There are at least as many lumpen-proletarians %-wise as there are crony capitalists.

To what extent is this true: “He got in trouble with the law” = “He pissed off the wrong people”?

If the people were paid to build prisons for themselves and dig their own graves (and then perhaps fill them back up?), then this would create jobs.

Keynes to the rescue! The government can create useful jobs by paying people to destroy its nuclear bombs, tanks, and death ships.

Loreena McKennitt is probably the worst singer I’ve ever heard. She thinks singing indistinctly so that you can’t understand a single word of the lyrics is a virtue.

Perhaps she finds this technique “more melodic.” Meh.

We need to take the drug trade out of the hands of blacks and into the hands of politically connected big corporations.

“Ladies and gents, I drink to the demise of Fat Moe’s speakeasy. Who the hell wants to drink here legally anyway, am I right?” (Once Upon a Time in America)

Same with pot and other “narcotics.” Few will want to abuse them or even give them a second thought when they become legal.

The Caligula in me:

Sometimes I wish the federal government had one neck, so I might cut off its head at a single stroke.

“Men love war; women love warriors”?

In fact, only psychopaths love war; and only women who want to be beaten, battered, and abused by those psychopaths love warriors.