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2018-11-17 -Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
What the Dutch Can Teach Us About Wildfires
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Posted by Besoeker 2018-11-17 08:10|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6476 views ]  Top

#1 Common sense alert.
Posted by Besoeker 2018-11-17 08:14||   2018-11-17 08:14|| Front Page Top

#2 Logging out of dead and diseased trees is effective but opposed by 'huggers. Controlled burns as well
Posted by Frank G 2018-11-17 09:32||   2018-11-17 09:32|| Front Page Top

#3 smarter planning and infrastructure

My dog interprets that 'whistle' as "more government planning and control".
Posted by Bobby 2018-11-17 09:32||   2018-11-17 09:32|| Front Page Top

#4 A few years ago when there were fires rampant around the Tahoe and Plumas County area, a guy who worked for the U.S. Forest Service said basically the same thing as Trump has recently said, i.e. the fires are a forest management problem. The problem has gone on because of the environmentalists railing against forest management (controlled burns, etc.).
Posted by JohnQC 2018-11-17 10:14||   2018-11-17 10:14|| Front Page Top

#5 My dog interprets that 'whistle' as "more government planning and control".

Obama sits with his head in his hands. Another missed gummit land expansion opportunity.
Posted by Besoeker 2018-11-17 11:04||   2018-11-17 11:04|| Front Page Top

#6 My dog interprets that 'whistle' as "more government planning and control".
Talk about a dog whistle. The above statement is a dog whistle of a dog whistle.
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2018-11-17 12:34||   2018-11-17 12:34|| Front Page Top

#7 New York Times telling California we don't have enough housing? They want the whole state to look like the Bronx? They can go to hell.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2018-11-17 12:55||   2018-11-17 12:55|| Front Page Top

#8 California should be burying the power lines through these heavily wooded areas (everywhere actually but...) as they do in the wealthy areas. Should have done this sort of thing back in the 90s when the state was overflowing with cash.
Posted by rjschwarz 2018-11-17 13:42||   2018-11-17 13:42|| Front Page Top

#9 That California needs more dykes?

I hope Miss Koldon is better at fire science than writing; or are we an associate professor because we spew the global warming crap.

The Dutch don't fight the ocean? done right there.
Posted by swksvolFF 2018-11-17 14:05||   2018-11-17 14:05|| Front Page Top

#10 The Dutch don't fight the ocean?

Ummm yeah, WTF? I guess they grow no tulips either.
Posted by European Conservative 2018-11-17 14:09||   2018-11-17 14:09|| Front Page Top

#11 "A Capitol notion, to whelp,
For Nature herself needs our help!"
And the poor and the rich:
"Run, pups, scratch their itch!"
More pressure. A whistle. A yelp.
Posted by Zenobia Floger6220 2018-11-17 18:32||   2018-11-17 18:32|| Front Page Top

#12 That California needs more dykes?

I see what you did there - sly stuff!
Posted by Raj 2018-11-17 21:24||   2018-11-17 21:24|| Front Page Top

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