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Bread & Circuses: Prisoners forced to fight in gladiatorial combat

Trickle down economic theory has been pretty much discredited but our neoconservative governments have  succeeded  in ways that become more apparent every day. They have, in fact, discovered the trickle down effect of contempt for the disenfranchised.  All they had … Continue reading

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To hear the groans of the prisoners, to set free those who were doomed to die. ( Psalm 102:20)

“One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us.” — Kurt Vonnegut There are two separate, overlapping species of argument for and … Continue reading

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