"There, there it is again - the invisible hand of the marketplace giving us the finger."
"Oh, I'm really sorry. I just placed three million with some broker who called five minutes ago."
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Cold War Stories
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"Perhaps it's a bit early to tell, but I'll bet the Presidential visit changes nothing."
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"Greedy, meet needy."
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"I hear we've just been granted most-favored-nation status."
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"Get me everything we have on poor people."
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"Stop complaining. Who isn't broke?"
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New From The People Who Brought You I-Can't-Believe-It's-Not-A-Petroleum-By-Product Sandwich Spread
"I've been in public service thirty years, at great personal sacrifice to my family."
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"Sorry—I live in a parallel universe."
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"What about selling drugs to the rich and keeping the money for ourselves?"
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Tags:garage sale, garage sales, farmer, farmers, farming, hillbilly, hillbillies, estate, estates, sale, sales, yard sale, yard sales, worldly possession, worldly possessions, recluse, recluses, hermit, hermits, hunter, hunters, off the grid, living off the grid, backwoods, back woods, shack, shacks, poverty, poverty line, poverty lines, poor, poor person, poor people
"As a potential lottery winner, I totally support tax cuts for the wealthy."
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A man in the sewer reaches for his newspaper.
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"I'm thrilled that the aspirations of the oppressed might be fulfilled over there but very concerned that it might spread to over here."
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"The road to riches? You can't get there from here."
"Some poor devils can't make a go of anything."
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Do you accept Bitcoin?
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It's Time For You To Start Banking At The First National Artiste Savings & Loan.
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A woman prepares to change into her freshly-cleaned grubby dress.
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Meet the author
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"Face it, Davis. The poor will always be with us."
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"The trick is to fall through the right cracks."