I don’t see anything in this thread about denying homeowners reimbursement for their insured losses. Taking tax payer money and giving it to those who refused to buy insurance - that’s a different story.
The 9 billion that 67 conservatives voted against was to give the authorization to borrow to allow FEMA to pay the benefits to those who had federal flood policies. It is also a fact that those representatives present in ‘05 voted to assist the Gulf states after Katrina. But I guess since they’re from NY or NJ it’s acceptable to label these victims as moochers and freeloaders. They are not the rugged Amricans who inhabit flyover country. Butyou might investigate the work of the Catholic Charities, Salvation Army and hundreds of other private groups and 10,000s of individals who’ve worked constantly to alleviate the suffering. Even the rugged individualists here would have to admit that those marxist NYers and Jerseyans did quite a lot for each other.