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sufrommich Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-11-07 04:57 PM
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96. Do you imagine our lakes
freeze solid?
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  -New Mexico governor wants Michigan's water LisaM  Oct-11-07 02:46 PM   #0 
  - We have to drink somehow  Pawel K   Oct-11-07 02:49 PM   #1 
  - The get it from Lake Tahoe  LisaM   Oct-11-07 02:52 PM   #3 
  - Shit happens, we are where we are.  Pawel K   Oct-11-07 03:06 PM   #16 
  - We do NOT have the water to spare  1gobluedem   Oct-11-07 03:10 PM   #17 
  - How much water is in the great lakes...  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 03:11 PM   #19 
     - Not enough and too much n/t  1gobluedem   Oct-11-07 03:17 PM   #24 
        - Well if you're so sure...  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 03:21 PM   #29 
           - As I stated above  1gobluedem   Oct-11-07 03:39 PM   #46 
              - And that's got nothing to due with New Mexico.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 05:54 PM   #123 
                 - Why do you need to?  1gobluedem   Oct-11-07 07:36 PM   #133 
  - You sure as shootin' can leave NM.  Romulox   Oct-11-07 03:15 PM   #22 
  - My lifestyle is perfectly fine, thanks for asking.  Pawel K   Oct-11-07 03:22 PM   #31 
     - Then tell your governor to put his hand back into HIS OWN pocket. nt  Romulox   Oct-11-07 03:44 PM   #51 
     - You live in a place that hasn't got enough water to sustain the people who live there.  Tesha   Oct-11-07 05:12 PM   #105 
        - All of our lives are *FUNDAMENTALLY* out of balance with nature.  SimpleTrend   Oct-15-07 01:06 PM   #169 
  - Then they should take it from the South  Clark2008   Oct-11-07 03:17 PM   #25 
  - You do? Both Atlanta and Raleigh are facing imminent shortages  KamaAina   Oct-11-07 03:52 PM   #59 
  - No, we don't. We have a complete ban on outdoor water use in north GA.  piedmont   Oct-11-07 05:32 PM   #115 
  - Who is the "We"? Speak for yourself.  bamalib   Oct-11-07 07:24 PM   #131 
     - I'm in North Georgia and part of the "We."  RebelOne   Oct-15-07 01:18 PM   #171 
  - They don't have it to spare, that's the whole point  LisaM   Oct-11-07 03:27 PM   #39 
  - And if thats the case, fine.  Pawel K   Oct-11-07 03:35 PM   #44 
     - Well there's not  LisaM   Oct-11-07 03:42 PM   #48 
     - Is that all the water you guys have in the north west, just the great lakes?  Pawel K   Oct-11-07 03:43 PM   #50 
        - Northwest? Do you know where the Great Lakes are??? nt  Romulox   Oct-11-07 03:45 PM   #52 
        - No I have no clue  Pawel K   Oct-11-07 04:33 PM   #84 
        - The Great Lakes are not in the Northwest  LisaM   Oct-11-07 03:48 PM   #54 
     - Tell that to the Canadians. It's their water, too.  amandabeech   Oct-11-07 03:49 PM   #56 
     - Why do you think it would stop with NM?  Zookeeper   Oct-11-07 05:23 PM   #110 
        - Did I say I thought it would?  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 05:45 PM   #120 
           - I wasn't talking to you. n/t  Zookeeper   Oct-11-07 05:51 PM   #121 
              - OK, nevermind then.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 05:52 PM   #122 
  - You get the sun, we get the water  gollygee   Oct-11-07 05:07 PM   #102 
  - You have got to be shitting me.  LeftyMom   Oct-14-07 10:22 PM   #163 
  - Then move to a place with water.  theHandpuppet   Oct-11-07 03:48 PM   #55 
  - Good point - golf courses use excessive amounts of water  LisaM   Oct-11-07 04:00 PM   #67 
  - It's not about drinking water  Truth2Tell   Oct-11-07 04:59 PM   #99 
  - Do you have a watered lawn? do you play on local golf courses? If you do you...  Odin2005   Oct-11-07 05:11 PM   #104 
  - No, I dont play golf.  Pawel K   Oct-12-07 08:33 AM   #151 
     - you water your lawn?  LisaM   Oct-12-07 11:50 AM   #152 
        - Oh please, spare me the hippie bullshit. nt  Pawel K   Oct-12-07 12:00 PM   #155 
           - Seriously, you must be high  LisaM   Oct-12-07 12:02 PM   #157 
