Excerpts of Corps of Engineers email traffic shows Corps officials as clueless bullshitters in MO River flooding
Levees: Gov't repeating a mistake
~Recall that New Orleans should have been spared Katrina damage, since the brunt of the Aug. 29, 2005, storm hit Mississippi. Instead, the nation watched in horror as flooding killed more than 1,500 people from 53 different levee breaches in greater New Orleans, submerging 80 percent of the city. What happens when the Mississippi River floods next spring?
Are farmers, businesses and homeowners left only to cross their fingers when the waters rise? Didn't anyone learn any lessons from Katrina? Lack of repair and maintenance is a deadly gamble.
Towing vessel industry bracing for new inspection program by the Coast Guard
~Also~Boat collisions increasing as MRGO closure forces vessels into narrow, winding canals
Bayou residents escape flooding for higher ground
Blanco: Stop the carnage
Deke: We GOT Pro Football...& Players were right to take their time!
The Most Irresponsible Post I’ll Ever Write…on the Debt Ceiling
What I Would Do To Solve The Budget Crisis~Cliff's Crib
Elly May Clampett Sues Barbie!
Summer Interview Series (Part Five): T.K. Tieu~Cenlamar
What Does a Pie to the Face Really Mean?~On the Media, NPR
"Queen of Burlesque" Dita Von Teese shimmies into NOLA for book signing
You Sent Me Flying: Amy Winehouse 1983-2011~He Said/She Said NOLA