A forum for Princeton residents to express opinions about local and national issues
Question of the Week: "What do you think are going to be the long-term effects of Hurricane Katrina?"
"Political effects on upcoming elections, Congressional and Presidential."
A. Selberg, Maxwell Lane
"There is the threat of disease because all the dead and environmental problems. I think it will take at least a year for the city to recover, but it will someday get back to being normal."
Linnhe Thomson, Lovers Lane
"There will be a big reorganization of agricultural and rescue-relief systems in the US due to the vast damage from the hurricane. We may be up to dealing with terrorist threats, but we have seen that we are not able to deal with natural disasters of this magnitude."
Alexander Orleans, Meadowbrook Drive
"There will be so many long-term impacts it is hard to think of how many. These include the rebuilding of food distribution, water, and transportation systems."
Henry Horn, Pretty Brook Road
"I can only think of the short-term, the poor people and their every-day lives how they can cope from day to day."
Loretta Wells, State Road