Disaster Relief and the Debt Ceiling

This situation should have Texans demanding independence!

On August 25th, 2017, the Texas coastline from Port Aransas to Louisiana was devastated by Hurricane Harvey. Fortune.com says the estimated cost could be up to $180 billion. Of course many property owners have disaster and flood insurance, so they will quickly begin wrangling with insurance companies. Some may have renter’s insurance that may help with some of their losses. And some residents will be at a total loss with no insurance nor savings.

In 2008 Pres. Obama’s chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, told the Wall Street Journal that “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste.” Undoubtedly, he is saying that you can make good out of bad situations. That is very true. Unfortunately, leftists have a broken sense of what good is, and this Rahm prescription of forcing ends on people in a crisis that they might otherwise find repugnant is still in use.

Houston Needs Money

Houston has dealt with hurricanes and floods before. It is difficult to believe that the city, county and surrounding areas have not set aside funding for disaster clean-up and recovery. Whether Houston has or not their Democrat mayor, Sylvester Turner, …

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(The opinions in this article are the opinions of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Southern Nation News or SN.O.)

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