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Rebuild New Orleans?

Should New Orleans be rebuilt?

  • No, let it go back to swampland and save $250 billion.

    Votes: 1 12.5%
  • Save the historic parts only.

    Votes: 1 12.5%
  • Save the historic parets and the business district only.

    Votes: 1 12.5%
  • Rebuild the whole thing at a cost of 1/4 trillion dollars.

    Votes: 5 62.5%

  • Total voters


Oct 9, 2005
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Southern California
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New Orleans is a city built mostly below sea level. The historic parts (french quarter and jackson square) were spared flooding. Building NO where it was built was a historical accident, before urban planning, etc. Bush says $250 billion will be used, at a time when we have budget difficulties, to rebuild it - why? Why not just let most of return to swamp land?
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We blew $300 billion on Iraq, but can't spend that much on our own country?
New Orleans is an important part of the USA and must be rebuilt ! That said corruption is natural in NO . So they must not be allowed to handle the moey without strict supervision !
What would be the point of rebuilding the projects and the slums?
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