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I hear that the administration is requesting $51.8 billion in supplemental spending to pay for Katrina recovery. Fifty billion will go to FEMA.

Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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