Ruling

In ’37 Stalin made a hash
Of party loyalists and army brass.
Decimation: One in ten are shot.
What’s the word when one in ten are not?

Dec 092019
 

The discovery that only bad people do bad things has greatly simplified the administration of justice, making it a simple matter of determining who the bad people are.

Dec 052019
 

Meritocracy replaces aristocracy with bureaucracy.

Nov 262019
 

When you destroy a large tribe you produce a lot of smaller ones.

Nov 152019
 

The capitalists will sell the communists the rope with which they will jointly hang the remaining holdouts against our glorious corpo-progressive future.

Nov 142019
 

It has always conferred status to consume tax revenue, and opprobrium to produce it.

Nov 132019
 

Everyone is in favor of upward social mobility; the other direction is more controversial.

Nov 042019
 

Censorship, like any other government function, can be outsourced.

Oct 292019
 

The three dominant political ideologies of the past century are fascism, communism, and autism.

Oct 242019
 

There is in America an unbridgeable psychological divide, made manifest every April 15th, between those who receive checks from the government and those who write them.