Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Vandalism in the Valley

There is indeed something of the Dark Ages about all this. In the vast rural expanse between the Sierras and the Coast Ranges, and from Sacramento to Bakersfield, our rural homes are like stray sheep outside the herd, without whatever protection is offered by the density of a town. When we leave for a trip or just go into town, the predators swarm.

Read the rest of
Victor Davis Hanson's disturbing account.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The police patrol the road along the irrigation ditch here in Idaho. A few days ago the copper was stripped from the control box for the ditch dam. People steal the irrigation equipment from farms and sell it as scrap. The recyclers don't ask.