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Yesterday, Mitt Romney was asked about a dozen times what his plans were for FEMA and natural disasters. When he chose not to answer, or even acknowledge the questions, many assumed that he simply had no answer at all. As it turns out, this is not the case.

The Romney campaign has finally released their "Five-Step Disaster Plan," which can be found below the fold.


Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has developed a comprehensive plan to deal with natural disasters in a way that benefits everyone. By everyone, we mean the 52% of the country that counts. Well, okay, the 1% that counts.

The ground-breaking plan goes as such:

Step 1: Use eminent domain to purchase all effected land at "fair" market value.

Step 2: Harvest all salvageable material from the area: scrap metal, vehicles, babies, etc.

Step 3: Use already destroyed area to hide other junk, such as toxic waste.

Step 4: Cover destroyed area with new stuff to make it look worth more than it is.

Step 5: Sell area to China and forget about it.

Romney's Five-Step Disaster Plan is quite brilliant. Not only does it allow the federal government to profit off of disaster, but it also gets all those unsightly, dirty areas off the books so we can concentrate on the 1%.
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  •  I'm not sure if that snark tag actually applies (3+ / 0-)
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    Shockwave, G2geek, ThatPoshGirl

    to this diary PoshGirl.

    Eliminate tax breaks that stimulate the offshoring of jobs.

    by RJDixon74135 on Thu Nov 01, 2012 at 02:49:12 AM PDT

  •  here's another 5-step Romney disaster plan: (1+ / 0-)
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    1)  Upon taking office, ring up Hu Jintao in Beijing, and tell him the US is going to sue China for "being a currency manipulator" (thereby keeping one of his promises from debate #3).

    2)  Next, ring up Vladimir Putin and read him the riot act over one thing or another.

    3)  Order air-strikes on Teheran.

    4)  Go on TV warning China and Russia to stay the hell out of it or the United States will consider any such involvement on their part to be an act of war against the US.  

    5)  BOOOM!

    But hey, look at the bright side.  Somewhere after step (2), there will be a building boom for backyard fallout shelters, and unemployment will drop to around 7% for the month or two it takes to build them.  

    "Minus two votes for the Republican" equals "plus one vote for the Democrat." Arithmetic doesn't care about their feelings either!

    by G2geek on Thu Nov 01, 2012 at 03:39:55 AM PDT

  •  The fact that he doesn't know (0+ / 0-)

    when to use affected as compared to effected is quite telling . . . .

    Or maybe he's just playing to his RW nutcase base, where bad grammar totally resonates.

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