Mariposa County is used to natural disasters.
Fires and floods have become almost commonplace locally, which is unfortunate. But everyone is getting used to these events and in some ways, it has resulted in better communication among our elected officials, emergency responders and the public.
On the other hand, it’s unlikely this county will ever get used to unnatural disasters.
That’s what this entire government shutdown boils down to and it’s not pretty. In fact, it is ugly.
The lifeblood of M...
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