My June 9 post on solar farms (“Destroying the Environment to Save It”) discussed the world’s largest solar farm – a 3,600 acre project in the Mojave Desert.  Little did I suspect that two weeks later the place I live – Guilford County – would be a “finalist” for one even larger.

             I say “finalist”

This morning’s High Point Enterprise ran two front page articles side by side.  The placement and timing, I’m sure, were coincidental.  The irony, however, was stark.

The first article was yet one more update on whether local and state sources will recover incentives from Dell, the Texas-based company lured to place a distribution facility in