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FEMA’S use of term ‘federal family’ for government expands under Obama

Posted By yihan On September 1, 2011 @ 2:52 am In Featured Stories,U.S. News | Comments Disabled

GEORGE BENNETT
Palm Beach Post [1]
Thursday, September 1, 2011

Don’t think of it as the federal government but as your “federal family.”

In a Category 4 torrent of official communications during the approach and aftermath of Hurricane Irene, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has repeatedly used the phrase “federal family” when describing the Obama administration’s response to the storm.

“Under the direction of President Obama and Secretary Janet Napolitano, the entire federal family is leaning forward to support our state, tribal and territorial partners along the East Coast,” a FEMA news release declared Friday as Irene churned toward landfall.

The G-word — “government” — has been nearly banished, with FEMA instead referring to federal, state and local “partners” as well as “offices” and “personnel.”

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