Statements about Weather

"Hurricane Sandy, the most destructive Atlantic storm ever."

Says "10 days after Hurricane Katrina, this chamber passed two separate bills amounting to $60 billion. It has been nearly two months since we had Superstorm Sandy, and nothing has passed."

"The price tag amounted to nearly $4,200 for every man, woman and child in the state."

Says because of Hurricane Sandy in Atlantic City "much of that boardwalk no longer exists -- just the pillars where the boardwalk used to be."  

"Ninety percent of the topsoil has inadequate moisture to grow crops."

After the 9/11 terrorist attacks grounded commercial air traffic, "there was a temperature drop while the airplanes weren't flying, for the week afterwards."

Citizens Property Insurance has "over $500 billion worth of risk, with less than $10 billion worth of surplus."

Hurricane "Irene was the second-largest storm to hit North America in terms of power outages -- and the first hurricane to make landfall in New Jersey since 1904."  

Says Ron Paul insisted FEMA should be shut down.

On disaster aid offsets

Tallahassee is "the ninth-rainiest (city) in the nation."

Says he predicts the weather better than Punxsutawney Phil.

"This kind of snowstorm happens every 10 or 15 years."

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