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California's Man-Made Drought
Investors.com ^ | April 28, 2010 | MONICA SHOWALTER

Posted on 04/28/2010 6:59:33 PM PDT by Kaslin

COALINGA, Calif. — Would France rip out its storied vineyards? Would Juan Valdez scorch Colombia's coffee crop? Sri Lanka its black pepper harvest? China its tea?

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: almonds; california; centralvalley; drought; environmentalwackos; famine; farmers; feinsteinfish; globalwarming; ibd

1 posted on 04/28/2010 6:59:33 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Gene Simmons his tongue


2 posted on 04/28/2010 7:01:09 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom sarc ;))
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To: Kaslin

Roseanne Barr her pastries?


3 posted on 04/28/2010 7:04:00 PM PDT by rbosque (11 year Freeper! Combat Economist.)
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To: Kaslin

Welcome to the new world of Global Warming hysteria!

This is happening too in South Australia where I live. Yes there has been a prolonged drought here but now that the rains have come I bet that the allowance is not returned!

After all it’s for the children. /sarcasm off

Mel


4 posted on 04/28/2010 7:07:25 PM PDT by melsec
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To: Kaslin

ca has the weather and whether it has the water is very much a huge factor! Water here is better than water elsewhere due to the climate and the fruit.


5 posted on 04/28/2010 7:07:29 PM PDT by Boardwalk
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To: Kaslin

bookmark.


6 posted on 04/28/2010 7:08:47 PM PDT by IrishCatholic (No local Communist or Socialist Party Chapter? Join the Democrats, it's the same thing!)
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To: rbosque

Roseanne Barr her pasties???


7 posted on 04/28/2010 7:10:02 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Kaslin
A complete and total anti-human outrage brought to you by insane environmentalists.
BTTT.
 
 
 
 
8 posted on 04/28/2010 7:10:51 PM PDT by FreeKeys ("There is no better anti-poverty program anywhere than capitalism."- Neal Boortz. "And freedom."-me)
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To: Kaslin

Drive up the cost of a scarce resource, kill those at the bottom of the economic rung, YEP sounds like marxism to me.


9 posted on 04/28/2010 7:12:56 PM PDT by runninglips (Don't support the Republican party, work to "fundamentally change" it...conservative would be nice)
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To: melsec

“After all it’s for the children.”

I thought American Marxists were alone in this justification. I suppose the Marxists are good at copying each other.


10 posted on 04/28/2010 7:14:46 PM PDT by businessprofessor
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To: FreeKeys

“A complete and total anti-human outrage brought to you by insane environmentalists. BTTT.”

I disagree - it is brought to you by your government! This nothing less than TREASON! To jeopardize population food supply for a fish that is not even indigenous (introduced in 1941) is TREASON!


11 posted on 04/28/2010 7:15:38 PM PDT by J Edgar
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To: J Edgar
This nothing less than TREASON! To jeopardize population food supply ...

I wonder if they'd turn the water back on if the farmers switched to growing corn for ethanol?

12 posted on 04/28/2010 7:23:21 PM PDT by norton
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To: FreeKeys

Exactly


13 posted on 04/28/2010 7:29:08 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: norton

The bible says they will be marked (id chips think) and only they will be able to purchase food. in the end.


14 posted on 04/28/2010 7:31:26 PM PDT by Boardwalk
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To: rbosque
“Roseanne Barr her pastries?”

Good God, I read it quickly as panties not pastries and almost ralphed up a burrito!

15 posted on 04/28/2010 7:44:25 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: Kaslin

Pay special attention to the part about water for votes. Pure evil. But even with the increase, crops cant be planned, due to the intermintment supply. The intermintent supply is what we had before irrigation, it was called rain, and you cant build an industry around that. But worst of all, is these trees are dead, and the entire industry will have to start over from scratch. So a short interuption in water creates a 6 year problem.


16 posted on 04/28/2010 7:46:16 PM PDT by stillfree? (Silent Majority)
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To: norton

I thought I heard in return for a senator voting yes on the health bill that part of the water would be turned on?


17 posted on 04/28/2010 7:49:10 PM PDT by bellfleur
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To: bellfleur

Actually it was two California Congressmen:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2474202/posts


18 posted on 04/28/2010 8:00:17 PM PDT by raptor22 (The truth will set us free)
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To: J Edgar

They send the water down to the colony that used to be Los Angele.

They do it to support the huge influx of illegal aliens into California.


19 posted on 04/28/2010 8:02:10 PM PDT by hedgetrimmer
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To: bellfleur

It was two congressmen. Costa is rep for the area highlighted. Funny how the delta smelt were being sucked into the pumps, so the pumps were turned off. Conditions are the same, but now the pumps are supposed to be started again? Pure vote buying. Natural rain fall is about 10 inches. Nothing grew before the aquaduct, but native sage and scrub. And CA poppies in the spring.


20 posted on 04/28/2010 8:06:39 PM PDT by pacpam (action=consequence and applies in all cases - friend of victory)
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To: Kaslin

The EPA and the ESA have become the liberals’ tools of choice for the destruction of America.


21 posted on 04/28/2010 8:24:27 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The US will not die with a whimper. It will die with thundering applause from the left.)
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To: Boardwalk

Our government is totally out of control. That congress could allow thousands of acres of farmland to go to waste and for farmers to lose millions of dollars all over a tiny FISH that no one gives a damn about is outrageous.


22 posted on 04/28/2010 8:31:29 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The US will not die with a whimper. It will die with thundering applause from the left.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

The fish isn’t indigenous to the area, either.


23 posted on 04/28/2010 9:29:53 PM PDT by wac3rd (Prepare for the November 2010 Tsunami)
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To: Cyman

Ha! I would have too!


24 posted on 04/28/2010 10:35:39 PM PDT by rbosque (11 year Freeper! Combat Economist.)
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To: tet68

It seemed funny at the time.


25 posted on 04/28/2010 10:36:29 PM PDT by rbosque (11 year Freeper! Combat Economist.)
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To: Kaslin

Not just wrong, EVIL. Death by a thousand cuts. This is tremendously and willfully destructive.

Hannity tried to get some traction on this last year, but no one really cared. Now it’s in the 2nd year and poised to do some real, permanent damage to the US food supply. Food doesn’t come from the grocery store, it comes from years of planning and careful production. I believe that this is a part of a much bigger effort to gain control of the population by making us hungry and compliant.

Will anyone care before it is too late?


26 posted on 04/29/2010 2:57:05 AM PDT by tpmintx (Liberalism: Envy, backed by governmental authority. (I'm green; are you?))
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To: businessprofessor

They are all one big happy family. I have been noticing that even there election styles/platforms/retoric are very similar.

Mel


27 posted on 04/29/2010 4:20:54 PM PDT by melsec
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To: Kaslin; Nipfan; Defendingliberty; 4horses+amule; Nervous Tick; Amagi; Beowulf; Tunehead54; Clive; ..
 


Beam me to Planet Gore !

28 posted on 04/30/2010 3:55:03 AM PDT by steelyourfaith ("Let his days be few; and let another take his office. " - Psalm 109:8)
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