Birds Point flood coverage, blowing a fuse.

Birds Point flood coverage, blowing a fuse.

Today the receding Mississippi and Big Muddy River let me drive to work without a long detour.  My neighbors are filling demolition dumpsters with flood damaged stuff. Flooding causes terrible human suffering and reporters rightly cover that.  Compelling stories, but...

Flood disasters are always old news.

Flood disasters are always old news.

We’re about to see the biggest Lower Mississippi flood in history.   Parts of Memphis are being evacuated, and the Mississipi Delta may be in for the worst it’s ever seen. Terrorists who could never match these floods dominate the front page.  Tornadoes,...

Giving and taking at Birds Point.  Levees for Libertarians?

Giving and taking at Birds Point. Levees for Libertarians?

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Birds Point myths, and shame on the New York Times

Birds Point myths, and shame on the New York Times

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Spectacular NY Times fail on Birds Point.

Spectacular NY Times fail on Birds Point.

Just as I finish a post on bad media coverage, the New York Times jumps in with a sad, example. Nothing against Mr. Bennett.  But he knows about flooding.  From the article: After growing up in the spillway,[sic, floodway] Mr. Allred left, working many jobs before...