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Mon Oct 29, 2012, 12:59 PM

Huffpo headline story - "RECIPE FOR DISASTER - MITT TO AMERICA: SINK OR SWIM"

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/politics/

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Mitt Romney In GOP Debate: Shut Down Federal Disaster Agency, Send Responsibility To The States


... During a CNN debate at the height of the GOP primary, Mitt Romney was asked, in the context of the Joplin disaster and FEMA's cash crunch, whether the agency should be shuttered so that states can individually take over responsibility for disaster response.

"Absolutely," he said. "Every time you have an occasion to take something from the federal government and send it back to the states, that's the right direction. And if you can go even further, and send it back to the private sector, that's even better. Instead of thinking, in the federal budget, what we should cut, we should ask the opposite question, what should we keep?"

"Including disaster relief, though?" debate moderator John King asked Romney.

"We cannot -- we cannot afford to do those things without jeopardizing the future for our kids," Romney replied. ...

Full story at - HUFFPO

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Reply Huffpo headline story - "RECIPE FOR DISASTER - MITT TO AMERICA: SINK OR SWIM" (Original post)
mzmolly Oct 2012 OP
TwilightGardener Oct 2012 #1
mzmolly Oct 2012 #4
TwilightGardener Oct 2012 #7
mzmolly Oct 2012 #10
WallaceRitchie Oct 2012 #2
mzmolly Oct 2012 #6
tblue Oct 2012 #3
SunSeeker Oct 2012 #5
libdem4life Oct 2012 #8
tarheelsunc Oct 2012 #9
onecent Oct 2012 #11
mzmolly Oct 2012 #12

Response to mzmolly (Original post)

Mon Oct 29, 2012, 01:00 PM

1. Yeah, private sector! Why shouldn't profit be made in all this

catastrophe?

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Response to TwilightGardener (Reply #1)

Mon Oct 29, 2012, 01:03 PM

4. I wonder if the private sector, utopian solution involves a fee based

system for citizens on the verge of death and/or destruction?

Hmmmm. Will rescue teams accept Visa?

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Response to mzmolly (Reply #4)

Mon Oct 29, 2012, 01:04 PM

7. If you can't pay for your own disaster aid, then you are

obviously one of the 47% who will never take personal responsibility.

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Response to TwilightGardener (Reply #7)

Mon Oct 29, 2012, 01:11 PM

10. And of course, that means you deserve your fate

because it's "the Lords will," and you didn't work hard enough to save money in the event of a disaster.

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Response to mzmolly (Original post)

Mon Oct 29, 2012, 01:01 PM

2. Need a rescue? Got checkbook?

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Response to WallaceRitchie (Reply #2)

Mon Oct 29, 2012, 01:04 PM

6. On an up note, I hear Chinese disaster response companies

work cheap?

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Response to mzmolly (Original post)

Mon Oct 29, 2012, 01:02 PM

3. FUCK YOU, MITT ROMNEY! nt

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Response to mzmolly (Original post)

Mon Oct 29, 2012, 01:03 PM

5. K&R

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Response to mzmolly (Original post)

Mon Oct 29, 2012, 01:05 PM

8. "future for our kids" ... sorry about the ones whose states ran out of money. Not all of us have

 

multiple houses to jet back and forth to and fro, Bishop.

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Response to mzmolly (Original post)

Mon Oct 29, 2012, 01:06 PM

9. Mitt says to privatize everything, next thing you know he will call for privatizing taxes...

Yeah, let the corporations collect the taxes!

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Response to mzmolly (Original post)

Mon Oct 29, 2012, 01:20 PM

11. I am sure this message is NOT getting to the right people.

Am I correct?

I don't know if Repubs read Huffington Post???

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Response to onecent (Reply #11)

Mon Oct 29, 2012, 01:34 PM

12. Republicans tune out information.

I doubt Huffpo is trying to reach the unreachable cultists.

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