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No. and it wasn't

Michel Blangy wrote:
Where the levees designed for a direct hit by a category 5??????

-Michel

-----Original Message-----
From: Abolhassan Astaneh-Asl [mailto:astaneh(--nospam--at)ce.berkeley.edu]
Sent: Friday, November 20, 2009 7:29 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Cc: S. Rosenthal "
Subject: RE: Federal judge rules Corps of Engineers liable for flood
damage


Dear Michel and Chance:

If one of those 1500 people who died during the flooding that according to independent and highly qualified experts on levees and now according to a federal judge was caused by Corps of Engineers negligence, would you still say the same thing as you say here in a very angry tone?

If the body of a victim of this flooding which was floating in the dirty flood waters of Ward 9 as we saw in horror on our TV screens was , God forbid the body of one of your family members or other loved ones, would you still say the things that you are saying in your post in defense of these irresponsible engineers?

Please think about it when you are gathering around the table this Thanksgiving.

Thank you

Regards.
"Hassan"
Abolhassan Astaneh-Asl, Ph.D., P.E., Professor
UC Berkeley

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From: "Michel Blangy" <mblangy(--nospam--at)satco-inc.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Subject: RE: Federal judge rules Corps of Engineers liable for flood damage

ditto

From: Chance, Acie [mailto:AChance(--nospam--at)lacsd.org]
Sent: Thursday, November 19, 2009 8:34 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: RE: Federal judge rules Corps of Engineers liable for flood
damage


....... Lets all blame the federal government for everything, then WE THE PEOPLE are not responsible for anything. The Corp of Engineers are the same as any government agency. They had requested funding to work on the levees but the tax payers did not want to pony up the money. WE THE PEOPLE do not want to pay more taxes but we want the government to take care of us in all things.

      ...........


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