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FEMA and the Role of Government

A friend on Facebook posted the following yesterday:

I’ll politicize it. How do you feel about the role of government now? Romney implied during the primaries that funding FEMA was ‘immoral’

Leaving aside the accuracy of the characterization of Romney’s comments, what do you make of FEMA as good government? 

I was in a  mood, so of course I jumped in to make the case that disaster relief should be state-based, i.e. why should someone in Wyoming be responsible for…

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