Throughout the country critics complain that courthouses are flooded with lawsuits.  In Iowa our courthouses are flooded – literally.

Be sure to check out these AMAZING aerial photos of the flooding in Cedar Rapids, Iowa  including the local courthouse.  Cedar Rapids even has its own version of Alacatraz (better known as the Linn County Jail).

After 1993, I never dreamed I would see this kind of flooding in my lifetime.  Many experts have said this is a 500 year flood.  Unfortunately it’s really just fifteen.

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