Forgotten by FEMA: Staten Island's Sandy victims vent over lack of aid

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    Victims of an unforgiving one-two punch from superstorm Sandy and a nor'easter that both hit New York's Staten Island say FEMA has forgotten them.

    Already without power for more than a week in the wake of Sandy, hard-hit residents of the borough's South Shore braved a winter storm Wednesday night, with many -- perhaps hundreds -- huddling in condemned homes and ignoring orders to evacuate out of fear looters would take what little Mother Nature has left them.

    "FEMA packed up everything yesterday and left the area," said MaryLou Wong, whose home in the Midland Beach neighborhood was destroyed. "They haven't come back."


    Read more: Forgotten by FEMA: Staten Island's Sandy victims vent over lack of aid | Fox News






    obama hates white people
     
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    Hey, they dont need the government, right?

    Dont you all want the Feds to cut govt spending? Well....FEMA did just that. Why aren't you applauding them?
     
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    What happened to this people? At one point the thought of "Federal Aid" coming to assist rebuilding would have insulted Americans. How far the mighty have fallen.
     
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    And precisely what other disasters are going on around the country that FEMA is stretched so thin?
     
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    Who cares?! The fact that FEMA is stretched thin shouldnt factor at all in to helping the people in Staten Island. Nor should it factor into the people there stepping up and fixing their problems.
     
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    Where is "Brownie" when we need him?
     
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    Your guy wouldve eliminated it all together.
     
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    And where in the fuck has "your guy" been the last 4 years?
    Beefing up FEMA?

    Hell no, he's been golfing.

    Stop going down on youself, you self-gratifying Liberal twit.
     
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    The more you spend, the more you should not spend.

    Not spending is saving. This is a tennet of the Republican party, one that is alien to Liberals.
     

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