Natural Disaster: The Democratic approach vs. the GOP approach

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    Republicans say "Government can't do anything". I believe them. When they are in power.

    Look at the way Republicans handled Katrina. People starving. Dying. Ignored. Left to suffer for days and days. Then the survivors were put in carcinogenic trailers which only made things worse as well as showed GOP contempt for those suffering.

    Then look at how floods and tornadoes were handled under Obama. And what has been the GOP's greatest criticism? That Obama hasn't visited the afflicted areas fast enough? That's it? In fact, wasn't it Cantor who suggested that victims of disaster should be "on their own"?

    The GOP's tough stance on tornado aid: 'Heartless'? - The Week

    Is voting the GOP into power a guarantee that "Government won't work"?
     
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    Yes.
     
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    Yes, in that they don’t want to see something they oppose succeed.

    The sad irony of this, of course, is republicans once advocated and practiced good governance, they understood government can play an important and positive role in Americans’ lives where appropriate.
     
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    Key word being 'once'.
     
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    Look at how the people themselves helped themselves in Joplin.... they did not whine and cry for the government to come and save them...

    Joplin also did not have several DAYS notice to deal with the problem.

    Look at how the mayor and governor played politics delaying in asking for aid....tysk tysk tysk.... sad dems that they are.


    And idiot... you are on your own for a minimum of 3-4 days in a disaster.... or don't you listen up to fema and the red cross?

     
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    dimocrats are a whining bunch of tit dependent babies.
     
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    Last I checked, Joplin got 1 billion in federal aid, those whiny bastards:eusa_whistle:
     
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    Coming from you, that doesn't hurt at all:lol:
     
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    The TaxPayers didn't have to pay the Oklahoma heros either.
     
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    And how much is "Katrina" still getting? Whats their tab to date?
     

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