New Orleans, Six Years After Hurricane Katrina

By: Monday August 29, 2011 10:59 am

The aftermath of a major storm on the East Coast seems like a good time to revisit the since of the most destructive natural disaster of recent years. As it turns out, today is the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina touching down in the Gulf Coast, kicking off the man-made disaster from the failure of [...]

Army Corps of Engineers’ Purposeful Levee Breach Saving Cairo, Illinois

By: Tuesday May 3, 2011 7:55 am

I thought the really false note in Obama’s remarks on the killing of bin Laden was the part at the end where he tried to connect the incident to the spirit of possibility in America. As I said yesterday, I hope we can set our sights higher in the future for doing anything the country [...]