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The Horrors of FEMA Disaster 'Relief'; the Glory Private Efforts

topknot Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 4:06 PM
I do not and will not give to Fema, or the red cross the bigger part goes to pay high salaries most does not go to the people that need it and if you do get some help you have to beg them for it they think if you feed them some lousy soup they have done their duty as long as the money is passed on along to high salary employee. I will help individuals but not turn it over to a government program.
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