Fresh Links!

by Art Fag City on September 1, 2008 Fresh Links!

The New York Times – John, Don't Go – Op Ed. Paul Krugman

…Daily briefings on preparations for Gustav, which should be coming from FEMA — which is supposed to manage emergencies — have been coming, instead, from the U.S. military's Northern Command…A recent report by the inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security said that the agency has made only “limited progress” in the area of “mission assignments” — that is, in its ability to coordinate the response to a crisis. So FEMA still isn't up to carrying out its principal task.

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