Tag Archives: American Plutocracy

Voting for Nothing

The party in power is always in trouble in the sixth year of their president’s term. They’ll lose seats in the midterm elections, and this year the Democrats will lose the Senate, and since the House is solidly Republican, and … Continue reading

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Surprising No One

Timing is everything, so the Supreme Court doesn’t announce controversial definitive rulings on April Fools’ Day. They wait a day, and then they rule on a divisive and contentious matter in a way everyone knew they would but hoped they … Continue reading

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Sheldon’s Country

“Many men of course became extremely rich, but this was perfectly natural and nothing to be ashamed of because no one was really poor, at least no one worth speaking of.” ~ Douglas Adams “I don’t take comments from anybody … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of the Paranoid Plutocrats

“Let me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich.” ~ Samuel Johnson It’s all Amazon now. They moved beyond books a long time ago, after destroying Borders and Barnes and Noble and ten thousand small bookstores. They were … Continue reading

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