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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Coralville Courier: Another reason not to vote Democrat in November

Excerpted from this post at Coralville Courier

My name is Dan Gee, I am a lifelong resident of Cedar Rapids and the
President of Gee Asphalt Systems, Inc. My business was affected by the
June floods. As you know, Cedar Rapids was ravaged by flooding in June
of this year. At that time, elected leaders at every level of
government pledged their cooperation to help our city recover. Our
state's governor, Chet Culver, spoke about the possible need for a
special session of the legislature in order to help speed recovery
efforts by getting aid to the people that need it. While news cycles
move fast, and many people probably don't know, I can tell you that
three months later, Cedar Rapids still remains a disaster area. There
is still a curfew at night in downtown Cedar Rapids. There are areas
in Cedar Rapids that lack electricity, phones or even common public
works like street lights. And there are people that still lack
housing.

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