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Old 06-18-2008, 08:13 AM   #1
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Our levees are failing... again

The Mississippi river has burst through one levee in the US state of Illinois and threatens to break many more throughout the American Midwest.

link: BBC NEWS | World | Americas | Mississippi breaks Midwest levee
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Old 06-18-2008, 08:22 AM   #2
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Re: Our levees are failing... again

Countdown to first a-hole remark about how they deserve it for being stupid enough to live next to a levee...
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Old 06-18-2008, 10:07 AM   #3
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Re: Our levees are failing... again

well, they can use the supplies from the Katrina disaster they have had sitting around in a warehouse for the last 2 years. our whole countries infra -structure is falling apart. does anyone in D.C. care?
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Old 06-18-2008, 10:15 AM   #4
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Re: Our levees are failing... again

Perhaps they can solicit input from the Mayor Nagin of New Orleans, or his counterpart Governor for disaster planning?
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Old 06-18-2008, 12:12 PM   #5
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Well the saying that "you cannot stop mother nature" is very true but its sad to see. What I don't get is where is all the fuss from the people who have allready been flooded out and the media coverage like we saw in Katrina. I say its the difference in mind set and the people are helping themself and not waiting for someone to come in and do the job for them.
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Old 06-18-2008, 12:15 PM   #6
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True you can't stop mother nature but you sure as hell can be better prepared to deal with potential disasters.
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Old 06-18-2008, 12:18 PM   #7
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True you can't stop mother nature but you sure as hell can be better prepared to deal with potential disasters.
Well from what I saw in Iowa people did get out of arms way and now they are returning and starting to clean up the mess.
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