times are tough economically for many people. the unemployment rate in indiana is between nine to 10 percent the same as it is nationally. and things don't look good as far as people can see into the future.
but -- come the revolution?
very doubtful, according to ken payne.
he's the editor of wonkette, a political web site which is very snarky. earnestly committed politicoes of both wings dislike it. many despise it. some even hate it.
he writes a political comment every week for aol. it's entitled political machine.
click here to read his latest dispatch.
this doesn't help my belief that my *fellow* citizens -- our citizenry -- is like a lump. not like a lump of coal, but more like a lump of cottage cheese, mashed potatoes, or oatmeal.
back in 2004, i wrote:
as long as people can get burgers at a fastfood place for less than $2 and in less than two minutes, and the price of gasoline is less than $2 a gallon, things are ok by them ... in my worse moments, i admit, i wish a depression on them, but i know it'll fuck up other people worse ...
i ought to be careful what i wish.