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The Real Terror: 6,408 Deaths Caused By Extreme Weather Since 9/11

We’ve spent trillions to protect ourselves against terrorists and done nothing to keep our biggest cities above water in a storm.

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Maybe the old moniker of New Amsterdam could be the clue to our future: The Netherlands has figured out how to keep the sea away from their cities. They build infrastructure (dikes, dams, floodgates, canals, drainage ditches and pumps).

 

But for Americans, the saturation of terrorism spending has left us drowning in our streets.

Tina Dupuy's column is published in over 100 newspapers. Follow her on Twitter at @tinadupuy.

 
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