- The Washington Times - Monday, August 24, 2009


The real threat behind the fight over water is overpopulation (“It’s farmers vs. fish for California water,” Page 1, Thursday). If California were not growing like a Third World nation, there would be ample water to serve both nature and man. To understand what is happening to the state, one must recognize that the annual growth of more than 400,000 is the result of immigration — immigrants themselves and their offspring. As long as the U.S. government permits unsustainable levels of immigration, we will face growing tension over finite resources.


El Cerrito, Calif.

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