Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Political Situation, no.17

Now imagine that you've had the same contract for the last 428 years.

Monday, February 25, 2013

Political Situation, no.15

And the guy who designs transmission linkages or folding tables, and the guy with the factories producing zippered canvas jackets.

Friday, February 22, 2013

Political Situation, no.13

And you'd probably want to go bowling with the guy who supplies the army with gravel.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Political Situation, no.11

Or let's say your great-great-grandfather started making canteen straps for the expeditions 215 years ago, or powdered meatballs or searchlight lenses or shiny gold colored buttons.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Political Situation, no.6

Now the corporations have their fingers in the pie, it's war for war's sake.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Monday, February 11, 2013

Political Situation, no.4

These days, almost without exception, the companys and battalions are sponsored entities of the corporate sector.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Friday, February 8, 2013

Political Situation, no.1

Traditionally the regiment was drawn along regional lines; each county or neighborhood would draft the requisite troops to meet their obligation when it was their turn.