The Sock Diary

Musings of a part-time Sweaty Sock.

Saturday, March 19, 2005

Alaskan Wilderness Falls Victim to Bush et Al

Guardian : The oil under this wilderness will last the US six months. But soon the drilling will begin:
"'Is it worth forever losing a national treasure, one of our last great wild places, for a six month supply of oil 10 years from now?' asked Senator Joe Lieberman, one of the refuge's staunchest defenders.

Short-term profits for a select group trumps democracy (and potentially survival) again... allegedly.


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