Whether it was a deal is secondary to whether it is a deal now. . The desirable use of a resource that can pay for its sustainability is not prempted by an expired lease, in favor of an undesirable use that requires us to pay for its sustainability with zero benefits. Make no mistake, the question is only who the entrepreneur is and how he gets his money, Lundy or Salazar. Lundy gives us oysters. Salazar takes it by force. We get to choose the course of action that determines which.