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"The point is that despite the very real continuing abuses born of antisemitism, born of racism and sexism and homophobia, there are elected officials and other leaders who are female, Jewish, black or gay. There are none who are poor. There never have been, and there never will be. Every decade since society's inception has been witness to a holocaust of paupers, so enormous and perpetual that it has become wallpaper, unnoticed, unreported."

Alan Moore Economy, Capitalism

"He was a man of many ideals and no principals."

-- An Historian's description of Woodrow Wilson.

Unknown Hubris, Politics, America

"In the modern economy, most money takes the form of bank deposits. But how those bank deposits are created is often misunderstood: the principal way [money is created] is through commercial banks making loans. Whenever a bank makes a loan, it simultaneously creates a matching deposit in the borrower's bank account, thereby creating new money."

— Bank of England ("Money creation in the modern economy")

Unknown Economy, Politics

"Many pundits argue that there is a substantive difference between the Republican and Democrat Parties. There is but one difference that I can see. They are both trying to sell you dog shit. The Democrats claim that it is really organic chocolate truffle frozen yogurt which will provide you with all the vitamins and minerals you will need on a daily basis, provide an IQ boost of 50 points to your offspring and burn up to 10 lbs. of belly fat each day.

The Republicans just tell you to eat it or starve.

Either way you still end up with a belly full of shit."

BT Politics, Advice

“If you don’t know where you are going any road can take you there.”

Lewis Carrol Advice