October 24, 2011

Worked in bars and sideshows along the twilight zone
Only a crowd can make you feel so alone

Charles Mayton, The Long Exposure, 2011

* From Harper's November 2011:

-- Number of the highest-paid American CEOs who earned more than their employers paid in taxes last year: 25

-- Percentage of U.S. Postal Service expenses that go to labor costs: 89

-- Of FedEx and UPS expenses, respectively: 41, 48

-- Number of chopsticks made each day by Georgia Chopsticks in Americus, Georgia, for use in China: 2,100,000

-- Percentage of all oxycondone sold to doctors in the U.S. last year that went to Florida: 89

* A Philosophy of the Super Wealthy.

* "I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things." -- Henri Matisse


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