Ergo, there is no “Federal” in “F.E.M.A.”

From the first interview with the recently-departed Michael Brown since his ‘resignation’ on Monday, in “Ex-FEMA Chief Tells of Frustration and Chaos”, the New York Times, September 15, 2005:

FEMA, he said, had no helicopters and only a few communications trucks. The agency typically depends on state resources, a system he said worked well in the other Gulf Coast states and in Florida last year.