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Top Conservative: Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill ‘A Rape Of The Treasury’

by David Badash ● 8:00 AM January 7, 2013
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Charles Krauthammer on Fox News “Special Report” Friday called the Hurricane Sandy bill that Speaker John Boehner refused to allow on the floor for a vote “a rape of the treasury.”

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Is Your Congressman One Of 67 Republicans Who Voted Against Hurricane Sandy Victims?

by David Badash ● 12:20 PM January 5, 2013
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Here are the 67 GOP Congressmen who think helping the poor, the needy, those who have lost not just their homes but all their possessions, are not deserving of help.

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Watch Live: Governor Christie On GOP Refusal To Vote On Hurricane Sandy Relief (2 PM)

by David Badash ● 1:01 PM January 2, 2013
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NJ Governor Chris Christie will hold a press conference at 2:00 PM ET to discuss House Republicans’ current refusal to hold a vote on Hurricane Sandy relief aid.

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Senate Republicans Slashing 60 Percent Of Hurricane Sandy Aid

by David Badash ● 2:01 PM December 20, 2012
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Senate Republicans, the week before Christmas, are trying to slash 60 percent of aid to victims of Hurricane Sandy, funding only projects and needs that they feel are immediately necessary.

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Hurricane Sandy Destroys NYC Homeless LGBT Youth Drop-In Center

by David Badash ● 1:58 PM November 4, 2012
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Superstorm Sandy decimated the Ali Forney Center on the West Side of Manhattan, which serves homeless LGBTQ youth and teens. They need your help.

Climate Change

On Our Radar – Hurricane Sandy, Governor Andy, Climate Change, And Your Vote

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 7:00 AM November 4, 2012

Long ago, before the Gulf was despoiled by the Deepwater Horizon, before Ohio had fracking earthquakes and before our tap water could be ignited by a match, there was a prophet named Al Gore who tried to warn us… Global climate change and your vote are On Our Radar.

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Trump Using Hurricane Sandy Deaths To Promote $5 Million Obama Challenge

by David Badash ● 3:22 PM October 30, 2012
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Donald Trump is now using the 17 people who died during Hurricane Sandy to promote his failed $5 million challenge to President Obama.

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Hurricane Sandy: Minister Blames Gays And ‘Pro-Homosexual’ Romney And Obama

by David Badash ● 10:53 AM October 29, 2012
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A Pennsylvania Christian minister, John P. McTernan, is blaming gay people and “pro-homosexual” Mitt Romney and Barack Obama for Hurricane Sandy.

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Look: NASA Photographs Hurricane Sandy From Space

by David Badash ● 5:48 PM October 28, 2012
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NASA took these amazing photographs of Hurricane Sandy from space just two hours ago. Beautiful, amazing, science, nature, and deadly.

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Trump: Feds Handled Hurricane Katrina Better Than Superstorm Sandy

by David Badash ● 4:42 PM November 6, 2012
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Donald Trump moments ago said via Twitter that the federal government has done a worse job responding to Hurricane Sandy than they did to Hurricane Katrina. Really?

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Hoboken Mayor Threatened: No Sandy Relief Funds Unless She Plays Ball

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 11:06 AM January 18, 2014
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The Mayor of Hoboken New Jersey claims she was told if she just approved a certain development project the city’s stalled Sandy Relief money “would flow”.

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Bachmann Introduces 1st Bill In New Congress: Not Sandy Relief Or VAWA, But Obamacare Repeal

by David Badash ● 8:32 AM January 4, 2013
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Bachmann introduced the first bill into the new 113th Congress and it wasn’t the Violence Against Women Act, or a bill to fund relief for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

DOMA

House GOP: No Time For Sandy Relief Or Women’s Violence Bill, But Time To Fund DOMA Defense

by David Badash ● 1:30 PM January 3, 2013
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The House Republican leadership did have time — for the first time ever — to write funding for their anti-gay war, defending DOMA, into the official House Rules.

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Watch: Gov Chris Christie Full Press Conference Video On Squashed Sandy Relief Vote

by David Badash ● 2:57 PM January 2, 2013
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Just minutes ago, NJ Governor Chris Christie unleashed an epic furor in his press conference lambasting Congressional Republicans, especially Speaker John Boehner, over pulling from the floor a bill to fund disaster relief for Hurricane Sandy victims.