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Bush (jr) appointee former civilian chief of the Army Corps of Engineers Michael Parker resigned 18 months into Bush's first term. The reason for the resignation was disloyalty, Parker was publicly of Bush's (jr) budget(38 ).

Before hurricane Katrina. Bush (Jr)sought to repeatedly cut Army Corps of Engineers' funding request to improve levees holding back Lake Pontchartrain (the levee that broke and flooded New Orleans ) Michael Parker said "You have watched during a period of 72 hours a modern city of New Orleans [become] a Third World country, and it is all because of the disintegration of infrastructure," Parker also said. "Everybody is to blame -- it transcends administrations. It transcends party."(39 ).

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