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Tornados? Death? Destruction? Who Cares? Kasich Refuses FEMA Funding.

Cell phone footage of tornado damage to Moscow, Ohio, March 2, 2012. Despite the Republicans' continual insistance that climate change isn't a real phenomenon, the tornado season started a full month earlier than most years in the Midwest. To date, there have been 46 confirmed deaths. Wide swaths of the Midwest have been destroyed, leaving American people to pick up the battered pieces of their lives and rebuild.
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As Floods And Fires Mount, House Forbids FEMA, Coast Guard From Preparing For Climate Disasters

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

FEMA is assessing damage caused by tornadoes in Massachusetts powered by record June heat. While officials throughout the U.S. Department of Homeland Security scramble to deal with a torrent of extreme climate disasters, the Tea Par... Read Post

Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich: ‘I Believe There Is A Problem’ With Our Climate

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (2 years ago)

Speaking to a group of Republican political donors last week, Ohio’s conservative Governor John Kasich called for action on climate change, saying he was “all for” developing clean energy At a time when climate change denial has bec... Read Post

Ohio GOP governor turns down federal disaster aid for tornado destruction

US Politics / Liberal : AmericaBlog.com (2 years ago)

Ohio's GOP governor, a former rabid Republican congressman, John Kasich, is definitely playing politics, and I wouldn't put it past him to be doing anything he can to keep the economy from growing until after the election. You see, ... Read Post


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