Why Louisiana's Coastal Wetlands are important to the Nation.

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    Louisiana Coastal Erosion: Facts and Figures
     
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    Yes.

    This oilspill looks like a truly potentially tragic event.

    And if fishermen has the same sort of representation on K STREET as the oil industry has, I suspect that BP would have had the equipment in place that might have prevented this disaster, too.

    Government isn't our problem.

    BAD government is our problem.
     
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    Sadly, many of the fisherman do not claim most of their income to the IRS. So when it comes time to show the judge what their damages are - they will either have to claim far less than they are actually owed - or admit to tax fraud in open court.

    Any successful lawsuit on behalf of the fisherman will have to involve a massive deal with the IRS on back taxes.
     
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    Falls into part of the game they play then. It's a shit situation. Whatever outcomes, noone is going to be happy.
     
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    There would be higher compliance if there was higher enforcement. I'm guessing the IRS agents are too afraid to go down to places like Venice - they might wind up 1 mile under the Gulf!
     
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