Let ‘em fry!

 
Let ‘em fry!

  Money has become the grand test of virtue. By this test, [the poor] fail, and for this they are despised. — George Orwell, Down and Out in Paris and London, 1933 Apparently it never rains in the Keys. And the hot sun doesn’t beat down mercilessly. That must be the thinking of the local [more…]

INCOME EQUALITY: FIGURING IT OUT

 
INCOME EQUALITY: FIGURING IT OUT

President Obama says that he wants to make income inequality– the growing gap between the richest and poorest Americans– the defining issue during 2014. He points with alarm to the fact that distribution of economic gain is increasingly favoring a small percentage of the population– those who are already well off. Duh! Why would anyone [more…]