Sunday, September 04, 2005


Not a bad idea...

8:28 A.M. - (AP) "A Marshall Plan for the Mississippi." That's what New Orleans native Andrew Young thinks is in order to get the hurricane ravage area back on its feet. The former U-N ambassador and Atlanta mayor says getting the region's economy back on track requires thinking similar to what was done for Europe after World War Two. Young wants to see the White House use tax-exempt municipal bonds. Investors would get a tax break, while the bond money would go to reconstructing New Orleans. He points out that the city is key to shipping oil, gas, steel and grain.

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