They Want to Do It Again

The Widening of the Canal "From the shotgun shack to the Superdome, there ain't no help, the cavalry stayed home." - Bruce Springsteen Fourteen years ago today, the world saw the facade of American prosperity ripped off. In the richest society on Earth, disfavored citizens sat on their roofs for days waiting for rescue from the floodwaters. That week, our neighborhood, the Lower 9th Ward, came to represent our nation's failure to take care of its own people - as Springsteen acknowledged in his anthem "We Take Care of Our Own." The Army Corps of Engineers was ultimately found to be responsible for much of the flooding that occurred here, due to poorly built shipping channels surrounding our n

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