August 14, 2006

the next new orleans

Here’s a rude awakening this morning… Salon today features an interview with Mike Tidwell, who in a 2003 book predicted the flooding of New Orleans. In his new book, “The Ravaging Tide,” he calls the Bush Administration’s plan for people to return to New Orleans an act of “mass homicide,” and warns of serious danger in the coming years for many coastal cities, including New York, which he calls “a geographical time bomb when it comes to potential hurricane catastrophe.” [link]