Membranophonist + fema   30

ABC News: Fraud, Katrina Contracts Could Waste $2B
Though soon out of power, the Republicans' legacy of corruption and cronyism lives on! Fraud! Waste! Sweetheart no-bid contracts!
Katrina  GOP  FEMA  Corruption 
december 2006 by Membranophonist
KR Washington Bureau | 08/31/2005 | Federal government wasn't ready for Katrina, disaster experts say
"The experts, including a former Bush administration disaster response manager, told Knight Ridder that the government wasn't prepared, scrimped on storm spending and shifted its attention from dealing with natural disasters to fighting" terrorism.
Politics  FEMA  Katrina  DHS  Incompetence 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
BostonHerald.com - Business News: Brown pushed from last job: Horse group: FEMA chief had to be `asked to resign'
…before joining the Federal Emergency Management Agency as a deputy director in 2001, GOP activist Mike Brown had no significant experience that would have qualified him for the position.
Politics  FEMA  Katrina  Incompetence 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
Many Evacuated, but Thousands Still Waiting
"White House Shifts Blame to State and Local Officials". That's leadership for you.
Politics  Katrina  FEMA  Bush  Incompetence 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
DenverPost.com - Katrina's Aftermath
[Brown]'s done a hell of a job, because I'm not aware of any Arabian horses being killed in this storm.
Katrina  FEMA  Incompetence 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
Killed by Contempt - New York Times
[But] the federal government's lethal ineptitude wasn't just a consequence of Mr. Bush's personal inadequacy; it was a consequence of ideological hostility to the very idea of using government to serve the public good.
Politics  Katrina  Bush  FEMA  Incompetence 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
Why FEMA Was Missing in Action - Los Angeles Times
… in recent years it has suffered budget cuts, the elimination or reduction of key programs and an exodus of experienced staffers.
Politics  Katrina  FEMA  Incompetence 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
TIME.com: How Reliable Is Brown's Resume? -- Page 1
A TIME investigation reveals discrepancies in the FEMA chief's official biographies
Politics  Katrina  FEMA  Bush  Incompetence  **** 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
Advance Men in Charge - New York Times
"President Bush chose to make FEMA a dumping ground for unqualified cronies…" Cronies need jobs too, you insensitive bastards!
Politics  Katrina  Bush  FEMA  Incompetence  **** 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
KR Washington Bureau | 09/13/2005 | Chertoff delayed federal response, memo shows
White House and homeland security officials wouldn't explain why Chertoff waited some 36 hours to declare Katrina an incident of national significance…
Politics  Katrina  FEMA  **** 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
CBS News | Hurricane Rita Blog | September 26, 2005 19:30:06
"…Michael Brown, who recently resigned as the head of the FEMA, has been rehired by the agency as a consultant to evaluate it's response following Hurricane Katrina." Unbe-fucking-lievable.
Politics  Katrina  FEMA  Incompetence  *** 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
Storms Show A System Out Of Balance
The GOP Congress only believes in that whole "checks and balances" thing when there is a Democrat in the White House.
Politics  Congress  GOP  Oversight  FEMA  Katrina  **** 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
FEMA Official Says Boss Ignored Warnings - Yahoo! News
Brownie needed more time for dinner! What? You were eating an MRE and using the hallway as a latrine?!
Politics  FEMA  Incompetence  Katrina  ***** 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
CNN.com - Brown to start emergency planning consulting business - Nov 24, 2005
How to Fail -- The Michael Brown Way! At least he might finally move off FEMA's payroll…
FEMA  Katrina  GOP  Incompetence 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
Brown's Turf Wars Sapped FEMA's Strength
Director Who Came to Symbolize Incompetence in Katrina Predicted Agency Would Fail
Politics  FEMA  DHS  Katrina 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
New Katrina E-Mails Show White House Chaos - Newsweek Politics - MSNBC.com
"A series of previously unreleased e-mails shows an administration in chaos in the wake of the storm." The idiots are running the village.
Politics  Bush  FEMA  DHS  Katrina  Incompetence 
february 2006 by Membranophonist
ABC News: Congress Probe: Katrina Response a 'National Failure'
"A Republican-led congressional investigation will brand the Bush administration's response to Hurricane Katrina 'a national failure,' according to portions of the report obtained by ABC News." Sounds about right.
GOP  Congress  Bush  FEMA  DHS  Katrina  Incompetence 
february 2006 by Membranophonist
TIME.com: Storm Warning: More Katrina Critique -- Page 1
"Material leaked to the Associated Press this weekend charges the Administration with 'fecklessness, flailing and organizational paralysis' before, during and after the storm." You can replace "storm" with "war" and the sentence still works.
Bush  FEMA  DHS  Katrina  Incompetence  Congress  Senate 
february 2006 by Membranophonist
White House Knew of Levee's Failure on Night of Storm - New York Times
How long will this country have to suffer under the "governance" of the Keystone Kops?
Politics  Katrina  FEMA  DHS 
february 2006 by Membranophonist
ABC News: Documents Show Katrina Warnings Ignored
"And on Sept. 1, President Bush told 'Good Morning America': 'I don't think anyone anticipated the breach of the levees' that flooded New Orleans."
FEMA  Katrina  Incompetence 
january 2006 by Membranophonist
ABC News: Brown Accepts More Blame on Katrina
What's next -- Bush accepting responsibility for his manifold failings?!
Politics  FEMA  Katrina  Incompetence 
january 2006 by Membranophonist

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