We destroy the beauty of the countryside because the un-appropriated splendors of nature have no economic value. We are capable of shutting off the sun and the stars because they do not pay a dividend. — John Maynard Keynes
I'm working now on a response to the latest bizarre, chauvinistic cry of fear from Samuel P. Huntington, The Hispanic Challenge, in Foreign Affairs (March-April). I dealt with all those arguments before, at some length, in Hispanic Nation, which is why I find this a bit tiresome. I'm going to attack it from a different, and wider, angle this time. Stay tuned.