Monday, October 10, 2005

Holding Back

These came to me via an anonymous email, and it says a whole lot more about U.S. than just water control:

This is a British levee:


The Dutch keep the ocean out:


How the freakin' Italians protect Venice!


And the good ole' U.S. of A.:


Too bad we don't have images of the war on poverty, medicaid, medicare, the social security safety net, the budget, highway infrastructure, ........

Just about anything except the military.

2 Comments:

At 11:00 AM, Blogger Marla said...

This doesn't even surprise me, which is sad. Aren't we supposed to be the wealthiest, most advanced country in the world? Yeah, right.

 
At 11:18 AM, Blogger Greyhair said...

You got it.

But hey! We've got the 1/10th of 1 percent of the wealthiest people on earth!

 

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