  - If you grew too big for your water supply, you'd better shrink. nt  piedmont   Oct-11-07 05:27 PM   #112 
  - So stop planting golf courses on sand and move back to the Midwest.  BadgerLaw2010   Oct-11-07 09:02 PM   #138 
  - so move to where the water is.  QuestionAll   Oct-11-07 09:05 PM   #141 
  - How about living somewhere where the water is?  JVS   Oct-11-07 11:54 PM   #148 
  - Richardson wants states to discuss water policy  heraldsqure   Oct-11-07 02:51 PM   #2 
  - Why should they?  LisaM   Oct-11-07 02:53 PM   #4 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-11-07 03:23 PM   #32 
  - What water issues??? Here in Michigan we have plenty!  Romulox   Oct-11-07 03:13 PM   #20 
  - Exactly, with climate change water availability may shift.  seasat   Oct-11-07 06:30 PM   #128 
  - he's not proposing taking great lakes water.....yet. This is how it starts.  bbgrunt   Oct-14-07 10:39 PM   #165 
  - He can go to hell. Drain the Great Lakes? Or is the water going to be piped back?  BadgerLaw2010   Oct-11-07 09:03 PM   #139 
  - Not just 'no', but 'HELL NO!'  Romulox   Oct-11-07 02:53 PM   #5 
  - EXCELLENT POINT  LisaM   Oct-11-07 02:55 PM   #7 
  - I'll second that!!  theHandpuppet   Oct-11-07 03:52 PM   #58 
  - That's a great idea  1gobluedem   Oct-11-07 03:16 PM   #23 
  - Boo-Ya!  Clark2008   Oct-11-07 03:18 PM   #28 
  - Ooh,I like that one  sufrommich   Oct-11-07 04:56 PM   #95 
  - Ought humans to live in desert regions?  WinkyDink   Oct-11-07 02:54 PM   #6 
  - Ought they live in Michigan?  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 02:56 PM   #8 
     - That's where the precious liquid stuff of life is--so, yes. They ought.  wienerdoggie   Oct-11-07 02:59 PM   #10 
     - It ain't liquidy when it's fifty below.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 03:03 PM   #13 
        - Well, the consequences of having enough fresh water  LisaM   Oct-11-07 03:15 PM   #21 
        - That's what axes are for.  wienerdoggie   Oct-11-07 03:18 PM   #26 
        - And getting water from somewhere else is what pipes are for.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 03:22 PM   #30 
        - And yet, somehow the adaptable folks from Michigan manage to survive  wienerdoggie   Oct-11-07 03:23 PM   #33 
        - Michigan's completely self sufficient?  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 03:25 PM   #36 
           - I'm guessing not H2O.  wienerdoggie   Oct-11-07 03:26 PM   #38 
              - No.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 03:28 PM   #41 
                 - Petroleum is drilled, refined, bought and sold by private industry.  wienerdoggie   Oct-11-07 03:39 PM   #45 
                 - My relatives in Michigan, where I grew up, aren't interested in a business contract  amandabeech   Oct-11-07 04:16 PM   #79 
                 - There is petroleum here as well natural gas for heating in Michigan  1gobluedem   Oct-11-07 03:42 PM   #49 
        - Are you for oil pipelines too?  LisaM   Oct-11-07 03:25 PM   #37 
        - Uh, generally, yes.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 03:27 PM   #40 
           - Let me ask what you do to cut back energy (and water) usage  LisaM   Oct-11-07 03:41 PM   #47 
              - Take navy showers  Thothmes   Oct-15-07 08:16 AM   #166 
        - good, stay the fuck down there, and keep your paws off the great lakes. n/t  Scout   Oct-11-07 03:59 PM   #64 
        - And matches  Clark2008   Oct-11-07 03:24 PM   #34 
           - And kettles.  wienerdoggie   Oct-11-07 03:25 PM   #35 
        - you mean I dont drink Lake Michigan water in winter?  LSK   Oct-11-07 03:59 PM   #63 
        - I mean Michigan sucks.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 04:00 PM   #66 
           - uhh, Michigan is just across the lake from me  LSK   Oct-11-07 04:06 PM   #72 
           - Isn't Michigan just across the lake from itself?  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 04:10 PM   #75 
              - its down the road 3 blocks, take a left, turn right at the mail box  LSK   Oct-11-07 04:19 PM   #80 
           - Please explain that.  NutmegYankee   Oct-11-07 05:16 PM   #107 
