• The money that fueled the explosion of gluttony at the top had to come from somewhere or, more specifically, from someone. Since no domestic oil deposits had been discovered, no new seams of uranium or gold, and since the war in Iraq enriched only the military contractors and suppliers, it had to come from other Americans.

    "This Land Is Their Land: Reports from a Divided Nation". Book by Barbara Ehrenreich (Introduction), 2008.