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Observations on the coverage or lackthereof the Tea Parties.

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The 9th ward is done, only 8% of the population there returned. But many other neighborhoods are coming along very nicely, and in some cases better than before.

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to be quite honest within our lifetimes we're going to have to triage our coastal cities so we might as well figure out how to do it with new orleans so we don't have to start from scratch with houston, boston, or new york

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to be quite honest within our lifetimes we're going to have to triage our coastal cities so we might as well figure out how to do it with new orleans so we don't have to start from scratch with houston, boston, or new york

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Seen the lights go out Broadway

I saw the Empire State laid low

And life went on beyond the Palisades

They all bought Cadillacs

And left there long ago

They held a concert out in Brooklyn

To watch the island bridges blow

They turned our power down

And drove us underground

But we went right on with the show

I've seen the lights go out on Broadway

I saw the ruins at my feet

You know we almost didn't notice it

We'd seen it all the time on Forty second street

They burned the churches down in Harlem

Like in that Spanish civil war

The flames were everywhere

But no one really cared

It always burned up there before

I've seen the lights go out on Broadway

I saw the mighty skyline fall

The boats were waiting at the battery

The union went on strike

They never sailed at all

They sent a carrier out from Norfolk

And picked the Yankees up for free

They said that Queens could stay

And blew the Bronx away

And sank Manhattan out at sea

You know those lights were bright on Broadway

That was so many years ago

Before we all lived here in Florida

Before the Mafia took over Mexico

There are not many who remember

They say a handful still survive

To tell the world about

The way the lights went out

And keep the memory alive

PS leave the Yankees

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Miami will be as screwed as NOLA was if a major hurricane rolls through there.

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NC/VA are no stranger to hurricanes, which is why i'm always surprised when people here say not to rebuild.

when Isabelle hit here years ago i remember Lousianna DOT coming up to help.

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now is the time with jobs in need and % rates are low. build what makes sense for a good price and plan way ahead.

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NC/VA are no stranger to hurricanes, which is why i'm always surprised when people here say not to rebuild.

when Isabelle hit here years ago i remember Lousianna DOT coming up to help.

The difference is that large parts of New Orleans are below sea level. Even Miami is mostly above sealevel. I don't know if it should be rebuilt, but it shouldn't be as large as it is. And no one should be building on the NC outer banks.

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Irrelevant if the wetlands are restored along with strong levees.

the dutch have made it work, can the U.S not do the same? or are you admitting the U.S is inferior to the Dutch?

There's a saying, "God created the world but the Dutch created the Netherlands."

And as far as levees and hydroengineering go, yes the Dutch are better.

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