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FEMA threatens to arrest volunteer drone operators during Colo. flood relief

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Drone industry representatives have been eager to promote the non-lethal uses of unmanned aerial systems

'Heck of a job?' Former FEMA director says RNC doing a good job ahead of hurricane - TheDC

Former FEMA director Michael Brown

People need to ‘calm down’ about possible RNC hurricane, says former FEMA director Michael Brown

One small Texas town's remarkable volunteer wildfire reponse - TheDC

Riley Road fire

‘The federal government cannot be everywhere at every moment. You have to help yourself’

Texas official: FEMA bureaucracy was 'convoluted, time-consuming' during wildfires - TheDC

Texas Wildfires

‘Frustrations experienced in navigating the recovery process and assistance programs were tremendous’

Congress avoids government shutdown yet again - TheDC

Eric Cantor and John Boehner

House passes bill to fund the government through November, as Republicans back down from cuts to Department of Energy programs

Senate reaches deal to avert shutdown - TheDC

Irene Obama FEMA

Lawmakers reach agreement after FEMA announces it doesn’t immediately need additional funding

Senate aide: FEMA has more money than thought - AP

FEMA

If the estimate is accurate, the agency won’t need additional funds and the cause for the current gridlock will disappear

Pelosi: Dems won't support spending cuts to pay for disaster aid - TheDC

‘Assistance at the time of a natural disaster, it should not be a controversial issue, it hasn’t been before’

Republican stop-gap measure fails in House over FEMA funding - TheDC

Congress FEMA

Failure means the threat of government shutdown at the end of the month

Pennsylvania home owners getting soaked by new indoor sprinkler mandate - TheDC

Some Pennsylvania residents think a new rule mandating costly sprinkler installation in new homes is all wet

TheDC Morning: FEMA forgets about half a billion in misspent money - TheDC

Read TheDC Morning: An unvarnished e-mail summary of what’s really happening in political news

With ACORN, where there's smoke... - TheDC

How ACORN got half a million in taxpayer dollars for ‘fire prevention’

Investigation finds FEMA improperly awarded grant to ACORN affiliate - NYT

FEMA improperly awarded a $450,000 grant for fire safety and prevention to a New Orleans affiliate of ACORN

The last chance for the GOP

If the GOP doesn’t embrace conservatism this time around, a conservative third party will emerge.

Mr. President, don't deliver the State of the Union speech. Go to Kinko's and have it printed

The country would be better off if Obama didn’t deliver his next SOTU address to Congress.

Liberals desperate to connect Tea Party with domestic terrorism - TheDC

Southern Poverty Law Center releases reports attempting to link political activism with extremism

Katrina demonstrated the danger of big government

As government grows, it becomes more bureaucratic and less able to respond to crises.

Even Katrina had a silver lining

A lot of good has come from Hurricane Katrina’s devastation, which gave New Orleanians an opportunity to remake a broken city.

Government: the greatest villain in Katrina tragedy

Five years after Hurricane Katrina, the biggest adversary for the people of Louisiana continues to be government at all levels — local, state and especially federal.

The worst federal disaster response in our nation's history

President Obama wishes everyone would stop talking about the oil spill. His federal government’s response has been incompetent at best, malevolent at worst