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Mon Sep 5 11:21:38 EDT 2005
Then again, given Bush's habits I really don't think any of these promises
to rebuild New Orleans will be remembered a year later.
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On 9/5/05, Wade Riddick <wriddick at usa.net> wrote:
> >It should have found the resources where all cities find them--property
> >taxes, use taxes, and the judicious use of their limited resouces.
> I left out a discussion of the levee board - but then, even if one assumes
> no corruption on it and even if they hadn't expanded their bureaucratic
> mandate ridiculously wide, they still had to have all of their plans
> approved by the Army Corps and the last guy heading up the regional Corps
> was sacked by Bush for telling him not enough money was being spent.
> >giving us that chance. NO may be poor--but a lot of money does flow
> A third of the city lives below the poverty line - and now really has
> nothing at all.
> >it--they always brag about the $2 billion $ impact of the Super
> >Bowl--perhaps a % of that should have been put into the disaster relief
> >coffers for the last 25 years.
> Like most major taxpayer funded stadiums, it's a sinkhole of corporate
> welfare and has been for years. I expect it will get rebuilt with federal
> funds and, if so, perhaps it can be turned into a better emergency
> Then again, given Bush's habits I really don't think any of these promises
> to rebuild New Orleans will be remembered a year later.
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