"It is the government`s job to warn and inform. That`s what we have the National Weather Service for. It is not government`s job to command and control and make microdecisions about the lives of people who want to do it their own way," writes Peggy Noonan. "We are losing the balance between the rights of the individual and the needs and demands of the state. Again, this is not new. It`s a long slide that`s been going on for a long time. But Katrina and Rita seemed to make the slide deeper."
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