The biggest American political story of last week received almost no coverage. Being an Easterner I’m not sure I even have the right to write about it. I certainly lack much in expertise and experience. But an old man is going to write about a river anyway. The story is much, much bigger than just that body of water. In fact, water is the key word.
As is too often the case on Thursdays, today’s is another of my catch up articles. I won’t waste any more ink on the lead in. Continue reading If It’s Thursday…
My biggest frustration in writing this column is that I lack the resources to cover everything I would like to. Today’s is another of those catch up type pieces and I have an opinion about each item.
The water shortage problem in America is to a great degree regional and centered in the west. It is also principally an agricultural/rural issue. I have lived almost my entire life in the suburbs or to a less degree exurbs of the Buffalo, Tampa and Raleigh. The fact that I am not directly impacted by it doesn’t mean I am not concerned about it. It took a turn for the worse this week and that item was overwhelmed by the Afghanistan news.
After watching or listening to a newscast have you ever asked yourself why a certain item wasn’t covered? I have.