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Old 13 October 2019, 19:48
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Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans collapse...

I saw this in the news this evening:

RIP to the dead and a speedy recovery to the wounded.

We were down that way a month ago.

My friend sent me this picture:
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Old 14 October 2019, 20:40
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It's New Orleans.
What do you expect?
You can pay $100,000 to Quality Control to make sure the concrete is up to specifications before pulling the forms,
or you can pay the inspectors $100 to say everything is up to specification,
then pull the forms.
Don't get me started.
But it is not unique to New Orleans. Las Vegas still holds the record:
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Old 14 October 2019, 20:57
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Crooked 3rd world constructor, in a 3rd world corrupt shit hole. What could go wrong?

S/F....Ken M
"If you remember nothing else about what I’m about to consider here, remember this: the one and only reason politicians, bureaucrats, and policemen want to take your weapons away from you is so that they can do things to you that they couldn’t do if you still had your weapons."— L. Neil Smith

“The consolidation of the states into one vast empire, sure to be aggressive abroad and despotic at home, will be the certain precursor of ruin which has overwhelmed all that preceded it.”
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