The New-York Post has a lengthy piece celebrating the hard-working whalemen (mostly Portuguese) who are turning considerable profits harvesting sperm whales off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. It will be interesting to see whether as much positive press is given other hard-working capitalists if in the future they develop substitutes for sperm oil that make it unnecessary to kill these great creatures, thus saving them from extinction.
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