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Update on FEMA Aid To Houses of Worship
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Update on FEMA Aid To Houses of Worship

Mitch Odom - Feb 14, 2013

This is an update on “Churches Ineligible for FEMA Assistance” . The House overwhelmingly approved a bill on Wednesday that will allow houses of worship damaged by…

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Congress Does Disaster Relief with a Big Helping of Pork

admin - Dec 18, 2012

[caption id="attachment_15043" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo Credit: su-lin on Flickr[/caption] Last week I wrote about how Congress is working on a Hurricane Sandy relief bill that could top…

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How Your Children Will Pay for Hurricane Sandy

admin - Dec 13, 2012

After last night's Hurricane Sandy relief concert, which raised $30 million from ticket sales alone, you may be wondering how the relief effort is coming along. Well,…

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No Such Thing As A Free Lunch? Think Again.

admin - Dec 09, 2012

With apologies to economist Milton Friedman who popularized the phrase by using it as the title of a 1975 book, apparently now there is such a thing…

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The “Blame Sandy, Not Barack Obama” Jobs Report

admin - Dec 07, 2012

I can't help but wonder if this will be just another excuse the President will use for why he's as good at turning around the economy as…

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FEMA Center In New York Closed…Due to Weather

admin - Nov 09, 2012

Heckuva job, Barry! Many New Yorkers likely think Craig Fugate, who runs the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is doing a “heckuva job.” But he may have some…

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Let Them Eat…Energy Bars! But Only if They’re Runners. (UPDATED: Marathon Cancelled, Not Postponed)

admin - Nov 02, 2012

That Michael Bloomberg is a real piece of work, isn't he? Maybe it’s not fair to say that NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg has become so much like…

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New Jersey to Non-Union Electrical Crews: Thanks but Get Out

admin - Nov 01, 2012

[caption id="attachment_13322" align="alignright" width="224" caption="Credit: Derrick Moore via WAFF"][/caption] I'd suggest Governor Christie get to the bottom of this, instead of making kissy-faces at President Obama. If…

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Hurricane Sandy Unearths Skeleton Under Tree in Connecticut

admin - Nov 01, 2012

Eerie: Hurricane turned Superstorm Sandy toppled a majestic old oak on the Upper Green, which is just outside New Haven, CT, and intertwined in the dirt and…

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Romney Asks Supporters to Send Donations to Red Cross During Storm, Michelle Still Fundraising for President

admin - Oct 30, 2012

Mark Knoller of CBS tweeted this out yesterday: On AF-1, Jay Carney said "this is not a time for politics." He said pres focused on ensuring federal…