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The Ongoing, All-American Katrina Debacle

Earnest Hammond, 70, with cans he collects to pay for repairs to his hurricane-damaged home. Photo: Lee Celano for The New York Times.Leaving the Trailers: Ready or Not, Katrina Victims Lose Temporary HousingBy Shaila Dewan / May 7, 2009 NEW … finish reading The Ongoing, All-American Katrina Debacle

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Texas Gov. Perry : Secessionist With His Hand Out

Tea partiers in Denton, Texas. Photo by josh Berthume / The Texas Observer.‘According to FEMA’s website, Texas has been the site of 13 “major disaster declarations” since Perry took office… since FEMA’s record-keeping began, Texas has received federal disaster assistance … finish reading Texas Gov. Perry : Secessionist With His Hand Out

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Ike Destroyed 45,000 Homes and the First Amendment

Hurricane Ike damage. Photo: Matt Slocum/Associated PressIke: The Silent StormBy Teresa Van Deusen / October 3, 2008 The evacuees from Hurricane Gustav had just returned home September 5th when Hurricane Ike began to head for the Gulf of Mexico. National … finish reading Ike Destroyed 45,000 Homes and the First Amendment

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Orlando : Ale and High Water

Beer storm: Photo by Ghostbuster 2.‘If a hurricane came through we can handle it. We will make sure that Manatee and Sarasota counties have beer…’By J. Jurie / The Rag Blog / August 20, 2008 ORLANDO — Tropical storm Fay … finish reading Orlando : Ale and High Water

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