@stephenpollard describes this government thing

larceny: obtaining money from those who have no interest in any of their efforts.

While he uses it to describe the Arts Council and other such haute bourgeois leeches on the public purse, it describes the entire enterprise rather well.

Forcible taxation once paid for the bastards of the sovereign: we still pay for the bastards with sovereign power over us.

2 thoughts on “@stephenpollard describes this government thing”

  1. So Much for Subtlety

    Saint Augustine was there before him: “”Take away justice, then, and what are governments but great bandit bands?”

    We are still asking that question.

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