The Disaffected Lib: U.S. Drought to Last All Summer

The U.S. National Drought Mitigation Center, in conjunction with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, is predicting that the devastating drought now sweeping most of the American bread basket will persist throughout the remainder of the summer. The drought is expected to hang on in the Midwest and expand into western Pennsylvania, northwestern West Virginia ...

The Disaffected Lib: About that Dry Spell

Last week it was the worst drought since the 80’s.   Now it’s deemed the worst drought since 1956.   And, with at least two more weeks of hot, dry conditions forecast for America’s west and mid-west, it’s expected to impact upwards of 80% of the continental United States. Corn prices were up 30% last week on ...