[THE NEW YORK TIMES, SEPTEMBER 1, 2022] CAN YOU DROWN GOVERNMENT IN AN EMPTY BATHTUB? [NOTE: JACKSON is the Capital city of the STATE OF MISSISSIPPI. It has a population of 149, 739 (One hundred forty nine thousand seven hundred thirty nine). 82.47% of the population is African American (Black American). On Monday,August 29, 2022 the water supply to Jackson, the state’s capital and largest city, collapsed. Much of the city has no running water at all; nowhere in the city is the water safe to drink. And it’s not clear when service will be restored. CNN reported that residents were told to shower with mouths closed as water treatment plant repairs continue.] .