Out of the Blue

The television is filled with coverage of Katrina the past few days, as today is the fifth anniversary of the devastation of New Orleans by that hurricane. The stories of recovery are heartwarming, but the numerous stories of areas still in disrepair are heartbreaking, as are the retrospectives on the disaster itself and all the lives lost as a result.

Heartbroken Links: Thanks Ant and Mike Martinez and Acleacius.
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Hmm,, so no one should live on the eastern or southern coasts of the country, nor the Kansas area since it's prone to tornados no the entire coast of California because it's subject to earthquakes? No one should build along a river because they might flood. You can't build in any mountains because they might have blizzards. You can't build in New Mexico or Arizona because they have yearly wildfires (most often caused by lightning, natch).

That leaves us with...Tennessee! Let's have all 500 million of us move there since they have fewer natural disasters.

But crap, we forgot about the New Madrid fault that had an earthquake in the 1800s that made the Mississippi River run backwards for a couple of weeks.

I guess we have to pack up and abandon this half of the hemisphere.
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