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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Southerners Don’t Seem To Want To Help The Northeast After Hurricane Sandy

Southerners Don’t Seem To Want To Help The Northeast After Hurricane Sandy
  • I bet the Southners have a hefty weight problem. They like all that grease & fat. That may be the reason for their batty ideas, lots of fat in the brain.

  • Oh, Gawd! “Awful House” at 3AM in Memphis, after the bars on Beale St. closed!

    • empiremed

      Southern electric companies travelled north to help Sandy victims and were rudel
      turne d away because they weren’t union. That’s having your priorities in the wrong
      place. The way you talk about Southerns is hate speech.

      • Jim Lou

        I find that odd. I saw utility trucks from Florida in my Queens NY neighborhood. In fact I saw many trucks from all over the country.

      • 1129wrf

        I, too, know that to be true. Also I personally know that the Southern Baptist Disaster team went to the New York area, each team served 2 weeks before being replaced by another team. Our team served over 23,000 meals a day and slept on floors at churches and fire stations while doing so.

        • martykayzee

          Thank you, Baptists, for helping. It’s your proselytizing we can do without.

          • tcburch

            In this case, you should have quit at “Thank you, Baptists.”

          • ObozoMustGo

            In other words…. we’ll take you’re help and free stuff, but shut the f&%k up while we’re taking it! That’s sort of what you mean, right Marty? Those evil Christians!!!! Yeah, right. Sure, sure.

            Have a nice day!

            “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” ― George Orwell

      • Not so the teams that we’re turned away had to do with CO insurance polices non
        union teams from all over the country came to help and greeted with open arm.
        This was the same anti union propaganda that anti labor net works like to put
        out there for the public to disdain during the last hurricane

      • AL9226

        That is not true. They were Welcomed with open arms. Most States have agreements with each other to help when a disaster hits. Like when the Northern States helped the south when the big drought hit in the late 90’s and whenever there is a Hurricane. I moved to the South after I retired and there are many nice people down here, but there are also a lot of people that are still part of the Hate that brought so much turmoil to the 60’s in this country. And they do it in the name of God.

      • Lee Reilly

        WOW! Too much Fox “News” there, empiremed? Even the power COMPANY says at no time were they “turned away”. It took about 15 seconds to find out the truth on that whopper.

      • Reddiaperbaby

        That’s a myth that’s making the rounds and has been proven to be a lie. I’m in NJ and we loved the help we got from everyone, especially out-of-staters. There are morons out there who will say anything to discredit labor unions, they’re mostly predatory business people, scabs and fascists. Challenge their lies !!!

      • howa4x

        That is a lie. there were crews from Georgia on my street in NJ

  • 1129wrf

    I retired to the South 14 years ago and I can tell you my neighbors and community are very giving. Where else can you find towns of 400 having fundraisers for ill neighbors and raising $17,000. Where else would you find someone paying $300 for a pie at that auction and then donating it back to be auctioned off again. The South became republican because of Roe vs. Wade, not because they don’t want to help.

    • martykayzee

      The South became Republican because of the Voting Rights Act.

    • And the point of your post is…???

      So you can’t accept that Roe V. Wade is reality right?

      How about slave ownership? Want to discuss that also?

      I’m hoping that iven the political climate that the Southern States do ban together & secede. We won’t stop you trust me!

      We can shut down all those military bases in the SOuth that keep ignorant southerners employed. We can cancel all those munitions contracts in the south too.

      The only reason we send these contracts to southern locations is to keep the ignorant morons from the south employed. Seems most southerns are only adept at opening screwtop beer bottles & turning a screw on an assembly line.

      And if there was a 400 person fundraiser in the north they’d raise 250 thousand dollars.

    • Reddiaperbaby

      The south went Repukelican after the 1964 Civil Rights Act was passed…it had nothing to do with Roe which was 9 years later.

    • Stop that lie, they became dixie- can in 1980, when saint Ronnie started his campaign for Prez. in Philadelphia Miss, the place were three civil right workers were murdered in 1964. This is were he announce he supported STATE RIGHTS, the most important words to white bigots in the in the south. They knew he had opposed fair housing in CA, opposed both civil and voting rights. One klan group announce they no longer had to run a candidate for Prez. Another klan group ask to march in his 1981 inaugural parade. I’am sure some rednecks joined the dixie-can in 1973 because Roe V Wade, but state rights is as important to them as marrying cousin Emmy Lou. I’am black, before moving to Ca I grew up in the south around those evil bastard, there is no redeeming value for most of them, or saint Ronald Reagan.

