Katrina had an up sideI would just say that New Orleans *is* the infrastructure to “keep the river channel open for traffic.”
Monday, September 04, 2006
New Orleans was, and is, a corrupt, crime-ridden swamp. Not one dime of taxpayers' money should be spent to rebuild it. Help the individual victims of Katrina, yes. Pay them each whatever it takes to help them, but nothing for rebuilding.
Keep the river channel open for traffic, but do not fund any other infrastructure. Let us take advantage of what Katrina has begun, to rid ourselves of this lesion on our Gulf Coast.
BARRETT MacDOUGALL Southeast Portland
Tuesday, September 05, 2006
Do You Think This Guy Has Ever Been to New Orleans?
An opinion letter in The Oregonian: