And of course it does sound too good to deny, not least because it speaks to the spending habits of the government.
|Sandy heads north|
A billion here and a billion there ...
Repairing the damages from or defending against Mother Nature.
It is hard not to wonder if the billions spent on restoration and defense mechanisms might not be matched with funding that would attack some of the palpable man-made causes of global warming instead of shoring up mechanisms that will not, in all likelihood, work.
Oh well ... I guess then we would be talking about real money.