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8 . Or this from Pro Publica: A flurry of lawsuits assert that Native Americans on an oil-rich North Dakota reservation have been cheated out of more than $1 billion by schemes to buy drilling rights for lowball prices. "The suits claim the federal government facilitated the alleged swindle by failing in its legal obligation to ensure the tribes got a fair deal.

9. Or this from CGL News (2/17/13): A tank holding radioactive liquid at Washington's Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most contaminated nuclear site, is LEAKING! The storage tanks hold millions of gallons of a highly radioactive stew, are left from decades of plutonium production for nuclear weapons. The leak could be in between 150 and 300 gallons a year.

10. Do we have the right to play God in this world? Have we managed our affairs so wisely, so humanely, that we can violently dictate terms to others?

Lastly, consider a few words from the New and Old Testaments: "Can the blind lead the blind?... And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but perceivest not the beam that is in thine own eye?" (Luke, 6:39-41) And, " Whence then commeth wisdom? and where is the place of understanding?" (The Book of Job, 28:20)

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To quote T.S. Eliot: "I think we are in rats' alle... by Gary Corseri on Wednesday, Sep 4, 2013 at 10:44:21 AM