According to greatamericaneclipse.com, another 1.8 to 7.4-million people will travel into the path on Aug. 21. Several small towns and less populated states are preparing to see their populations double or even triple in the week leading up to the solar event.
And in our country of fear–a nation on edge constantly since 9/11 so many years ago–everything becomes frantic..
Several counties in Idaho and Oregon have already issued emergency declarations. Local officials are citing increased public safety risks, financial damage, and excess costs of cleanup and property damage for the alerts…
The path of totality is in population zones not really prepared for an influx of a great amount of people..
But the panic in media that has been displayed is over the top.
We are on the verge of seeing a major historic event–once in a lifetime event for some people alive today.
Can we please.. PLEASE.. just enjoy it?
Maybe in 2024.