Facing clear evidence of peril, we cannot wait for the final proof -- the smoking gun -- that could come in the form of a mushroom cloud. - George W(orst President Ever) Bush 10/07/2002
Republicans are the servile lapdogs of Corporate Monsters. The Death Toll from the West, Texas Explosion is currently 14 with a hundred injured and millions of dollars of damage to property.
Why? Because the Fertilizer Plant was allowed to operate for years without Government Oversight. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security requires fertilizer plants and depots to disclose amounts of ammonium nitrate, which can be used to make a bomb, above 400 lbs. The West, Texas plant, West Fertilizer, reportedly held 270 tons of the substance, 1,350 times that limit.
"Somebody has to tell the E.P.A. that we don’t need you monkeying around and fiddling around and getting in our business with every kind of regulation you can dream up,” he said. “You’re doing nothing more than killing jobs. It’s a cemetery for jobs at the E.P.A." - Texas Governor Rick Perry.
With the area a disaster zone do you think Texas Senator Ted Cruz is going to vote against federal disaster relief funds as he did for the victims of Hurricane Sandy? No Ted Cruz like Rick Perry is one of those disgusting men who belong to the I Got Mine, Fuck You Class.
But, this explosion isn't a natural disaster it's a man-made disaster. Or more acurately, since Republicans aren't men; a Right-Wing Disaster.
Republicans and their conservative dupes are advancing the Destruction of The United States so they can institutue a Neo-Feudalist Wage Slave State.