GOVEROTRAGEOUS: Surprise there is a a shortage of … … some thing the Gooferment “manages”!
California’s Water Supply Falls Victim to CRT
By Don A. Wright

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When did the board’s mandate change from a bureaucracy administering water rights to an arbitrator and avenger of perceived injustices? At exactly the same moment the people of California stopped holding their government accountable because they thought someone else would do it for them. It gets serious when your family’s food supply can be negatively impacted.

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William Rusher, the editor of the conservative National Review, quoted economist Milton Friedman as saying that “if the government were to take over the Sahara Desert, there would be a shortage of sand in five years.”

Here we have a Gooferment taking over water and now there is a shortage?

Like anything else, the invisible hand of the fee market would do  much better job of allocating a scarce resource.  If folks paid for water and the price went up, the usual behavior would be conservation and alternatives.

Anyone in the Pepuls Republik of Kaliforkneeah considering desalinization?  I hear is works well in Israel.