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  •  Maybe that is it (5+ / 0-)

    see here. Two paths.

    I want to bother Lieberman. It will make us feel better.

    Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices -- François-Marie Arouet

    by CA Berkeley WV on Thu Feb 11, 2010 at 02:59:25 PM PST

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    •  Right, And That Is My Point In Another Comment (1+ / 0-)
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      Note that an emergency declaration can be prospective - i.e., it can be declared prior to the actual event to help prevent the situation from turning into a major disaster.

      With Katrina Blanco did this on Friday right before noon. Then on Saturday when she didn't see any action from FEMA, she called directly on Bush to declare a Federal State of Emergency. Katrina didn't hit until 7 AM Monday.

      "In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act." - George Orwell

      by webranding on Thu Feb 11, 2010 at 03:15:48 PM PST

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