Ruling – Page 35 – Everything


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 092013

Yesterday the great enemy of democracy was distinction of birth; today it is distinction of wealth; tomorrow it will be distinction.

Dec 042013

Uncivilized colonists enslave the aborigines; civilized colonists exterminate them.

Nov 282013

To be powerful relieves one of the obligation to be interesting.

Nov 012013

Nobody says “it’s the law” about a good law.

Oct 042013

People will stand for hardship from their rulers but not for insult.

Sep 202013

There are always and everywhere two political parties: the Ins and the Outs. The rest is advertising.

Sep 192013

The people never means quite all of them.