September 24, 2017
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  • oh..but could not help in Benghazi ? watch for hours as our men died! huh…not enough votes there i guess!

    • Anonymous

      Just disgusting. You should be ashamed of yourself. 

      • Anonymous

        And wildly inaccurate.

        • really? go educate yourself..because unless you were on a conservative site ..you would not know much about it!

          • Anonymous

            So you admit you’re only looking at partisan sources. Why don’t you look for actual facts instead of just for the facts you want to hear?

          • I am..you are not entitled to your own facts..to get my facts from.a liberal would be an oxymoron …they have none

          • Briney

            You mean tea party klan site – don’t you?  Study the transcript.  Then research how Bush and Cheney triggered the Iraqu and Afghanistan war with a lie.

            Also, the conservative republican party died a long time ago. You are voicing the tea party hyperbole.

          • Anonymous

            Obama Lied, People Died

            Obama = Bush = Romney …. etc. etc.

          • do you hear voices also? black helicopters flying over head? ufos ? you silly liberals are so cute! no bright…but cute…new shout o ba ma three times

          • Anonymous

            Oh yeah?  Spin meisters.

      • i.am.not..as a vet..this is close to heart

        • Briney

          Heart?  That was  heartless.

          • oh..my..get back in the fetal.position you silly little liberal!

          • Sherman2

            falling back on your stratus as a vet to make your point more poignant….?  many vets will disagree with your point and your usage of the word “vet” for your own purposes.

        • JohnR

           LMGDFAO! A republican COMBAT vet????????? NOOOOOOOOOOO somehow I doubt you are one of the 26 reported Republicans that wear ribbons from combat. See how those smears work?

    • Anonymous

      Unlike Newt (hardly a credible critic), giving up on FEMA and Presidential responses so soon?  Deflecting?  Predictable, I guess, but not credible.

    • Guest

      That’s not accurate and you should listen to the truth for a change not the lies. The conservative right is exploiting this. Shameful.

      • Anonymous

        What is shameful is that you are giving a pass on an American president who is DIRECTLY responsible for the deaths of 4 American citizens.

        Why don’t you go tell these American’s families, their parents and children, how shameful it is… 

        • JohnR

           That’s right DIRECTLY responsible, why FOX has footage of Barack picking up an AK 47 and firing into the compound, before he LED the band of combatants through the gate. Brietbart even has audio of Barack yelling Allah Akbar as he stormed the compound. Yeah yews guise @ Fox yews no da truthe.

      • Anonymous

         Why don’t you spend a minute and look up Tyrone Woods and his father and you will see what shameful is.

    • Briney

      Ludicrous.

    • Anonymous

      George Bush stared and remained silent and did nothing when Andrew Card told him America was being attacked on the morning of 9/11.  He stayed right where he was and continued to listen to  ten or twelve six-year-olds read aloud in a room with over 100 other adults in it.  

      • you have no grasp of understanding common sense..kinda Monday morning quarter backing aren’t you ..he was there..yet with children..and moments not hrs later he gave a speech from that school.before getting on perforce one

        • Anonymous

          I will wager I have read far more and watched far more about 9/11 than you have. You cannot spin away the 20 minutes of complete inaction by the Commander-in-Chief when he was first informed of the attacks on 9/11. It is on videotape in its entirety and there were over 100 eye-witnesses. 

        • Sherman2

          and then he attacked the wrong country…  niiiice!

    • JohnR

      Here let me help you out……………….
      BenghaziBenghaziBenghaziBenghaziBenghaziBenghaziBenghaziBenghaziBenghaziBenghazi
      There ya feel better? ‘Cause I can tell you this, those of us that pay attention and actually read the news, no not FOX, know what is going on and the only ones you are preaching to are already sitting in your choir. Just get used to Obama/Biden, doesn’t that sound better than Robme/Lying

  • Anonymous

    Oceanfront property??
    You betcha !!

  • Anonymous

    Another get out the vote tactic by the Obama administration……….

    • pbmann

      I guess he could act like Bush and go to a birthday party and play guitar while NO drowned

      • Anonymous

        Or you could ignore the calls for help while four people were brutally sodomized and murdered in a foreign nation… 

        • JohnR

           Or you could run like a coward to France when your country calls you, or you could sit, like a dummy on a memo that states that OBL is determined to strike inside America using commercial airliners as weapons.  Or you could start a war with Iraq when the attacks originated from within Saudi Arabia, or you could ……………..Yeah, you could do all that.

