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kleinbl00  ·  433 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Charles Marohn: America's Growth Ponzi Scheme

    Hey, I've swam the Rio Grande before

I've driven across it. On 33s. Yet on the desert world of Arakkis it is the mother source of life.

    Come to think about it, I don't know of a central TX "lake" that I've been to that wasn't a dammed up river.

You are now aware that the largest natural body of water in New Mexico is Blue Hole an artesian sinkhole with a pH of eleven that measures about 50 yards by 60 yards by 100 feet deep.

All else is dams.

    It was about 20 minutes before I realized that the strange feeling I was having was bewilderment at the fact that no one had tried to kill me with a car yet.

I'll just leave this here.

    Personally, I think queso is melted cheese, which, some say, is one of the most important commodities in an economic landscape like the one..

For broad definitions of "cheese"

    Do you mean, like the kind my mom wants to keep on the other side of a border wall?

Knew a guy whose grampa's porch looked over the Rio. His grampa legit "shot beaners" for sport. Did he miss on purpose? Did he ever hit anyone? Hard to say. Not the sort of thing that ever got investigated.

    The number of dead border crossing migrants per year in Arizona increased from nine in 1990 to 201 in 2005; about 80% of the dead migrants were under 40 during 2000–2005, with an increasing number younger than 18.

Texas doesn't bother counting, even when the UN gets called in.