The trend WAS and still IS--<quoted text>That's a blog Carol and that was commentary submitted by bloggers such as Nicholas Graber-Grace who, in real life, is/was the Connecticut state organizer for state ACORN. He's also some sort of psychologist. There were other contributors, but he seemed to be the lead.
You're wrong babe, particularly about Nagin for he was only the Mayor of New Orleans, Katrina knocked the sht out of many other municipalities located in three different states where Nagin had zero authority.
US Corps of Engineers controls the bulk of the S Loiusiana levee systems.
US Coast Guard controls the bulk of the Mississippi Delta
Bureau of Ocean Energy__US Department of Mining and Minerals
US Department of the Interior
Are you seeing a trend here Carol???
Bush didn't need anyone's permission to order precautionary measures__and he didn't__he sat on his azz in Crawford until it was too late and the whole Delta was a clstrfk.
LACK of ACCOUNTABILITY and ETHICS.
Some of those levees, were so UNDER-engineered,(due to skimmed off of COB and into pockets elsewhere) it was pathetic.
And where were the building codes? What the ell kind of govt lets people build butt up against UNDER-engineered levees?
And the place NOW--even WORSE.
But THAT, belongs to the CURRENT.