    • Anonymous

      Vote tactic?  How about Newt & co.?

  • Anonymous

    FEMA is good and important spending. 

    • BDN Ombudsman

      Did you realize that in the age of Obama, we average 153 FEMA emergency declarations per year? That is an increase of 550% in just the last 30 years. FEMA has taken money and control from the states who should be able to handle their own minor emergencies, while saving their time for big emergencies like Sandy and Katrina. Obama and Romney are right, we should cut red tape and bureaucracies. We should start with FEMA.

      • Anonymous

        Even Christie, a R governor, is in dire need of FEMA assistance.  So, dataman, what’s the rate of increase in FEMA declarations since Katrina?  And with state spending being whacked by Rs/TPers, how are states going to get the job done.  Also note that disasters don’t always respect state lines.  Sandy is an excellent example.  We should all worry if R&R win.  That would be the worst disaster.

  • BDN Ombudsman

    Obama yesterday: “No bureaucracy. No red tape.” http://www.rollcall.com/news/no_red_tape_in_sandy_response_barack_obama_vows-218571-1.html

    Why is it that this man accepts conservative principles every time there is an emergency? If he were always willing to cut red tape and bureaucracy instead of adding thousands of government regulations and agencies to everyday life, our economy might actually be in good shape today.

    • Briney

      Not the way Bush and Cheney and co handled it.  Obama was handed a wrecked economy.  But he’s putting it back together. 

      • really???? where??? his “recovery” is more.elusive than big foot!! keep holding onto your dreams though!!

  • Anonymous

    It sounds strange to hear hustle and FEMA in the same sentence.

    • Anonymous

      Good to hear, right?  Much better than the Katrina response.

  • Guest

    Great job by the President and FEMA.
    Much better than what happened with Katrina. This President is on the ball and ready to help all he can. 

    • Anonymous

      ROFL!!

      • Guest

        Laugh at you want but there is not massive death and chaos going on with this storm as opposed what happened under Bush’s watch and Katrina.

        • Guest

          edit

          Laugh if you want.

          • we will….at you! this area was not 8-10Ft below sea level..the only thing that should be below sea level??…..fish!

          • Sherman2

            So the people in N.O. got what they deserved and Bush was right not to help them..?

        • Anonymous

          I am laughing at YOU. This community organizer figured out he best run back to D.C. and actually DO HIS JOB! I am sure he is directing everything personally and is right in the situation room just like he was during the embassy attack.

          • Anonymous

            As the Obama electorate, in unison asks “What Attack?”

          • Anonymous

            Obama Lied, People Died

          • Anonymous

            George Bush sat through a photo op listening to a girl read “My Pet Goat” while nearly 3,000 Americans perished on 9/11.

            He did not leave the photo op until it was too late for him to do anything about the plane that had been flying full speed ahead toward the Pentagon.   

          • Anonymous

            Yeah, him still reading was not flattering but even if he leaped right up and ran to his plane….only someone like yourself thinks he could have stopped that plane?  And I guess him dropping the book and leaping to his feet still would have prevented 9/11? Boy are you grasping.

          • Anonymous

            His nation was under attack and he DID NOTHING FOR TWENTY MINUTES but listen to first-graders show how well they read!

            That was proof that Bush was nothing but a puppet, a figure-head, an empty suit not a leader in any sense of the word.

    • Anonymous

      He’s thrilled the storm is a diversion away from his unconscionable Benghazi error.

      • no.kidding..nothing to see here…move along..

      • JohnR

         Unconscionable Benghazi error =4 dead. Unconscionable Trade Towers error =3,000 dead we report you decide.

        • Anonymous

          You can thank Clinton and his cuts to the military and inteligent agencies. 9-11 was years in the planning. Billy was too busy ordering pizza, then checking the intel. reports that were coming in from the middle east. The people in Benghazi sent months asking for more security and were told no. The night of the attack, the reinforcements were told to stand down and the list goes on.

    • Anonymous

      Glad your post is of a positive one. Yes President Obama, Governor  Christie and the other Republican Governors put aside their nit picking and showed the American public that the democrats and republicans are able to work together.
      I am not a republican and I have had some issues with what Governor Christie has said in the past.
      But I am so proud of what he said about President Obama and the fact they are working together for one of the most tragic episodes in our countries history. There might be hope yet for our country.

