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Old 08-28-2008, 12:32 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by CKFresh View Post

My question would be: why does the Army Corps of Engineers say that the funding from the federal government was insufficient?

They have said that if they had received the requested funds, much of the damage could have been prevented.

The Army Corps of Engineers had no complaints about funding until the Bush administration.

What do you know that they don't?
They did receive half (actually much more than half) of the funds they requested. The city of New Orleans wasted the vast majority of the money due to corruption and "private" projects.
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