posted on Nov, 9 2012 @ 11:52 AM
It's interesting that you started this thread, OP, because we live in a heavy cotton-producing region. The cotton prices this year are below
break-even for the local farmers, but they are forced to sell their crop right now because they need the money, the banks are barking at their heels.
The ones who can afford not to sell are doing it anyway, as storing it costs a fortune.
There is a lot of farmland here locally that has gone up for sale. The only problem is, out here, it is difficult to grow most crops. Only a few
things grow well in this high desert environment.
I had been thinking that they are manipulating the cotton prices to drive the local farmers to sell their land dirt-cheap, that is the only thing that
That is why we bought 5 acres out here, and I purchased a bunch of heirloom seeds. I can grow some things out in the field, and others, either in a
hothouse, or on my porch in pots. I keep thinking about that old movie, "Soylent Green". In this movie, all people are crowded into cities, and
nobody is allowed to live in the country, because all that land is owned by the government for farming. Only the very rich can afford the things
grown on the land, the rest are stuck eating crackers made of out of dead people. Agenda 21, in a nutshell...well, not the people crackers. That'll