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The Horrors of FEMA Disaster 'Relief'; the Glory Private Efforts

McD2004 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 10:48 AM
The churches ARE there helping. Volunteers come in every weekend and work the entire weekend helping pump water out of basements, taking down and putting up drywall, etc. The media just doesn't want the rest of the country to know about it.
"The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: 'I'm from the government, and I'm here to help.'" -- President Ronald Reagan

Those wise and yet haunting words spoken by one of our nation's greatest presidents couldn't ring more true -- especially today, as winter sets in on an estimated 130,000 of our fellow Americans who are still struggling without power. Many live without heat, hot water or inhabitable homes and question the government's efforts to alleviate their condition.

Amid the election frenzy, several mainstream media outlets instantly praised the Obama administration's response to the Hurricane Sandy devastation in the...