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The Costs of the Environmentalism Cult
FrontPage, by Bruce Thornton

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Posted By:Judy W., 2/11/2014 11:50:45 AM

California is in the third year of a drought, but the problem isn’t a lack of water. The snowfall in the Sierra provides enough to help us ride out the years of drought. All we need to do is store it. But California hasn’t built a new dam in 35 years. Worse than that, every year we dump 1.6 million acre-feet of water––about enough to serve 3.2 million families for a year––into the Pacific Ocean in order to protect an allegedly “endangered” 3-inch bait-fish called the Delta smelt. California’s $45 billion agricultural industry, a global breadbasket that produces nearly half

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A brilliant statement of man´s relationship with nature, which is not the happy, harmonious one of the greenies.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: oh-heck, 2/11/2014 12:24:19 PM     (No. 9728136)

Nominate for must read.

The example of irrigation in the CA is just one of the examples of how flood control systems which were built to prevent floods, supply water for farming, and even to allow year round navigation of rivers were taken over by the cult through law suits and obscure agencies. In CA the goal was to recreate the flow in small rivers. In the upper mid west, the idea was to create mini spring floods.

CA should pay a special tax because they tend to create the cult and propagate to other states. And you´d think they´d comply with the rules they create but they have the worst record of compliance of all 50 states.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mindyourbubble, 2/11/2014 12:27:53 PM     (No. 9728141)

This is a must read article.

I say read because to say it out loud to the Environmental Cult would simply fall on the deaf ears of people with and uncaring attitude about what their notions cost in lives, productivity, energy and growth of the Human Kind.

Well said Bruce.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/11/2014 12:41:46 PM     (No. 9728155)

Fine, then once the envirowacko´s are ´Identified´...cut off their water, gasoline and everything else they fight against but use freely...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: udanja99, 2/11/2014 12:43:07 PM     (No. 9728156)

I think that all of the envirowackos in CA should dehydrate themselves to death in order to save the Delta Smelt. They believe that humans are killing the earth so they need to set an example for the rest of us by taking themselves out of the equation.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Linda in Seattle, 2/11/2014 1:10:34 PM     (No. 9728200)

Until the people of California realize there are consequences when they elect whackos, they´ll continue suffering pointless situations such as this.

I´m just wondering how long it will take CA to go after northern CA water other states´ water. CA tried to claim the water from the Columbia River awhile back, but fortunately WA and OR had strong governors who told CA and the fed (who sided with CA) to take a hike. With the governors the two states have now, we´ll probably get stuck paying for the pipeline to take the water down to fill all those swimming pools.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: nevernaught, 2/11/2014 1:18:57 PM     (No. 9728212)

As someone wrote recently, Climate Change is Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter. I´m older than dirt, grew up in a beach town in Southern California and woke up one morning in the late 40´s looking at about two inches of snow in the Palos Verdes hills nearby.

Everything weather wise replicates eventually. Hence, if you go back in history in Georgia you would find snow at one time or the other history wise. Environmentalists always insist that droughts, storms or rare weather are caused by people. Three years of sparse rain isn´t a drought, its a cycle.

There is plenty of water in California, the distribution is being mismanaged due to environmental wacko´s.





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Reply 7 - Posted by: Hotrod, 2/11/2014 1:20:58 PM     (No. 9728214)

Soon, there will be no one left in California except the very wealthy and the illegal immigrants- who will populate the service industry for low wages. That´s the way the wealthy envirowackos want it.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 2/11/2014 3:13:32 PM     (No. 9728345)

Savy ´developers´ know that before you ´bid´ on real estate you first take steps to damage it´s value. The big shots in Cali have ruined the value of the farm land so that they can buy it cheap and then sell it to the state for the big high-speed rail project.

Environmentalism is the scam of the century.

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