From AOL, you will find this in my hometown:
Hundreds of firefighters who volunteered to help rescue victims of Hurricane Katrina have instead been playing cards, taking classes on FEMA's history, and lounging at a local hotel as they wait for days for deployment orders.
Throughout the hotel, a sea of burly firefighters wearing navy blue shirts loafed on couches Tuesday. A few sat outside in the gentle August breeze, enjoying boxed meals.
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What in the world is FEMA doing?