An Ex-California Reader Says She`s Glad To Have Fled State`s Over-Immigration Fall-Out
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Linda Thom (e-mail
Re: Joe Guzzardi`s Column:
So Long California—Thanks For The Memories!
Last week the
Sacramento Bee ran a special
environmental editorial that asked readers to answer the
question: “What water
conservation methods are working for you?” [Water
Controversies Boil Over, by Matt Weisner,
Sacramento Bee, May 4, 2009]
No mention was made of
over-immigration causing the
people longage that results in a
water shortage. The Bee`s readers` posted
comments indicated that they are in denial that there
could be a shortage.
You may wonder how Californians could be so
My daughter`s house has no
water meter. Water
rates are based on the number of bedrooms in the house.
Thus, during my stay, I saw sprinklers watering grass at
a time when
rainfall measured an inch in the last few days.
budget crisis could be resolved. But it`s impossible
to remove concrete once the farmlands are paved over.
I am very glad that most of my views
California are from my rearview mirror.
Thom, who now resides in
Washington State, formerly worked as an officer for a
major bank and as a budget analyst for the County
Administrator of Santa Barbara. Her VDARE.COM archive of
columns and blogs is