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...this is more a fight between old money and those trying to become the new money with this products of solar power.
In the whole of history there has never been anything else, and there can never be anything else. It is the only thing people are capable of.
Government, representatives, lobbyists, and the whole thing are all merely just tools.
In all the system has been proved time and time again that it just does not work. Or at least not for the people, and the funny thing is its the people who got these people in power.
2004: Texas "Rule of Capture" Fight Heats Up
"Rule of capture" water rights are fightin' words in Texas. Editorials are flying from the Amarrillo Globe News to the Dallas Morning News around and back again. Oil baron and corporate raider T. Boone Pickens plans to make billions selling water instead of oil. By the state's right of capture law, Picken's Mesa Water venture will siphon water from the Ogallala-High Plains aquifer. The aquifer is a prehistoric underground river running under portions of Texas and seven other states. It's America's most important fresh water source. One problem - the Ogallala is already almost sucked dry.
2014. The Last Drop: America's Breadbasket Faces Dire Water Crisis
This story is one in a series on a crisis in America's Breadbasket -the depletion of the Ogallala Aquifer and its effects on a region that helps feed the world.
First Solar is a $6 billion corporation and the Waltons could lose their collective shirts if solar arrays turn out to be a bad investment.
They're killing us on food prices, energy costs, oil, cotton, medical care...
you name it, they control it and are making money hand over fist at the expense of the average American.
...any long-term privatized ownership of any natural resource is a fool's errand
originally posted by: Jamie1
The responsibility is squarely on the shoulders of the voters. If they're so apathetic and ignorant to vote based on party every election, and are swayed by 30 second commercials and yard signs, that's their own doing.