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Monday, October 29,2012

Romney last year: Feds 'cannot afford' FEMA

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There's a storm comin'. New York City has already made plans to shut down its public transportation as Hurricane Sandy barrels down on land and a winter storm forms in the north, possibly creating the perfect-yet-silly "Frankenstorm." The Federal Emergency Management Agency is preparing to help East Coast residents survive the worst.

How would a President Mitt Romney prepare for such an event? By not doing much, according to a 2011 interview. Romney said at that time that states or the private sector should take over emergency management from the federal government, saying it was "immoral" to create federal debt to deal with emergencies.

"We cannot — we cannot afford to do those things without jeopardizing the future for our kids. It is simply immoral, in my view, for us to continue to rack up larger and larger debts and pass them on to our kids," Romney said.

See the story at The Atlantic.

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Severely conservative Mitt Romney was speaking here, but the moderate Mittster has come to the forefront to effect his way to the White House by any means including lying.

The impression people have about FEMA stems from George W. Bush's "Heck of a job Brownie" made to Michael Brown post Katrina in Louisiana. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are wanting to go back to the way it was during George W. Bush's first days in office. The TEA-Republicans want to do away with social programs American's are used to having to live the life we are comfortable with. If you took all the bigotry and prejudice in America and laid it end-to-end, it would still be bigoted and discriminatory in actions towards people of color. If you do not vote you convey to another your power to make your decisions for your future. Do not listen to the polls. Get out and vote! Get out the Vote! The TEA-Republicans want to private-ize, voucher-ize and Block grant all the federal programs currently assisting middle class and lower echelon of American's. We cannot afford to go backwards - We must go forward!

 

 
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