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Originally posted by JScytale
Originally posted by Neo_Serf
So we have the ability to feed the world, but by design that ability has been bludgeoned, of course to cause some sort of Malthusian catastrophe.
i find it humorous that you think the US's food production could feed 6 billion people.
California agriculture is a $30 billion per year industry. California farmers have combined sophisticated technical advances with naturally-favorable climate, fertile lands, water, and capital into a very productive, efficient system which produces more than 250 different crops, including a wide variety of vegetable, fruit, nut, and livestock products not grown elsewhere in the United States (for example almonds, raisins, prunes, and many vegetables) or the world. Agriculture provides or supports nearly nine percent of total jobs in the state, including agricultural production and linked industries.
The Central Valley is by itself the most important agricultural region in the country.
California agriculture (including only products grown or raised in the state) accounts for more than 12 percent of total U.S. agricultural exports. The state provides all or nearly all of the U.S. exports of such crops as raisins, walnuts, almonds, garlic, artichokes, broccoli, celery, and strawberries. In 1998, exports of California-produced agricultural products and related food products were eight percent of total California-produced exports.
California is an agricultural gateway to the Pacific Rim. The state’s largest export market is to Japan, followed by Canada, Korea, Hong Kong, Germany, the United Kingdom, Taiwan, China, Indonesia, and Mexico. The Pacific-bordering countries account for fully one half of total exports of California-produced agricultural products. California is in a unique geographical position to benefit from growing trade flows between the United States and other Pacific-based countries. The benefits flow well beyond the state’s borders.
California agriculture is a key player in both the domestic and global agricultural markets. It has been the leading agricultural state in the country for 50 years and has benefited from climate, soils, capital, and inventive farmers. It has been pivotal in the development of the state and remains the dominant sector in the Central Valley. It has regularly produced a tremendous diversity of healthy products unmatched elsewhere in the world and at bargain prices. (And that's just California)
Actually, America probably could feed all 6 billion people. Most of the staple crops like wheat, corn, etc. are grown in the plains states and if you've ever been out here, most of the land is not even planted. Even Thomas Jefferson advocated America being an agricultural nation and warned against getting away from agriculture by depending on imports.
TPTB are creating the so-called problems so that they can dictate the solution which is more power and control for them and less freedom for you.
[edit on 13-7-2009 by whitewave]
Originally posted by JScytale
they are absolute opposites.
i would reccomend reading the dozens of replies calling out your ignorance in calling someone a marxist/fascist.
Both fascism and marxism systems have demonstrated an abiding distrust of electoral and paliamentary representation. Both entertained the conviction that individuals and groups of individuals must submit to the authority of the hegemonic state and it would be the hierarchical, nonrepresentive state. in pursuit of "a great national destiny," that would overcome all class, political, ethnic and racial divisions.
• A transnational "Planetary Regime" should assume control of the global economy and also dictate the most intimate details of Americans' lives -- using an armed international police force.
Originally posted by max.is.awake
Not meant to offend but where the heck have you been since Jan 20?
Originally posted by Solar.Absolution
reply to post by MattMulder
Fact? can you provide information proving this 'fact' of overpopulation. Because like most other mainstream propaganda presented by this or previous administrations or any other 'credible source' *cough*Carbon emissions*cough* they're just more excuses for regulation, taxation and all the other great gifts of government.
Originally posted by ElectricUniverse
Really? tell that to NATIONAL SOCIALISTS. There are many forms of Socialism/Communism, and if the aim of Socialism is the eradication of "nationhood", there wouldn't be so many Socialist countries with different names, and with different governments, yet they are.
Originally posted by antonia
I find it funny so many people are jumping on the sterilization train. Guess what genius-you are getting sterilized too. it's not just those undesirables you harp on about.