Skip to content

Dirty Energy Produces Dirty Weather & Dirty Politics

2012/11/01

Casy answered him. “It’s ever’body,” he said. “Here’s me that used to give all my fight against the devil ’cause I figgered the devil was the enemy. But they’s somepin worse’n the devil got a hold a the country, an’ it ain’t gonna let go till it’s chopped loose. Ever see one a them Gila monsters take hold, mister? Grabs hold, an’ you chop him in two an’ his head hangs on. Chop him at the neck an’ his head hangs on. Got to take a screw-driver an’ pry his head apart to git him loose. An’ while he’s layin’ there, poison is drippin’ an’ drippin’ into the hole he’s made with his teeth.”

John Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath

*

4 Comments leave one →
  1. 2012/11/01 8:56 am

    Christine, I think you will appreciate this: http://bit.ly/GoreHopes … Now about to hit the road from Sudbury back to California in time to participate in Bill McKibben’s Berkeley gig http://math.350.org … Had a wonderful time in your neck of the woods. Many thanks to you and the many other Kanuck friends I’ve made along the way!

  2. 2012/11/05 2:05 am

    And despite the fact that they have so much money to spend on questioning science (and putting future generations at risk), we still give them subsidies!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: