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FEMA chief says powerful storms 'new normal'
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Posted By: Ribicon, 12/12/2021 1:58:05 PM

Powerful storms like the ones that tore through parts of the central United States this weekend are the "new normal" in an era of climate change, the top federal emergency management official said on Sunday. Deanne Criswell, the FEMA administrator, said her agency was prepared to bolster resilience in the face of more severe weather. "This is going to be our new normal," Criswell told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union." "The effects we are seeing of climate change are the crisis of our generation," Criswell said. "We're taking a lot of efforts at FEMA to work with communities to help reduce the impacts that we're seeing


The punchline of any statement made by any government official is that they need more taxpayer money and more power to do whatever it is that they do, and they need it right now.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Phantomll 12/12/2021 2:03:57 PM (No. 1004739)
Hey Criswell - the climate has been changing since the beginning of time! I'm sick of these climate alarmists!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: marbles 12/12/2021 2:04:25 PM (No. 1004741)
Lying liar. Within the different climates on planet earth the weather fluctuates. And thats old news.The weather and the various climates are not like your furnace and central air, you cannot control them.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Miss Ann Thrope 12/12/2021 2:04:33 PM (No. 1004742)
Does "climate change" out rank "act of God"?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: kjack 12/12/2021 2:10:40 PM (No. 1004752)
Newspaper reproduction over urinal at local sports bar: “Ruth Hits 60th Home Run” Sep 30, 1927 Second headline: “91 St Louis Tornado Dead” Must have been global warming.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: vesparado1 12/12/2021 2:15:42 PM (No. 1004755)
Time for her to go ...
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Reply 6 - Posted by: TJ54 12/12/2021 2:19:55 PM (No. 1004759)
LOL! I will believe in climate change when rich lefties abandon their private jets and seaside mansions
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rand Al'Thor 12/12/2021 2:27:04 PM (No. 1004765)
Never let a crisis go to waste
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Reply 8 - Posted by: stablemoney 12/12/2021 2:28:42 PM (No. 1004767)
When you want to know the answer to a question, always ask a JA. That is the mantra of the fake news.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 12/12/2021 2:41:21 PM (No. 1004778)
The 1939 classic movie - - "The Wizard Of Oz" - - has been permanently banned by the Despicable Joe administration. They don't want their lo-fo voters to know - - that there were tornados 82 years ago. It's all due to Gullible Warming - - don't you know.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: red1066 12/12/2021 2:44:20 PM (No. 1004782)
It happens once, and now it's the new normal. Idiots.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 12/12/2021 2:50:21 PM (No. 1004787)
I can guess what FEMA would have said about Noah's flood.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Thos Weatherby 12/12/2021 3:03:10 PM (No. 1004800)
Both Tornado's and Hurricanes have decreased in intensity over the years.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Namma 12/12/2021 3:12:10 PM (No. 1004804)
Someone tell this guy about the storm that hit when Noah built the ark. Climate change has been with us for many thousands of years. It’s how we got the Great Lakes.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: voxpopuli 12/12/2021 3:19:41 PM (No. 1004809)
Deanne Criswell, girl FEMA administrator..
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Reply 15 - Posted by: bighambone 12/12/2021 3:21:05 PM (No. 1004811)
It seems that they have always had powerful tornados along the part of the USA known as “tornado alley”. That’s why that area of the USA is known as “tornado alley”! So take anything that the federal government “swamp” rats say regarding tornados with a grain of salt. As their motive behind what they usually say is designed to suck more money out of Congress to build more bureaucratic “Ivory Towers” which means more high level bureaucratic positions and hopefully one for them. To do that successfully in DC all issues must first be politicized.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Petronius 12/12/2021 3:30:55 PM (No. 1004815)
Criswell, a most appropriate name. LOL
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Cyaindasun 12/12/2021 3:41:35 PM (No. 1004821)
I call BS! The political climate is killing us with open borders, Mandates, energy dependence, inflation, Afghanistan, crime, taxes, cancel culture, erosion of our freedoms, etc. The weather which will always change with the seasons is at the very bottom of my list of worries.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: paral04 12/12/2021 3:45:44 PM (No. 1004823)
So much for fossil fuels causing climate change issues. We were hiding under our beds for a year and a half and not burning gasoline, yet, we had tornadoes, caused by climate change, huh? When I took science classes a million years ago, it was the sun and the rotation of the earth that affected the climate.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Miceal 12/12/2021 4:08:35 PM (No. 1004833)
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Reply 20 - Posted by: czechlist 12/12/2021 4:12:30 PM (No. 1004839)
Friday my area tied a high temperature record and local weather talking heads were talking climate change. The record which was tied was in 1938. CO2 levels in 1938 were around 311 ppm. There were less than 2.5 billion on the planet and there were no SUVs What could have caused such a high temp? It is a mystery
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Reply 21 - Posted by: JHHolliday 12/12/2021 4:14:35 PM (No. 1004842)
What utter BS. There have been monstrous tornadoes in years Washington, DC in 1814 during the war of 1812, a tornado killed a bunch of British soldiers and was a turning point in the war. In 1840 a tornado struck Natchez and killed over 300 people. Look back over our history and there were several massive outbreaks that killed scores of people. Must have been all those SUVs people were driving back then. What galls me is that these climate whores know this. They also know most people aren't aware of it and the media will not call them out. This Criswell person is despicable.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: rikkitikki 12/12/2021 4:17:09 PM (No. 1004848)
I looked up Deanne Criswell in Wikipedia...and found nothing in her pedigree that would qualify her to "testify" as an expert on anything related to the relative frequency of tornados being affected by anthropogenic climate change...even if such things were an actual thing. Setting up such a presumptuous and arrogant libtard to testify on subjects of which she cannot possibly know enough to matter makes about as much sense as electing Joe "Xiden" Biden to be POTUS...oh, wait, we already did that.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 12/12/2021 4:23:46 PM (No. 1004860)
Until there are no strong storms and then the weak storms will be a sign of global warming... uh, "Climate Change".
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Reply 24 - Posted by: YorkieMom 12/12/2021 5:05:16 PM (No. 1004904)
Oh goodie. Another expert heard from. 🤮
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Reply 25 - Posted by: coldoc 12/12/2021 5:09:02 PM (No. 1004908)
Have they rescued the ships frozen in the arctic ice yet?
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Reply 26 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 12/12/2021 6:12:18 PM (No. 1004968)
Forgot to add New Normal, is the same as the Old Normal.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: DVC 12/12/2021 6:33:08 PM (No. 1004996)
Baloney. Storms are to old normal, and have been all my life and LONG before I was born. More densely populated areas in tornado country means more deaths from the same number and size of tornadoes.....same as more folks living on the SE coasts causes more hurricane damage and deaths -- from the same size and number of storms. It's weather, it has been around longer than humans have walked this Earth.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: dickiedeeb 12/12/2021 7:47:00 PM (No. 1005055)
The seamless shifting of the scamdemic established tyranny into the climate scam tyranny exactly to plan See Operation Lockstep oh wait its been scrubbed We are in a conspiracy theory crisis They all came true We need new ones!
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Paperpuncher 12/12/2021 7:55:25 PM (No. 1005056)
Typical moronic lefty.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: MickTurn 12/12/2021 8:31:58 PM (No. 1005093)
Do you have any REAL Scientific Proof or is this more Marxist Crapola?
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Highvoltage 12/12/2021 8:44:15 PM (No. 1005115)
Nothing in the climate more odorous than Criswell flatulence.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Strike3 12/12/2021 9:18:27 PM (No. 1005149)
In 1985 a mile-wide tornado swept across northern Pennsylvania, killing many people, wiping out entire towns and sucking up a section of the Allegheny River. I hope that was included in "our generation." Is there anybody competent left in any government agency?
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Old Army Vet 12/12/2021 10:13:20 PM (No. 1005201)
As with the fema director, these clowns are idiots. We cannot, and do not, influence the climate with our pi$$ ant lives. We cannot influence the climate, the climate influences us. Get over it liberals, it's just another way to collect more and more taxes for your phony programs.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Daisy Mae 12/13/2021 1:14:06 AM (No. 1005297)
The phantasy of Climate Change, Covid, and Trans-sexual is driving me mad. The climate may be changing, ever so slightly, but it isn't caused by man. These people are delusional.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Come And Take It 12/13/2021 1:22:41 AM (No. 1005300)
Ever hear of the Tri-State Tornado of 1925? The 1974 Super Outbreak? The Great Natchez Tornado of 1840? Any FEMA official that spews this nonsense should be immediately removed from their post.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: IAmButASimpleCaveman 12/13/2021 7:20:37 AM (No. 1005429)
per wikipedia: Criswell graduated from Catholic Central High School in Manistee, Michigan. She then earned a Bachelor of Science in technology education from Colorado State University, a Master of Public Administration from the University of Colorado Denver, and a Master of Science in homeland security from the Naval Postgraduate School.[4] i could not find any mention of a degree or expertise in meteorology. what am i doing wrong?
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Reply 37 - Posted by: bigfatslob 12/13/2021 11:41:09 AM (No. 1005728)
I'm an old person surviving falls off my bicycle not wearing head protection. Drank from a garden hose outside in the hot summer. Ducked under a school desk in the 1960s in case of nuclear attack, acid rain, global cooling next ice age, I even survived driving on Interstate 10 in Louisiana. I raised four children, divorced once, went broke, worked in the oil field so you can't scare me with this BS so take a hike moron.
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