The Weaselly, Weaselly Weekend

As I survey the headlines for this day – a link which I double dog DARE you to click — I cannot bring myself to any specific conclusions, other than What a weaselly, weaselly way to start the weekend. Arrrrrgh!

Schick electric shaver ad 1953

Thesis

I can only think of the words of John Maynard Keynes:

The decadent international but individualistic capitalism in the hands of which we found ourselves after the war is not a success. It is not intelligent. It is not beautiful. It is not just. It is not virtuous. And it doesn’t deliver the goods.

Man Against The Weasels

Antithesis.

Ah, but what that reminds me of is this, also from Keynes:

Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone. ~ John Maynard Keynes

weasels ripped my flesh

With a young Lowell George

And, of course, the weaselly weaselly weekend TV sucks. (Going back to the first quote.)

Courage.*

* Any resemblance to Hegelian dialectic is entirely coincidental, as you can plainly see, since I didn’t label the last picture ‘synthesis.’ Only someone who knew about Hegel would have done that. So there.

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A writer, published author, novelist, literary critic and political observer for a quarter of a quarter-century more than a quarter-century, Hart Williams has lived in the American West for his entire life. Having grown up in Wyoming, Kansas and New Mexico, a survivor of Texas and a veteran of Hollywood, Mr. Williams currently lives in Oregon, along with an astonishing amount of pollen. He has a lively blog His Vorpal Sword. This is cross-posted from his blog.

Author: HART WILLIAMS, Guest Voice Columnist

A writer, published author, novelist, literary critic and political observer for a quarter of a quarter-century more than a quarter-century, Hart Williams has lived in the American West for his entire life. Having grown up in Wyoming, Kansas and New Mexico, a survivor of Texas and a veteran of Hollywood, Mr. Williams currently lives in Oregon, along with an astonishing amount of pollen. He has a lively blog, His Vorpal Sword (no spaces) dot com.

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