In case you missed this little piece of fiction in the past, we offer this as fair warning to what could happen when democracy is bought and sold. Be sure to click “View original post” at the bottom to head over to SERENDIPITY for the rest of the story.
SERENDIPITY: SEEKING INTELLIGENT LIFE ON EARTH
A cautionary fairy tale by Rich Paschall, Sunday Night Blog
The King Brothers strode through the luxurious lobby of the grand Wilford Washington Hotel. It is a stately old hotel with all the modern amenities. Only the richest of the rich can stay at the Wilford, and the King Brothers were among the one percent that controlled most of the nation’s wealth. It was a particularly joyous night for the highly successful businessmen as they again used their business skills and wealth to get what they wanted.
Although they were knowledgeable and successful businessmen, Chauncey and Derrick King owed most of their wealth to inheritance. Their father discovered a new way of making energy. It was not the most environmentally responsible method, but it sure made a lot of money.
When old Farley King passed on, Chauncey and Derrick aced out two other brothers to grab control of the largest privately held…
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