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  •  What on earth makes the original commenter in this (6+ / 0-)

    subthread think that the destroyed homes were all beachfront?  Or all homes of the wealthy?  That's not at all what I saw in the coverage.

    Hint: flood damage extended way beyond the beaches.  

    Cuomo's idea is a good one.

    --------------------- “These are troubling times. Corporation are treated like people. People are treated like things. …And if we ever needed to vote, we sure do need to vote now.” -- Rev. Dr. William J. Barber

    by Fiona West on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 05:37:19 PM PST

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    •  There are also a lot on Staten Island (0+ / 0-)

      that were in what sounded like a pretty low rent district (for NYC anyway.)

      "People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed and redeemed; never throw out anyone. " Audrey Hepburn "A Beautiful Woman"

      by Ginny in CO on Thu Jan 31, 2013 at 12:37:33 AM PST

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