|Re: Washington Failed to Fund Levee Projects|
|Robert Bonomi (email@example.com)|
Tue, 06 Sep 2005 18:54:57 -0000
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,|
Tony P. <email@example.com> wrote:
> In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, latimes@telecom-
>> By Richard A. Serrano and Nicole Gaouette LA Times Writers
>> Despite Warnings, Washington Failed to Fund Levee Projects. To cut
>> September 4, 2005
>> WASHINGTON - For years, Washington had been warned that doom lurked
> Why don't we cast the blame where it belongs? I love how media is now
> You have to remember that during most of Clinton's term he had to
> So tell me what the real problem is.
Yeah, do tell. *WHY* is such an issue the Federal Government's
Protecting New Orleans from the inevitable acts of nature is
Didn't the _locals_ *know* the risks when they moved or built there?
Didn't they *know* they were living in the floodwater basin?
Who's fault is it that _4_out_of_5_ residents/businesses in that KNOWN
That _Federally_sponsored_ program has been in place for nearly *40*
Bush isn't to blame.
The fools who live there and _didn't_buy_insurance_ against a KNOWN
*THEY* didn't buy flood insurance.
*THEY* didn't fund (*locally*) the upgrading of the protection for
Yes, what has happened *is* a disaster.
Yes, government, including the Feds, should pitch in to:
That is a *big* job. A VERY VERY big job. To put it in perspective, the
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