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Monday, September 1, 2008

FEMA and Gustav

Posted By on Mon, Sep 1, 2008 at 7:13 AM

Paul Krugman, writing about Republican posturing in advance of the arrival of Hurricane Gustav, notes a central fact -- FEMA is still but a shadow of the efficient, successful agency it was under the Clinton administration. Thus, the military has taken much of the responsibility for current disaster response. The destruction of FEMA was, of course, part of the general Bush plan for government.

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