Friday, November 14, 2008

Wanna Buy a Hurricane Katrina FEMA Trailer ?

FEMA trash

Katrina devasted New Orleans more than 4 years ago. At the time, the federal government stopped people from providing voluntary aid or stopped the local governments from doing their job, the feds trying to control the situation itself. This lead to some people being holed up in the Superdome (a super ugly thing the 'Dome, but a permanent and prominent part of the downtown landscape so one can come to love it its ugliness over time) and later a bunch of people being housed in depressing Federal Emergency Management Agency trailor parks. Whole trailor parks of government-encouraged poverty and dependence where some lived for years.

Later it turned out some of these trailors were toxic. You can buy one of these trailors now direct from Uncle as your own momento of the fatal conceit of government incompetence. But ridding us of these trailors won't help rebuild the Big Easy, as alot of the old housing plots wiped-out by Katrina are still owned by the government, meaning of course, they are just sitting there.