Idaho Shuts Down Farming, Part II

BY Herschel Smith
3 weeks, 5 days ago

Via WiscoDave, this short video continues our study into the corruption in Idaho.

This video does a more complete job.

I have done some research into Governor Brad Little and he seems to be involved in some shady affairs. I don’t have enough to catalog at the moment, but I’ll say this. There is more to the story than simply that the Twin Falls Canal Company wanted a little more water, or wanted the supply to be more stable.

If that was the end of the story, then you work up some sort of water sharing program and stick to it. Instead, farmers in northern Idaho are being completely shut out by water curtailment regulations forcing them to close wells, and that … permanently.

I will continue my investigation into this, and I invite reader submissions to help me along. But mark my words. Mark … my … words.

This is about a land grab. There is some sort of secret deal between Brad Little and large corporations who want that land for pennies on the dollar. I imagine you can guess who the most likely culprits are: Bayer, Kellog, Monsanto, Archer-Daniels-Midland, or whomever.

But there is something afoul in Idaho, and it comes out of the office of Brad Little.

Mark my words.

Prior: Idaho Shuts Down Farming


Comments

  1. On June 23, 2024 at 10:48 pm, Noway2 said:

    So estimes, you just reach the point where the answer is, “I will not comply” and be willing to back that up with deadly force. Solzhenitsyn had it right that if they had just loved freedom enough to pick up whatever instruments they had, the accursed organs would have ground to a halt.

    Politicians, lawyers, bureaucrats, cops, etc. in the US are TOO accustomed to the idea that there will never be physical, violent resistance to their aggressions. They need to be taught otherwise.

  2. On June 24, 2024 at 3:04 am, Rick said:

    There is A LOT to this story. Originally it was to recharge the aquifer. But the affected farmers have reduced their water usage year after year. Twin Cities is not half of it. Think of it as another excuse.

    There has been talk of open pit mining of cobalt on those lands. Mining cobalt requires a huge amount of water.

    The latest is rescission of some water curtailments, or at least a softening of the push for curtailing the water to junior water rights.

    This story is changing fast. Makes me believe it never was about conserving the aquifer. For if it was, the state would be more firm on holding ground. Remember, this all came down after the fields were planted. If it were such an emergency, why wait until then?

  3. On June 24, 2024 at 3:10 am, Rick said:

    Stupid phone software It’s Twin Falls, not Twin Cities.

    RE: junior rights.
    My brother knows a man holding water rights dating from early last century. Those rights had formerly been known as senior. In this latest debacle, his rights have been referred to as junior. Skulduggery afoot.

  4. On June 24, 2024 at 4:55 am, Mark Matis said:

    Never forget that Jack Yantis was murdered by Idaho “Law Enforcement”.

  5. On June 24, 2024 at 6:41 am, Wes said:

    This sounds suspiciously like the local method used to run farmers out in a similar land grab to that attempted in Netherlands. Eva Vlaardingerbroek has been vocal and written about this. Her Wiki page is sufficiently demonizing to indicate she’s been over the target.

  6. On June 24, 2024 at 8:06 am, Ken said:

    It’s always the political class working with the very rich. My Grandfather went to New Mexico back in 1908 and homesteaded a 160 acre farm. All the farmers in the valley were driven out by the state government and their land was taken over by a single very wealthy man. He got nothing for his two years of work on that land. Just kicked out. He always said he did not care too much about Washington DC. It was the local political class you had to really watch out for.

  7. On June 24, 2024 at 11:20 am, MTHead said:

    In Idaho, if it has something to do with farming? Simplot. Old man Simplot created a whole dynasty behind farming and controlling politics in Idaho.
    If you look real hard. This is about “senior” water right holders. And them being first to get water. And shutting down 500,000 acres of food is just going to make those “senior” water rights holders’ crops worth all that much more.
    Then look for how much of Simplot is owed by Bill Gates and friends.

  8. On June 24, 2024 at 11:43 am, Georgiaboy said:

    The scuttlebutt is that the whole episode is really about driving farmers to sell their lands so that cobalt mines can be opened instead. Apparently, there is a lot of dough to be made mining the stuff, if the mining concerns can get access to it. All those pesky private property rights and the fact that farmers are feeding people, seems not to matter to the plutocrats. Standard disclaimer applies: I haven’t verified these rumors, just passing ’em along…

    Well-done, Rick – I see you scooped me on this story…

  9. On June 24, 2024 at 2:40 pm, Georgiaboy said:

    @MTHead

    Re: “And shutting down 500,000 acres of food is just going to make those “senior” water rights holders’ crops worth all that much more. Then look for how much of Simplot is owed by Bill Gates and friends.”

    Under international law, any nation which enacts a naval or other blockade against another one, with the intent to deprive the target nation of needed resources, including food and water – is guilty of committing an act of war. One example which comes to mind is the blockade of Imperial Germany by the British Royal Navy during the Great War. Which was rightly classified as an act of war.

    If Bill Gates and the other globalist billionaires and plutocrats are attacking the water rights of Idaho farmers, are they not also depriving them of the food and water they need to survive? If the answer is in the affirmative and the evidence says that it ought to be – then does that not make Gates et al. also guilty of an act of war?

    The answers to these and other similar questions are important now, and may become even more important in the months and years to come. At what point do the common people now being attacked pick up the gauntlet and begin to resist actively?

    One suspects that once people get hungry-enough, once a parent sees his/her children get hungry-enough, that’s when we’ll have our answer.

  10. On June 24, 2024 at 4:46 pm, MTHead said:

    @ Georgiaboy, I thought we crossed that one with covid and the clot-shot? Their all weapons and no tag required now.
    White people are pretty much looked at as an invasive species at this point.

  11. On June 25, 2024 at 2:13 pm, Rick said:

    Update

    Last year, Jervois, an Australian mining company, was set to open an operation near Salmon, ID. The mine did not open.

    Now, with new money from investors and notably $15 Million from the DoD, the mine will open.

    Not clear to me is the source of that $15 Million. Yes, it is from the DoD, but is the money from DoD budget? Or, is the money appropriated from the Additional Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act? The Act was passed by Congress in May 2024.

    Note the timeline. The act is passed, money given to Jervois, mine to begin fulltime operations, water curtailments go out to Farmers in that same area. This timeline is about one month.

    Also, it seems a large area aligned with the Salmon River is holding very rich deposits of cobalt. That is, it is not just the area at the town of Salmon.

    To reiterate, open pit mining of cobalt requires a huge amount of water.

    It sure looks like Idaho state bureaucrats were lying when they said the water curtailments were about water conservation/recharging the aquifer. Still, have to be reserved in connecting the dots since this is speculation based on differing sets of facts. But if walks like a duck ….

  12. On June 25, 2024 at 2:30 pm, Rick said:

    The new investors in Jervois includes many state and federal politicians. I’ve read the number of politicians is about 200.

    Here’s the question: an influx of new investors in the recent months. Why?

    (How often do investors rush to invest in a mine which was shelved?)

    Did they know in May/early June that the mine was to begin operations? Did they know fedgov through DoD was about to finance the operation?
    Why the DoD, why not some other department? Well, who has control of, say monies for Ukraine?

    This does seem to point to misappropriation of monies in the aforementioned Congressional Act.

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