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The Explosion at the West, Texas Fertilizer Plant is truly a disaster.  Schools and homes are destroyed, lives have been lost, families destroyed.

Maybe now is not the time to think about the pettiness of politics.

I hope that Senators Cruz and Cornyn remember their votes to deny aid to the victims of Hurricane Sandy, before they appeal to the Nation to come to the aid of the citizens of their state of Texas.

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There are many questions about the location of the Plant.  

Why was it built near a Middle School, or why was a Middle School built near the plant?

My condolences go out to the residents of West, Texas who have been injured and who have lost their homes due to the catastrophe.  They are fortunate that the members of Congress from the regions affected by Sandy are mostly Democratic Representatives and Senators who hold the interests of the Nation superior to the interests of their Party, unlike the Senators and Reresentatives of Texas who only represent the interests of the Republican Party.

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Would you support Federal Assistance to the Victims of the Explosion in West, Texas?

24%42 votes
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