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Response to okaawhatever (Reply #9)

Sun May 12, 2013, 01:01 PM

12. You are right. He is an utter scoundrel.

I have been reading an old book entitled "The Age of the Moguls" by Stewart H. Holbrook. It contains a series of vignettes about the lives of the moguls of the 19th century, especially the gilded age. What a dishonest bunch of cheats they were. Issa is a throwback I fear. The Waltons too -- cornering the market, buying government favors, here a senator, there a diplomat, there a seat in the House.

Issa would have been right at home in the Gilded Age. I think we are going through the second Gilded Age. Except this time, the railroads and steel mills are being built outside the US.

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