The Great Flood of 2011

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#1 Thu, Jun 23, 2011 - 9:36pm
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The Great Flood of 2011

A friend in NE just sent me this link. Very sad, unbelievable images. It will get a lot worse before it gets better, too. Sucks.

https://picasaweb.google.com/104592539075472798431/TheGreatMissouriRiverFloodOf2011?authkey=Gv1sRgCLLaoO7rm_qp1AE

Edited by: Turd Ferguson on Nov 8, 2014 - 5:06am
Thu, Jun 23, 2011 - 9:56pm
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Turd Ferguson wrote: It will

Turd Ferguson wrote:
It will get a lot worse before it gets better, too. Sucks.
I fear we all will be suffering soon. PRAY & PREPAIR.
Thu, Jun 23, 2011 - 10:00pm
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The casino owners had the

The casino owners had the right idea. I wonder why no-one else seemed to. You could build a 15 ft high wall of dirt around a home in a morning with a backhoe. Or around a smallish neighborhood in a couple of days.

Sucks none the less. We should all learn from their pain, and refrain from building at ground level on a floodplain. Admittedly, it has never flooded to this extent since Western settlers arrived, but other places are destroyed every few years, which could be avoided by building up the ground, or building homes on stilts.

Thu, Jun 23, 2011 - 10:16pm
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All that water has to go somewhere . . .

And it goes to the mighty Mississippi. Ugh . . .

"When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it." - Frederic Bastiat https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Fr%C3%A9d%C3%A9ric_Bastiat

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