news caught my eye. Now, the article is extremely short as I suspect it's more of a snippet about the photo found on the page, however there's one line in there that is particularly poignant. So much so that I am better off quoting it so that you get the gist, "One of the worst droughts in California history has prompted the state and federal governments to severely cut water supplies to farms and cities..." Here's the thing, I suspect a good deal of people will breeze right on past that to what the author intended as the focus, the potential for gold discovery due to depleted waterways providing access to previously too deep riverbeds. In fact, if you read the first few comments you'll find instructions on proper panning and gold claim techniques rather than utter disgust with the governmental ability to cut water supplies! Which, by the way, you'll note that farms were getting cut first; that's just moronic! Let's cut our ability to grow food but make sure the decorative fountains still work!
I wonder, pretty frequently (especially since it was my propensity toward conspiracy theorizing that