1. Welcome to Baptist Board, a friendly forum to discuss the Baptist Faith in a friendly surrounding.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register to get access to all the features that our community has to offer.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon and God Bless!

FEMA's Brown Faces Destruction, Criticism

Discussion in '2005 Archive' started by KenH, Sep 4, 2005.

  1. KenH

    KenH Active Member

    Joined:
    May 18, 2002
    Messages:
    32,485
    Ratings:
    +0
    On Friday, shortly after Brown contended that "people are getting the help they need," President Bush offered a different assessment, saying the level of relief was unacceptable. Later, the president praised Brown during a tour of Alabama, telling him, "Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job."...

    Others point out that in the past, the FEMA director answered directly to the president, but as one of 22 agencies and departments in Homeland Security since 2003, Brown must work through the department's secretary, Michael Chertoff.

    FEMA took a battering for its sluggish response to Hurricanes Andrew and Hugo. After President Clinton took office in 1993 he revamped the agency, placing James Lee Witt, the former Arkansas emergency service chief, in charge.

    The agency later won praise for its vigorous reaction to Midwest floods and the 1994 Northridge earthquake in Los Angeles.

    - rest at LINK
     
  2. billwald

    billwald New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2000
    Messages:
    11,414
    Ratings:
    +0
    Who got fired over the 911 affair? Who was promoted? Same thing now. No one will get fired. If this was England we would have a new govt next month.
     
Loading...