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I wanted to know what can other farmers and their families do for these farmers whose lives and livelihoods were sacrificed in order to save others more important? Does no one understand how devastating this will be to the economy of these communities and the economy of this nation? This impacts everything from oil to banks to food and the list goes on. These farmers spend combined millions, perhaps billions of dollars each year in order to make a living. A farmer produces one crop a year for his paycheck. How shortsighted can this government be? Just when our economy needs the input of dollars, they have taken out billions! This should be extremely upsetting to every farmer to see how unimportant he is to the very people he feeds. It's never a good idea to bite the hand that feeds you. Thank you.
Laura Lair - New Boston, IL
#1: As I watched your report on the flooding in Missouri it took me back to 1993 and losing our home to the floodwaters of the Mississippi. Our entire small town was flooded and misplaced. It happened -- it was a chance we took living there and something that takes years to recover from. I do not see how the Corps of Engineers justifies sacrificing one area of people's homes and land to save another area. We cannot and should not try to control the river. Now I also hear the areas that the floodwaters will consume have cemeteries in them. Not sure why a cemetery was ever started in a floodplain, but to intentionally destroy one is outrageous.