Sitcom king Chuck Lorre puts his musings in a book

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  • dustman Nampa, ID
    Nov. 26, 2012 4:42 p.m.

    It appears as if roughly half the people in this country think that they're in mortal danger from their own government. Sure, I see inefficiency and incompetence, but I've always seen that - regardless of which party's in office. And frankly, I've always welcomed it. I don't like my big bureaucracies to be cold, calculating, profit-making enterprises driven by a steely, clear-headed singular vision. A cursory glance through history would indicate that well-organized governments tend to enjoy well-organized parades, followed by well-organized ethnic cleansing. Which is why I celebrate the magnificent, muddle-headed ineptitude of our democracy. As far as I'm concerned, a little confusion and waste may keep the trains from running on time, but it also keeps people like me from getting a one-way ticket in a cattle car. --Chuck Lorre, #396.

    One of my favorites.