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It's a big club, and you ain't in it

If you want to know what's happening in America today, a good place to start is late comedian George Carlin's rant, “It's a big club, and you ain't in it.” In the Carlin worldview, people with money and connections run the country, and the most important club rule is: members always get theirs first; for everybody else it's maybe later or maybe not.

March 13 Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte gave the club a win when he signed legislation providing more than $1 billion in tax relief, in the form of income tax cuts, business equipment tax cuts, and property tax rebates. Meanwhile, Republican state leg...

 

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