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#1 of 3 Old 02-03-2010, 05:06 PM - Thread Starter
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http://www.examiner.com/x-/x-34368-R...resident-Obama

This is the first I have heard of this. With as cold as it has been, this is a big deal.

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Okay, how does this work? I mean how do they let Obama know so he can declare it a disaster area? Seems it would have to come from the locals, county, state, then Fed right?

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I'm not sure. I know FEMA has to get in there at some point, but because it is a reservation, I am not actually sure what needs to happen first. That whole weird sovereign dependent nation thing...

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