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“Less Government” and the Social Contract

A re-post for the upcoming election season – not that it changes anything “In its majestic equality, the law forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, beg in the streets or steal a loaf of bread.” Anatole France … Continue reading

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Life Before Social Security

Originally posted some three years ago elsewhere. This year I will be 73 years old, assuming I make it and I have close family now into their eighties. I was born in the first year of WW II and my older relatives born … Continue reading

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The Serial Killer Groupie and the GOP

Once there was a serial killer. His name was William Hickman. He was rather famous back in the 1920s. The son of a paranoid schizophrenic mother and grandmother,  he would torture and kill cats as a kid. Anyone who knew … Continue reading

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“Less Government” and the Social Contract

“In its majestic equality, the law forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, beg in the streets or steal a loaf of bread.” Anatole France – 1894 I’ve actually seen the line translated as “piss in the streets” … Continue reading

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