R.L.2 Wrote:
Nov 04, 2012 2:10 PM
As an Arizona resident I applaud your pointing out the largely-ignored fact that those who live in the areas affected by disaster are the ones who are responsible for preparing for them and dealing with the aftermath, not everyone else in the country! It is one of our most basic rights to be an utter damn fool… AS LONG AS IT DOESN'T AFFECT ANYBODY ELSE! Everyone has the right to live where they like-in a bathtub of a city surrounded by the ocean, say-and nobody has the right to tell them they can't. But, along with that absence of the constraint is an absence of any responsibility on anyone else’s part to bail them out if their choices turn out badly. You can’t have it both ways; if you want to go your own way you have to take the...