Tag Archives: Tom Price

Our Own Golden Circus

There’s the matter of privilege. The Gilded Age was elegant, if you had big money. The privileged few did. Those were the days before personal income taxes of any kind. The privileged few kept all their money, and, except for … Continue reading

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Don’t Bother

There has always been a subset of American pop music for the pessimists – songs of loss and resignation. Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller wrote one that was a big hit for Peggy Lee in 1969 – Is That All … Continue reading

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The Price of Price

Now everyone knows what happened. All the polling was wrong. Donald Trump won the election by skillfully riding a wave of economic and cultural backlash. Too many people felt left out of the recovering economy. The rich got their lost … Continue reading

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