It’s not often that a drought makes the editorial page of the NYT, but it happened yesterday. The facts of the Texas drought are stark: 6″ of rainfall rather than a normal 16″, agricultural losses that could double the previous record of $4 billion. Worst is, this drought could last 30-40 years. GR
In the wake of reactionary rulings by the Supreme Court that seized a woman’s right to abortion after the Justices had unleashed potentially lethal freedoms to gun owners, one can only shudder at the prospect of the court’s upcoming decision on West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).