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
The Iraqi Monkey Crisis, by Mark Engler, on TomPaine.com. "... I think it's safe to say that if George W. Bush were president during the Cuban Missile Crisis, we'd all be dead."