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Old 07-11-2019, 10:40 AM
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Well, here's hoping everyone is ok...
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Old 07-11-2019, 10:42 AM
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Originally Posted by CJ ****** View Post
The city didn't flood from rainstorms 20-30 years ago. Oh it rained allot, and streets got wet, then. But the water was handled. Now, after gross mis-management, along with prioritizing statues and dis-harmony, The City let's their citizens' cars and businesses routinely flood. The Mayor even stated yesterday, "There's nothing we can do about it."
Yes there is. Elect competent people.
NO was a great place (lived there, mom and other relatives born there) then it became a "chocolate city".
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Old 07-11-2019, 10:43 AM
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It's Bush's fault.......errrr Trump's fault.
I wondering how long before the Leftist Media starts on that narrative
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Originally Posted by owebo View Post
Yep....

here is is one of the several dozen pumps like it that dewater the city....this gem is a million gallon a minute axial flow unit.

Damn! Kick-*** pump. Hope they can keep the power up.......
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Old 07-11-2019, 11:10 AM
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Oh, you know it will. I was living in Austin when Katrina hit; couldn't wait for those ***** to get out. Crime rates sky rocketed.
The problem for Houston is that many or most never left. Crime rates demonstrably sky rocketed, schools were thrown into chaos and we're still dealing with that fallout.
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Old 07-11-2019, 11:39 AM
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I could never live there
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Originally Posted by CJ ****** View Post
The city didn't flood from rainstorms 20-30 years ago. Oh it rained allot, and streets got wet, then. But the water was handled. Now, after gross mis-management, along with prioritizing statues and dis-harmony, The City let's their citizens' cars and businesses routinely flood. The Mayor even stated yesterday, "There's nothing we can do about it."
Yes there is. Elect competent people.
Then after the incompetent people took over and proudly named it a Chocolate city it went way down hill like most all black run cities,towns do.
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Old 07-11-2019, 02:04 PM
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Originally Posted by owebo View Post
Yep....

here is is one of the several dozen pumps like it that dewater the city....this gem is a million gallon a minute axial flow unit.


I wonder what would happen if the EPA suddenly discovered that these massive pumps were murdering some endangered aquatic species and destroying their habitat?
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Geee, maybe I better not buy/build on/in a flood plain, ya think...
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Old 07-11-2019, 03:45 PM
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They need to open the Bonnet Carre Spillway upstream of NOLA to dump the excess water from the Mississippi into the Achafalaya swamp.

I wonder if anyone there knows how to do that? Or are they worried about some endangered minnow?
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I don't see why they wouldn't have opened the spillway already, preemptively. It should already be open. Problem is it causes bad things downstream like algae blooms since the regulations for what gets put on crops aren't what they are in Florida.

Nawlins has its good parts and bad, but the politicians that run things have always been crooked. Just look up Mr Cold Cash. It wasn't just Nagin and Blanco that f'd up things after Katrina.

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Old 07-11-2019, 03:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Turbodude View Post
They need to open the Bonnet Carre Spillway upstream of NOLA to dump the excess water from the Mississippi into the Achafalaya swamp.

I wonder if anyone there knows how to do that? Or are they worried about some endangered minnow?
I was living there when the Achafalaya basin was opened into Pontchartrain. Suffice it to say seafood was wiped out. Kind of like what's going on in Ocean Springs/Biloxi/Gulfport right now..
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Originally Posted by CJ ****** View Post
The city didn't flood from rainstorms 20-30 years ago. Oh it rained allot, and streets got wet, then. But the water was handled. Now, after gross mis-management, along with prioritizing statues and dis-harmony, The City let's their citizens' cars and businesses routinely flood. The Mayor even stated yesterday, "There's nothing we can do about it."
Yes there is. Elect competent people.

Yes it did, just didn't make the word news like nowadays. The city has a history of floods from the rains. Look up the May 3 flood, May 5 floods and May 8 from back in the 70s,80s and 90s
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Old 07-11-2019, 04:02 PM
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Why people choose to live in that area is beyond me. They get flooded out, cry for fed aid, rebuild, get flooded out and the beat goes on.

Same reason people chose to live in California. We flood sometimes, California burns ever year. No place in the US is immune from some from of natural disasters.
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Originally Posted by Turbodude View Post
They need to open the Bonnet Carre Spillway upstream of NOLA to dump the excess water from the Mississippi into the Achafalaya swamp.

I wonder if anyone there knows how to do that? Or are they worried about some endangered minnow?
LOL or SMH (buy a more accurate map)
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Old 07-11-2019, 04:20 PM
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Originally Posted by crf311 View Post
Yes it did, just didn't make the word news like nowadays. The city has a history of floods from the rains. Look up the May 3 flood, May 5 floods and May 8 from back in the 70s,80s and 90s
ummmm, I was here for all of those, even Katrina
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Great. More refugees headed for Houston.
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Originally Posted by CJ ****** View Post
The city didn't flood from rainstorms 20-30 years ago. Oh it rained allot, and streets got wet, then. But the water was handled. Now, after gross mis-management, along with prioritizing statues and dis-harmony, The City let's their citizens' cars and businesses routinely flood. The Mayor even stated yesterday, "There's nothing we can do about it."
Yes there is. Elect competent people.
"You show me an American city in decay and Iíll show you an American city run by socialists (formerly known as Democrats)."

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"You show me an American city in decay and Iíll show you an American city run by socialists (formerly known as Democrats)."

- Mark Walters, Armed American Radio

Detroit - 60 YEARS off Dems in office. How stupid can those idiots be to KEEP electing them? No pity. Live in your **** hole, dumbasses.
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Great. More refugees headed for Houston.

They should go to California, the weather there is great!
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