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?

Oct 082020
 

Any country that allows its citizens to vote is at least obliged to make it difficult.

Sep 292020
 

Recycling laws exist to remind you that your rulers, though they have nothing to charge you with, can force you to sort through your garbage.

Sep 252020
 

You think your political opponents are unqualified to vote, they think the same of you, and you’re both right.

Sep 242020
 

There are men who believe in a government of laws, not men; but they are not the men who govern.

Sep 112020
 

In any sufficiently advanced civilization, the Top will use the Bottom to bludgeon the Middle.

Aug 252020
 

The trouble starts with people thinking they should have a vote themselves, and from there it’s a short step to thinking everybody should.

Aug 142020
 

One must ask of Inclusiveness, as of all political ideologies, what and whom it excludes.