Glenn Beck: Firefighters Right to Let Home Burn

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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jrWEdeGGvw&feature]YouTube - Beck On Family's Whose Home Burned Down As Firefighters Watched[/ame]

    (sarcastically) Compassion, compassion, compassion.

    They guy who lost his house was interviewed last night. He said he forgot the 75 bucks, but paid all his other taxes. He tried to pay the Firefighters and neighbors came out and offered the Firefighters even MORE money.

    Worse, several of the firefighters were reported sick and crying. Some simply went home.

    Is this the "Moral America" Glenn is talking about? Tea Party "morals"?

    What if Social Security is privatized? And those people lose their money? Do they live on the street?

    Is this what the right is pushing? Every man for himself?

    Is it easier for someone like Glenn Beck who makes 32 million a year watch someone else's house to burn down?
     
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    He's entitled to his opinion...but I'm surprised he made fun of the guy's southern accent. What an elitist twit.
     
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    What is your problem now? I thought you opposed letting people not pay for something until after they needed it, or does that only apply to health care?
     
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    Why is this even news? Why? Some guys house burns down and its all over the news?
     
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    Because of the callous way it happened. Don't worry about it. No one expects you to understand. You're still a good Conservative.
     
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    Fire calls for 2007

    For the period 1 January 2007, to 31 December 2007 the FDNY dealt with the following number of calls:[23]

    * Structural fires: 28,004
    * Non-structural fires: 19,388
    * Non-fire emergencies: 209,943
    * Medical emergencies: 207,677

    There were 3,143 serious fires in 2007, defined as those declared 'all hands' or above in severity.

    Fire calls for 2008

    For the period 1 January 2008, to 31 December 2008 the FDNY dealt with the following number of calls:[24]

    * Structural fires: 26,862
    * Non-structural fires: 17,192
    * Non-fire emergencies: 191,926
    * Medical emergencies: 211,776

    New York City Fire Department - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    How many firemen died last year in NYC alone, do you have any idea?

    How many people lost their lives in fires last year, do you have any idea?
     
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    How many times did the FDNY stand around and watch someone's home burn down?
     
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    Even when they tried their best homes still burned down and lives were still lost.
     
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    Yep...but they tried. I bet most firefighters would not stand by and watch a house burn to the ground.
     
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    Especially since so many of his followers are Southerners.
     

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