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rman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-29-05 08:59 AM
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66. To bad the Fed Govt. didn't know that
when they decided to let FEMA handle the mess in NO.
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  -Chertoff: "FEMA is not a response agency for disasters" . . . OneBlueSky  Dec-28-05 01:18 PM   #0 
  - Well, that's going to leave a mark....on Chertoff! :-)  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-28-05 01:20 PM   #1 
  - WTF?  ocelot   Dec-28-05 01:20 PM   #2 
  - Better change that mission statement soon  MountainLaurel   Dec-28-05 01:41 PM   #21 
  - Just MHO ...  NanceGreggs   Dec-28-05 01:21 PM   #3 
  - A slight modification  Karmakaze   Dec-28-05 02:03 PM   #30 
     - ... who, in turn ...  NanceGreggs   Dec-28-05 02:20 PM   #38 
     - You took the words right out of my mouth  me b zola   Dec-28-05 03:52 PM   #48 
  - Help Me, I'm Suffering From Outrage Fatigue.  cryingshame   Dec-28-05 01:22 PM   #4 
  - Here ya go.  Straight Shooter   Dec-28-05 01:23 PM   #6 
  - Just inhale deeply and then scream.  ContraBass Black   Dec-28-05 01:23 PM   #7 
  - actually, I just started crying a little. Blackhearted, dirty rat bastards  cryingshame   Dec-28-05 01:24 PM   #12 
  - Ditto on that. I'm like ok WTF. How much more angry and pissed  xultar   Dec-28-05 01:24 PM   #11 
  - How much more evil and corrupt can they get?  tavalon   Dec-28-05 08:23 PM   #59 
  - I'm suffering from Dumbfuck Overload Syndrome -DFOS- for which  roguevalley   Dec-28-05 04:39 PM   #52 
  - Leo Bosner is a good friend of mine, I will ask for detailed this evening.  Ioo   Dec-28-05 01:23 PM   #5 
  - So what does the "Management" part in FEMA mean?  politicaholic   Dec-28-05 01:23 PM   #8 
  - PR management  JHB   Dec-28-05 02:03 PM   #29 
  - Yeah, but  tavalon   Dec-28-05 08:25 PM   #60 
  - I feel so much safer with the likes of Chertoff at the helm of this admin-  indepat   Dec-28-05 01:23 PM   #9 
  - Not to defend him...  jbonkowski   Dec-28-05 01:24 PM   #10 
  - hah  SoCalDem   Dec-28-05 01:26 PM   #14 
  - Oh. but you know, the response afterwards need to be set in place PRIOR  cryingshame   Dec-28-05 01:27 PM   #15 
  - see post #2  bpilgrim   Dec-28-05 01:29 PM   #16 
  - so it' okay not to plan for, help with recovery from or mitigating against  bettyellen   Dec-28-05 01:35 PM   #18 
  - Sounds like you are defending him  Marnieworld   Dec-28-05 01:42 PM   #23 
  - Federal EMERGENCY Management Agency  havocmom   Dec-28-05 01:43 PM   #24 
  - Yep! "Managing" an emergency requires a response.  johnaries   Dec-28-05 03:58 PM   #49 
  - Yeah, the cleanup & rebuilding are going Real Well...  Bridget Burke   Dec-28-05 01:47 PM   #25 
  - "We'll help you AFTER your house is under water & you've nearly drowned."  baldguy   Dec-28-05 01:55 PM   #26 
  - That may be what he's saying...  Karmakaze   Dec-28-05 02:11 PM   #32 
  - Whatever...  jbonkowski   Dec-28-05 03:50 PM   #47 
     - FEMAs response was not a botched job  notadmblnd   Dec-28-05 05:14 PM   #56 
  - Then he needs to read his own home page  stanwyck   Dec-28-05 02:14 PM   #34 
  - Well he would be dead fucking wrong  sandnsea   Dec-28-05 03:08 PM   #40 
  - And he is wrong  tavalon   Dec-28-05 08:26 PM   #61 
  - Mmmmmm  tavalon   Dec-28-05 08:31 PM   #62 
  - I actually did a term paper on FEMA in the 80s  BushOut06   Dec-28-05 01:26 PM   #13 
  - Under this Admin, a pork barrel.  tsuki   Dec-28-05 01:29 PM   #17 
  - Doesn't he know why FEMA was created?  FreedomAngel82   Dec-28-05 01:35 PM   #19 
  - Just when you think they can't get any dumber  liberal N proud   Dec-28-05 01:38 PM   #20 
  - Gotta admit, he's right. FEMA certainly ISN'T a response agency anymore.  Buns_of_Fire   Dec-28-05 01:41 PM   #22 
  - So what is FEMA suposed to do?  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-05 02:00 PM   #27 
  - The technical term is "Patronage Mill"  JHB   Dec-28-05 02:14 PM   #35 
  - A little explanation...  Osito   Dec-28-05 04:37 PM   #51 
     - Yep, seamless coordination before, during, and after.  Usrename   Dec-28-05 08:47 PM   #63 
  - What he is saying is criminal.  Jara sang   Dec-28-05 02:02 PM   #28 
  - Perhaps they are monitoring/planning other things  countingbluecars   Dec-28-05 03:18 PM   #41 
     - just curious . . . what's your source for this info? . . . thanx . . . n/t  OneBlueSky   Dec-28-05 03:25 PM   #43 
        - Mt. Weather is located on a public roadway.  countingbluecars   Dec-28-05 03:38 PM   #46 
           - thanks . . . n/t  OneBlueSky   Dec-28-05 05:59 PM   #57 
  - then they did an excellent job  Cocoa   Dec-28-05 02:10 PM   #31 
  - F off Chertoff! If James Lee Witt were still chief...  melissinha   Dec-28-05 02:11 PM   #33 
  - Chertie's Doin a Fine Job! nt  paparush   Dec-28-05 02:14 PM   #36 
  - Oh, holy Key-rist. Oh holy Key-rist. Can these people get any more  The Backlash Cometh   Dec-28-05 02:18 PM   #37 
  - There is something inherently sadistic in neocon policy. They don't  applegrove   Dec-28-05 02:36 PM   #39 
  - A terrorized populace is more easily controlled.  Lars39   Dec-28-05 03:22 PM   #42 
     - Exactly. Neocons in Ontario in 1995 implemented the change in  applegrove   Dec-28-05 03:26 PM   #44 
  - I have serious doubts about the validity of this report  DFWdem   Dec-28-05 03:27 PM   #45 
  - agreed --nt  centristo   Dec-28-05 04:07 PM   #50 
  - I agree with you - this doesn't pass the smell test.  Stephanie   Dec-28-05 04:41 PM   #53 
  - Then if that's the case  DoYouEverWonder   Dec-28-05 04:46 PM   #54 
  - So, is this being blacked-out in the US major media? K & R  Nothing Without Hope   Dec-28-05 04:58 PM   #55 
  - You're doing a heck of a job, Mikey!  tavalon   Dec-28-05 08:20 PM   #58 
  - It is a slush fund, not a responce agency for disasters.  mom cat   Dec-28-05 09:06 PM   #64 
  - "Louisiana is a city that is largely underwater." M. Cherkoff  fearnobush   Dec-29-05 12:00 AM   #65 
  - To bad the Fed Govt. didn't know that  rman   Dec-29-05 08:59 AM   #66 
  - he should have checked on the internets first:  jhain   Dec-29-05 09:22 AM   #67 
  - at least he's being candid  Blue_Tires   Dec-29-05 09:38 AM   #68 
  - What a moran!  SharonRB   Dec-29-05 01:19 PM   #69 
 

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