What the farmers in the Klamath Basin showed was defiance of an outlaw judge's unconstitutional order stealing water from them to protect a worthless fish (short-nosed sucker) and now listed by the Endangered Species Act as endangered.

It's a ripoff, a form of rural cleansing in which three-fourths of this country will be designated wildlands and biosphere reserves for the obvious enjoyment of rich, well-to-do environmentalists (like media mogul Ted Turner) or some of the usual Hollywood sewer mouths or the new age worshippers of gaia (earth mother) or those who say that wolves, bears, owls are gods and trees have souls and we should respect them (phooey).