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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 Six

The President The intensity built slowly. Environmentalists and economists lauded the Methane Collection Measure. Civil liberties groups denounced it. The average Joe could not fathom the reality and had no unified voice with which to alter the mindset of their … Continue reading

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Methane Wars: A Fable – Chapter Four

Leaks A few months after I finished my stint as a test subject for Humachinix Integration, some UnGastro documents were leaked to the press and accusations were made by a former UnGastro employee and a former test subject. The allegations … Continue reading

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Methane Wars: A Fable–Chapter Two

Coal I forgot about Farmer Brown and his cows. Finding a job at the time was more important so I focused my attention there. Six months later I landed a job with an environmental lobby group. Then the cows came … Continue reading

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