Founder Sandy Rosenthal to launch podcast

On June 21, 2021, founder Sandy Rosenthal will launch the BEAT THE BIG GUYS podcast.

Podcast description: Do you see a problem in your community or town, but feel there’s nothing you can do? Find out just how much power you have – right now – from Sandy Rosenthal who started out with no special training, stood up to a mammoth federal agency, and won. In every episode, Sandy, author of the best-selling book “Words Whispered in Water” will provide tools that you can use right now to Beat the Big Guys.

Rosenthal’s first guest will be Lt Gen Russel Honore.

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The Sinking Louisiana Coast Was Predicted 124 Years Ago

On page 354, James Corthell’s prediction can be viewed.

On this, the eve of Hurricane Season, it’s interesting to note that the sinking of the Louisiana coastal delta was predicted 124 years ago.

The Army Corps of Engineers has often stated in its modern reports on coastal Louisiana that it did not discover coastal land loss until the 1970’s.

This claim is hard to accept in light of a remarkably accurate prediction in December 1897 and published in the National Geographic (on page 354) by Elmer L. Corthell, civil engineer.

His prediction was endorsed by James Eads, builder of the Mississippi River jetties.

This demonstrates the Corps’ and the federal government’s culpability for coastal land loss and by extension for the flood risk in New Orleans.

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H.J. Bosworth Jr, and Sandy Rosenthal in file photo from August 2008

The Advocate recently featured’s lead researcher H.J. Bosworth and founder Sandy Rosenthal’s letter.

In the letter, Bosworth and Rosenthal object to a bill proposed by Jerome “Zee” Zeringue R-Houma.

The bill require the parishes of Orleans, Jefferson and St. Bernard to shoulder the lion’s share of the cost of the post-Katrina improvements to the levee system that failed on August 29, 2005 due to the Army Corps of Engineers’ design mistakes.

Bosworth and Rosenthal point out several reasons that this is both unwarranted and unfair.

For the full letter, click here.

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