Ruling – Page 36 – 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?

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.

Aug 292013

Those who attack the status quo on the grounds that nothing could be worse are usually proposing something worse.

Aug 092013

The revolutionary treats the oppressed as the defense lawyer treats the client: under no circumstances are they to speak for themselves.

Jul 302013

Revolution is seeded by abuse and watered by reform.