Walking down a street in post Katrina New Orleans, I saw this feeble attempt at support.
This was a local contractor's solution to a structural column foundation located a few inches off. I can't support this kind of fix, though (and neither can it, apparently).
From Nigel Beale's flickr page (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nigelbeale/3283123673/in/set-72157603778068046/)
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