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After Wildfires, Californians Warned: ‘You Will See Rapid Flooding, People TRAPPED’

Maxwell, California flooded in 2017 Experts are warning that California’s state capital could be the next hot spot to experience massive flooding on catastrophe levels. Officials are admitting that one particular Sacramento neighborhood is in an area that never should have been settled, to begin with. The neighborhood slopes downward from a levee that separates it […]

Why Houston Doesn’t Need Federal Flood Relief (In Four Charts)

Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, In his article today, Christopher Westley noted that Texas's economy — when measured by GDP — is larger than Canada's. In other words: If Texas were an independent country, it would be the world's 10th largest economy (totaling $1.6 trillion), and its citizens would be more than capable […]

Why Houston Doesn’t Need Federal Flood Relief — In Four Charts

mises.org / Ryan McMaken / Aug 31, 2017 In his article today, Christopher Westley noted that Texas’s economy — when measured by GDP — is larger than Canada’s. In other words: If Texas were an independent country, it would be the world’s 10th largest economy (totaling $1.6 trillion), and its citizens would be more than capable of addressing natural […]

Hurricane Harvey Aftermath: 100,000 Homes Destroyed, A Million Vehicles Ruined And Bottled Water Being Sold For $99 A Case

It is now being estimated that the total amount of economic damage caused by Hurricane Harvey will be somewhere in the neighborhood of 190 billion dollars.  It is a disaster unlike anything that we have ever seen before in all of U.S. history, and federal officials are already admitting that they are literally going to […]

Harvey Makes Second Landfall In Louisiana After Leaving “Apocalyptic” Flooding, Record Rainfall In Texas

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Aug 30, 2017  Five days after it first plowed into southwest Texas as a category 4 hurricane, Tropical Storm Harvey has made second landfall west of Cameron on the border between Texas and Louisiana, early Wednesday according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm, which has already pummeled the city of […]

“It’s Catastrophic, Unprecedented, Epic”: 5 Dead As Houston Reels Under Historic Flooding

Wow – Now experts are calling #Harvey a once in 500 year flood! We have an all out effort going, and going well! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 27, 2017 zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Aug 27, 2017 9:59 AM Live Feed from CBS Emergency workers and rescue crews in Houston have been overwhelmed overnight with […]

It Is Becoming Illegal To Be Homeless In America As Houston, Dallas And Dozens Of Other Cities Pass Draconian Laws

Should we make homelessness against the law and simply throw all homeless people into prison so that we don’t have to deal with them?  Incredibly, this is actually starting to happen in dozens of major cities all across the United States.  It may be difficult to believe, but in many large urban areas today, if […]

Houston Flooding Is The 8th Historic Flood To Hit America Since The End Of September

endoftheamericandream.com / By Michael Snyder on April 18th, 2016 Why has the United States been hit by historic flood after historic flood in recent months?  The flooding that is pummeling the city of Houston is the 8th historic flood in this country since the end of September.  City officials down in Houston have labeled the flooding […]

The Next Chicago? Houston Faces Pension Crisis In Latest Example Of Local Government Fiscal Folly

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 11/16/2015 14:00 When it comes to state and local government crises, Illinois and Chicago, respectively, have become the poster children for whatnot to do if you want to be considered fiscally responsible. Illinois’ budget crisis was thrust into the national spotlight earlier this year when a State Supreme Court […]

Bankruptcies Suddenly Soar Across Corporate America, Worst First Quarter Since 2009

wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / April 16, 2015 “Come down to Houston,” William Snyder, leader of the Deloitte Corporate Restructuring Group, told Reuters. “You’ll see there is just a stream of consultants and bankruptcy attorneys running around this town.” But it’s not just in Houston or in the oil patch. It’s in retail, healthcare, mining, […]