Geoff said "War against Terra". As in Terra Firma...Excellent wit.
I have been fighting mountain top removal through groups for over 2 years. I saw the situation personally as a government employee while attending a seminar in West Virginia.
Janie, I am sorry for what is happening in them West Ginny hollars. All my maternal kainfolk comes from them deep dark hollars of Tennessee, many of which were flooded by the TVA. West Virginia is such beautiful country and flying over the area now is depressing.
Arnie, 'Paradise' is a neat, prophetic song. The destruction was also exemplified in the Bill Monroe fiddle tune 'Jerusalem Ridge' when I viewed a video of similar destruction in that country.