I continue to be a libertarian. "I do not ignore headlines, Mandrake -- but I do deny they are of essence." Fights over the fiddlin' details of entitlement programs seem to be the best the "two" parties can muster. Color me unimpressed. Color Adam Smith unimpressed.
536 years for the Roman Republic. 449 years for the Roman Empire, or 1426 depending on how you score it. Hell, we're hardly even started. For "bread," read "popcorn." The circus is built right in.
If we grab some better gun laws and a mulish Supreme Court, that'll be a good thing. Holding on to them when the next act takes center stage? Even better.
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