Washington Legislator Calls For Tea Party To Stockpile Ammunition For Dystopic Future

This guy sounds like he has total disregard for the oath of office that he took… Think Progress At a Tea Party “Self Reliance Rally” in Idaho, organized by the Oath Keepers, Washington State Rep. Matt Shea (R) reportedly warned survivalist attendees to stockpile ammo, practice shooting, and learn defense tactics to prepare for a massive economic… More Washington Legislator Calls For Tea Party To Stockpile Ammunition For Dystopic Future

Oklahoma Senators Repeatedly Opposed Disaster Relief Funds

Undoubtedly, they’ll have a rapid “change of heart” now that this horrible devastation has it home… The Huffington Post As frantic rescue missions continued Monday in Oklahoma following the catastrophic tornadoes that ripped through the state, it appeared increasingly likely that residents who lost homes and businesses would turn to the federal government for emergency disaster… More Oklahoma Senators Repeatedly Opposed Disaster Relief Funds

GOP Threatens To Hold Disaster Relief Hostage To Spending Cuts — Again

Think Progress The White House last week requested $60 billion in federal disaster relief to rebuild the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, but some Republicans are again threatening to hold disaster relief funding hostage unless it is offset by other budget cuts. A day after Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) called disaster relief for Hurricane Sandy… More GOP Threatens To Hold Disaster Relief Hostage To Spending Cuts — Again

FEMA boss fires back at Brown

Politico FEMA Director Craig Fugate had a blunt response on Wednesday to his Bush-era predecessor who criticized President Barack Obama’s early preparation for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. “It’s better to be fast than to be late,” Fugate said on NPR’s “Morning Edition.” Michael Brown, who ran the agency during Hurricane Katrina, told POLITICO Tuesday that he… More FEMA boss fires back at Brown

3 ways Hurricane Sandy complicates Mitt Romney’s path to victory

The Week Mitt Romney is rewriting his itinerary for the final days of the campaign thanks to the storm’s rampage. Will that hurt his chances? Mitt Romney canceled several campaign events Monday and Tuesday “out of sensitivity for the millions of Americans in the path of Hurricane Sandy,” his campaign said. The GOP presidential nominee was… More 3 ways Hurricane Sandy complicates Mitt Romney’s path to victory

Mitt Romney Refuses To Talk About FEMA After Hurricane Sandy Event

Here are my thoughts:  1) Mr. Romney refuses to show his tax returns beyond 2010, why?  2) Romney refuses to tell the American people about his economic plan, why?  3) He also refuses to talk about his Mormon faith.  4) He refuses to talk about his pervious statements on FEMA and how he would hand… More Mitt Romney Refuses To Talk About FEMA After Hurricane Sandy Event

Bush’s disgraced FEMA director stunned at Sandy response: ‘Why was this so quick?’

Shaking my head at the sheer idiocy of this man’s statements. The Raw Story Michael Brown, the former Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) chief under President George W. Bush — best known for his pivotal role in the bungled federal response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005 — said Monday night that President Barack Obama’s disaster… More Bush’s disgraced FEMA director stunned at Sandy response: ‘Why was this so quick?’

Romney’s Spin On Disaster Relief Is Coming Your Way

What will Romney” The Shapeshifter” think of next? Mario Piperni In the wake of Hurricane Sandy and the loss of life and billions of dollars worth of damage, Mitt Romney’s statement from last June calling for the privatization of disaster relief services, should spell the end of his presidential dream. But it won’t, even though… More Romney’s Spin On Disaster Relief Is Coming Your Way

Cantor: No Hurricane Emergency Funding W/O Spending Cuts – Democratic Underground

1st collector for Cantor: No Hurricane Emergency Funding W/O Spen… Follow my videos on vodpod Think Progress Despite the devastation caused by Hurricane Irene this weekend, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) today stood by his call that no more money be allocated for disaster relief unless it is offset by spending cuts elsewhere. The… More Cantor: No Hurricane Emergency Funding W/O Spending Cuts – Democratic Underground

FEMA Declares Eric Cantor a Disaster Area (Humor)

Andy Borowitz is hilarious! The Borowitz Report One day after Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) stirred controversy by withholding funds for tornado relief, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) took the extraordinary step of declaring Rep. Cantor a disaster area. Within hours of the declaration, FEMA officials were dispatched to assess the damage to Mr. Cantor’s… More FEMA Declares Eric Cantor a Disaster Area (Humor)