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November, 2012

  • 1 November

    Obama Holds Lead In Ohio

    obama in ohio

    With only a few days left before election night, the race for the white house is still neck and neck, but President Barack Obama still holds a small lead over Republican nominee Mitt Romney in Ohio. A new poll of Ohio residents was released on Wednesday by CBS News, The New York Times and The ...

October, 2012

  • 31 October

    Romney Faces Backlash Over FEMA Comments

    romeny relief drive

    GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has come under fire for comments he made about FEMA during a nomination debate last year. During the GOP nomination debate Romney suggested that states should handle all the responsibilities of disaster relief, and that the Federal Emergency Management Agency is simply tying up much needed government money. During that debate last ...

  • 31 October

    Obama Inspects Damage In New Jersey With Gov. Christie

    obama talking to christie

    President Barack Obama took an aerial tour of New Jersey with Governor Chris Christie on Wednesday to see all the damage done by super storm Sandy firsthand. Although not intended to be political in nature, Obama’s visit to the badly damaged state has some republicans irate because it shows him ...

  • 31 October

    Former FEMA Director Michael Brown Criticizes Obama

    Former FEMA Director Michael Brown

    Former FEMA director Michael Brown has crawled out of the hole he was hiding under after failing to mobilize quickly during Hurricane Katrina to criticize President Barack Obama for acting too quickly during Hurricane Sandy. Yes you read that right. The guy who holds the most blame for not getting rescue ...

  • 30 October

    Hurricane Sandy Temporary Halts U.S. Presidential Race

    barack obama and craig fugates

    Hurricane Sandy has hit the east coast of America and made a tough election season even tougher for both candidates. President Barack Obama has cancelled two planned campaign stops on Monday and Tuesday in order to focus of delivering disaster relief to the states that need it most. With eight ...

  • 30 October

    Gov. Christie Praises President Obama For Disaster Response

    Gov. Christie

    New Jersey’s governor and one of Romney’s biggest supporters, Chris Christie, was signing President Barack Obama’s praises today, as the rebuilding effort from damage caused by super storm Sandy prepares to begin. During an appearance on Good Morning America Gov. Christie said “I have to say, the administration, the president, himself and FEMA ...

  • 30 October

    Hurricane Sandy Shuts Down New York

    new york sandy

    Hurricane Sandy landed on the New Jersey shore yesterday evening leaving an estimated 6.2 million people without power and 16 dead throughout seven states. President Obama has declared New York and Long Island federal disaster areas. The declaration allows for federal funding available to residents and businesses in the disastrous areas. Meteorologist for the Weather Underground, ...

  • 30 October

    Hurricane Sandy Floods Parts Of New York City Subway System

    nyc subway flooding

    Hurricane Sandy has flooded parts of the New York city subway system, bus depots and rail yards, in what some are calling the biggest disaster in 108 years. MTA Chairman Joe Lhota released a statement saying “The New York City subway system…has never faced a disaster as devastating as what we experienced ...

  • 30 October

    Possible Levee Breach In Northern New Jersey

    Nothern New Jersey

    Northern New Jersey might have experienced a possible levee breach on Tuesday, flooding three separate towns with over four feet of water due to Hurricane Sandy, causing hundreds to flee from their homes. Moonachie, Little Ferry and Carlstadt are the three towns in New Jersey currently underwater after the Hackensack River broke through its ...

  • 30 October

    Red Cross Takes In 11,000 People

    red cross

    With Hurricane Sandy raging on in the Northeast the American Red Cross organization has been front and center in helping people get to safety and delivering aid. The Red Cross has opened it’s shelters up to the public and allowed anyone who needed a safe place to stay to come ...

  • 30 October

    Hurricane Sandy Responsible For 85 Deaths

    Hurricane sandy nyc

    Hurricane Sandy is currently battering the Northeast with heavy rains and flooding. The residents of those states are currently enduring loss of power, diminishing water supplies, and a lack of food. But now even more bad news has come. Early this morning the BBC tweeted this message: @BBCBreaking: Total death-toll: ...

  • 29 October

    Dante Cano, 11-Year-Old Boy, Gives NFL Great Idea

    Dante Cano

    The month of October is generally known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the NFL has used pink supplies all month in honor of Breast Cancer. From pink ribbons to pink hand towels, game balls, socks, shoes, and gloves have all been seen on the gridiron. But a great idea by ...