We warned you but you were too busy ranting about BP to listen. Now the plague is nearly upon us, a grasshopper infestation of epic proportions. The critters are poised to devour rangeland and crops in Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, all across the American West. It will be the worst grasshopper outbreak in 30 years. Stockpile food now.


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3 Responses to “Hopocalypse!”

  1. Dee Says:

    Is that what I’m hearing at night? No one has raised the alarm yet in Utah. Normally it’s frogs and birds (sounds that is).

  2. Mike Licht Says:

    Dee wrote: No one has raised the alarm yet in Utah.

    Utah raised the alarm last year. The Beehive State has been very sensitive to insect invasions since 1848, when Mormon pioneers were saved from voracious flightless cricket swarms by “The Miracle of the Gulls.”

  3. feastonthecheap Says:

    Ahh yes, the rural cockroach…

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