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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #3)

Sun Aug 23, 2015, 02:03 AM

4. Washington put out a general call for volunteers

Which is unprecedented. Over 3000 people have responded! I hope and pray for their safety. Obama has declared the NW fires a federal emergency. Since some of them (including the biggest one the Canyon Creek fire) were caused by lightning strikes I think it would be worthy of a disaster declaration.

I'm reminded of this TV miniseries that came out in 1992 called "The Fire Next Time" that took place in the future (2017), dealing with drought, wildfires, hurricanes, tropical diseases society breaking down, people moving north to Canada, weird cults arising...that sort of stuff. The star, Craig Nelson (remember "Coach"?) has all this stuff happen to him and his family and yet still thinks global climate change is absurd. That film, although hokey in places, seems kinda sentient now.

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