Deadly Fires in Texas and Perry Wanted to Cut Fire Fighting Funds?

Hilarious that when you type "Perry Stupid" into
Google Image Search, this is what you get!
From Veracity Stew

Oh, brilliant. Thanks to Stupid Monkey Planet for the linkage, once again.

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Volunteer firefighters in Texas struggle with financial crisis 

. . .State funding for volunteer fire departments is taking a big hit. It is going from $30 million to $7 million. Those departments are already facing financial strains. . .

Read more at: KVUE.com

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Bastrop fire burns 34,000 acres; two people killed 



A massive wildfire is still burning, after covering more than 34,000 acres and destroying about 550 homes. None of it has been contained and officials now say two people have lost their lives. . .

Read more at: KVUE.com

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Texas cut wildfire-battling agency budget this year

As Texas Gov. Rick Perry has stayed in-state for the past two days dealing with the record forest fires there, a reader pointed out to me the fact that the state was set earlier this year to cut the budget of the agency that deals with fighting such blazes. . .
Read more: Politico