              - People have been living in New Mexico for thousands of years too.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 05:54 PM   #124 
                 - And they haven't needed Great Lakes water, so problem solved.  spoony   Oct-12-07 02:07 AM   #150 
                 - And they got along fine. Guess they weren't using as much water.  BadgerLaw2010   Oct-12-07 11:55 AM   #153 
        - Do you imagine our lakes  sufrommich   Oct-11-07 04:57 PM   #96 
           - Do you imagine things don't live in New Mexico?  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 04:58 PM   #98 
              - Did I say that?  sufrommich   Oct-11-07 05:15 PM   #106 
                 - Don't bother.  Zookeeper   Oct-11-07 05:32 PM   #116 
                 - Did I say the entire lake freezes?  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 05:43 PM   #119 
                    - You said"it ain't liquidy",which I assumed  sufrommich   Oct-11-07 05:56 PM   #125 
                       - The entire lake isn't at -50 below.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 07:25 PM   #132 
     - Well, duh---who is desperate for WATER here?  WinkyDink   Oct-11-07 05:25 PM   #111 
     - Yes. The Midwest is a normal temperate, wet, fertile climate. Very habitable.  BadgerLaw2010   Oct-11-07 09:04 PM   #140 
  - Just an idea...  silverweb   Oct-11-07 02:59 PM   #9 
  - Probably easier to desalinate saline aquifers  XemaSab   Oct-11-07 04:07 PM   #73 
  - I don't know.  silverweb   Oct-11-07 04:53 PM   #94 
     - In Santa Barbara they found it easier to hook up to State water than keep the desal plant running  XemaSab   Oct-11-07 04:58 PM   #97 
        - For now.  silverweb   Oct-11-07 05:16 PM   #108 
  - Water shortages are a major global issue, so the smart....  Zookeeper   Oct-11-07 05:39 PM   #117 
     - Exactly what I'm thinking.  silverweb   Oct-11-07 06:29 PM   #127 
  - Sometimes you just have to admit that any further growth must be curtailed, because  wienerdoggie   Oct-11-07 03:00 PM   #11 
  - This same sort of idiocy was spouted a couple of decades ago  IDemo   Oct-11-07 03:03 PM   #12 
  - The water wars may yet result in the break-up of the union.  hedgehog   Oct-11-07 03:03 PM   #14 
  - sorry no can do  madrchsod   Oct-11-07 03:05 PM   #15 
  - I'd sell water to NM. At $80 dollars/barrel  Romulox   Oct-11-07 03:10 PM   #18 
     - Well, that would certainly cure  sufrommich   Oct-11-07 05:17 PM   #109 
     - The problem is...  Zookeeper   Oct-11-07 05:42 PM   #118 
        - I've got no problem with that. It should go to the highest bidder, just like NM's oil  Romulox   Oct-11-07 11:40 PM   #145 
  - No.  PDJane   Oct-11-07 03:18 PM   #27 
  - Oh I find that hard to believe.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 03:29 PM   #42 
     - I presume that you aren't serious  LisaM   Oct-11-07 03:54 PM   #62 
     - Well sure it's got a big moraine.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 03:59 PM   #65 
        - But it points to the fact that it's a finite resource n/t  LisaM   Oct-11-07 04:02 PM   #68 
           - It also points to the fact that it's a renewable resource.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 04:10 PM   #76 
              - After the next Ice Age?  LisaM   Oct-11-07 04:13 PM   #78 
                 - No, thanks to precipitation.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 04:24 PM   #82 
                    - Oh, fishing, shipping, commercial recreation, wind farms  LisaM   Oct-11-07 04:32 PM   #83 
                       - And this proposal would have a significant impact on those?  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 04:34 PM   #85 
                          - Tinkering with natural resources is always a crapshoot  LisaM   Oct-11-07 04:43 PM   #86 
                             - Yes, the Great Lakes get affected by things.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 04:44 PM   #87 
                                - I think probably both  LisaM   Oct-11-07 04:52 PM   #92 
