Alabama Mayor Bans FEMA Trailers.

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    You just can't make this stuff up!

    Ala. town hit by tornadoes bans FEMA trailers - Yahoo! News

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    The way I heard the story there was some kind of a moratorium on the single wides. They don't want their town to turn into a trailer park. Just encouraging people to rebuild and get on with their lives vs. being happy with the free gov't cheese.
     
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    Did he leave a trailer in Alabama to get on the jet ski?
     
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    Well considering the HUUUUUGE scandal about the FEMA trailers in LA - this is a good thing.
     
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    That was so last administration..:doubt:

    In any case..it's fucking stupid.

    People need shelter..immediately.
     
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    But if it weren't for trailer parks there would be no Alabama.
     
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    Yes they do, but the town has had rules in place banning single-wide trailers for quite a while. It is the mayor's job to enforce all the ordinances, not to give selected people a pass. It's the city council's job to remove or suspend the ordinance. I would bet that the mayor would back such council action.
     
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    Hey now!!!
     
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    Laws that impede help are generally suspended during times of emergency.

    Happens here in NYC all the time. Alternate side of the street laws are suspended during big snowstorms.
     
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    There are people still living in FEMA trailers in LA after FIVE YEARS.
    You will have a sizeable portion of people who will be quite happy with free housing rather than paying rent.
     

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