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Feds must throw Sandy's victims a lifeline

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Just how powerful was Superstorm Sandy? Aside from the $33 billion in damage it did to the greater New York City and Long Island regions, it was powerful enough to bring Democrats and Republicans together in their quest for massive amounts of federal aid. That’s pretty darned powerful, as anyone who’s observed this nation’s recent political history would likely agree. But everyone — including members on both sides of the aisle in Congress — should ...

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November 28, 2012
7:47 a.m.

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The Red Cross have been a complete and total failure - the people need generators for heat and new places to live- not just bottled water and insulting packaged meals from the local prison- they need services of labor to help clean their homes !!
How interesting that the Occupy Wall St movement - turned into the most effective relief organization- Occupy Sandy - doing the work of what the Red Cross. What does Red Cross do with all those millions of dollars in donations other than give it back to their grossly highly paid executives? The Red Cross workers are mostly unpaid volunteers so where does all the money go? Its not going to the people! -