Just the opening salvo is enough to brighten my day.


The hard-right conservatives who dominate the Republican Party claim to despise the redistribution of wealth, but secretly they love it — as long as the process involves depriving the poor and middle class to benefit the rich, not the other way around.

Source: http://politicsandletters.wordpress.com/2011/10/26/occupy-wall-street-viii-interview-with-justin-coxkray-la-soul-ows-stalwart/

People will often make impassioned arguments for apathy. They say: what is marching around with cardboard signs going to do? And I answer that anything that ever happened in this country that was worth a damn came out of people getting together and demanding it. It never comes top-down, it’s never some benevolent ruler who just decides to be kind to his subjects. It’s the people pushing that makes the change.

Never comes top-down: those at the top have too much at stake to chance any itty-bitty modicum of change that might threaten their hegemony….

Confidence Men. Gives a whole new perspective on things.

Genius.  Inspiring.  Gonna read him next, soon as I finish Arguably.