Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Times-Picayune warned that a Category 3 hurricane could swamp New Orleans
In fact, they even identified one of the current breaches as a likely spot where it it could happen. The question is what happened to the giant sandbags that were supposed to be ready to deploy to this particular breach, and the people who were supposed to deploy them? Hmm, I bet the people who were supposed to deploy them got laid off due to the Bush budget cuts...
The New Orleans Times-Picayune is the best guide to the unfolding disaster in New Orleans. They are continuing to publish from Baton Rouge, albeit only electronically at the moment since their printing presses are underwater.
- Badtux the Cajun Penguin
Posted by: BadTux / 8/31/2005 12:11:00 AM
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