It seems like one of the basic tenets of the American identity that's been defined in the past few centuries is that we help people in need. It's what we do. Sometimes it may completely backfire and sometimes we may have some ulterior motives, but that's who we are and who we always have been. But what happens when we...can't. With FEMA's disaster-relief fund looking to be dangerously low, that appears to be the problem.
On Friday, the University of Denver law school announced the newest addition to its faculty: disgraced former FEMA administrator Michael Brown, forever remembered for doing a “heckuva” (i.e. incompetent) job during Hurricane Katrina... Read Post
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s (R-VA) insistence that no new money be authorized for disaster relief without equal or greater spending cuts elsewhere picked up a big endorsement this morning from Hurricane Katrina-era FEMA Admi... Read Post