Posts Tagged "Hurricane"

think-progress:

Chris Christie had a lot to say about House Republicans blocking Hurricane Sandy relief.

But if you watch one clip today, watch this.

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Two bodies found in areas hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy suggest that wreckage from the storm has created inviting spots for killers to dump bodies.

NY Times

“Everything’s gone. My life is gone.”

KORY O’HARA, whose family business of five generations, O’Hara’s Service Station, in Prattsville, N.Y., was destroyed on Sunday during Hurricane Irene; the Catskill community suffered some of the worst damage. - Time

Gotham Rainmakers

Irene’s N.Y. minute was bang-up business for many amid B’way bust

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Two young filmmakers went out during Hurricane Irene to document their Manhattan neighborhood. 

Gawker

washingtonexaminer:

“I don’t know how much God has to do to get the attention of the politicians. We’ve had an earthquake; we’ve had a hurricane. He said, ‘Are you going to start listening to me here?’ Listen to the American people because the American people are roaring right now. They know government is on a morbid obesity diet and we’ve got to rein in the spending.” -Michele Bachman

This photo is real: Highway 12 along Outer Banks in NC breaks apart  (via @stephanieabrams)

President Barack Obama received an update on Hurricane Irene in the Situation Room of the White House, August 27, 2011. Clockwise from left, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood; Richard Reed, Special Assistant to the President for Homeland Security; Nick Shapiro, senior policy advisor to John Brennan; John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security; and Chief of Staff BIll Daley. Onscreen are FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. Joing by phone are Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Energy Secretary Steven Chu.

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