#PodcastsWorthHearing : The Thomas Jefferson Hour - Water President Jefferson speaks about water sources
#PodcastsWorthHearing : The Thomas Jefferson Hour - Water
President Jefferson speaks about water sources The Thomas Jefferson Hour
As always, superb analysis of how we got into this mess. Clay and David didn't discuss Flood Insurance, I don't think, however. Used to be that rich people built high and poor people lived low. Now with flood insurance, rich people build low and expect the taxpayer to rebuild them every few years through the flood insurance program.
We see it here on the Outer Banks and over in Norfolk along the Lafayette & Elizabeth River, & out on Willowby Spit.
Great piece this week on Clean drinking water for all!
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Here in Margaritaville-Nord we've always preferred direct action giving, which is why we give a couple of beehives or aquaponic setups a year through Heifer. Heifer International | Charity Ending Hunger And Poverty
Even more so now that you can't trust the big guys:
Red Cross Built Exactly 6 Homes For Haiti With Nearly Half A Billion Dollars In Donations Red Cross Built Exactly 6 Homes For Haiti With Nearly Half A Billion Dollars In Donations Really?
Truth is, the money is already in the pipeline for SAR & disasters. It the day-to-day survival that needs support around the world.
Handing out mosquito nets is a good stop-gap measure in Africa. But if Africa ever wants to end malaria, the yellow jack, and all those other mosquito-borne diseases, they're going to have to do it the way the US and Europe did, with massive public works projects for drainage and sanitation.
At one time, it is estimated that almost every American had malaria of one form or another, below about Boston or so. Jefferson had it. We drained our way out of the problem. It's what governments do.