    • Justin Napolitano

      Try raising 60 billion dollars with your cake sale.

    • Sand_Cat

      Wow, you don’t have even the beginnings of a clue: the south became Republican as a result of the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act, after having been racist and grossly abusing racial minorities since long before any of the justices on the court for Roe vs Wade were even born.

      Way to spread more disinformation. Can we assume this means you share their racist views?

  • Ed

    I cannot see the ppoint of this cartoon. And it certainly doesn’t help the political dialogue!

    • JohnRNC

      I agree. There are plenty of actual problems to discuss and worry about without manufacturing new ones. But in a “free press society” people are allowed to say what they please, regardless of whether it’s true or not.

      Ohhhh! It’s a Joke…

    • I agree. Southerners aren’t big waffle eaters for one, and Alabama (my state) is actually one of the most philanthropic states in the country…despite the fact that it’s economically ranked at #47. I know a lot of people from Alabama who went up to volunteer after Sandy as well.

  • Canistercook

    Each State needs to have its own disaster plan. People who build on hills, beaches etc., should have insurance that reflects their risk. If one wants a view of the ocean or redwoods or hills then the risk of a problem should be reflected in insurance. Like the people who build in Malibu or any risky area. If I mortgage my home I am required to buy Federal flood insurance – even though there is practically no risk involved. I would be willing to absorb the risk and the loss!
    I should not expect other people to help out with MY risk or MY loss.

    • ObozoMustGo

      Canister…. how dare you suggest that people be responsible for the risks they take in their own lives? Pfffttt!!!! The leftist freak way is to insure that no one ever pays the consequences for their own decisions. Instead, the benevolent overlord Federal Government can make all pain and suffering disappear if only we give it more of our money and our faith. Didn’t you know that?

      Have a nice day!

      “The fact is that the average man’s love of liberty is nine-tenths imaginary, exactly like his love of sense, justice and truth. He is not actually happy when free; he is uncomfortable, a bit alarmed, and intolerably lonely. Liberty is not a thing for the great masses of men. It is the exclusive possession of a small and disreputable minority, like knowledge, courage and honor. It takes a special sort of man to understand and enjoy liberty– and he is usually an outlaw in democratic societies.” — H.L. Mencken, Baltimore Evening Sun, Feb. 12, A. D. 1923

      • Canistercook

        Especially if one can assume the role of ‘poor’ even when one is able bodied and young enough to contribute to society and does not. For many of them their only contribution is more children for the ‘rich’ to support!

    • Justin Napolitano

      OK, canistercook, name one place in the US that is not subject to some kind of disaster.

      Be sure to exclude any city or town that is located on a river or other body of water, is in the tornado belt, subject to drought, earth quake or extreme snowfall. These would be the only places that would not need a disaster plan. Also name one state that has 60 billion dollars laying around just in case a disaster occurs.
      The Federal government is the only entity that has that kind of resource and it is backed by all Americans, even folks like you.

      • Canistercook

        No State nor the Federal Government has 60 billion laying around but the Feds will print it for our grandchildren to pay off. States are as big and have the resources most countries have and little countries like Switzerland, Holland and Belgium handle their own disasters! The U.K. is one third the size of California and handled massive flooding recently and fought world war II. Government sells us on the need for their jobs which is why we have so many expensive agencies. They have sold you on the idea obviously and FEMA has a lot of government workers getting overpaid and over pensioned. Handing these things back to the States is long overdue.

  • Landsende

    It’s not the southern volunteers that didn’t help the victims of Hurricane Sandy it’s the politicians of the do nothing congress that felt it was more important to leave Washington for Christmas vacation while thousands of people without electricity or homes were left to fend for themselves.

  • TSB

    I agree, Ed, and it stifles the forward movement.

  • ObozoMustGo

    And now…. the REAL Cartoon of the Day!

    [click image to enlarge]

    Have a nice day!

    “If you’ve got a business. That, you didn’t build that. Somebody else, made that happen.” ~ Barrack Hussein Obozo

  • GOP logic, I got mine, the Hell with YOU!!!!!

  • howa4x

    I wish the south would susceed again. I promise there would be no war to get them back

  • We get it the tea party right, not to smart.

  • leadvillexp

    Still fighting the “Civil” War? Thank god I’m a copperhead. To the South and it’s war of Northern Aggression.