By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Millions of people from Maine to the Carolinas awoke Tuesday without electricity, and an eerily quiet New York City was all but closed off by car, train and air as superstorm Sandy steamed inland, still delivering punishing wind and rain. The U.S. death toll climbed to 34, many of the victims killed by falling trees.
"We are in uncharted territory with bringing this system back because of the amount of damage and saltwater in our system," Mr. Lhota said. "It's an old system ... and it's just had a major accident."
Repair crews have been laboring around the clock in response to the worst natural disaster in the transit system's 108-year history, Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joseph Lhota said Sunday.