It’s a Fracking Good Life

By Mikey Tittinger

 

One person’s hydraulic fracturing is another’s “fracking”. Whatever you call it, extracting natural gas from the earth by injecting water, guar gum and chemicals is good fun.

 

Still, some wet blanket of a California lawmaker — Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) — wants a new label for food irrigated with “fracking water”. But anonymous agriculture experts counter there isn’t enough known about the topic. Good enough for me.

 

I like fracking. I like saying the word fracking. So much so that I’ve even made my top-10 list of Things to like Love About Fracking:

 

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Protecting the Whales

A mesmerizing psychological thriller with a killer whale at its centre, Blackfish is the first film since Grizzly Man to show how nature can get revenge on man when pushed to its limits.

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