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Ken Lay'd to Rest

By Greg Palast
Eleanor Roosevelt, it’s said, would rather light a candle than curse the darkness. Ken Lay would rather we light the candle and charge us for the darkness. Dark Vader is gone to where the heat is free and the lights are dim. My condolences.
But a man can’t be all bad who, just recently, bought his wife a $200,000 yacht — despite court judgments requiring he pay back tens of millions he filched from the yacht-less. In his defense, he said, “It was difficult to turn off that life-style like a spigot.”
Well, they say you can’t take it with you — especially if you’re an Enron pensioner.
Read “When Ahnold Got Lay’d” from the Class War chapter of “ARMED MADHOUSE.”

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