Comment: Water Emergencies, Water "socialism" and Liberty...

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Water Emergencies, Water "socialism" and Liberty...

Given the extensive and long-lasting involvement in water supply, water delivery, water management, and water purification and storage by government-and the DC "Federal" government in particular, do libertarians have opportunities to better inform our fellow citizens of the many shortcomings inherent in the bureaucracy and central "planning" that goes into government supply and management of water-and other important resources.

There are surely well-documented cases of resource mismanagement, uneconomic and irrational (bureaucratically determined) allocation, and probably supply and legislative scandals as well, both from politicians, and the corporate interests they serve. Victimized taxpayers and consumers have every right to read or hear about better (libertarian, private property based) alternatives!

Sufficiently informed libertarians may be able to convincingly offer better alternatives then rationing, regulation, and eco-propaganda that has been the stock-in-trade on government's part since at least the 1970s-and perhaps much earlier then that!

"The worst thing that can happen to a good cause is not to be attacked successfully, it is to be defended badly". F. Bastiat

"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, finally they attack you, and then you win"! Mohandas Gandhi