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Obama fails to provide aid to victims of Hurricane Isaac, despite 2007 anti-Bush rhetoric on Katrina relief


              This aerial photo shows a car in floodwaters on Hwy. 23 in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac. in Plaquemines Parish, La., Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. Thousands of electric customers are still without power, hundreds remained in shelters and several miles of coast line was tarred with weathered oil washing ashore, days after Isaac raked Louisiana. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

President Barack Obama has refused to extend to victims of Hurricane Isaac in Louisiana the same relief he criticized former President George W. Bush for withholding from New Orleans residents in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. The move has frustrated state and local politicians and contradicts his own campaign rhetoric about disaster relief from just one election cycle ago.

Does Obama campaign coddle child abusers?

12:40 PM 08/23/2012

Scott Surovell seems to have a rather blasé attitude about child rapists. Scott Surovell was one of only a handful of Virginia legislators to vote against a bill to stiffen penalties against adults (over age 18) who commit sex crimes against children under age 13. And Scott Surovell, a Democrat from Fairfax County, is an official member of Barack Obama’s “Virginia Truth Team,” a group of Virginians who are tasked with representing Obama in the media as campaign surrogates.