A couple of links here.
Captain’s Quarters gives the rundown of the money that did not get budgeted for the levee system this year and how that “would have” made a difference. ha, ha.
Money quote from the NYTimes:
Shea Penland, director of the Pontchartrain Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of New Orleans, said that was particularly surprising because the break was “along a section that was just upgraded.”
And The Anchoress just has a nice recap of what’s going on.
And Iraq the Model who’s been in the midst of their own hell this week, sends love.