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The Writer’s Almanac for March 26, 2015

March 26th, 2015

Episode 156 of 747 episodes

It is as true as Caesar’s name was Kaiser That no economist was ever wiser (Though prodigal himself and a despiser Of capital and calling thrift a miser). And when we get too far apart in wealth, ’Twas his idea that for the public health, So that the poor won’t have to steal by stealth,... Read more »