How come I ain't hearing the fundie televangeliars saying it's God's wrathful payback for their sins like Katrina was for...others?
I guess if you're black it's Heavenly justice and if you're white and southern it's just bad weather. Can't piss off the folks you pass the plate to.
This epic smackdown of Trump and the GOP is a must read:
So where will the GOP hero find this money? We haven't heard much from the previously-touted economic miracle governor but it must be because the state is doing so well thanks to his budget chopping. Drastically cutting spending always produces economic turnarounds, like we're seeing in the UK.
In a sharply worded letter, the U.S. transportation secretary said he was ordering New Jersey to repay $271 million after Gov. Chris Christie backpedaled on a plan to build a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River.
"The law is clear on this matter," Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Friday. The state had only received the money on the condition that it complete the multibillion-dollar project, he wrote in the letter explaining his decision.
"After the initial contract was entered into and later expanded at Governor Christie's request, the state of New Jersey broke the terms," LaHood said. "The governor's unfortunate decision will affect the commuters in New Jersey and the entire Northeast region for generations."