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First stop understand that at no point in that debate to -- ever say FEMA should be shut down note.
Both -- search the archives of my friends it doesn't exist.
What he does say is that the states can do a better job at some of the roles of federal government place he doesn't mention FEMA but I'm going to.
Yesterday we talked a little about the federal emergency response administrations -- steps in the past.
The slow response to Hurricane Katrina the formaldehyde.
-- -- trailers purchased for Katrina victims to live and and now it's becoming more and more clear hurricane sandy may well be another example of the government blowing it.
Yesterday Staten Island residents have the same complaints are residents of New Orleans had seven years ago where's -- when -- we need them.
There are other problems with -- of that liberal liberal bureaucracy hovers like -- -- like to ignore.
According to a new analysis from The Heritage Foundation -- -- dollars.
Which are after all taxpayer dollars look more and more -- -- goodie bag got honey pot for presidents to -- Think of fame as a political pork barrel spending agency because that's unfortunately what it has become.
Take a look at this chart does disaster declarations are on the -- under Reagan he had 28 per year on average 89 under Bill Clinton.
129 under George Bush and under Obama -- 153.
He takes the cake.
Matt Meyer at The Heritage Foundation writes this to put this in perspective it means it's somewhere in America and 2011.
A disaster occurred every day.
And a half.
So strong that it required the intervention of the federal government because each of these disasters overwhelmed us state and it's local governments.
Strains credibility doesn't it.
Don't misunderstand me I'm not saying there should be no federal response to disasters.
Just that the current system is broken.
Let's at least that's up to that if you want a better example.
Look at Home Depot.
The company's supply chain managers and executives.
-- a full week before the storm to move high demand items like generators plywood bleach from storms outside -- -- The storm -- inside the -- By the -- for the storm 350 Home Depot -- were deployed to a command center at the company's Atlanta headquarters to coordinate response.
-- -- -- A conference room -- with TV is monitoring local and national newscasts kept company managers up today.
Home deep out organize.
Two weeks after Home -- started its planning -- nearly a week after the actual storm took place residents of Staten Island New Jersey.
Long Island are still asking where's the help from the federal government.
People missing homes destroyed -- shortages abound more than three million residents still without power.
-- out had it wrong.
But maybe what she fears would would most would be right responding to disasters will be better handled by states.
And yes my friend.
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