ‘save the country’.
When will you get it through your heads : Nothing that goes wrong under Obama is his fault. Its always someone else’s.
He is the only serious ‘adult in the room’ in Washington.
wait.. id check? what for? are they trying to disenfranchise them? Are they trying to keep the poor form getting help?
First we try to keep um from voting but now Obama wants to cut off aid to them?
He smiled for the photo op
He made promises
And the people wait for aid
... for promises unfulfilled !
They must have LOVED all the news stories about the won’s golf and surf outings in der tropics.
I find this hard to believe.
I saw with my own ears, our “beloved pResident” made a vow to krispy kreme that ALL RED TAPE WOULD BE CUT and help will be imminent.
I also believed him because we all know he would NEVER have went on vacation if some of his subjects were still in trouble, he would have been manning the scissors..
Can’t even blame it on Joebama as he has his hands full with the gun task force, just putting more work on BO.
Oh the shame....How quickly we have fallen into the depths of hell - Once this clown gets confirmed it will be ‘Katy bar the door’ and the scorched earth policy will be unleashed upon US.
Have these people who are blaming FEMA for dragging their feet realized that OBAMA is FEMA? Why does he not get blame for anything ever it pisses me off. President Bush was blamed for everything and he did alot more to help people than the Turd who shall be named Obama has or will ever do.
Pox on Obama
Obama came. Promised to help. So they voted for him. Once he had their votes they didn’t matter anymore. Surprise!
Not only that, but that someone has certain protection from recourse by some higher office and THAT higher office knows too damned good and well what's in the box and intentionally does nothing about it.
And ultimately, it all sits in the inbox of obama via his appointment of someone in an office that was knowingly appointed to allow inboxes to fill up with no action planned nor intended.
Real people suffer and die because government and it's minions falsely assure the people that they will be cared for.
Staten Island is the most conservative part of NYC. Staten Island voted for McCain in 2008 and narrowly for Obama in a city that is overwhelmingly liberal. Obama is just engaging in a little social re-engineering and the media won’t report it.
Same old FEMA....
I know Staten Island isn’t Obamaland, but the fact is that NY state is (as my state - NJ - is). Anyone who can leave does, and nobody wants to invest in the state because success is punished. Here in NJ property taxes are so high that old adages (like you would get back more than any money invested in a home) simply don’t apply anymore because the tax burdens make monthly mortgage payments so high for any prospective buyer. I believe that if these properties were in a better tax/economic clime no expense would be spared to get them back into shape; in this area the states are in such poor financial shape they probably won’t take action until the feds pick up 110% of the bill (the extra 10% for the customary graft associated with Dem states, unions, etc.).
Where’s all the money from the great 12/12/12 concert ???????? Shouldn’t that be available immediately ???
Sandy people are getting the same treatment from The Incompetent One that the Benghazi people did. He’s more interested in vacationing, golfing than he is in them.
Nope, there are areas in Queens, Nassau and Suffolk that have not boted for a GOP POTUS in decades, were hit just as bad as Staten Island and are seeing the same inept response. It is just FEMA as usual - a royal fustercluck.
“I will NOT rest until.....”
Sad part is in his mind its already taken care of.
Sorry to hear than. Then it is just a case that Obama's pledge to cut through red tape and take quick action on everybody was meaningless and when the camera lights went out, Obama lost interest. And it still seems the major media is not reporting on what is happening and certainly not pressing the Regime to do more.