by Major Van Harl
Your Life Hangs in the Balance
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When I lived in Las Vegas, there were only a handful of roads in and out of that town and they all went out into the desert where there was little to no life sustaining support for refugees who may have needed to flee in a crisis.
Refugee is a good word to use in the case of Fort McMurray, but how can that be?
This is North America; there have been no refugees on this continent since the US Civil War. Refugees are what appear in third world countries where unprepared people and unprepared governments fail to make ready for the inevitable disaster that always befalls a nation, large or small. Besides this is Fort McMurray, this is the “oil patch” where oil money, and all that that implies, flows like water.
There is no crying in baseball and there is suppose to be no refugees in the oil industry.
Please do not get me wrong I am not Canadian bashing or oil industry bashing. …Read the Rest