                                   - I only drink whiskey.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 04:52 PM   #93 
     - It's not all glacier melt, no.  PDJane   Oct-11-07 04:02 PM   #69 
     - Great Lakes water  IDemo   Oct-11-07 04:05 PM   #70 
        - Lets do the math.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 04:22 PM   #81 
           - What you're missing is the depth of the river.  PDJane   Oct-11-07 04:47 PM   #88 
              - Mmm, no I'm not.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-11-07 04:49 PM   #90 
  - It's so cute to watch people from different states fight each other.  originalpckelly   Oct-11-07 03:34 PM   #43 
  - Michigan is actually less cold than some other northern states  LisaM   Oct-11-07 03:49 PM   #57 
  - both your descriptions are incorrect, in my opinion ....  Scout   Oct-11-07 04:05 PM   #71 
  - "one's colder than a witch's thorax"  marmar   Oct-11-07 05:00 PM   #100 
  - Indeed. It's too bad they don't play each other in football.  KamaAina   Oct-11-07 07:39 PM   #134 
  - Great Lakes diversion enrages all Great Lakes states. Fuck the Southwest.  BadgerLaw2010   Oct-11-07 08:58 PM   #137 
  - Well, let him walk over to Michigan with a big bucket and a sponge.  HypnoToad   Oct-11-07 03:46 PM   #53 
  - Lake Superior was down a foot from last year  LSK   Oct-11-07 03:53 PM   #60 
  - desert rats, stay away from our Great Lakes water! n/t  Scout   Oct-11-07 03:54 PM   #61 
  - Sort of like what they've done in California?  XemaSab   Oct-11-07 04:09 PM   #74 
  - What about everyone who wants our (Louisiana) natural gas and oil  RGBolen   Oct-11-07 04:11 PM   #77 
  - BS hit piece. He did not say that.  seasat   Oct-11-07 04:47 PM   #89 
  - "States like Wisconsin are awash in water"  malakai2   Oct-11-07 10:44 PM   #143 
  - Perhaps now people are realizing the lack of logic of building large cities in the DESERT?!!?  marmar   Oct-11-07 04:51 PM   #91 
  - I had a political science teacher  sufrommich   Oct-11-07 05:05 PM   #101 
  - Maybe the SW should quit wasting water on golf courses and pretty green lawns...  Odin2005   Oct-11-07 05:10 PM   #103 
  - Agreed.  Hell Hath No Fury   Oct-11-07 05:30 PM   #113 
  - I live in a Great Lakes state and I collect rainwater to use in my...  Zookeeper   Oct-11-07 11:33 PM   #144 
  - and lush green sodded lawns & fountains & imported garden plants  SoCalDem   Oct-11-07 05:31 PM   #114 
     - ROFLMAO!!! What morans!!!  Odin2005   Oct-11-07 07:09 PM   #130 
  - Well, Richardson certainly has connections to people who....  Zookeeper   Oct-11-07 06:15 PM   #126 
  - Those aren't the ties you need to worry about.  seasat   Oct-11-07 06:47 PM   #129 
     - Yet, he's pointing out how much "extra" water we have up here...  Zookeeper   Oct-11-07 11:46 PM   #146 
     - He wants reclamation to be a Cabinet level position  LisaM   Oct-12-07 12:00 PM   #156 
  - Peak oil and gas will stop this shit.  Bushwick Bill   Oct-11-07 08:16 PM   #135 
  - Fuck him, our lakes.  BadgerLaw2010   Oct-11-07 08:57 PM   #136 
  - Good thing we don't think the same way about our oil and gas.  TX-RAT   Oct-15-07 01:17 PM   #170 
  - All your great lake are belong to us!  fujiyama   Oct-11-07 09:43 PM   #142 
  - ......  Zookeeper   Oct-11-07 11:53 PM   #147 
     - Tough... Don't blame us. Blame yourself or God.  Romulox   Oct-12-07 12:09 AM   #149 
  - Dallas wants Oklahoma's water too  Horse with no Name   Oct-12-07 11:59 AM   #154 
  - State hate people  loser_user   Oct-14-07 08:36 PM   #158 
  - here's a bold idea: don't live in the desert if you want water  mark414   Oct-14-07 08:38 PM   #159 
  - Many years ago  Blue_In_AK   Oct-14-07 08:55 PM   #160 
  - Many years ago  Thothmes   Oct-15-07 08:18 AM   #167 
  - Perhaps  CHIMO   Oct-14-07 09:05 PM   #161 
  - Privatize the Great Lakes...trade water like a commodity...let the free market decide  entanglement   Oct-14-07 09:57 PM   #162 
  - if they want water, tell them to go to the golf courses and stand under a sprinkler.  bbgrunt   Oct-14-07 10:25 PM   #164 
  - Uh, Bill?  Jeff In Milwaukee   Oct-15-07 08:37 AM   #168 
 

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