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Old 02-22-2021, 02:28 PM
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A Republican President DID do that. GWB43 during Katrina. He did not land because it would take recourses from the rescue efforts. And the left excoriated him without mercy for it.

had he landed, the left would have made a case for that. I don't know about anyone else but I tire of the wailing by the opposition whenever either party President is scolded fordoing what is actually, the right thing.

I remember the time and age when WE THE PEOPLE were proud of our President and our nation, no matter what party he represented. For example, it was the leadership of President Kennedy that challenged us to put a man on the moon. He did not actually accomplish the task. It was American ingenuity and American industry did it.
I never blamed bush for the big storm.
this texas fiasco is right smack dab in republican politicians' laps . see my comments on this in other thread.
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I never blamed bush for the big storm.
this texas fiasco is right smack dab in republican politicians' laps . see my comments on this in other thread.
That's nice you didn't blame Bush but the media was filled with vile attacks claiming he deliberately let black people drown while he enjoyed his birthday cake. Of course Kim Jung Biden took a snow day off while hundreds of thousands of Americans suffered from the after effects of the record cold and the media shrugged it off.

Like Obama with the Deep Water Horizon oil spill it took Joe Brain Damage more than a week to do anything more than sign a perfunctory disaster declaration. But like with Obama's indifference Biden is portrayed as caring and compassionate.
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this texas fiasco is right smack dab in republican politicians' laps .
Partisan, much?
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Why don't all the other states get to vote and see if they want to help the penny pinching texans?
Is there some evidence that Texas' refusal to join a national power grid--whatever the pros and cons of it may be--is the result of "penny pinching"?

If so, I have yet to be apprised of it...
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Is there some evidence that Texas' refusal to join a national power grid--whatever the pros and cons of it may be--is the result of "penny pinching"?

If so, I have yet to be apprised of it...
Joining the grid means submitting to a whole host of Federal regulations with tens of millions in compliance and lobbying costs that have to be borne by ratepayers. Would the ratepayers get more reliability? Less cost? The experience of states already on the grid suggests neither but it would allow the Biden administration another avenue to impose its core mission of social justice and racial equity by unelected and unaccountable Federal bureaucrats acting as a conquering Roman army to punish Texas for its disloyalty voting for President Trump.
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so your talking points from sentral chaos were to blame it on biden?
I heard it on ABC news....are you calling them Central Chaos now?

You would be right.
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That's because the current weather has been the worst in 50+ years...They never had to deal with this...They got off scott free...
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because climate change
Climate change? In a period of 50 years? How are we suppose to take you seriously when you say utterly ridicules things like this?
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Climate change? In a period of 50 years? How are we suppose to take you seriously when you say utterly ridicules things like this?
When the climate changes it's climate change.
B r it by cycle, human activity, or what ever, you need to put it in your set of factors for dealing with survival, your personal (and if you're an elected official, your constituents') environment, society, et cetera.
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When the climate changes it's climate change.
B r it by cycle, human activity, or what ever, you need to put it in your set of factors for dealing with survival, your personal (and if you're an elected official, your constituents') environment, society, et cetera.
Wow, your posts are hard to understand when your drunk.
Let me put this to you as plain as I can. No, measurable amount of climate change happens over a 50 year span. What cnredd is talking about is weather not climate change.

I can't believe I actually have to explain this.
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so your talking points from sentral chaos were to blame it on biden?
Biden is an idiot.
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