NY Disaster

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This is about the folks in NY still suffering without basic amenities after Super Storm Sandy. Explains it all in amazing clarity with minimal (though understandably necessary) cursing.

Remember – it’s NY in November and some folks are still in government tents. Not acceptable…

Good quote:

You want to know why they don’t cut the f-ing trees Davenport? It isn’t because they are stupid, it isn’t because they don’t know, it isn’t because private enterprise is inherently corrupt, it isn’t even because union workers are a bunch of rent-seeking layabouts. Its because every time they go to cut down a tree, some local Greenies get up a petition or a court order to make them stop. So they stop. So the trees break and knock down the power lines. Same thing all over the North East until you get up into snow country, where even the f-ing tree huggers know better.

Well -this- time it all came home to roost the same day, and every overhanging branch from New Jersey to Connecticut took out a line.

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