Saturday, August 25, 2007

Two Years After Katrina- The Threat Remains (TIME.COM)

TIME Magazine's Michael Grunwald takes brutal but fascinating and disturbing look at the man made causes of the disaster that was Katrina.
The most important thing to remember about the drowning of New Orleans is that it wasn't a natural disaster. It was a man-made disaster, created by lousy engineering, misplaced priorities and pork-barrel politics. Katrina was not the Category 5 killer the Big Easy had always feared; it was a Category 3 storm that missed New Orleans, where it was at worst a weak 2. FROM THE THREATENING STORM-TIME Inc. LINK TO FULL STORY

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