Price gouging, looting and rage: Superstorm Sandy brings out the worst in some

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    Superstorm Sandy exposed the true nature of the people in its path, bringing out tales of hope and heroism -- as well as stories of callous cruelty.

    Looting, price gouging and misguided rage all compounded the unprecedented storm, and left many folks shaking their heads and wondering just how low people could sink. Gas was siphoned from cars, criminals posed as relief workers, cruel thieves picked through the unprotected possessions of neighbors who had lost nearly everything. Utility crews working around the clock to restore power to citizens were even assaulted by angry residents.

    Experts say it's an unfortunate, but common pattern in the wake of a disaster.


    Read more: Price gouging, looting and rage: Superstorm Sandy brings out the worst in some | Fox News
     
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    Why did the citizens assault the utility workers?
     
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    Isn't it ironic how quickly Liberal mecca's melt down in the face of adversity?
     
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    I think it's very ironic.
     
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    It's human nature. A certain percentage of people are Class A Assholes, and it cuts across all segments of society.
     
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    Didn't obama say they were all in this together. They aren't looting. They are simply taking their share from the people who have been unfair to them for years.

    To obama it's not looting, it's people working together so they can all have improved lives.
     

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