The Times Picayune gets a Seal of Approval on Mardi Gras Day

Float Riders. Photo/Bart Everson

Levees.org has conferred the ‘Seal of Approval’ upon the Editors of the New Orleans Times Picayune for its Mardi Gras Day Listing of “Ten reasons to throw us something, Mister!”

We bring your attention to Reason Number Five.

5. We can use beads and doubloons to armor the levees, because we sure don’t want to use cups for bailing.

We think that’s very funny, and a great reminder that the flooding of New Orleans was anything but a natural disaster. And that the levees, addition to being too low, badly designed and badly constructed, should have had armoring on them.

Click here for the Editorial and the full list of reasons why Float Riders should throw us something on Mardi Gras Day 2011.
http://www.nola.com/opinions/index.ssf/2011/03/why_you_should_throw_us_someth.html

Happy Mardi Gras!

One response to “The Times Picayune gets a Seal of Approval on Mardi Gras Day”

  1. […] A special shout out to Levees Not War where you’ll see this photo featured. Update: Also featured on Levees.org. […]

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