Re: Lake Mead is shrinking -- and with it Las Vegas' water supply
Originally Posted by Dittohead not!
Obviously, it could be done. It could not be done economically.
And, sure, oranges are grown in other parts of the USA as well. However, if you take out a major producer, the supply goes down, and the price goes up.
If you really try to grow the produce that comes from California's central valley in greenhouses, you will need about 20,000 square miles of greenhouses. Could it be done? Probably so. Would it be economical? Sure, about as economical as the train to nowhere that Sacramento is determined to build, but on a much larger scale.
Yeah, kind of reminds you of the argument against increased drilling for energy independence doesn't it?
Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
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You're trying to joke around with someone who has no sense of humor.
Good luck with that.
You'll probably be labeled a progressive because you think dairy cows can be happy and therefore, you don't want them slaughtered.....yet you believe in slaughtering babies.
No matter how cynical I become toward politicians, it's never enough.