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Old 03-10-2006, 09:02 AM
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I don't usually pass this type of stuff on but it's true...

Their Levees vs. Our Levees

Here's how the British hold back the waters from flooding London:
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And the Dutch solution to protecting an entire nation that mostly rests below sea level:
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The Italians are defending their city on the sea, Venice:

Giant platforms on hinges raise up to break the waves when they get too high
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And the richest, most powerful and technologically advanced nation on earth...USA!!!!!!

Go Corps of Engineers!!!!

Hey, it takes a lot of money to keep corrupt politicians
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My mom lost 2 houses to flooding in the Lakeview section of NO. They are simply corrupt and ignorant for the most part...
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You have a good point......friggin pathetic!
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