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 1953_ad


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


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.)


* 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.

This is cross-posted from the ‘his vorpal sword’ blog.

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About Hart Williams

Mr. Williams grew up in Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas and New Mexico. He lived in Hollywood, California for many years. He has been published in The Washington Post, The Kansas City Star, The Santa Fe Sun, The Los Angeles Free Press, Oui Magazine, New West, and many, many more. A published novelist and a filmed screenwriter, Mr. Williams eschews the decadence of Hollywood for the simple, wholesome goodness of the plain, honest people of the land. He enjoys Luis Buñuel documentaries immensely.
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