Skip to comments.California wake-up call: Extreme drought will lead to migration exit and real estate collapse
Posted on 08/03/2014 8:24:33 AM PDT by Duke C.
[snip]The inevitability of the mass migration away from California still hasn't quite sunk in among most people who live there. Almost no one has thought about how they might afford to move out of California when the value of their own property in California will be approaching zero.
good questions as to how this would happen.
who decides who goes and who stays?
Who decides where people move to? I figure those with money and connections elsewhere will pick up and move and choose where to go. But what about the millions of illegals and those on public assistance, who would need someone to guide them to another place to live???
Keep the crazies in California! Wall it in!
Droughts don’t last forever.Watch as Harry Reid and people like him buy up real estate for pennies on the dollar.
Sounds like we need another thousand miles of border fence...
Stop the rich as they are exiting the state and give their car to the poor illegal.
Proof from the pass Oklahoma and Kansas have never recover from the dust bowl are still today are a vast wasteland.
Droughts come and go.
And water can be gotten from the ocean, and reductions in usage can be made.
Beachfront property in California is not going to go to zero.
Although if you have a nice house in Pebble Beach that you’d like to donate to me, I’ll be happy to take it off your hands.
The suicide of California is a good thing. A lesson from the “laboratory of states”. Rich people won’t leave. They can afford much more expensive water. And they need Mexican serfs.
The productive middle-class SHOULD leave California.
A year ago the great lakes were in danger of drying up and now the water levels are above normal and rising.
Not a chance.
The next real estate collapse in CA will be due to another employment collapse.
Drought and Earthquakes are two disasters CA residents have learned to live with.
There will be no Mexicans leaving too many “Freebees.” We are being taxed to death to pay support to the Mexicans that are conquering us.
The truth is it will bankrupt family owned farms that will be taken over by large corporations. Easier for big goverment to control. Many feel was and still a hidden purpose of the water rationing to save the smelt.
and 6 months from now California could be complaining about TOOO much Rain and Mud slides
Historically, isn't California known for this type of weather? Wasn't there that big aqueduct built in the early 1900’s to supply LA with water so it could grow as a city, and wasn't it estimated it could never support the population it has today?
I hear people say “look at Cal as proof of global warming”. But wasn't California like this before we supplied it water from other states? Like with Florida, always water problems because everyone wants out of the Northeast. And of course now we have A/C. Even my husband wants to move to FL in 5 years. (We're in NY, don't worry we're Conservatives).
You realize our host lives in California?
Meanwhile, in other news...
“Barack Obama signed an Executive Order this morning authorizing the construction of the ‘Excel/H2O’ line. The water pipe, measuring 20 foot in diameter, will run in a straight line directly from the Mississippi River, at Memphis, to California. Bulldozers will cut a quarter mile swath, beginning tomorrow, as the bed for the massive pipe is laid.”
“The Executive Order allows for the destruction of multiple protected habitats, homes, commercial buildings and US citizens (if they’re standing in the way). The project is due to be completed in 6 weeks, with the first water to flow shortly thereafter.”
“The project will provide jobs for many of the recent ‘freedom seekers’ that have crossed the southern border looking for a better way of life. The migrant workers will be paid a minimum wage of $20 an hour.”
“President Obama commented on his most recent Executive Order...’I feel the need to help out these brave and honest souls add they have risked their very lives too come here.’ “
Well the extreme drought will definitely result in fewer jobs for illegals.
California for the most part is desert! People knew that from the beginning. So a drought is nothing new. We had wiser leaders in the past. Rather than trying to social engineer the citizens they figured out how to get water from where it was plentiful to where it was needed.
The problems with the current lack of water is political. For reasons only a leftist can understand Sacramento has decided it would be better to spend money on welfare and social programs then infrastructure to solve the water problem.
California’s problems will never be solved as long as socialist control Sacramento.
Few know that the wealth of California comes from the food basket of the Central Valley. Yet, in all their wisdom, the politicians of Sacramento is killing that industry by cutting off their water.
Whats so bad about that?Give that worthless piece of SH*T back to The Mexicanos!!!
"We moved our base camp last night and were now positioned literally
within feet of the river. Have been sitting here watching the border
patrol patrolling in their riverboats all night and all morning..."
The average person uses 100 gallons of water a day:
The following are examples of how people use water found on the USGS government website:
Bath A full tub is about 36 gallons.
Shower 2-2.5 gallons per minute. Old shower heads use as much as 4 gallons per minute.
Teeth brushing <1 gallon, especially if water is turned off while brushing. Newer bath faucets use about 1 gallon per minute, whereas older models use over 2 gallons.
Hands/face washing 1 gallon
Face/leg shaving 1 gallon
Dishwasher 20 gallons/load, depending of efficiency of dishwasher
Dishwashing by hand: 4 gallons/minute for old faucets.. Newer kitchen faucets use about 1-2 gallons per minutes.
Clothes washer 25 gallons/load for newer washers. Older models use about 40 gallons per load.
Toilet flush 3 gallons for older models. Most all new toilets use 1.2-1.6 gallons per flush.
Glasses of water drunk 8 oz. per glass (did you remember to drink your 8 glasses of water today?)
Outdoor watering 2 gallons per minute
There are 30 MILLION + illegal aliens in the US
so.... 30,000,000 X 100 gallons = 3 billion gallons of fresh water consumed per DAY by illegal aliens (at a minimum)
365 days in a year X 3 billion = 1.095 TRILLION gallons of water a year.
Then, spend trillions in taxpayers money to channel water in from Canada, or?
They have been for many years.
It’s why California is solidly Democrat.
Remember Reagan, Nixon? They were from California.
Will the migration be to the south of their border?
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