Why do you hate capitalism, Mr. Ramirez?
fusilier, who remembers Daughters #1, and #2 greeting him at the gate when he got home
Yep, or there might be a new rose-bed in the back yard.
“Youth and enthusiasm is no match for old age and treachery.”
Since I’m a retired biologist, I’m quite aware how Herbert Spencer misused evolutionary biology. Hint for the Quiz: Peter Kropotkin.
I’d venture to guess that my observations on the topic are…just a bit broader and over a longer period of time … than you think they might be.
Varvie, are you upset that he’s not worshiping it, instead?
“In some way isn’t it better for him not to be beholden to financial backers?”
That’s what Hair Furor said.
New Motto: oderint dum metuant. Let them hate, so long as they fear
IINM, Roman emperor Caligula used it.
The Koch brothers, the Goldwater Institute (which Sen. Goldwater asked his brother to rename, because he didn’t want to be associated with those notions,) Sheldon Adelson, US Rep. Ron Paul (retired) and his son US Sen. Rand Paul, any number of individuals I’ve interacted with on line (I remember one very articulate fellow who worked for Siemens as an engineeer and tried to explain why clinical trials for pharmaceuticals weren’t necessary) and in person; capital L and lower-case l libertarians all, and absolutely refusing to listen to facts.
They Got Theirs and that’s the way everyone could do it. If someone doesn’t Get Some, then that someone is just lazy.
Say, did you ever read the Horatio Alger stories? His heroes Got Theirs mostly by marrying the boss’ daughter.
You would be incorrect.
In the first panel, Tank looks…thin.