Caesar Steps in…

to save his dear good friend Mammon.  I was *so* worried that the uber-wealthiest, fresh from getting our bailout money, might have to contribute to the common good, but thanks to Caesar they are spared the hundred billion they might have owed.

I’ll bet the hungry homeless guy doing a 15 year stay in prison for taking a hundred dollars and then returning it is relieved at this wonderful act of mercy from a just and wise state that, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread–unless the bread is in the form of subsidies and tax breaks.

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