The Worst Northwest Heatwave In History Is About To Hit, And A Plague Of “Voracious Grasshoppers” Has Now Begun

I know that headline may seem a bit over the top, but these things really are happening.  We really are in the midst of a multi-year “megadrought” in the western half of the country, meteorologists really are warning that we could see the worst heatwave that the Northwest has ever experienced next week, and a plague of “voracious grasshoppers” has already started in some parts of the nation.  As I keep warning my readers, we live at a time when our world seems to be going nuts.  Just when it seems like things can’t get any crazier, somehow they do.  In this article I am going to be focusing on weather conditions, but next week I will almost certainly be writing about something else that has gone totally haywire.  These are not “normal times”, and we need to stop treating them as such. (Read More...)

Radiation In Milk?

First they found radiation in milk in Spokane, Washington.  Then they found radiation in milk in San Luis Obispo County, California.  Now they have found radiation in milk in Arizona as well.  Should we just start assuming that all of our milk is going to have nuclear radiation from Japan in it until further notice?  Of course federal authorities insist that the levels of radiation being detected are completely safe and that nobody should start worrying about the milk that they are drinking.  In fact that there are even some crackpots out there that are attempting to claim that nuclear radiation from Japan is actually good for us.  Yes, let’s all run out and guzzle as much of that “nutritious” radioactive milk as we can.  Of course it isn’t just milk that the radiation is getting into.  It is showing up in water supplies from coast to coast and it is inevitable that it is going to get into most of our food products.  Not that there is much that we can do about it. (Read More...)

End Of The American Dream