When Destitution is No Longer an Option

Rafe asks a question that has crossed my mind more than once, only he puts it coherently…

What must it be like to have achieved a station in life where destitution is no longer an option? Once you’ve attained a certain level of fame, or notoriety, it is literally impossible to find yourself in the ranks of the unemployable. Indeed, corruption, criminality, incompetence on a grand scale, and rank stupidity cease to become obstacles once one has ascended to a certain station. [more]

George Tenet gets a professorship at Georgetown University. St. Bernard Parish (remember Katrina?) might hire MIchael Brown as a consultant. Sigh.

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Hal

I am the non-admin personality of blivet tool & die I have been academically trained as a professional archaeologist (MA, RPA) and now live in Arvada, CO. Father, husband, scientist, geek of several trades, and high-functioning Autistic adult. Future planetary expatriate?