California is having a 500 year drought. that means a drought that only happens once in 500 years. If this leads to high food prices, and likely it will, there will be huge cultural and political upheavals that will be very good for us. Worse is better for now!
Source: Alt-Market, by John Myers
“We never know the worth of water, till the well is dry.” — saying No. 5451, as collected and listed in Gnomologia by Thomas Fuller, M.D.
Some of the worst drought conditions in recorded history have stricken California, and this will have a blistering effect on America’s economy.
California is into its third year of severe drought, a situation that promoted U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to announce $9.7 million in new agriculture aid. This will top the Barack Obama Administration’s aid to the Golden State at more than $50 million dollars, a total that will undoubtedly grow because of Washington’s worries of a perfect storm — a tsunami of illegal immigrants and a dearth of water.
Last Saturday, the Los Angeles Times carried a story headlined, “California drought will only get worse, experts say.” The story reported that 80 percent of the State is…
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