Posts tagged "Hurricane Katrina"

If Bush was blamed for the slow response to Katrina, why isn't Obama blamed for leaving millions in the cold and dark?

Hear that? The silence of the media? No criticism of President Barack Obama for the slow clean-up following hurricane Sandy? People are suffering, huddled in dark homes–if they have a home left–without heat or light. People left homeless. Some scrounging through piles of donated clothing because everything they have except the clothes they’re wearing gone.... Read more »

Common sense arrives at the New York Times

Can it be so? The New York Times goes after the Obama administration for trying to lag a Democratic senator in a tough re-election campaign taxpayer’s dough to help her out with special interests: Senator Blanche Lincoln, an Arkansas Democrat and chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, has been seeking $1.5 billion in disaster relief... Read more »
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