Machine Nation

Irish Politics Forum - Politics Technology Economics in Ireland - A Look Under The Nation's Bonnet


Devilish machinations come to naught --Milton
 
PortalPortal  HomeHome  FAQFAQ  SearchSearch  MemberlistMemberlist  UsergroupsUsergroups  RegisterRegister  Log in  GalleryGallery  MACHINENATION.org  

Share | 
 

 Food Shortages In The US - What's The Story Over Here?

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
Guest
Guest



PostSubject: Food Shortages In The US - What's The Story Over Here?   Tue Apr 22, 2008 3:18 am

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Many parts of America, long considered the breadbasket of the world, are now confronting a once unthinkable phenomenon: food rationing.

Click here to read the article.

Is the caca about to hit the proverbial fan?

There were food riots in Haiti recently as well as in other places around the world. What'll happen if there are food shortages in Ireland?

Traditionally speaking, shortages mean two things: scarcity and price hikes. Food is already pretty expensive in Ireland, as I'm sure everyone who likes to eat is aware.

Where shall we be in another 18 months?

Looking at the US picture, it doesn't bode too well. A financial crisis is very bad, but if food shortages have to be factored into the picture, we in Ireland are in for some very lean times in the very near future. Tightening our belts, like Charlie once advised, doesn't quite seem to offer a solution.

I've always argued, that if an internatioal terrorist organisation wanted to do some real damage to Ireland (and many other countries), that bombings don't cut it. If the supermarkets in Ireland were to shut for a week, there'd be a famine.

Maybe I'm blowing all of this out of proportion and context. It's possible too that our supposed Government are blowing stuff out of proportion too, with their upcoming move to supply each household in the Republic with a little emergency response booklet.

At least we can always eat the booklet!
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



PostSubject: Re: Food Shortages In The US - What's The Story Over Here?   Tue Apr 22, 2008 3:37 am

We seem to be almost a government-free time zone, with virtually no comment or action on the economy, and no acknowledgement of the need for urgent action on food supply.
There was some discussion here on this link -

MN link - Food Watch
Back to top Go down
 
Food Shortages In The US - What's The Story Over Here?
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Red Alert: DHS Preps For Mass Chaos To Erupt Over Food Shortages
» THE CHRISTIAN TRUTHER - WARNING: "THEY" SEEK TO EXPAND, INFILTRATE AND ESTABLISH SHARIA LAW - SECURITY OFFICIAL
» Being wasteful with the Food for fast breaking.
» Food Tampering
» Eating food alone at home .

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Machine Nation  :: Machine Nation :: Agriculture and Food-
Jump to: