September 10th, 2006

alice lost in labyrinth

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11:24am
When The Levees Broke is on again. It's the best documentary film I've seen yet about Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans.

11:50am
The film covers all areas affected - not just New Orleans. This is an incredibly detailed film w/ a variety of viewpoints.

12:00pm
On being called Refugees by the media: What, the storm blew away our citizenship as well?

12:19pm
Doesn't it break your heart?

12:53pm
The Army Corps Engineering Report 6000 pages long admitted it was a human failure with the levee breech - constructed poorly

12:55pm
due to money - money money money - what is human life worth?

1:13pm
It was like having a mirror put in front of you that shows all your flaws & you can't look away. This reflects everything.

1:17pm
It's too easy to blind your senses to the contributing factors that erode our potential of being a good society that cares.

1:20pm
The insurance aspect pisses me off unbelievably. Blatant example of business disregard for the people who make their wealth.

1:26pm
Think of the money to be made in industrial devolopment: there's a reason residential cleanup has been haphazard: no profit.

1:30pm
And the levees still are not safe. So much more than levees were broken.