WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE?

BY

William A. Gralnick

Notice today the question mark. Last week we looked at the micro-problem. Today we will deal with one of the many macro-problems. We will see the issue is what the need for water does to people. It can produce, prejudice, discrimination, and at least in some form of the meaning, genocide. Since the presentation is from the western US, let’s start with this dictum:

“Steal my horse, carry off my wife, but don’t touch my water.”

Then there’s this one, “First in use, first in right.”

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Bill Gralnick, born in Brooklyn, has written over 900 op ed columns for newspapers and magazines over his 45 year career. He has published three books.

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Bill Gralnick, born in Brooklyn, has written over 900 op ed columns for newspapers and magazines over his 45 year career. He has published three books.

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