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Methane Wars: A Fable — Chapter Twenty

End Game Emboldened by his success, Esposito went after the remaining population he considered a burden on society: the homeless. The homeless weren’t considered unemployed by the PCA because they weren’t on unemployment assistance or any other assistance. They had … Continue reading

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Methane Wars: A Fable — Chapter Nineteen

Cliff Diving  The cliff jumper was Senator Esposito from California. He argued that if we were going to make recipients of government assistance work for it then so should those on unemployment assistance work for it. The opposition lashed back, … Continue reading

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Methane Wars: A Fable — Chapter Eighteen

The Contract Then the welfare state met the drug user. The first debate around legal drug use came from California. The state and many cities began to argue over whether people who received government aid should be allowed to spend … Continue reading

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Methane Wars: A Fable — Chapter Sixteen

The Darwin Law “You are accountable for your actions, for your choices.” This was a call to arms from a political ad aimed at reintroducing personal accountability into society. It coincided with a high profile criminal case in which an … Continue reading

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Methane Wars: A Fable — Chapter Fifteen

Repeal The old guard was in flames. The only thing that slowed the conflagration was the two months until the inauguration. It would be hard to argue that Jefferson didn’t have a mandate. You could argue with him, but he … Continue reading

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Methane Wars: A Fable — Chapter Fourteen

The Swing Timothy Jefferson was fatefully named, or so he would tell you. I suspect he wished his parents had been more prescient and named him Thomas but the T was close enough. Jefferson was the leading candidate facing President … Continue reading

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Methane Wars: A Fable — Chapter Thirteen

Riot They just wanted some hamburgers. A group of young men in Dallas, TX, were waiting in line at the FemCad nutrition distribution center. It was hot. Lines were long and even slower than normal. Patience wore thin. Some boys … Continue reading

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