My favorite movie, but let it drown

A billion dollars to save Fargo from floods? You build on a flood plain, you pay the price. Don’t make us pay it.

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  1. Greenwich Ex-Pat

    Why is it that people just can’t learn from past mistakes? This has already been done in Florida and is now being “undone”, because it was a bad idea. To the tune of billions.

    http://www.sfwmd.gov/portal/page/portal/levelthree/kissimmee%20river

  2. Priapus

    “It’s going to turn us into an island,” said Mayor Curt Johannsen. “Why have the small got to be sacrificed for the big?”

    Just wait ’til we’re all asked to bail out _____ (insert fiscally irresponsible state here, like say California).

    You think the Germans have issues with Greece? Heck, at least they can just invade their neighbors. New millenium, why not start is off with a fresh attack.

  3. Mazama

    “A billion dollars to save Fargo from floods? You build on a flood plain, you pay the price. Don’t make us pay it.”

    Drop in the bucket compared to what’s been spent/lost on New Orleans (which I love).