Argument: People want to live in New Orleans, so it must be rebuilt
- Debate: Rebuilding New Orleans - pro argument.
Donald E. Powell, Federal Coordinator of Gulf Coast Rebuilding. "Forward progress; Rebuilding the Gulf Coast". The Washington Times. 25 Feb. 2008 - "Each time I visit New Orleans and the rest of the Gulf Coast I am struck by how much has improved since the 2005 hurricanes. The people of the Gulf Coast have shown tremendous determination and fortitude to get their communities and their lives back on track, and I am amazed at their progress."