       

  • Anonymous

    Axlerod and Jarrett had to call him and tell him to get his butt back to D.C. and said are you nuts for going to FL KNOWING how bad this storm was going to be. Hurry back and ACT presidential. We can’t have another Benghazi with you running to Vegas. We got lucky, the media is not covering Libya so don’t blow this one. He got the message on his teleprompter.

    • Anonymous

      Rmoney’s campaign spent $5000 at Walmart buying fake “donations” for Sandy disaster relief  – at his fake “disaster relief” event yesterday – that was  really a  “campaign event” and photo-op.

      And he repeatedly failed to answer the question whether he would eliminate FEMA and privatize disaster relief.

      Yessah

      • Anonymous

        Yeah and Obama who KNEW what the storm was going to be like ran right down to FL and then evolved. He then realized he best act presidential for once and ran right back to D.C. And if you don’t think Obama has been on the phone campaigning, then you are pretty naive. This terrible storm IS a campaign event for Obama. As for FEMA, any state or groups of states could do a better job than FEMA. Who do you think tells FEMA what to do and where to go? Obama? As for Romney, if he didn’t do a thing you and every libber would be screaming..SEE! HE DON’T CARE! You probably thought John Edwards was so wonderful when he ran to La. “to help”. Only sheep will see this as Romney campaigning and Obama as a hero. Wake up..it is a terrible event and not Romney nor Obama will have any affect on the outcome and the rebuilding efforts that will take place. It will be the people, volunteers, organizations and the local govts that will rebuild and get things under control…as usual.

  • For Obama, a great chance to use taxpayer funds to fund his re-election campaign.  The re-distribution hero of the left.

    http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/10/25/IRS-Audits-Of-Small-Businesses-Soar-Under-Obama

    • pbmann

      You’re citing Breitbart…… what a joke!

  • Anonymous

    Meanwhile the Romney campaign bought $5,000 worth of canned goods and let supporters pick them up and hand them over to Mitt in person in front of photographers to make it look like he was the hands-on leader of a real food drive and that these items were public donations.   

    Kind of like Paul Ryan pretending to wash pots and pans that were already clean in a soup kitchen that had already shut down for the night when he got there.

  • JohnR

     This past week the only response the “R”eprehensibles have to anything is…. Benghazi Benghazi Benghazi Benghazi Benghazi Benghazi Benghazi Benghazi Benghazi…………..I am sure that they would like to forget how well Obama has been able to work with others even Republicans, like Christi, to help with the storm damage, unlike Katrina where Shrub a dub dub did a fly over and tipped a wing to those standing on rooftops. So here is my response to those low hanging fruits from Fox. Katrina Katrina  Katrina Katrina  Katrina Katrina  Katrina Katrina  Katrina Katrina  Katrina Katrina  Katrina Katrina. I do love the smell of desperation coming from the Republicans it smells like ……………… VICTORY Obama/Biden

  • Anonymous

    A lot of balderdash and much worse (at least my response will make it past the censors) plus a lot of deflection to other issues.  The conservative zealots sure don’t give very good reasons or examples for associating with them and voting R/TP.  Far from it.

  • Anonymous

    Children….so everyone is all warm & fuzzy becuase the first time since taking office Obama acts like a president should.
     
    Yet the stale comments about Bush & Katrina continue. Here are the historical and irrefutable facts:
     
    On Saturday September 24,2005 Bush called Kathleen Blanco (D) Gov. of LA advising her of the raw data and  the impeding doom of Katrina. Short of begging her to start evacuation proceedings in New Orleans,and to commence deploying the National Gaurd. Blanco in essence told, Bush to “kiss off,I’m the Governor that’s my call to make” For your convenient memory…..you do recall the images of the acres upon acres of vacant  school buses in flood waters up to the windows of the buses that could have evacuated thousands from the misery and the aftermath that hit on August 29, 2005.

    As for his “non -caring fly-by” in Airforce One,  wittnessing the devestation, he was doing what Mayor Blumberg aksed of Obama to do “stay away “. Realizing  the  logistical operations for a president’s arrival that impeads and disrupts rescue and recovery operations. 

    Had Blanco not been such a stubborn and rabid partisan,  and heeded the advice of Bush there would have been, should have been, and could of been a lot fewer dead bodies. Last known number 1836 dead. 

    Christy gets the credit for genuine concern for the NJ citizens.

     
     
     
     
     

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