"It is a symbol of Irish art. The cracked lookingglass of a servant." -- James Joyce
Bob's article on long gas lines (see below) inspired the following thought: When the US wanted to punish Iraq, they applied sanctions, i.e., forbid Iraq many imports. But many of the same people who implemented that policy, when they want to strengthen the US economy, forbid various imports (i.e., impose tariffs and import quotas).