Friday, September 18, 2009
The Nuts Are Running The Nuthouse
The San Joaquin Valley in California, one of our nation's most productive farming areas, has been turned into a desert in order to save the Delta Smelt, a 2 inch long fish, very much like a minnow. that has been adversely affected by the pumps that pump water into the fields of the San Joaquin farms. Yep, you hear that right. An area of the country which, by some estimates, produces as much as 12% of the total produce in this nation has been completely cut off from water for irrigation to save the Delta Smelt.
Hey, I like fish as much as anybody. Especially when they are broiled or deep fried, with a little lemon and some tartar sauce and maybe a side of fries. But for the Delta Smelt to be a meal, you would have to have forty or fifty of them and you could pop them in your mouth, two at a time, like popcorn shrimp. Oh, wait, they are an endangered species, so you can't eat them.
Of course, if our food supplies run short; if we decide that saving some piss ant little fish is worth affecting millions of people in the San Joaquin valley, then maybe we will have to eat these little fish until there are none left and then we can have the water turned back on so the farms can start producing food again. In Fresno, the unemployment rate of 15% is 5.3% higher than the rest of the country.
In Congress, there is a possibility of special measures, called the God Squad provision, being taken to declare that the people of that area are in the midst of a financial crisis and that, as such, the Delta Smelt can go extinct, if need be, to save the people and the local economy. However, the Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi (D-Lala Land) will not allow such a measure to even come up for a vote.
Yes, the Queen Nut of the House of Representatives is now running the Insane Asylum that we used to call the House of Representatives. President Obama, use your healthcare plan to give Whacko Pelosi her medication so she can get her priorities together and put PEOPLE before FISH!! That is, of course, assuming that YOU do not have your head shoved up the same orifice as our "esteemed" Speaker.
MAYBE WE JUST NEED THE SERVICES OF A GOOD PROCTOLOGIST TO STRAIGHTEN OUT OUR COUNTRY!!
IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE?!?!