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The Rise and Spread of Excessive Wealth Disorder

How this so-called affliction became a rallying cry for liberal elites who want to tax the hell out of themselves

ByBy the time it was over, I half-expected a squad of cheerleaders dressed in Eisenhower-era outfits to charge out and exhort the crowd with an old-timey call-and-response: “Gimme a T! Gimme an…




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Chuck Thompson

Chuck Thompson

Author of five books including Better Off Without ’Em: A Northern Manifesto for Southern Secession, and the comic travel memoir Smile When You’re Lying.

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