Someone is always above the law.
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?
Liberty is a burden to the fearful.
Metaphoric wars have actual casualties.
History, in one sense, is a succession of ever-widening protection rackets.
If a majority rejects democracy, in what does democracy consist?
The politician’s favorite tools are organizations that profess themselves above politics.
War puts the pacific virtues to use, but peace can do nothing with the martial ones.
The great enemy of men is Man.
The Gods of Liberty, Equality, Justice, and The People have demanded more human sacrifice than all other divinities combined.
Most evil is done routinely.